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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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Cell Phones in School: Nuisance or Learning Tool - ... Shane states, “The idea of allowing phones in class is being raised as a possible safety measure after the Newtown, Conn., school shooting” (A4). Recent increase in violence should exemplify the importance of cellphones in pacifying this increase in violence. Cell phones in school would allow students and parents to stay within easy access in case of emergencies. In some cases, schools have started relaxing cell phone policies due to disasters over the years. In the USA TODAY article journalist Josh Higgins quotes Dan Domenech, Executive director of the American Association of School Administrators he tells of how cell phones have started increasing in numbers....   [tags: information technology and education]
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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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Statement of Purpose for a Master of Science in Computer Science - STATEMENT OF PURPOSE (SOP) Major: Master of Science in Computer Science (MS in Computer Science) When I was 13 years old my father presented a personal computer as a birthday gift to me. Having seen the profound impact which personal computers have made and witnessed its prolific growth right from my childhood, it has been a great fascination for me to study computers and related technologies. This childhood fascination made me opt for Computer Science as mainstream diploma subject. With invigorating enthusiasm throughout the course duration, I completed my diploma with a good percentage....   [tags: technology, education, qualifications] 701 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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Social Network and its Impact in America - About a decade ago, if I had told my friend that I got poked by someone, chances are he would have interpreted that statement entirely different than in the present. To individuals today, poking is simply an insignificant yet entertaining online feature of a social networking site. It is discrepancies like this that epitomize the rise of the social networking epidemic. On February 4th of 2004, a college student named Mark Zuckerberg debuted his simple idea of a website called Facebook. Zuckerberg’s original intention was to communicate with his friends at his school of Harvard University....   [tags: Technology, Education, Politics] 1861 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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iPads and Tablets In Elementary Classrooms - Tablets and iPads are being used in elementary schools to advance the technology in classrooms. Some say that these devices are being used in classrooms because elementary students in this generation are already using these devices at home for learning. Schools all over the United States have begun to carry out million dollar plans to supply their students with Microsoft, Apple, and Samsung electronic “notebooks”. Many schools have hopped on the bandwagon and decided to incorporate iPads and Tablets into their curriculum....   [tags: Technology Advancements, Schools, Education]
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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 - Statement of Purpose By virtue of the constant and incessant research and development being carried out in the field of computers, this technology, having pervaded every domain known to man, is effectuating tremendous progress and advancement even as I frame this statement. My undergraduate study in the field, certainly served to provide me with a keen appreciation for its remarkable reach and while each subfield that I explored provided me with a different perspective and furthered my fascination with this realm of science, it was the curriculum courses in Database Management Systems, Data Structures and Algorithm, and Information Technology for Management of Enterprise that most excited me...   [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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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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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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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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Statment of Purpose for a Computer Technician - I go to San Diego Job Corps going for a computer tech. My trade that am going for requires The work of a computer technician basically involves performing installations and maintenance functions on computer systems and networks. It also involves solving problems that users have with their computers and consultation with regards to the computer and its operations. The specific skills needed for computer tech are knowing computer hardware and software as well as troubleshooting procedures and basic electronic repair....   [tags: technology, repairs, education] 661 words
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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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The Age of Technology - Why do we have technology. What does technology do for us as human beings. In The current generation, the age of computers; technology is progressing at a rapid pace. For every day that passes by, there is always a new piece of technology invented or being invented. Technology's soul duty has always been and will always be to assist us in our daily lives, and take away the mental and manual labor we would have had to do otherwise. Unlike the olden days before technology was invented, if you want to research or something you are now able to use technology as an advantage....   [tags: information, education, invention] 862 words
