Comput and ed

720 views

Published on

Published in: Education, Technology
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
720
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
336
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
8
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Comput and ed

  1. 1. The Computer<br />EDC5370 – Day 4<br />
  2. 2. What is it?<br />Device that receives, stores, and processes information<br />Tool to augment human intellect and “increase the capability of a man to approach complex problem situation” (Engelbardt, 1962)<br />
  3. 3. What forms can it have?<br />
  4. 4. Hardware, Software?! What? Where?<br />Software = Stuff you install and you can’t touch<br />Hardware = Parts that you can touch<br />Other Stuff = Processing, Memory, and Input/Output devices (I/O) <br />
  5. 5. POP QUIZ!<br />CPU<br />RAM<br />Bit<br />Terabyte<br />
  6. 6. Who cares?! We are EDUCATORS!<br />
  7. 7. Computers and Education<br />1700s<br />Teacher is the manager of instruction<br />1940s<br />Vennevar Bush<br />First generation computers are created<br />
  8. 8. Computers and Education<br />1950s<br />Technology in classroom = blackboard and TVs<br />First gen computers are used outside academia<br />GE sells first commercial computer<br />Schools overcrowded <br />
  9. 9.
  10. 10. Computers and Education<br />Still in the 1950s<br />NDEA (National Defense Education Act) *Vocational schools only<br />New technologies for computers +new technologies for space exploration <br />
  11. 11. Computers and Education<br />1960s<br />President Kennedy = more $ into education<br />Vocational Act passes <br />Elementary and Secondary Education Act*Computers are used for administrators & school counseling (database)<br />Vocational training programs include computer maintenance<br />Vietnam = $ gone<br />
  12. 12. Computers and Education<br />Before 1970s <br />CAI (Computer Aided Instruction)*Drill-and-practice<br />First research and development program*Stanford – Computer Curriculum Corporation*Reading, math, and foreign languages<br />
  13. 13. Computers and Education<br />1970s <br />Invention of Microprocessor*Increased speed + reliability + lower cost<br />Debate about computers and education started. <br />PLATO (Programmed Logic for Automated Teaching Operations)<br />TICCIT (Time-shared, Interactive, Computer-Controlled Information Television)<br />15 million PCs worldwide<br />
  14. 14. Computers and Education<br />1980s<br />IBM develops PCs (Personal Computers)<br />CAI get acceptance in schools<br />computer-based tutorials and learning games are developed<br />25% high schools use PCs for college and career guidance<br />Schools start using MS-DOS<br />Laptops are created<br />
  15. 15. Computers and Education<br />Part of the 1990s<br />Multimedia PCs <br />Simulations and educational programs are delivered through CD-ROMs<br />Gopher servers = Online-Information<br />Schools have at least 1 computer for instructional delivery<br />To be continued…<br />
  16. 16. Doug Engelbardt<br />“Augmenting Human Intellect: A Conceptual Framework”<br />
  17. 17. http://www.wordle.net<br />

×