Uses of Computers in Education

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Uses of Computers in Education

  1. 1. Computers in Educationby Allana DelgadoEd Comp 1: May 17, 2012
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. Real-life uses of computers ineducation Teaching-learning Testing and evaluation Guidance purposes Library and information sources School administration
  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. What students do Video conferencing Distance learning Taking online courses Researching Entertainment: movies, games, etc.
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. Computers in helping the disabled
  9. 9. 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.
  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. 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
  12. 12. References Computers in education. Retrieved 5/14/12 from http://wikieducator.org/Computers_in_Education Divico, T. Benefits of Using Computers in Education. Retrieved 5/14/2012 from http://http://www.ehow.com/facts_5336311_benefits- using-computers-education.html Interactive whiteboard. Retrieved 5/14/12 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interactive_whiteboard Oak, M. (2012). Role of computers in education. Retrieved 5/14/12 from http://www.buzzle.com/articles/role-of-computers-in- education.html Oak, M. (2011). Importance of computer education. Retrieved 5/14/12 from http://www.buzzle.com/articles/importance-of-computer- education.html

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