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  1. 1. Are Electronic Books Gesture-Based Computing Smart Objects the future of education? 21 22 23
  2. 2. Technology Transforming Education 24
  3. 3. <ul><li>1. Electronic Books (EBs) </li></ul><ul><li>2. Gesture-Based Computing (GBC) </li></ul><ul><li>3. Smart Objects </li></ul>25 26 27
  4. 4. Electronic Books 28 21
  5. 5. Learning Potential Electronic books embrace illustrations and print will allow readers to interact with text 10 engaging incorporate interactive components into the curriculum 16
  6. 6. Future Benefits of EBs in Education EBs can be cheaper to maintain than textbooks EBs will be more portable than traditional textbooks 3 29
  7. 7. Educational Benefits will stimulate users 10 Electronic books will accommodate many learning needs and styles will have more developed tools and features 3 will encourage interaction with text 10 will be perceived by as fun and motivating
  8. 8. Current Challenges Electronic books Eye fatigue 12 Content property rights 15 Cultural resistance 15 Power supply 20 Difficulty reading large amounts 12
  9. 9. Educational Future of EBs 30
  10. 10. Gesture-Based Computing <ul><li>Gesture-based computing is: </li></ul><ul><li>devices that accept multiple simultaneous inputs and gesture-based inputs 17 </li></ul><ul><li>examples: Nintendo Wii & iPhone </li></ul>31
  11. 11. Learning Potential 32 33
  12. 12. Future Benefits of GBC in Education Will enhance real-world learning activities Can facilitate interpretation, learning, translation of sign language 1 Can improve fine motor skills Will Provide real-time information and data to users 8 Will support collaborative work, role-playing, and simulation training 17
  13. 13. Current Challenges Gesture-based computing Use unnatural gestures 13 Unable to interpret all possible hand gestures 13 Cumbersome and awkward 4 Expensive 4 Hard to remember gestures 13
  14. 14. Educational Future of GBC 34
  15. 15. Smart Objects <ul><li>Smart Objects are: </li></ul><ul><li>radio frequency identification tags (RFID), quick response codes, & smart cards </li></ul><ul><li>devices that connect the physical and virtual world of information 7 </li></ul>23
  16. 16. Learning Potential Smart objects have the potential to make life simpler have ability to sense, adjust and communicate with other smart objects 6
  17. 17. Future Benefits of Smart Objects in Education Will increase collaboration by connecting students and teachers Will provide users with access to virtual resources and participants 9 Will create simulated work learning environments 9 Will help foster in-depth conceptual understanding 9 Will enable diverse learners to succeed in multiple contexts 9
  18. 18. Educational Benefits Smart objects will decrease theft of resources 19 will improve stocktaking 19 can speed up library procedures 19
  19. 19. Current Challenges Smart objects Privacy infringement 14 Possible health implications 19 Identification theft 19 Security concerns 14 Costly 19
  20. 20. Educational Future of Smart Objects 35
  21. 21. Technology Evolving The Future of Education Traditional face-to-face teaching strategies Technology Education that improves student learning
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