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Uses of Technology authentic, student centered, collaborative and result in the assimilation of information. lectures, computer based instruction, and instruction about computers. New uses Traditional
Reasoned Center Ambiguous Pedagogues Information Technology Concerns on new technology to use, how powerful and fast are these tools Skeptical Suspicious True Believers Promote Concerns on what technology makes sense in schools and move from traditional to participatory Concerns on seeing evidence that technology is helping students learn Faculty User Source : Mitchman, 1990; Milliron & Miles, 2000 Challenge Challenge
Pedagogues Information Technology Concern about new technology, how powerful and fast are these tools Skeptical Suspicious True Believers Promote Concern about what technology makes sense in schools and move from a traditional to a participatory classroom Concern about seeing evidence that technology is helping students learn Faculty User Source : Mitchman, 1990; Milliron & Miles, 2000 Challenge Challenge School Administration Policy Makers Challenge Reasoned Center Ambiguous
Separation of thoughts from action This is not intentional
Resulting in a waste of efforts Separation of knowledge
These structures work in isolation and not jointly to support each other's efforts Fragmentation of Knowledge
to generate intellectual content and suitable applications for the classroom
Bridging the Gap Theory Experience Knowledge Commitment Language
Team Work The combination of doing and learning and the value of a team work have the potential to bring changes within the individual and the educational system. Most importantly it facilitates an understanding of each other’s role in the process of education.
To teach is to move from being a spectator to being an active participant in the democratic process of making decisions, arguing, and discussing ideas (Freire)
[Educators are models to students, and to be models of change they need to experience changes themselves and be active participants in the educational process]