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Statement of Purpose - ... To improvise my knowledge on Database, I preferred a certification course in Introduction to Oracle9i: SQL. Certain amazing facts on how artificial intelligence could bridge the gap between humans and computers captured my interest to read about AI from various journals, books and the Internet, where-in I came across the concept of CAPTCHA (Completely Automated Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart) and how AI bots could be used to crack them. CAPTCHA is mainly used to distinguish computers from humans to avoid malicious attack by computer programs....   [tags: computers, education, technology] 1142 words
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The Positive Impact of Computers in the Classroom - The Positive Impact of Computers in the Classroom Computers have been integrated in almost every aspect of today’s society; PC’s in the home and office, laptops for business traveling, graphics software for the media, and most significantly computers in the classroom. However, the technology of computers has not always been part of the education system and is a relatively new part of the teaching and learning process. In the 1950s large and expensive computers were only used by the government and large corporations (Beekman, 2003)....   [tags: Education Technology Essays] 913 words
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Teaching Business 100 in an Online Environment - Teaching Business 100 in an Online Environment In developing a strategy for converting the Business 100 (Business English) class to an online class, I will focus on three key areas of concern: • Content • Student-Student Interaction • Student-Instructor Interaction While there are certainly other components and issues of concern, my initial effort will address these, with future refinements to be based on student assessments, evaluation and feedback. I have gleaned from the OTI course readings a wealth of ideas for creating excellent online content and for student engagement....   [tags: internet, Education, technology]
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Tina Rosenberg´s Everyone Speaks Text Message - From an article notifying of the current situations of Guinea, one individual transmits a message through those reading to be enlightened by these events and persuade those who wish to keep languages intact and structure secured by informing of educational aid through technology. Through Tina Rosenberg, she will brief the readers over the conflicts in Africa as well as bring up the language system of N’Ko that is benefiting the education system throughout the land. Within the article, “Everyone Speaks Text Message,” by Tina Rosenberg, the author conveys a formal method in her writing to establish a connection of new education through the usage of proving expert opinions, allowing bl...   [tags: education, technology, literacy, language, Africa]
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A Global Perspective on Schooling - A Global Perspective on Schooling Universities and colleges across the country, as well as the world, have one goal. This goal is to educate citizens to the best of their ability. Although they all have the same objective, each of these schools has a different approach from all the others. One aspect of education that is constantly changing is technology. These changes can occur from school to school, or within a specific school. I have chosen to research and compare the different approaches of several universities from both the United States and throughout the world....   [tags: Education Technology Essays]
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Componenets of an E-Learning System - II. REVIEW OF RELATED STUDIES 2.1 Background concepts The central theme of e-learning is to leverage effective transfer of knowledge, not just from the experts to learners but also from learners to learners, including both tacit (informal knowledge) and explicit knowledge (formal knowledge), through various means facilitated by information and communication technologies (ICT) [Volery and Lord, 2000]. It is essential to identify the critical factors within each of the components of e-learning ecosystem to facilitate effective transfer of knowledge....   [tags: Education, technology, internet] 2131 words
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Playing Video Games Is Beneficial To Children - Across the continents, people are turning to new technological developments for entertainment. Unlike the previous generations who were fascinated by television and radio, the current generations are much more advanced regarding their choices of technology, relying on their smart phones, tablets, and game consoles to help them pass their free time. Today's youngest generation in particular, enjoys playing video games. Although parents may be concerned about the amount of time their children are spending on these video games, they should realize the numerous benefits to playing video games that have been identified, including increased problem solving skills and better grades, various health...   [tags: technology, education]
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One Laptop per Child cannot promise a Better Future - The One Laptop per Child (OLPC) project was founded by Nicholas Negroponte, co-founder and director of MIT Media Laboratory. The OLPC mission aims to “empower the world’s poorest children through education” by providing them with “rugged, low-cost, low-power and connected” laptops (About the project mission, n.d.). OLPC claims that the 200-dollar XO computer is designed for “collaborative, joyful, and self-empowered learning” (About the project mission, n.d.). They follow five principles wherever these laptops go: children get to keep the laptop, the age group is from six to twelve years old, OLPC gives enough laptops at a time for entire schools or classes so nobody feels left out, the lapt...   [tags: Technology, Education]
