Education, Learning, and Technology

Education, Learning, and Technology

J. Ana Donaldson (University of Northern Iowa, USA) and Nancy Nelson Knupfer (Digital Horizons, USA)
Copyright: © 2002 |Pages: 36
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-930708-28-0.ch002
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This chapter posits that technology can be used successfully in schools, but that it will be more likely to enhance learning if certain considerations are addressed and appropriate guidelines are followed. After positioning technology within the historical framework of evolving learning theory, the chapter explores some of the issues, controversies, and problems surrounding the use of technology in schools, then discusses some of the current trends and delineates some ideas for the future success of technology-enhanced education.

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Patricia L. Rogers
Chapter 1
Patricia L. Rogers
If you are a practicing teacher at any level—primary, secondary, or higher education—you already know quite a lot about designing instruction. Your... Sample PDF
Teacher-Designers: How Teachers Use Instructional Design in Real Classrooms
Chapter 2
J. Ana Donaldson, Nancy Nelson Knupfer
This chapter posits that technology can be used successfully in schools, but that it will be more likely to enhance learning if certain... Sample PDF
Education, Learning, and Technology
Chapter 3
Sara Dexter
In this chapter of the section, I present a set of educational technology integration and implementation principles, or eTIPs. These principles are... Sample PDF
eTIPS - Educational Technology Integration and Implementation Principles
Chapter 4
Gay Fawcett, Margarete Juliana
In order to teach effectively in the digital age, teachers must realize that “teaching as you were taught” will no longer work. We believe that... Sample PDF
Teaching in the Digital Age: "Teaching as You Were Taught" Won't Work
Chapter 5
Diane L. Judd
The purpose of this chapter of the section is to assist elementary teachers to integrate technology into their curriculum through instructions and... Sample PDF
Constructing Technology Learning Activities to Enhance Elementary Students' Learning
Chapter 6
Lin Y. Muilenburg, Zane L. Berge
The purpose of this chapter of the section is to provide some background information on “discussion teaching” as it relates to online discussion.... Sample PDF
Designing Discussion for the Online Classroom
Chapter 7
Tracy Chao, Bruce Stovel
Too often, computers become the focus of a technological integration endeavor in education. Instructors may well be excited about the potential uses... Sample PDF
Nothing but the Blues: A Case Study in the Use of Technology to Enrich a University Course
Chapter 8
Som Naidu
The focus of this chapter of the section is on designing and evaluating e-learning environments and directions for research in technology enhanced... Sample PDF
Designing and Evaluating Instruction for e-Learning
Chapter 9
Lorna Uden
Hypermedia technology is increasingly being used as a vehicle to deliver instruction. All hypermedia involves the integration of hypertext with... Sample PDF
Designing Hypermedia Instruction
Chapter 10
Anne-Marie Armstrong
Learning and instruction exist beyond secondary and post-secondary education. In business and industry, corporate universities and learning... Sample PDF
Applying Instructional Design Principles and Adult Learning Theory in the Development of Training for Business and Industry
Chapter 11
Barbara Rogers Bridges, Mary C. Baily, Michael Hiatt, Deborah Timmerman, Sally Gibson
This chapter of the section will share the journey of a higher education faculty development team as they meet the challenge to modify a state... Sample PDF
A Blended Technologies Learning Community - From Theory to Practice
Chapter 12
Solveig Jakobsdottir
In this paper I will describe how we have successfully created in our program, with the aid of different types of technologies, a strong educational... Sample PDF
United We Stand - Divided We Fall! Development of a Learning Community of Teachers on the Net
Chapter 13
Cynthia L. Krey, Christopher Stormer, Janet Winsand
The Computers on Wheels project began at the College of St. Catherine as a collaborative venture between the Dean of Education and the McGlynn... Sample PDF
What To Do With a C.O.W. in the Classroom
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