Computers in Educationby Allana DelgadoEd Comp 1: May 17, 2012
Advantages of Computers Storage of information Quick data processing Audio-visual aids Better presentation of information Access to the Internet Quick communication between students, teachers and parents
Real-life uses of computers ineducation Teaching-learning Testing and evaluation Guidance purposes Library and information sources School administration
Importance of Computer LiteracyComputer education: know-how of computer concepts and basic knowledge of its operation Not only for storage and processing, but got communication Computer knowledge is an important job skill Computers serve as efficient means for management of information: banking, medicine, online shopping
What students do Interact and share with social networking sites Projects are done using applications Documents in Microsoft Word Presentations in PowerPoint Drawings in AutoCAD
What students do Video conferencing Distance learning Taking online courses Researching Entertainment: movies, games, etc.
Social network website useby age, 2008-2010 90 83 80 70 67 62 61 60 50 50 43 40 36 2008 35 30 2010 20 20 10 9 0 Age 18- 34-45 45-55 55-64 All adults 33 18+ Source: Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, 2010 Tracking Survey
New technologies:Interactive whiteboard An interactive display that connects to a computer and projector Used in many settings: classrooms, corporate board rooms and work groups, training rooms for professional sports coaching, broadcasting studios, etc.
New technologies:Scanner Highlighter Makes it easier to copy text from books and store in computer Copied text can be stored in Word or Excel for editing, or as PDF for searching Useful for research and studying
New Technologies:netbooks, tablets, smartphones Portable devices that enable users to share and work anytime, anywhere Application software for many uses Useful tool for students and teachers
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