• We live with technology. We don’t just use or admire technology we live with it.• Living with technologies can be grouped in many ways, but one simple and practical way is based on how they work.• These purposes can be summarized as follows: o Administrative o Instructional Technologies o Information Technology
AdministrativeInstructionalTechnologies Information Technolgy
Administrative The equipment which is used to perform to support the administrative functions.
Instructional Technologies There are many types of instructional technologies, the basics include are : o Television o Computer
Information Technology The study, design and development of computer-based information systems particularly on software and computer hardware is known as information technology.
Increased Productivity• PRO – The use of • CON – Although our technology, specifically productivity has smart phones and seemingly dramatically mobile devices has increased, we have dramatically increased become reliant on the productivity. technology to accomplish certain tasks.
Less Workforce & Higher Profits• PRO – Many times • CON – Many times jobs that previously jobs that previously required actual living required actual living humans to run can humans to run can now now be now be automated by automated by the use the use of of technology, further technology, further reducing costs thus reducing jobs and raising revenues and causing an increase in profits. layoffs.
Communication & Sharing• PRO – Communication is • CON – We are always get incredibly easy nowadays connected. At times, we with the use of web don’t want to have instant services, software, techno access to our email. At logy, and times, we may not want smartphones. Back in the our employer to be able older days before the to get in touch with technological you. We may not want revolution, people would our GPS to always know send physical mail using where we are. the postal service.
Business Potential and Job Creation• PRO - There are • CON – Developing thousands of technology is a skillful technology and art. It takes software companies time, persistence, and that exist today. a new skill set of knowledge that not many educational facilities are teaching properly.