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Statement of Purpose - ... My ultimate aim is to experiment and implement various business models with a strong perspective of Engineering viability, and I look to finally developing a business model without the inherent flaws of the existent ones, which will be standardized enough to absorb the impact of future technological revolutions, yet provides enough flexibility to be adapted to various cultural, financial structures and becomes a reference for a globalized business model. I have realized that to achieve my ultimate objective it is imperative that I not only have a platform that will not only provide me the credibility, but an environment that inspires and encourages to look beyond the set parameters....   [tags: education, technology, engineering] 967 words
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Statement of Purpose - ... My undergraduate program has covered almost an entire spectrum of the core technical courses of Computer Science and programming but the subject “Mobile Computing” and the fundamentals of database systems in the subjects “Database Management System” became my area of interest. I aspire to pursue my Graduate Studies at USC because I can undertake more projects using the knowledge derived from these courses. One of my successful projects, “Unique ID management using Smart Card”, ended in May. 2011....   [tags: computers, education, technology] 971 words
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Gaming: Not Just for Entertainment but Also to Learn - Outline Gaming, Not a Waste of Time Anymore Thesis: With enhancements in the gaming genre being created every day, many industries, experts and educators are seeing the benefits of using this technology in ways outside of just entertainment purposes. • History of gaming, where it originated • Gaming and technology today and the kids that use them • History of the in home game systems • What the Game Industry has done for the economy o How it has evolved o How the gaming industry has impacted careers • Presidential recognition of the industry • Concept of gaming used in other professions o Military/armed forces o NASA o Health Care o Education • Other devices used for gaming other than com...   [tags: Knowledge, Technology, Education]
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Computers: Helpful or Distracting in School - In the world we live in today almost everyone in the world is using computers. Whether it is surfing the web on your phone or computer. Since technology is such a dominant part of life these days many schools are starting to join in. More and more schools are starting to buy laptops, iPads, and other electronic devices for their students. Some educators believe that computer access in school is a good thing; others believe that they may interfere with the learning process. There are pros and cons to computer access in school....   [tags: education, technology, learning process, cheating]
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Computer Games: An Approach to Increase Critical Thinking in Mathematics - There are many views surrounding the use of computer games in the classroom. Some argue that computer games are a valuable asset to the education sector while others are skeptical about this view. The truth is that people have changed the way they interact in the 21st Century and technology has played an important role. According to the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) in 2009, only twenty-six percent of U.S. students scored above level 4 (level 4 refers to the ability to complete higher order tasks) in the area of mathematics....   [tags: education, gaming, technology, learning]
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The Next Generation at Risk - Technology has been around for several years and is still advancing today. First introduced during the 1800's Industrial Revolution, where people began working in factories and cities. Now people in the 21st century are experiencing a new revolution where technology has practically taken over. However, one place where technology is missing, is in schools. The problem is that educators do not have enough resources to integrate technology in every classroom. Then, there are policymakers, placing education at the bottom of their priorities....   [tags: technology, education, policymakers, failure]
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Vocational and Technical Teachers in Malaysia - An issue arises whether the teachers in this country are ready to face and handle the challenges due to the birth of technology especially ICT in and out of school and due to the fact that the latest technology has acquired unique characteristics with lack of appropriate professional development, for these reasons it is necessary for teachers to be ready in terms of their knowledge, skills and also attitude in order to fully exploit the advantages in ICT (Rosnaini Mahmud, 2006). According to Ely (1995) the stress should not be on the technology itself but more on the teachers who will decide on the purpose in using the technology, how it is utilized and evaluates the effect of its use....   [tags: Education, Computer Technology] 1040 words
