A personal timeline of educational technology Mattana Pongmai ETEC 442 Spring 2010
<ul><li>My name is Mattana Pongmai. </li></ul><ul><li>I started school in 1986 at Chomchonkongwittaya, Thailand. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1997, I graduated from Suranari Wittaya, a high school </li></ul><ul><li>in Nakornratchasima, Thailand. </li></ul><ul><li>I went to Khon Kaen University in 1998. </li></ul><ul><li>(Visit my university : http://www.kku.ac.th/eng/ ) </li></ul><ul><li>In 2001, I finished my degree and have been an elementary teacher for five years before coming here for a Master’s degree. </li></ul>
My definition of Educational Technology “ Education Technology is the use of digital technologies in order to support and enhance educational efficiency. ”
<ul><li>History of Computers in Education </li></ul>http://www.myplick.com/view/1PsTtfSckr_/ HISTORY-OF-EDUCATIONAL-TECHNOLOGY-TIMELINE http://www.csulb.edu/~murdock/histofcs.html <ul><li>History of Educational Technology Timeline </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Technology: History and Practices </li></ul>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Educational_technology <ul><li>Transforming Education through Technology </li></ul>http://thejournal.com/articles/1997/06/01/computers-in-education-a-brief-history.aspx
No computers at my house and school No mobile-phone No idea what technology is
One computer Lab One hour/ student / week Chalk & Blackboard Based Classroom Still, no computer at home Welcome !!
Available Computer Lab Mostly used for Word & Excel Less technology used in classrooms But…..
http://www.ted.com/ http://www.elllo.org/ Improve my English by “English Listening Online” Learn English through “Ideas Worth Spreading” Up to date lessons, songs, dances, and movies http://www.youtube.com/watch?v= Fnh9q_cQcUE&feature=related Email and Internet keep me in touch with family in Thailand while studying in Hawaii .
Inquiry: students have independence in learning inquiry Infinity: no “dead road” in the journey of learning Intervention: the progression of new technologies in education Integrate: connecting classroom learning and students’ lives
<ul><li>Teachers’ lack of knowledge & skills in technology </li></ul><ul><li>Unavailable technology in classroom learning </li></ul><ul><li>Disjunction between technology, teachers & school administrators </li></ul>
“ The technology itself is not transformative. It’s the school, the pedagogy that is transformative.” -----Tanya Byron From: http://www.isl.edu.lv/index.php?option=com_ content&task=view&id=133&Itemid=65