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Education Technology

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Education Technology

  1. 1. Education Technology:An introduction<br />Assignment #1<br />Presentation by:<br /><ul><li>Caia, Yanina
  2. 2. Rosato, Daniela
  3. 3. Schor Eleonora</li></li></ul><li>Key concepts<br /><ul><li>APPLIED TECHNOLOGY </li></ul> refers to material objects of use to humanity that are used to explore ideas and communicate meaning of a certain area<br />Educationaltechnology<br />Itisthestudy and ethicalpractice of facilitatinglearning and improving performance bycreating, using and managingappropriatetechnologicalprocesses and resources.<br />Instructionaltechnology<br />Itisrelatedtotheprocesses and systems of learning and instruction.<br />
  4. 4. Back in time…<br />1900s:Firsteducational film ismade.<br />1940s: Hypertextisinvented.<br />1950s: Firstcomputerissold.<br />1970s: Computer-assistedinstructionbegins.<br />1980s: Networking and digitalizedcommunicationisusedforeducationalpurposes.<br />1990s: www, forums, chatrooms and email becomepopular.<br />2000s: Multiplemobiletechnologies emerge.<br />
  5. 5. Philosophical frameworks<br />Behaviourism<br />Programmedinstruction<br />Cognitivism<br />Workingmemory<br />Constructivism<br />Reformulation<br />
  6. 6. Technology in the classroom<br />Hardware<br />-Computers<br />-Interactive boards<br />-Mobile devices<br />-Wireless mics<br />Software & online resources<br />-Websites<br />-Blogs and wikis<br />-Digital games<br />-Podcasts<br />
  7. 7. Benefits of Educational Technology<br />Student motivation and wide participation.<br />Ready-to-use class materials.<br />Differentiated instruction.<br />Specific software available.<br />Writing is improved.<br />
  8. 8. Drawbacks<br />Lack of training of users<br />Limited access to technology.<br />Time consuming and costly.<br />Limited quantity of resources.<br />Legal aspects.<br />
  9. 9. Technology and Law:Issues to be considered<br /><ul><li>Piracy – Copyright
  10. 10. Privacy
  11. 11. Plagiarism
  12. 12. Fair use</li></li></ul><li>A final comment by the authors<br />The use of technology for educational purposes has grown enormously and it is likely to become a vital tool for the next generations. It is important to exploit its potential and to use it in a wise, responsible way.<br />
  13. 13. Sources<br />http://www.csulb.edu/~murdock/histofcs.html<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Educational_technology<br />http://www.answers.com/topic/school-technology-in-education<br />

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