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Assignment 5

  1. 1. Technology Impact on Education Erica Jackson EDLD 5362 - ET8013 May 15, 2011 Dr. S. Abshire
  2. 2. Internet and Education <ul><li>The Internet has changed the way we teach students today. From chalkboard and overhead projectors to whiteboard and projection screens, the internet has changed the way we teach. However the internet has not been a completely positive influence on teaching </li></ul>
  3. 3. Pros and Cons of Internet in Education <ul><li>Pros </li></ul><ul><li>Access to materials throughout the world </li></ul><ul><li>Better grades for kids </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to use various internet tools </li></ul><ul><li>Cons </li></ul><ul><li>Increase in cheating and plagiarism </li></ul><ul><li>Not all materials is accurate </li></ul><ul><li>The reliance on the internet in students and professors </li></ul>
  4. 4. Data Management Systems <ul><li>Data Warehousing </li></ul><ul><li>Intranet applications available outside of the school network </li></ul><ul><li>The ability to do more work outside of the classroom </li></ul>
  5. 5. Student Information Systems <ul><li>Allows for more distant education learning and teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Decreases the amount and need for paperwork, which increases efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>The ability to collaborate with schools around the world </li></ul>
  6. 6. Student Response Systems <ul><li>Integrating classroom management systems into online course management systems </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative learning via the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Transitioning from past and modern classrooms into futuristic classrooms </li></ul>
  7. 7. Integration <ul><li>How do we integrate all of these components into a classroom utilizing the National Education Technology Plan </li></ul><ul><li>How do we keep focus on the students while integrating new and future technologies into the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>How do we focus on the near future and still integrate long term goals </li></ul>
  8. 8. Integration of National Technology Plan <ul><li>Learning, Productivity, Infrastructure, Teaching, and Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Focused on the applications using new technologies available to school systems </li></ul><ul><li>Using effective open source and cloud applications to reduce costs of high end products </li></ul>
  9. 9. Keeping the Focus on the Student <ul><li>Making sure that any product or software can be used in more than one area of learning </li></ul><ul><li>Allowing the student to develop teaching materials that can be used in teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Using any new technology to create more hands-on learning for students </li></ul><ul><li>Making sure that educators are equipped to teach a digital student population </li></ul>
  10. 10. What Students Spend Their Time Doing
  11. 11. THE FACTS <ul><li>14% of teachers allow creation of something new with technology </li></ul><ul><li>63% never do allow creation with technology once a week </li></ul><ul><li>76% of teachers have never used wikis, blogs, or podcast </li></ul><ul><li>61% of reading teachers never use digital story telling software </li></ul>
  12. 12. China’s Influence on Education <ul><li>2016 largest English speaking country will be China </li></ul><ul><li>More honor students in China than people in North America, but only half of North American students will graduate high school </li></ul>
  13. 13. What are the Students Asking For Teach me to............
  14. 14. create
  15. 15. analyze
  16. 16. evaluate
  17. 17. apply
  18. 18. Let Me Use The WWW
  19. 19. WHATEVER
  20. 20. Wherever
  21. 21. Whenever
  22. 22. ENGAGE ME!!!! ENGAGE ME!!!! ENGAGE ME!!!!
  23. 23. References <ul><li>Mathews, J.B. (April 2004) Why Educational Networks are Important to State and Educational Leaders. Pg. 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Darby, R. and Hughes, T (2005). The Evolution of Student Information Systems. Retrieved from http:// </li></ul><ul><li> Course Management Systems. Retrieved from http:// </li></ul><ul><li>Ullman, E. (2009, Jul 23). Web filtering that works. Tech and Learning Retrieved on May 10, 2011 from http:// </li></ul><ul><li>Careless, J (2007, April 20) The filtering challenge. Tech and Learning Retrieved on November 17, 2009, from http:// </li></ul><ul><li>Shimabukuro, J (2010, November 10) A Glimpse at the 2010 National Education Technology Plan Retrieved from / </li></ul><ul><li>Bjnesbitt (2007, Nov 28) A Vision of K-12 Students Today Retrieved from </li></ul>