History of Educational     Technology.                   Fiore, Natalia Macarena                   Torres, María Eugenia
Table of contents:   Educational Technology through the    years.   Benefits   Criticism   Current situation
What is educational            technology?   Refers to the use of technology in    educational settings.   Is the study ...
1920’s   Schools, colleges, departments of    education, and commercial stations    were providing radio programming to  ...
1931   Films never reached the level of    influence in schools that Edison had    predicted.   Teachers lack of skill i...
1939-1945 World War II   Training films for military recruits    and new industrial workers.   Overhead projectors to su...
1950’s   Instructional television usage grew    and computers began to be used in    education an training.
1997   The Internet expanded faster than it    was expected                 2000’s Laptop computermerge IWB are used
Current Usages   Word processors   Websites   Internet-based projects   E-mail   Chat   Blogs, wikis and podcasts  ...
Criticism   Lack of proper training, limited access to    sufficient quantities of a technology, and    the extra time re...
Benefits   Easy-to-access course materials.   Student motivation.   Wide participation.   Improved student writing.  ...
Conclusion     Technology is a versatile andvaluable tool for teaching and learning.     Teachers need to be prepared tous...
Are you ready to do away with prejudices   and start tryingeducational technology       yourself?
BibliographyEducational Technology. In Wikipedia  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Educational_technologyEducational software....
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History of Eucational Technology

  1. 1. History of Educational Technology. Fiore, Natalia Macarena Torres, María Eugenia
  2. 2. Table of contents: Educational Technology through the years. Benefits Criticism Current situation
  3. 3. What is educational technology? Refers to the use of technology in educational settings. Is the study and practice of facilitating learning and improving performance by creating, using and managing technological devices.
  4. 4. 1920’s Schools, colleges, departments of education, and commercial stations were providing radio programming to schools. Efforts to promote radio instruction were abandoned when television became available.
  5. 5. 1931 Films never reached the level of influence in schools that Edison had predicted. Teachers lack of skill in using equipment; the costs, inaccessibility; and the time involved in finding the right film for each class.
  6. 6. 1939-1945 World War II Training films for military recruits and new industrial workers. Overhead projectors to support lectures and audio equipment for teaching foreign languages.
  7. 7. 1950’s Instructional television usage grew and computers began to be used in education an training.
  8. 8. 1997 The Internet expanded faster than it was expected 2000’s Laptop computermerge IWB are used
  9. 9. Current Usages Word processors Websites Internet-based projects E-mail Chat Blogs, wikis and podcasts Online reference tools E-learning Among others
  10. 10. Criticism Lack of proper training, limited access to sufficient quantities of a technology, and the extra time required Special training High cost of technology Fear of damages Resource placement Time consuming
  11. 11. Benefits Easy-to-access course materials. Student motivation. Wide participation. Improved student writing. Subjects made easier to learn. Easy monitoring and mantaining students work. Quick modifications. Differentiated Instruction.
  12. 12. Conclusion Technology is a versatile andvaluable tool for teaching and learning. Teachers need to be prepared touse these technologies effectively. Don’t forget about the problems ofincluding technology into theclassroom, but see them as achallenge.
  13. 13. Are you ready to do away with prejudices and start tryingeducational technology yourself?
  14. 14. BibliographyEducational Technology. In Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Educational_technologyEducational software. In Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Educational_software#Early_History.2C _1940s_-_1970sSammyC (2007). History of Educational Technology http://www.docstoc.com/docs/426986/History-of-Educational- TechnologyBaldwin, R. (n.d.) School Technology in Education http://www.answers.com/topic/school-technology-in-educationHistory. the History of Computers, and the History of Computers in Education http://www.csulb.edu/~murdock/histofcs.html

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