A New Educational Landscape: Marrying Education with Technology

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A New Educational Landscape: Marrying Education with Technology

  1. 1. A New Educational Landscape: MarryingEducation with Technology Name of group: A5 Members of the group: Lidia abou tine
  2. 2. Points discussed in this presentation :• history of educational technology• models of technology in the classroom• advantaged of technology in the classroom• disadvantages of technology in the classroom• solutions
  3. 3. History of education :
  4. 4. Advantages :• motivate and engage students• increase resources and information• exposure to technology (21st century skills)• improve teaching (lesson plans, communication)• streamline record keeping
  5. 5. Disadvantages of technology in teaching :• dependency on technology• high investment cost• technical difficulties• network failures• Cyber bullying• security• Potential for cheating• Diminishing social skills• technology gap- rich vs. poor• Necessity of ongoing educator training• hide behind technology, forgetting to interact with students
  6. 6. Current educational applications of technology:• online blogs• Interactive whiteboards• E-books replacing textbooks• iPods for vocal developments• online reference tools• video clips• science probes• laptops to write, communicate and research• spread sheets (excel)
  7. 7. What are the solutions?????• Educate parents to limit use for entertainment purposes• Use technology creatively as enhancement to learning, but let hem play and socialize too• Monitor carefully to avoid cheating and prevent danger

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