Implementing Learning Support Systems

Implementing Learning Support Systems

J. Bernardes (University of Wolverhampton, UK) and J. O’Donoghue (University of Wolverhampton, UK)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 9
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-555-9.ch151
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Abstract

Kearsley (1998) writes that “technology is often seen as a quick fix, a siren song,” and warns that “educational technology is a distraction … from what matters most—effective learning and good teaching.” The approach taken often seems more in the vein of entertainment than education, with television-type material creating an expectation of how information will be presented; the linkup of the Internet and television through streamed video may just exacerbate this.

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