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Technology Use Vs Techonlogy Integration

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Technology Use Vs Techonlogy Integration

  1. 1. TECHNOLOGY USE VS. TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION Melissa Lewis Sept. 28, 2007 W401
  2. 2. Technology Use <ul><li>Refers to the use of electronic equipment. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Technology Integration <ul><li>Refers to the productive use of technology in the classroom by teachers and students. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Technology Integration is a term used by educators to describe effective uses of technology by teachers and students in K-12 and university classrooms.” </li></ul>
  4. 4. Are They Different or the Same? <ul><li>I believe that technology use and technology integration need to be used simultaneously to be effective. </li></ul><ul><li>Without proper knowledge of how to use technology, teachers and students can not integrate it into their classrooms. </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Effects of Technology Integration in a Classroom Environment <ul><li>“ Technology applications can support higher-order thinking by engaging students in authentic, complex tasks within collaborative learning contexts.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>“ Instead of focusing on isolated, skills-based uses of technology, schools should promote the use of various technologies for sophisticated problem-solving and information-retrieving purposes.” </li></ul><ul><li>Can help create a more fluent and experienced citizen. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Different Ways to Integrate Technology in the Classroom <ul><li>Students and teachers can both use PowerPoint to create presentations to communicate material </li></ul><ul><li>Have students use internet access to look up information on a specific topic </li></ul><ul><li>Students have pen pals from other countries and can write them using the internet. </li></ul><ul><li>Use other sources of technology in the classroom to make lessons more enjoyable </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ex. Interactive whiteboards, class performance clickers, overhead projectors, and digital cameras </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. The End!!!
  8. 8. References <ul><li>http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/methods/technlgy/te200.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Technology_Integration </li></ul>

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