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Massive Open Online Courses - Introduction to MOOCs Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, have recently come into the public eye as a topic of interest. Whether as an alternative to traditional education, a way to enhance skills in the work-place, or as a way to make education freely available to everyone, many teachers, institutions and students are currently participating in MOOCs. However, as with any new technology, MOOCs are not yet fully understood, in terms of their impact, quality, and effectiveness. In this vein, the MOOCs have the potential to change the face of education, and how teaching is done, but at what cost, or at what benefit....   [tags: education, effectiveness, technology, teaching]
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Computer Aided Learning - Computer Aided Learning Definition of CAL CAL is an abbreviation of Computer Aided Learning and is one of the most commonly used acronyms within education. It is difficult to say exactly when the term "CAL" was first employed, however since the mid 1980s CAL has been increasingly used to describe the use of technology in teaching....   [tags: Education Technology cal] 1322 words
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Technology in the classroom - In identifying a problem in middle school settings, a curricular problem that many schools are lacking is having the necessary resources to integrate technology into the classroom. The active use of technology has been on the rise in the educational setting for several years. Schools are now implementing technological courses and lessons in middle grade schools to help students to become successful in the classroom. In becoming more academically inclined, students should be provided with lessons that are enriched with technology....   [tags: Education] 1140 words
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New Learning Opportunities for Adult Learners - New Learning Opportunities for Adult Learners The concept of adults as learners emerged both in this country and in Europe shortly after World War I; however, only in the last few decades has the theory of adult learning matured. Knowles, Tough, Houle, and Park, among others, have written extensively on the idea of the adult learner. In Tennant's book (1997), he discussed Knowles' adult learning theory. Knowles used the term andragogy to label adult learning theory. The andragogical model of the adult learner is based on the assumptions that adults need to know; adults have a need to be self-directed learners and have a self-concept of being responsible for their own decisions and for...   [tags: Internet Education Technology Papers]
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Should LAUSD Issue iPads to Students? - Education is the one of the most important gifts a child can receive. Since day one, children use the gift of education in order to get a better understanding of themselves and their surroundings. As the child grows up, he is sent to school in order to expand his knowledge through the education he receives. The education that the child receives in school will affect them for the rest of their life. Often though, the education a child receives seems to be the adequate one, but in the last couple of years, parents and students began to stand up against to what it seems to be inappropriate education....   [tags: Education, Schools, Technology]
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Cyberbullying and E-Safety: What Educators and other Professionals Need to Know - Cyberbullying has become an increasingly common trend but individual interpretation has made understanding its definition sometimes confusing and unclear. Cyberbullying is defined as torment, harassment, intimidation or pressure that is applied to an individual that takes place by using new media. “We use the term new media to describe a media ecology where more traditional media, such as books, television, and radio are converging with digital media, specifically interactive media and media for social communication” (Ito et al., 2009)....   [tags: bullying, media, technology, education]
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Laptop for Every Pupil in Uruguay - Laptop for every pupil in Uruguay Website: BBC News http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/8309583.stm A- Presentation of the Issue President Tabaré Vázuqez from Uruguay, decided to provide a laptop to every child attending state primary school. This plan, The “Plan Ceibal”, enables teachers and students to continue with the lesson plan they already had, and changes how teachers have been giving lessons, and how students have received them. In addition, teachers are not being well prepared for computers since the extent to which they use the laptops in the classroom are up to them, so by this, students may not be satisfied by this change and some of them may just not take advantage of them and it woul...   [tags: computers, internet, technology, Education]
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The Future of Scholarship - The Future of Scholarship Introduction: The development and rapid movement in the field of technology has changed the face of modern society from what it was twenty years ago. Information and communication technologies have changed dramatically even in the last ten years. Electronic mail, listservs, and the Internet, to name a few, are all parts of the new technology that is re-defining scholarly communication. In her article entitled “Scholarly Communication” Christine Borgman states that “[r]esearch was clustered around three variables: producers of the communication ....   [tags: Education Technology Electronics Essays]
