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Vanessas Timeline

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Vanessa's Timeline for Educational Technology.

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Vanessas Timeline

  1. 1. Technology and Me A personal timeline of educational technology
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>My name is Vanessa Rodgers </li></ul><ul><li>I started school in 1978 in El Paso, Texas </li></ul><ul><li>I graduated from high school in 1982 in El Paso, Texas </li></ul><ul><li>I first went to college at UTEP in 1982 </li></ul><ul><li>When I finish my degree, I hope to become a more integral part of the company I work for </li></ul>
  3. 3. My definition of educational technology My definition of educational technology is to utilize any and all resources such as audio, video, etc. to help the target audience learn the objectives set forth in the course of instruction
  4. 4. Web sites on ed tech history <ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Educational_technology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Association for Education and Communications Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.aect.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>History of Educational Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.eduref.org </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Kindergarten technology <ul><li>Computers </li></ul><ul><li>Crayons </li></ul><ul><li>Paint </li></ul><ul><li>Toys </li></ul><ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Field Trips / Exploration </li></ul><ul><li>Chalkboards </li></ul>
  6. 6. High school technology <ul><li>Computers </li></ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul><ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><li>Overhead projectors (still) </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki’s </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>Chalkboards </li></ul>
  7. 7. College technology <ul><li>Computers </li></ul><ul><li>Audio </li></ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul><ul><li>Online web conferencing </li></ul><ul><li>Tele-conference </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki’s </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>You Tube </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul>
  8. 8. A vivid technology learning experience
  9. 9. A technology I want to use in my classroom <ul><li>Computers </li></ul><ul><li>White Boards/Smart Boards </li></ul><ul><li>Audio/Visual </li></ul><ul><li>Games </li></ul>
  10. 10. My vision of the classroom of the future <ul><li>My vision of the classroom of the future includes the ability for all educational institutions to apply the technology currently available and the technology being developed to allow students to interact with one another with more flexibility. </li></ul>
  11. 11. A challenge for teaching <ul><li>The challenge I see is the lack of flexibility of people. Most people do not like change once they become comfortable. Therefore, I believe it is a huge hurdle to overcome. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Words of wisdom <ul><li>Technology is our future. We must embrace it so we can continue to find cures for diseases, prevent tragic accidents from happening, and find better ways to enhance learning. Embrace it now. </li></ul>

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