Higher Education With Technology

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Higher Education With Technology

  1. 1. Technology Applied in Higher Education<br />by<br />Arnetta Henderson<br />
  2. 2. Technology in Higher Education<br />Early stages became popular and branched out <br />Used in all aspects of life, business and education<br />Not widely accepted in education when first emerged<br />Traditional classrooms reluctant to change<br />Research on how to apply the technology uniformly <br />No standards<br />
  3. 3. Increased Knowledge<br />Instructors more knowledgeable about technology <br />Benefits of its prior use helped it become more integrated <br />Learning became distant <br />Development of distance learning or education<br />
  4. 4. A New Era<br />Higher education embraced technology<br />Research into learning and how the learner acquires knowledge changed to include learning with technology<br />Learning with technology a change but an improvement <br />Created a strategy to use the technology <br />
  5. 5. Why Technology Organizations<br />Organizations set technology standards <br />Ensure standards are followed <br />Legitimate setting for learning with technology to occur.<br />
  6. 6. Organization for Technology Standards<br />The Association for Educational Communication and Technology (AECT) <br />Advocates fundamental changes ineducational practice <br />Improve learning<br />Enable technology to achieve itspotential for supporting this improvement.<br />Ensures use of technology in classrooms work to satisfaction of those in which they server<br />
  7. 7. How Is Technology Used?<br />In presentation of data using PowerPoint’s or Word documents<br />Communicating, such as email, cell phones, or PDA’s. <br />Interaction with each other and the instructor via an online classroom (WebCT, Blackboard) application<br />
  8. 8. What Determines Technology Used in Classrooms?<br />Depends on the course taken<br />Knowledge of the instructor<br />What technology will be used for during the course<br />How course is presented to learners<br />
  9. 9. Types of Technology<br />Virtual laboratories <br />Website creation applications<br />Animations and interactive media <br />Communications applications<br />
  10. 10. Technology Applications Used<br />Dreamweaver<br />Youtube<br />Jing<br />Word Processors (Word)<br />Presentation Applications (PowerPoint)<br />

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