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Professional Development for Teachers - Based on the inquiry of empowering professional development, many findings come into play. At times we feel as though professional development is worthless and a waste of time. Gusky also, addresses that at times why so many professional developments are inadequate. There are reasons why we feel that way and reasons of which we should not have if we were actually getting something out the workshops. A common goal must first be set in the mind of the participants thus leading to the building of professionalism of the school system....   [tags: Education, teaching, technology]
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Differences in the Education Quality That Students Receive Due to Technology: Wealthy Private Schools vs. Inner City Schools - Differences in the Education Quality That Students Receive Due to Technology: Wealthy Private Schools vs. Inner City Schools Technology in schools is becoming increasingly more important. Computers in the classroom have become not only a learning aid, but also a necessity for the educational process. However, computers, Internet access, televisions, and other such technological advancements cost money, a lot of money. President's Panel on Educational Technology recommends that the government spend anywhere from six to twenty-eight billion dollars each year on an ambitious program of computer infrastructure development (both hardware and software), teacher training, and research (Johnson, 2...   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Lesson Planning and Teacher Chat Rooms - Lesson Planning and Teacher Chat Rooms The nature of research and discovery of a topic at one time used to be complicated. Going to the library, searching through piles of cards that were categorized and confusing in itself. Trying to find the various sections of material and checking out the material (books, periodicals, etc.) I just thought, thank God for the library course offered through the University. How would I have ever found what I was looking for. I could brows through the high school, junior high school library, but when I got to college and saw the different library buildings....   [tags: Education Technology Internet Papers]
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College Writing in a Democratic and Digital Society - College Writing in a Democratic and Digital Society Citizens of the United States spend obscene amounts of money to get a quality college education. For example, Rhetoric classes at Oakland University are costing each student about $600 to take for one semester. What are students getting for their money. One way to really make this class part of the college experience, and worth the high cost, would be to involve multiculturalism. Writing about and listening to other peoples personal experiences can help students learn about and better understand other cultures....   [tags: Education College Technology Essays]
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Filtering in Libraries and Schools - Filtering in Libraries and Schools We read about blocking some kinds of internet sites in public libraries and schools by using filtering software. There are problems on how to define an obscene piece of material, the list of filtered sites is not available to user , restricting access of adults, not just children, and affecting the lives of poor people who cannot afford PCs by filtering many sites. I think everyone agrees that we should protect children from harmful sites. However, it is difficult to make a restriction which is acceptable by all users....   [tags: Education Technology Papers]
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Classrooms Must Access the Internet - Classrooms Must Access the Internet    Times are changing. Only ten years ago, the average family could not afford a personal computer for the home. Over the last decade, prices have fallen causing the availability of computers to rise. Computers have made their way into almost every business and school. Functioning without them seems somewhat difficult to most people. Schools are especially interested in investing in the technology of tomorrow. Computer classes have been created along with typing courses to aid students in every way possible in preparing them for the world of tomorrow....   [tags: Technology and Education]
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Laptops Should be Banned from the Classroom - Should students have the right or privilege to be able to use laptops in the classroom. There are numerous reasons why laptops should not be permitted in the classroom, Laptops make it very difficult for students to be creative in classroom activates. The students may find themselves becoming distracted from the lectures due to MySpace and other entertaining computer programs. Laptops prove to be huge distractions to the teacher do to the loud clicking of keyboard keys and the blank stare on the students faces while they type their notes....   [tags: education, computers, technology] 603 words
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The Smart Classroom - The Smart Classroom The classroom is a place that is constantly trying to be improved for the betterment of students’ education. New teaching methods and improvement in environment are all constantly being researched; however, recently, research on technology in the classroom has flourished. The Smart Classroom contains these technological advances and triggers them toward in-hancing student learning. Classrooms in the past never really took into consideration that all students learned differently, so one method of teaching was used....   [tags: Education Technology Smart Technolgies Essays]
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What Can an iPod Do for You? - In today’s world, in general, everything moves faster. Daily routines also would not be complete without technology. Often it is believed that technology becomes worthless when one does not know how to use it, in which I completely agree. Without the internet millions of people would go around town not know what was going on in the world. I, for one, grew up listening to music and I have always loved it. Shortly after the Christmas of 2007 I made a purchase that forever changed music and my life together....   [tags: iPods, technology, education,] 881 words
