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Negative Effects of Technology pdf
Negative Effects of Technology pdf
Negative Effects of Technology pdf
Negative Effects of Technology pdf
Negative Effects of Technology pdf
Negative Effects of Technology pdf
Negative Effects of Technology pdf
Negative Effects of Technology pdf
Negative Effects of Technology pdf
Negative Effects of Technology pdf
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  • 1. By: Mechele Seville, Heather Schwartzmiller, & Lisa Gardner
  • 2. Introduction There are obvious benefits of using technology in the classroom. What might not be so apparent are the negative aspects. Research question “What are the pitfalls of technology usage in k-12 classrooms?”
  • 3. Literature Review Student Effects  Technology can:  be a distraction in class  have negative academic effects  can be used to cheat/plagiarize
  • 4. Literature Review Teacher Effects  Academic dishonesty  Lack of professional development  Lack of access to technology
  • 5. Arguments Technology has both positive and negative effects.
  • 6. Recommendations  Model appropriate and proper usage of technology in the classroom.  Incorporate technology into the lesson only if it is the most effective way of presenting the content.  To avoid plagiarism, teach students how to properly cite information in a creative way E.g. reader’s theater.  Develop a class website that contains appropriate student resources.
  • 7. Our Experiences  Computer tests  Number of student computers  Lack of teacher technology training  Classroom distractions
  • 8. Conclusion  Technology should be used in moderation.  How students choose to use technology makes the difference between helping and hindering learning.
  • 9. Conclusion continued…  “It is not simply the use of technology in general, but rather the purpose for which technology is used, that has consequences for academic engagement. A student may use computers, electronic mail, a PDA, or cellular phone primarily for social purposes; however, those same technologies can also be used for communication about academic matters, thereby increasing educational involvement” (Lloyd & Cooper, 2007).
  • 10. Resources Bennett, R., Braswell, J., Oranje, A., Sandene, B., Kaplan, B., & Yan, F. (2008). Does it matter if I take my mathematics test on computer? A second empirical study of mode effects in NAEP. Journal of Technology, Learning, and Assessment, 6(9), Retrieved from ERIC database. Kemker, K., Barron, A., & Harmes, J. (2007). Laptop computers in the elementary classroom: Authentic instruction with at-risk students. Educational Media International, 44(4), 305-321. Retrieved from ERIC database. Lanahan, L., Boysen, J., & National Center for Education Statistics (ED), W. (2005). Computer technology in the public school classroom: Teacher perspectives. Issue Brief. NCES 2005-083. National Center for Education Statistics, Retrieved from ERIC database. Lloyd, J., Dean, L., & Cooper, D. (2007). Students' technology use and its effects on peer relationships, academic involvement, and healthy lifestyles. NASPA Journal, 44(3), 481-495. Retrieved from ERIC database. McCabe, D., & Katz, D. (2009). Curbing cheating. Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 75(1), 16-19. Retrieved from ERIC database. Nworie, J., & Haughton, N. (2008). Good intentions and unanticipated effects: The unintended consequences of the application of technology in teaching and learning environments. TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 52(5), 52-58. Retrieved from ERIC database. Papanastasiou, E., Zembylas, M., & Vrasidas, C. (2003). Can computer use hurt science achievement? The USA results from PISA. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 12(3), 325-32. Retrieved from ERIC database. Robinson, L., Brown, A., Green, T., & International Society for Technology in Education, E. (2007). The threat of security: Hindering technology integration in the classroom. Learning & Leading with Technology, 35(2), 18-23. Retrieved from ERIC database. St. Gerard, V. (2006). Updating policy on latest risks for students with cell phones in the school. Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 72(4), 43-45. Retrieved from ERIC database. Villano, M. (2006). Fighting plagiarism: Taking the work out of homework. T.H.E. Journal, 33(15), 24-30. Retrieved from ERIC database.

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