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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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Technology in the Classroom - ... The internet system strictly forces students to only use technology in educational settings and prohibits them to turn educational experiences into games. The integration of technology in classrooms, will allow students to develop skills crucial for the 21st century. Especially, students will learn workplace skills that they will need in order to be successful in their futures. If students are introduced to technology at a young age, by the time they are in a career, technology will not be a barrier to pursue their dreams....   [tags: portable digital assistants in education]
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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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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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Changes Brought Forth by the Second Industrial Revolution - Throughout the decades America has seen many changes in technology, social standards, fashion, and education, but no time proves to hold as much change as the era of the second revolutionary period. The second industrial revolution changed America in countless ways, and is in important reason why America is the way it is today. Thanks to the second industrial revolution we were able to invent billions of new things that led us to the technology we all know and love. The second industrial revolution brought many changes to America as you will see from the social progress, inventions, and workforces....   [tags: technology, social standards, fashion, education]
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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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Computer Usage in Schools - Computer Usage in Schools A computer is, “a programmable electronic device that can store, retrieve and process data” (Merriam-Webster). This tool once predominately used in homes and offices is making its way into our educational system. Technology is a growing part of our society today. We are beginning to see the use of computers in classrooms more and more. The increase of computer usage in schools, primarily elementary, has enhanced student learning. The study I looked at recognized the importance of technology in education, but then examined teachers’ educational background and knowledge of technology and its effect on their integration of computers and computer so...   [tags: Technology Education Learning Essays]
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Statement of Purpose - My immense interest in blending technology, people and information systems to improve people’s lives is the principal reason behind my career choice of Management in Information Systems. Information Systems has revolutionized technology by drastically shifting our lives from the humdrum to the extraordinary. The ubiquity of cutting-edge technological solutions has gifted human beings with innovations. It is imperative now that along with the spate of new technology a correct balance of technology and humanities is sought in order to implement wide-ranging programs, which satisfy an array of sectors....   [tags: technology, education, management] 956 words
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Statement of Purpose - It was a magic moment for me when I saw my first computer at my uncle’s house. It was a big black & white window’s 95 OS where I played my first game, Dave. The moment I touched the keys, the urge to learn this computer world got seeded inside. Academic As the time passed, the seed of learning got deep-rooted and hence I pursued Information Technology as a specialization for my degree. This provided me with a strong and comprehensive background especially in computers and telecommunications. The subjects like C, C++, Java and DBMS which were catered to us in the curriculum made me proficient in programming languages to such a level that I started creating my own games in C++....   [tags: information technology, education, computers] 742 words
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Wolfram|Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine That Benefits Students and Teachers - Although I currently am not taking any mathematics courses, Wolfram|Alpha certainly has the capacity to be a valuable homework or study tool. In particular, its ability to handle calculus functions such as differential equations and integration, even providing visual representation for graphs and series, would have been an immensely helpful tool when I took AP Calculus in high school. Similarly, the details the engine can provide for chemicals and measurements, such as acceleration, would have been equally helpful for science classes....   [tags: internet, teaching, technology and education, math] 1003 words
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The Development of Technology Curricula In The United States and New Zealand - Introduction Curriculum directs the lesson of every teacher and helps us have a structured and systematic instruction. Curriculum is often referred to as reference material which tell us exactly what to do, when to do it and in what sequence. According to Ronald C. Doll ,1996 (as cited in Curriculum Overview), school curriculum is the process by which learners and students acquire knowledge and understanding, develop skills and change attitudes, appreciation and values under the guidance of that school....   [tags: Education]
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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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Teachers and Technology - Several scholars indicated that K–12 teachers are not skilled, and lack confidence needed to infuse technology effectively into the curriculum (Francis & Mishra, 2008; Harrison, & Wamakote, 2010; Teo, 2009; Weston & Bain, 2010). Teaching with technology is complex and the challenge of newer technologies (Koehler & Mishra, 2009; Ozek, Kesli, & Kocoglu, 2009; Weston & Bain, 2010; Hennessy). A number of K–12 schools across the US are under pressure to integrate diverse technology resources into the curriculum (Weston & Bain, 2010)....   [tags: Education, Wireless Computing, Teaching] 1233 words