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Universities of the Future - Universities of the Future Universities progress as technology advances. A vision of Universities of the future is only possible with a vision of the technology of the future. With the current pace of technological growth it is almost impossible to imagine what is in store for the future of the university. It is exciting to think of what State U. will become in both the near and distant future. Laptops, wired classrooms, and technologically enriched curriculums are only the beginning. As visions of State U's future develop, dreams of newly renovated classrooms, dorms, and offices materialize....   [tags: Technology Education] 744 words
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Internet In The Classroom - Internet in the Classroom The Internet is a network of millions of computers worldwide, connected together. It is an elaborate source of education, information, entertainment, and communication. Recently, President Bill Clinton expressed an idea to put the Internet into every classroom in America by the year 2000[4]. Considering the magnitude of this problem, and the costs involved, it is not realistically possible to set this as a goal. The Internet allows the almost five million computers [1] and countless users of the system to collaborate easily and quickly either in pairs or in groups....   [tags: technology, Education] 720 words
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The Benefits of Allowing Cell Phones in the Classroom - Ever since incidents such as 9/11 and Columbine, high schools have started implementing new rules regarding cellphones. Cellphones regard the attention of building managers, teachers, parents, and students. Although teachers see them as a distraction and a way to cheat, they can be quite helpful to students. School districts should permit students to use cellular devices in school for purposes of improving their education and providing themselves a sense of security. By permitting the use of cellphones in school, students can increase their knowledge and complete school work by using applications and other features on their smartphones....   [tags: technology, education, trends]
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Technologies and Traditional Classroom Pedagogy - Problem Statement Only limited quantitative, pre-experimental studies are available on integrating wireless laptops into southeast Georgia’s rural public school curricular (Moore, 2009). The research problem in this study will focuses on some reasons teachers do not routinely use wireless laptops. Available technology remains an unused resource because many teachers feel that viewing intensely at their pedagogy and inquiring whether the existing curriculum is engaging enough to teach with wireless laptops effectively (Teo, 2009; Skevakis, 2010; Weston & Bain, 2010)....   [tags: Education, Teachers, Wireless Technology] 965 words
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Internet Integration Into the Classroom - Internet Integration Into the Classroom Internet integration into the classroom is a great way to foster learning while delivering relevant and interesting lessons. There are numerous ways of incorporating Internet use into a classroom; however, this integration should be thoroughly scrutinized. No tool should be integrated into a classroom without first ensuring that it will be an effective and safe means of instructional delivery....   [tags: Internet Education Technology Classroom] 796 words
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The Current Status of Computers and their Future Trend - Introduction Computer is playing a more and more important role in our daily life. People using their computers nearly every minutes, while they are traveling on the public transports, working in their office, studying at school and entertaining at home. This article would describe the current status of computers, criticize the current status, discuss the future trends of computers and describe a few wishes of mine towards the future of computers. Current Status of computers 1. Education Computers have been widely used in education....   [tags: education, ebooks, technology, cloud computimg]
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Cheating to Success - Today the world is much more connected by technology than ever before. Access to limitless information is all but a search away. Information ranging from how to cook a meal to the text of the declaration of independence with detailed annotations. Today the possibilities are limitless. Not only is it available in the household on the “old fashioned” home PC, but now due to smart phones access to information is anywhere and anytime. Is that ease of access affecting the learning process of today’s youth....   [tags: technology, education system, teachers]
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Computer-supported Collaborative Learning - As John Carroll and Ann Bishop state “Most learning takes place in communities.” (2005). This could be informal communities, such as a conversation at a workplace, or it could be a more formal setting such as a distance education course. Regardless of the level of formality, humans learn from one another through communication in some fashion. The issue for educators, then is how best to channel this natural tendency for learning, and how to best utilize technology in the process. Therefore, computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) focuses on employing the benefits of collaborative learning via networked computers (Computer-supported Collaborative Learning, 2007)....   [tags: computers, technology, education]
