Technology and Me A personal timeline  of educational technology
Overview <ul><li>My name is Sam Young </li></ul><ul><li>I started school in 1961 in Galveston, Texas </li></ul><ul><li>I g...
My definition  of educational technology Known as e-learning, instructional technology, and learning technology: it is the...
Web sites on ed tech history <ul><li>Three web sites that discuss educational technology </li></ul><ul><li>History of educ...
Kindergarten technology <ul><li>There were no computers in the class, instruction was on the blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>...
High school technology <ul><li>Students learned complex math calculations with the slide ruler </li></ul><ul><li>Computer ...
College technology <ul><li>Calculators became available to the student – Texas Instrument’s SR50 cost $170 in 1975 </li></...
A vivid technology  learning experience <ul><li>Comic book character influenced mobile communication technology </li></ul>...
A technology I want to use in my classroom <ul><li>With ample classroom computers, I want to use the internet and ePALs to...
My vision of the classroom  of the future A classroom moving to the beautiful outside Hawaiian environment where students ...
A challenge for teaching <ul><li>Lack of educational funds for technology </li></ul><ul><li>Parental disapproval of new-ag...
Words of wisdom &quot;The best computer is a man, and it's the only one that can be mass-produced by unskilled labor.&quot...
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  1. 1. Technology and Me A personal timeline of educational technology
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>My name is Sam Young </li></ul><ul><li>I started school in 1961 in Galveston, Texas </li></ul><ul><li>I graduated from Galveston Ball High in 1974 </li></ul><ul><li>I earned my engineering degree from Texas A&M in 1978 and my MBA from UTSA in 2004. I worked as an engineer for 32-years </li></ul><ul><li>When I finish my teaching certification, I hope to teach secondary level mathematics </li></ul>
  3. 3. My definition of educational technology Known as e-learning, instructional technology, and learning technology: it is the knowledge and application of tools, systems, and techniques to deliver learning materials, facilitate communication, and provide assessment and feedback, to facilitate student learning, and improve student performance
  4. 4. Web sites on ed tech history <ul><li>Three web sites that discuss educational technology </li></ul><ul><li>History of educational technology </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/fvsandoval/history-of-educational-technology </li></ul><ul><li>The invisible people </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.usask.ca/education/coursework/802papers/caplan/invisible.html </li></ul><ul><li>Education technologies teaching math </li></ul><ul><li>http://americanhistory.si.edu/teachingmath </li></ul>
  5. 5. Kindergarten technology <ul><li>There were no computers in the class, instruction was on the blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>Expensive desktop calculators and computers were in industry </li></ul><ul><li>School copy machines were mimeograph machines </li></ul>In the early 1960s
  6. 6. High school technology <ul><li>Students learned complex math calculations with the slide ruler </li></ul><ul><li>Computer usage in math class was with a dial-up modem to a remote mainframe </li></ul><ul><li>There were no cell phones – we used the rotary phone </li></ul>In the early 1970s
  7. 7. College technology <ul><li>Calculators became available to the student – Texas Instrument’s SR50 cost $170 in 1975 </li></ul><ul><li>Engineers learned Fortran on the IBM 360 mainframe to perform math calculations </li></ul><ul><li>Personal mobile communication was typically with CB radio </li></ul>In the late 1970s
  8. 8. A vivid technology learning experience <ul><li>Comic book character influenced mobile communication technology </li></ul><ul><li>Space program race with Soviet Union yielded many technological advances </li></ul><ul><li>The information age has shrunk the world and changed teaching </li></ul>
  9. 9. A technology I want to use in my classroom <ul><li>With ample classroom computers, I want to use the internet and ePALs to connect the Hawaii classroom with students around the world </li></ul>
  10. 10. My vision of the classroom of the future A classroom moving to the beautiful outside Hawaiian environment where students learn competition, cooperation, and collaboration through real-world problems in their local and global communities
  11. 11. A challenge for teaching <ul><li>Lack of educational funds for technology </li></ul><ul><li>Parental disapproval of new-age technology driven holistic education </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher understanding of new technology </li></ul>
  12. 12. Words of wisdom &quot;The best computer is a man, and it's the only one that can be mass-produced by unskilled labor.&quot; ( Wernher Magnus Maximilian von Braun) Von Braun standing at his desk at Marshall Space Flight Center in May 1964.

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