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Presentation for Module 3 in ED6620. Are electronic books, gesture-based computing and smart objects the future of education?

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  • Are Electronic Books Gesture-Based Computing Smart Objects the future of education? 21 22 23
  • Technology Transforming Education 24
    • 1. Electronic Books (EBs)
    • 2. Gesture-Based Computing (GBC)
    • 3. Smart Objects
    25 26 27
  • Electronic Books 28 21
  • Learning Potential Electronic books embrace illustrations and print will allow readers to interact with text 10 engaging incorporate interactive components into the curriculum 16
  • Future Benefits of EBs in Education EBs can be cheaper to maintain than textbooks EBs will be more portable than traditional textbooks 3 29
  • 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
  • Current Challenges Electronic books Eye fatigue 12 Content property rights 15 Cultural resistance 15 Power supply 20 Difficulty reading large amounts 12
  • Educational Future of EBs 30
  • Gesture-Based Computing
    • Gesture-based computing is:
    • devices that accept multiple simultaneous inputs and gesture-based inputs 17
    • examples: Nintendo Wii & iPhone
    31
  • Learning Potential 32 33
  • 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
  • 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
  • Educational Future of GBC 34
  • Smart Objects
    • Smart Objects are:
    • radio frequency identification tags (RFID), quick response codes, & smart cards
    • devices that connect the physical and virtual world of information 7
    23
  • Learning Potential Smart objects have the potential to make life simpler have ability to sense, adjust and communicate with other smart objects 6
  • 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
  • Educational Benefits Smart objects will decrease theft of resources 19 will improve stocktaking 19 can speed up library procedures 19
  • Current Challenges Smart objects Privacy infringement 14 Possible health implications 19 Identification theft 19 Security concerns 14 Costly 19
  • Educational Future of Smart Objects 35
  • Technology Evolving The Future of Education Traditional face-to-face teaching strategies Technology Education that improves student learning
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