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Statement of Purpose - ... For my final year major group project, I worked on ‘EduMining - Student Academic Evaluation Records in Higher Education’. It was a data mining software which could be used to predict the performance of the student in the current semester. The goal of the project was to predict the student’s result much in advance so as to help him earn better grades and promote self-evaluations. It strongly helps teachers create an accurate, reliable and justifiable evaluation, which reflects the student’s progress and achievements....   [tags: engineering, technology, education] 845 words
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Cyber Age of Education - When I am asked to look back at my education, I come to realize that my generation is participating in a changing segment in the history of education. Starting school from pen and paper, my generation has gone through the period when education was about static textbooks and handwritten papers but we are now in the movement toward a new cyber age. We have come from a history where religious and ethnic culture played a major influence in education but now our advancing technologies shift the major contributors to computers and electronic media....   [tags: Technology] 1911 words
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Statement of Purpose - ... But, to my dismay, all home appliances went off. Fortunately, it was the fuse at power meter that was blown. And, I didn’t get why the experiment, I built based on the theory in my book, ended in chaos. Having joined in RGUKT, university with motto of learn by doing and concept of e-learning, I became the teacher of mine. I resumed my incomplete experiment with much increased coil turns maintaining the same ration as before. This time, it was amazing to find how the same theory on transformer led to a successful result....   [tags: engineering, technology, education] 719 words
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Distance Learning - Distance Learning Distance learning (education) has become an integral part of the education process over the past few decades and is growing in popularity as technology advances.(Willis 1992) describes distance education (as) "the organizational framework andprocess of providing instruction at a distance. Distance education takes place when ateacher and student(s) are physically separated, and technology…(is) used to bridge theinstruction gap." (Coutts 1996). Furthermore, "distance learning activities are designedto fit the specific context for learning, the nature of the subject matter; intended learningoutcomes, needs and goals of the learner, the learner's environment and the instr...   [tags: Education Technology Technological Papers]
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Distance Learning - Distance Learning Currently, computers already play a prominent role in many aspects of our lives from personal works to education fields. The Internet can also be invaluable in linking people culturally and socially (Hacker & Capehart, 1999). Geographically and historically, most universities in the world offer distance learning to students through the Internet, and the distance learning is becoming a new trend of the 21st academy. In particular, computers will permit a degree of individualization-personalized coaching or tutoring (Gardner, 2000: 31)....   [tags: Education Technology Internet Essays]
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Children Using The Internet for School - The purpose of this paper is to explore the impact of the internet use in American Schools. How educators use the internet to teach our children and how children learn using the internet. Research Using Internet The internet is an important tool for students to find and access information ranging in every subject they are learning. Understanding and using internet and other technological tools can enhance the quality of education our children receive. Research has shown that 87% of all youth between the ages of 12 and 17 use the internet, of those youth 78% use the internet at school....   [tags: technology, Education] 1119 words
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Technology in the Classroom - “Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow”(Pollard). William Pollard had it right, even in the 1800’s. At the time, no one could fathom the expanse at which technology would develop. However, we now see that technology, namely electronics, have become very prevalent in the classroom environment. We have become so dependent upon our smart phones, computers and tablets; it is difficult to remember life without them....   [tags: education, learning, dependence, electronics]
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Technology in the Classroom - In a short 80 years, progress has brought schools from slate boards to the internet. In 1984, Apple Computers were introduced in the classroom for students for the first time. By 1990, multimedia PCs were developed. In 1995, the internet began to catch on and between 1997-2007 the internet became the largest database of information, graphics and video (“ The History of Computers in Education”). Student learning has improved due to an increase in technology like computers/laptops, smartboards and iPads....   [tags: education, ipads, didactics]
