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  • 1. Educational Technology Technological devices in the classroom
  • 2. Contents:
    • Defining educational technology
    • Abacus
    • Blackboards
    • Radio
    • Television
    • Computers
    • The Theories behind
    • Latest tools!
  • 3. What is educational technology?
    • The term refers to the use of technology in different educational settings.
    • Visual education or visual instruction were used originally.
    • When sound was added, the term changed to audiovisual.
  • 4. Our piece of advice...
    • Education technology can be used in education effectively: to support explanations, give conctrete examples to abstract meanings, to gain students interest, but never to replace the teacher.
    • http:// en.wikipedia.org / wiki / Educational_technology
  • 5.
    • First discovered in 3000 b.c.
    • Used in schools during the 19 th century
    • Made of wood frame with parallel wire rods, each with wooden disks
    • It was an early calculator
    • There was only one per classroom
    • Source: www.pbs.org
    Abacus
  • 6. Blackboards
    • 1816: Samuel Hall wrote on a piece of black paper to teach mathematics.Then, he had a wall in his classroom painted black.
    • Rapidly included in all classrooms.
    • Blackboards are being replaced by whiteboards or interactive whiteboards.
    • Sources: www.pbs.org ; “Using the board
    • in the language classroom” (Dobbs, Jeannine)
  • 7. Radio
    • Benjamin Darrow : founder of the Ohio School of the Air.
    • 1920 : the Radio Division of the U.S. Departmenent of Commerce began to license educational stations.
    • Later
    • replaced by television.
    • Sources: www.pbs.org
  • 8. Television
    • 1950s -1960s: Initial interest in the use of television
    • 1952: the Federal Communcations Commission (FCC) set asied 242 television channels for educational purpouses.
    • George Klein published a catalogue of educational motin pictures. Films could be rented by schools.
  • 9. Computers
    • 1980: Computers started being used for educational purpouses.
    • Access to computers was limited.
    • Little by little, they are replacing the other media, even coursebooks.
    • Ideal use of computers: complement the other tools in teaching.
  • 10. The Theories behind
    • Behaviourism : Based on Skinner’s theories.
    • Computer- assisted programs : developed for students to work ar their own pace. The computer would keep track of their work.
    • Goal : to individualize
    • instruction
    • Focus : behaviour of
    • individual learners.
  • 11. The Theories behind
    • Constructivism : criticism on the use of computers.
    • Learners’ own construction of
    • knowledge.
    • Teachers’ task: help learners in constructing knowledge
    • Later use of computers, promoting higher level thinking
    • Sources: http:// en.wikipedia.org / wiki / Educational_technology ;
  • 12. The future has arrived...
    • Class website
    • Blogs
    • Wikis
    • Mobile devices
    • Online media
    • Other tools
  • 13. Sources
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Educational_technology
    • www.pbs.org
    • www. academics.rmu.edu
    • http://www.answers.com/topic/school-technology-in-education
    • http://www.csulb.edu/~murdock/histofcs.html