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Using Technology in Education

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This blog is intended to explore how technology could be used in education to promote positive learning outcomes. Too often, new educational technologies are hailed as being better than the classroom experience, only to have rigorous studies show that when curricular materials, teaching methodology, and time on materials are equal, there is no benefit for the educational technology. What is needed is an examination of how technology and the burgeoning processing power of the computer might be harnessed to create something that actually is better than the classroom or 100% online teaching.  Educational technology for the 21st century...

Using Technology in Education

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This blog is intended to explore how technology could be used in education to promote positive learning outcomes. Too often, new educational technologies are hailed as being better than the classroom experience, only to have rigorous studies show that when curricular materials, teaching methodology, and time on materials are equal, there is no benefit for the educational technology. What is needed is an examination of how technology and the burgeoning processing power of the computer might be harnessed to create something that actually is better than the classroom or 100% online teaching.  Educational technology for the 21st century...