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Learning to be a Citizen of Cyberspace - Learning to be a Citizen of Cyberspace Most researchers agree that the growth of a knowledge-based society will bring about fundamental changes in the production, distribution and exchange of information and that most every social and cultural institution will be changed in some way, but none more than education (Negroponte, 1995; Oppenheimer, 1997; Stevenson, 1997; Upitis, 1997). This is because, more than any other social institution, education is fundamentally about knowledge, information, and communication....   [tags: Technology Education Papers]
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Online Teaching – Now and the Future - Online Teaching – Now and the Future Online teaching is defined as any educational activity that requires a student to complete some learning or assessment activity via a personal computer and a connection to a network (Murdoch University Academic Council 1999). This network connection is usually to the Internet (Demirdjian 2002). It is a seen by the Murdoch University Academic Council as a teaching and learning technology, not a method of study (2002), but this depends on how it is to be used and by whom....   [tags: Internet Technology Education Essays]
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Use of the Internet in Elementary Schools -      ABSTRACT:  By looking at certain WEB sites (AskEric, PBS, KidLink, Interactive Frog Dissection, Hillside Elementary School, and Dade County Schools) this paper examines the ways the WEB is used in elementary schools. In addition, this paper addresses some controversial issues that arise when the WEB is used in elementary classrooms.   The development and growth of the Worldwide Wide Web have had an enormous impact on several areas including government, business, and even education. The WEB facilitates the quick and easy exchange of information between millions of people....   [tags: Technology in Education Essays]
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High Schools That Work: Best Practices for CTE - High Schools That Work: Best Practices for CTE High Schools That Work (HSTW), a school improvement initiative of the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), has documented achievement gains by career and technical education (CTE) students at participating sites (Bottoms and Presson 2000). At HSTW sites participating in 1996 and 1998 assessments (Frome 2001), CTE students showed math and science achievement equal to the national average of all high school students—and exceeded the national average of CTE students in math, science, and reading....   [tags: Education Learning Technology Essays]
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Computers and Teaching - Computers and Teaching Introduction: "The speed with which technology has developed since the invention of the computer has been extraordinary and surprisingly sustained. For educators, the rapid and continuing introduction of new technology into education, has outpaced the ability of teachers and developers to evaluate it properly, " says Levy, (1997:1). And he continues, that as soon as teachers have become acquainted with one kind of software and hardware and have developed some ability to use it for educational purposes, "better" machines appear to displace it....   [tags: Education Learning Technology Essays]
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Using Computers as Effective Teaching Tools - Using Computers as Effective Teaching Tools How can I implement technology to improve my effectiveness as a teacher. I know that students, in general, enjoy using computers in the classroom. So how can we, as teachers, take advantage of the computer as a tool to instruct. Computers are used as teaching tools often to teach through the interactive mode. Students enjoy interactive learning because they can apply the learning to the real world. I know that computers have their pitfalls in the classroom....   [tags: Technology Education Educational Papers]
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Replacing Textbooks with Tablets - As more people began to access the Internet through smart phones and tablets rather than laptops and computers, it is not a surprise that they would also want to transform the American education system by bringing tablets into classrooms. In fact, a few schools around the country have already replaced textbooks with tablets and have seen improvements in students’ standardized test scores. Using tablets instead of textbooks is not only convenient and helpful, but it can also reduce the amount of paper wastes in school....   [tags: technology, laptop computers, education]
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Interactive Cable Archives and Videoconferencing - Interactive Cable Archives and Videoconferencing The integration of technology into curriculum and instructional practices in P-12 education has been gaining momentum in classroom reform across the nation (Mowre-Popiel, Pollard, & Pollard, 1994). Interactive and digital technologies are now recognized as tools by which educators can bring unique resources into the classroom (Schutte, 1998; Wise, 2002) and engage students in dynamic, self-constructed learning (Branzburg, 2001). The use of technology as a tool that supports instruction and learning is transforming the traditional way of teaching; both digital and geographically located resources now offer an enriched content that was not av...   [tags: Technology Education Curriculum Essays]
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Computers in the Classroom - Computers in the Classroom Education has recently become a major media topic, drawing daily headlines in newspapers across the country. One issue on this topic is the recent rush to increase technology in the schools. This frequently is referred to as educational technology. Educational technology is defined as " the theory and practice of design, development, utilization, management and evaluation of process and resources for learning" (Ely 2000). The thought of incorporating technology into the classroom is an idea occurring only thorough the 20th century....   [tags: Technology Education Learning Essays]
