Topic 9 challenges of technology in education by carague
Challenges of Technology in EducationBy Ofelia M. Carague Presented to Dr. Maria Theresa P. Pelones CITE 3S Adviser
Many universities are makingsubstantial in new technologies forteaching purposes. The increasing east of use and improved presentational and interactive features of technologies such as the World Wide Web are leadingmany academics to use technology for teaching for the first time in a significant manner (Bates, 1997).
Some characteristics of the development in teachingand learning in higher education according toBates, 1999:•Increased flexibility and access to learning,resulting in new mancets being reached, and inparticular, the lifelong learner market.•The use of multimedia to develop psycho-motorand intellectual skills development, includingproblem-solving and decision making.
•The use internet technology to developknowledge management and collaborativelearning skills.•The use of internet to develop global,multi-cultural courses and problems.
Why use technology?•To improve access to education and training•To improve the quality of learning•To reduce the costs of education•To improve the cost-effectiveness of education
Twelve Organizational Strategies forChange.1. A vision for teaching and learning2. Funding Re-allocation3. Strategies for Inclusion4. Technology Infrastructure5. People Infrastructure
6. Student Computer Access7. New Teaching Models8. Faculty Agreements andTraining9. Project Management10. New OrganizationalStructures11. Collaboration and Consortia12. Research and Evaluation
Conclusions:•Understand that there are many differentclients, needs or markets forknowledge, teaching and learning.•The role of both learners and teacherswill change in order to exploit the benefitsthat technology can bring to learning.•As we move to representing knowledge invarious ways through technology, it willchange the nature of our understanding.
Sources:•Investing in Online Learning: Potential Benefits andLimitations, Silvia Bartolic-Zlomistic and A.W.Bates, 1999.•Educational Multimedia in a Networked Society, A.W.Bates, 1994.•Distance Learning Looking Into the Crystal Ball, Judith V.Boettcher, 1994.•The Impact of New Media on Academic Knowledge, Dr.A.W.Bates, 1999.•Restructing the University for Technological Change, Dr.A.W.Bates, 1997.