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  • In schools, the use of technology will eventually become a part of everyday teaching. Both teachers and students will be more familiar with educational technology.Technology use in educational settings will help make learning more enjoyable.
  • Social networks are an online network that focuses on groups of people that have things in common.They are used by many people.
  • Social networks will play a big role in the future of students.They are like the air we breathe.
  • Many students will depend on these social networks.Students will often share too much personal information on these social networks.
  • Students will greatly rely on these social networks.Social networks will be dangerous if students are not aware of privacy controls.
  • Social networks will require a great amount of supervision.Students may become too involved with social networks which will cause them to possibly be withdrawn and their relationships may be affected.
  • Some social networks will be used in the classroom to increase interaction and learning.Blogs are an example of future social networks.
  • Blogs will be used in many classrooms for interaction with classmates and as a place to make postings about their course work.
  • Social networks will be focused on people and will change people’s thoughts regarding knowledge and learning.They will aid in research.
  • Smart objects re small computers that may be used for many applications.They can be used in schools to help enhance the learning and teaching process.
  • Smart objects will benefit the lives of many people and can help prepare workers in different fields.They can be used as an aid on many jobs.
  • Smart objects will be used in many schools such as in libraries.They may be used in libraries and may be used as a tool on the internet for students, parents, and teachers to access material from home.
  • Smart objects are very expensive. The privacy of students will be an issue in the school setting. With the implementation of smart objects will come greater supervision.
  • Electronic books are a collection of information that is stored on the internet or a storage media.They can be viewed online for personal use.
  • Electronic books have many great features.They can be accessed wherever there is internet access.
  • Electronic books are easy to use and students are comfortable using them.They allow students to have lighter book bags.
  • Electronic books will contain interesting features and will present information in a variety of ways.They will be used for diverse learners.
  • Electronic books will be used for personal use.They will be very convenient for most people.
  • Electronic books will enhance learning and teaching.They will have legality issues.Electronic books will cause the decline of hard copy books.
  • Technology will become a great part of the lives of many people and will enhance the learning and teaching environment in schools.
  • Even though technology has many great features, everyone should keep in mind that there are also features that are not so great.Overall, technology trends can positively enhance the future learning environment and society.

Future Technology Trends: Social Networks, Smart Objects, & Electronic Books Future Technology Trends: Social Networks, Smart Objects, & Electronic Books Presentation Transcript

  • Social Networks, Smart Objects and Electronic Books
    Chantelle Bowers
    April 2nd, 2010
    Future Technology Trends:
    38
  • Major part of everyday teaching 19
    Teachers and students will be more familiar with it 7
    Help make learning more enjoyable 7
    Future of technologyin schools…
    4
  • This critical review will focus on the future of the following technology trends in schools.
    Social networking
    Smart objects
    Electronic books
    3
  • An online network that focuses on groups of people that have things in common 35
    Used by many people 23
    SOCIAL NETWORKS
    18
  • Big role in the future of students 23
    Like the air we breathe 26
    SOCIAL NETWORKS
    9
  • Examples of Social Networks
    Facebook
    MySpace28
    40
  • Students will depend on them 28
    Too much personal information will be shared to the public28
    Future of Social Networks
    6
  • Future of Social Networks
    Great reliability 36
    Dangerous if students are not aware of privacy controls 36
    20
  • Future of Social Networks
    Great amount of supervision 17
    Students will be too involved with social networks 36
    32
  • Future of Social Networks
    Used to increase interaction and learning17
    Example of future social network: Blogs17
    37
  • Blogs
    interaction with classmates
    a place to make postings about their course work 17
    Future of Social Networks
    5
  • More focused on people and will change people’s thoughts regarding knowledge and learning 23
    Aid in research 23
    Future of Social Networks
    30
  • Small computers that may be used for many applications 12
    Help enhance the learning and teaching process 24
    SMART OBJECTS
    2
  • Benefit lives of many people 12
    Help prepare workers 12
    Aid on many jobs 12
    SMART OBJECTS
  • Examples of Smart Objects
    Email
    Video streaming
    Smart boards
    iPhones
    World Wide Web 24
    These smart objects can be used in the classroom to enhance the teaching and learning process.
    8
  • Used in school libraries 24
    Tool on the internet for students, parents, and teachers to access material from home 24
    Future of Smart Objects
    29
  • Very expensive 1
    Privacy will be an issue 1
    Greater supervision10
    Future of Smart Objects
    31
  • Collection of information stored on the internet or a storage media 27
    Viewed online for personal use 27
    ELECTRONIC BOOKS
    14
  • Great features 42
    Accessed wherever there is internet access 25
    ELECTRONIC BOOKS
    11
  • Easy to use 25
    Students are comfortable using them 25
    Lighter book bags 25
    ELECTRONIC BOOKS
    13
  • Interesting features 42
    Information presented in variety of ways42
    Diverse learners42
    ELECTRONIC BOOKS
    33
  • Future of Electronic Books
    Personal use 34
    Convenient 34
    22
  • Enhance learning and teaching 34
    Legality issues 27
    Decline of hard copy books 42
    Future of Electronic Books
    41
  • Great part of the lives of many people 21
    Enhance the learning and teaching environment in schools 21
    CONCLUSION
    9
  • Positively enhance the future learning environment and society 39
    CONCLUSION
    15
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