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Teaching with Technology - Introduction Several scholars indicated that K–12 teachers are not skilled, and lack confidence needed to infuse technology effectively into the curriculum (Francis & Mishra, 2008; Hennessy, Harrison & Wamakote, 2010; 2010; Teo, 2009; Weston & Bain, 2010). Teaching with technology is complex and also the challenge of newer technologies (Hennessy, Harrison & Wamakote, 2010). A number of K–12 schools across the U.S. is under pressure to integrate diverse technology resources into the curriculum (Weston & Bain, 2010)....   [tags: Education, K-12 Schools] 1500 words
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The Importance of Computers in Children's lives - The Importance of Computers in Children's lives Humans are making new inventions every day. Since the beginning of time, man has been inventing. Homo habilis started by inventing tools and weapons so he could survive. The inventions never stopped and something new is being invented each day: cars, computers, and even spacecrafts. We started inventing things like computers not just for survival, but to make everyday life as easy as possible. In today's society computers have become very important part of our lives....   [tags: Technology Education Argumentative Papers]
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My Teaching Philosophy - My Teaching Philosophy Educational technology is a driving force to restructure schools. Technology is an appealing medium which can potentially facilitate effective teaching and learning as well as increase efficiency and productivity. At present, a variety of technologies are available to assist learners in the acquisition of knowledge and skills. Many of the new technologies can support research, analysis, problem-solving, and communication process more effectively than the traditional resources....   [tags: Technology Education Teachers Essays] 621 words
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Use of Technology in Teaching - In this paper I will introduce you to my reflections that helped influence my pedagogical approach in the use of technology to address my learner needs. I will deliberate how this impacted on my current and future teaching, learning and assessment practices. I aim to discuss technological advances in my industry, which is health, and how this impacts on my students now and into the future. I will explain ways I made adjustments in the use of technology within my teaching area to better meet both mine and the student’s needs....   [tags: education, pedagogical approach]
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Communication in Education - Technology demonstrates a vast impact on how well people will think, learn and interact. The development of technology involved in the classroom yields to advancement for communication and collaboration within the educational community. This involvement will focus on each group; students, parents, community and global community. The detailed information in this draft will clearly describe my plans for each group’s engagement in my classroom communication plan, addressing internet security and safety plans that will lead to an education of quality learning....   [tags: Technology, Parents, Community]
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Are calculators as effective as they were intended to be? - Are calculators as effective as they were intended to be. I can remember when I was in elementary school, we were never allowed to use calculators. I always seemed to excel in math, so I never really found it necessary to use one, usually. It was when I got into junior high when I first found myself looking for a calculator to help me do my math homework. I was taking pre-algebra, and I was struggling with learning the concepts. I just could not seem to get all the steps in the right order ever....   [tags: Technology Education Mathematics Essays]
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Use of Multimedia Content in Education - Presenting materials by using both words and pictures and those that integrate sound, voice, and animation, is one definition of multimedia. Examples of multimedia technologies are YouTube, Flickr, Wikipedia, blog, PowerPoint presentations, cameras, videos, and DVDs. These are just a few of the more common multimedia tools. When using multimedia to communicate information to students, multimedia learning happens. Multimedia in education is important; it allows students to learn skills that are important to life in the 21st century....   [tags: Technology, Digital Learning]
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Technology in the Classroom - Technology in the Classroom Almost every single occupation in today’s working world is impacted by technology in one form or another. As I have grown as a person and a student, I have noticed the obvious impacts and changes technology is taking on in education. These changes and impacts are both positive and negative to the children, young adults, and adults who are pursuing technological opportunities. In The Art of Fiction, John Gardner said, “The business of education is to give the student useful information and life-enhancing experience, one largely measurable, the other not…” One of the main reasons technologies are becoming so popular in today’s education is because it is i...   [tags: Education Teaching]
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