Let us first be acquainted with the word
technology for us to understand the
meaning of educational technology.
Technology are arising nowadays.
People get used to it every day.
Whenever there’s technology, there’s fun
“Technology” comes from the Greek word
Techne which means craft or art.
It is a “planned, systematic method of
working to achieve planned outcomes – a
process not a product.
Technology also refers to any valid and
reliable process or procedure that is
derived from basic research using the
refers to “all the ways people
use their inventions and discoveries to
satisfy the needs and desires.”
Technology refers to how people used their
inventions and discoveries to satisfy their
educational needs and desires, i.e.
Educational technology is “a
complex, integrated process involving
people, procedures, ideas, devices, and
organization for analyzing problems and
devising, implementing, evaluating, and
managing solutions to those
problems, involved in all aspects of human
learning.” (Association for Educational
Communications and Technology, 1977.)
technology “consist of the
designs and environments that engage
learners … and reliable technique or
method for engaging learning such as
cognitive learning strategies and critical
thinking skills.” (David II. Jonassen, et al
technology is a theory about how
problems in human learning are solved.
(David H set of principles that explain and
predict observed events.”
technology is a field study which
is concerned with the practice of using
educational methods and resources for the
ultimate goal of facilitating the learning
process. (Lucido and Borabo, 1977).
Educational technology is a profession like
teaching. It is made up of organized effort to
implement the theory. Intellectual technique, and
practical application of educational technology.
(David H. Jonassen, et al 1999). It is the
application of scientific findings in our
method, process or procedure of working in the
field of education in order to effect learning. It
embraces curriculum and instructional
design, learning environment, theories of teachinglearning. It is also a field study and a profession. It
is the used of all human inventions for teachers to
realize their mission to teach in order that students
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Technology in education is
“the application of technology to any of
those processes involved in operating the
institutions which house the educational
enterprise. It includes the application of
food, health, finance, scheduling, grade, re
porting, and other processes which
support educations within institutions.”
(David H. Jonassen, et al, 1999)
Instructional technology is a part of
educational technology. Instructional
technology refers to those aspects of
educational technology that “are concerned
with instruction as contrasted t designs and
operations of educational instructions.
Instructional technology is a systematic way
of designing, carrying out, and evaluating the
total process of learning and teaching in
terms of specific objectives.” (Lucido and
Technology integration means using
“learning technologies to
introduce, reinforce, supplement and
extend skills.” (Williams, ed. 2000). Like
instructional technology, it is a part of
educational technology. Technology
integration is part and parcel of
instructional technology, which in turn is a
part of educational technology.
media are channels or
avenues or instruments of communication.
books, magazines, newspapers, radio, tele
vision, and internet. These media also
serve educational purposes.