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Presentación tp 1 2011

  1. 1. Aplicaciones de Informatica Educativa <ul><li>Assignment # 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Lecturer: Paula Ledesma </li></ul><ul><li>Students: </li></ul><ul><li>Cáceres, Laura </li></ul><ul><li>Fernández, Patricia </li></ul><ul><li>Palladino, Luciana </li></ul>
  3. 3. Educational technology can be traced back to ancient times when early cultures invented signs writing to record and transmit information, but most educators defer to technology as computers. ORIGINS
  4. 4. Microcomputer revolution begins in the early seventies: <ul><li>1971: the first microprocessor chip </li></ul><ul><li>is developed. </li></ul><ul><li>1975: the first personal computer is </li></ul><ul><li>sold. </li></ul><ul><li>1976: Apple Computer is formed and </li></ul><ul><li>sells 50 Apple I. </li></ul><ul><li>Advances increase memory size, storage, space and processing speeds. </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is educational technology? <ul><li>It’s an array of tools that might prove helpful in advancing student learning. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s aim is to facilitate learning by creating, using and managing technological process and resources. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Computer and non-computer technologies </li></ul><ul><li>currently used in traditional classrooms: </li></ul><ul><li>Class website </li></ul><ul><li>Class blogs and wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless classroom microphones </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile devices </li></ul><ul><li>SmartBoards </li></ul><ul><li>Online media </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Games </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Computer in the classroom </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Theories that influenced </li></ul><ul><li>the development of </li></ul><ul><li>educational technology </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Teachers provided learners with </li></ul><ul><li>instructions on what to do. </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on the behaviour of individual </li></ul><ul><li>learners. </li></ul><ul><li>Software and hardware were installed in school computer laboratories providing “drill and practice exercises.” </li></ul>Behaviorism
  9. 9. Constructivism <ul><li>Learners constructed their own understanding. </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative learning was created. </li></ul><ul><li>Computers were criticised for being related to behaviourist theories of learning. </li></ul>
  10. 10. TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM, WHY? <ul><li>Some benefits are: </li></ul><ul><li>Increases students’ motivation. </li></ul><ul><li>Provides quick feedback. </li></ul><ul><li>Caters for wider participation. </li></ul><ul><li>Improves students’ writing. (editing) </li></ul><ul><li>Subjects are made easier to learn. </li></ul><ul><li>Specific software to suit your learners. </li></ul><ul><li>Differenciated learning: personalized learning plans. </li></ul>
  11. 11. REFERENCES <ul><li>History of Educational Technology [online]. Retrieved </li></ul><ul><li>April, 2011, from Docstoc Web site: </li></ul><ul><li> Educational-Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Techonology [online]. Retrieved April, 2011, </li></ul><ul><li>from Wikipedia web site: </li></ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul><ul><li>School Technology in Education [online]. Retrieved April, </li></ul><ul><li>2011, from web site: </li></ul><ul><li>http:// /topic/school-technology-in-education </li></ul>