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Computers in Education - Computers in Education Computers influence on education has been a widely argumentative issue. Opponents believe that introducing computers in schools will waste time, available funds and cognitive development by cutting down on vital learning experiences that a child should experience. Computers are a vital asset in education because they increase intellectual development, creativity, and promote correlations between teachers and students. Being that I am a new to fatherhood; I want to understand if technology can in fact be a precarious part of children’s education....   [tags: Educational Technology ]
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Students Access to Computers - In some states the schools are not allowed to have computers for their student to have access to them. However, in other states schools think it is better for the student to have access to computers whenever they need them. I think that students should be allowed the access to computers during school but for only certain uses. If the school does allow access to computers, the student will find ways around sites they are not allowed on. Although there are a lot of cons as to allowing students access to computers there are also pros to, such as the students grades may incline more than usual....   [tags: school, education, social media, technology]
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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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The Role of Computers in Education - From past to present, the advancement of technology make information and knowledge that enables people to communicate easily and quickly, until it can be applied widely. Shows that information technology is tools that can bring benefits come to appropriate education, if known to benefit and cost effective investment. And today can be considered a high technology device that has been a profound role that is "Computer", which is widely used in all industry. Especially, computer in education including uses of computers for educational administration, computers for teaching and learning, and computers for education service....   [tags: Advancement of Technology]
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The Reliability of Education in the Classroom - Students are now raised with advanced technology. They have computers, smart phones, and tablets at their disposal. With that being the new norm schools have to conform to include the new technology. Educators now have to look for a better way to communicate, educate, and evaluate their students. Utilizing software in the classroom will give the educator a great advantage, but technology must not be used alone. Educators must also use observation and other means to evaluate work. Technology is faster and more accurate, but technology is not always reliable....   [tags: Educational Technology ]
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Effect of Technology on Modern Society - ... Before the creation of these devices, families would sit together around the table and play games together. But, since the creation of video games, home entertainment has changed to games played by yourself, and the impact of these games on families is very obvious. Today, instead of watching TV together or eating supper together around a table and talking about everyone’s day, everyone is in a different room, playing video games, watching TV, texting, or listening to music. But, sometimes technology helps parents to communicate better with their children and know where they are, what they’re doing, and if they’re okay....   [tags: family, education, health] 697 words
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Impact of Technology on Student Achievement - Outline Topic: Impact of Technology on Student Achievement I. Introduction II. Ensuring Equitable Use of Technology for Educational Excellence III. Theorists Views on Technology as it relates to Student Achievement IV. Using Technology as a means of Meaningful Learning V. Summary, implications, and discussions Impact of Technology on Student Achievement There are several ways a teacher can measures student achievement. Teachers can use grades, portfolios, etc. to monitor student’s progress in the classroom....   [tags: technological, Education, computers]
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Computer Technology and Teaching Principles - Computer technology is one the most innovative advancements in modern-day education. Technology has made its way into the world of teaching practice and principle by expanding the way we approach instruction in the classroom. We are no longer confined to pencil and paper, but have the ability to project and present knowledge in an enhanced way to capture the minds of a generation of students whose society is built around ever expanding world of computer technology. As facilitators of learning, our classrooms are filled with students who are comprised of generation X’ers and Millenial’s....   [tags: modern-day education, curriculum]
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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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Change in Education - ... (Hargreaves, 2009) (Authority, 2013; Palfrey, 2008; Cuban, 1986) Carnoy and Rhoten (2002) state that, “Globalisation forces nation-states to focus more on acting as economic growth promoters for their national economies than as protectors of the national identity…” A states education system is therefore compared at a global level rather than a national level. As a result the government seeks to develop a national curriculum to uphold national sovereignty. As discussed by Priestly (2002) this approach can be viewed two ways; firstly as a reaction against globalisation, that is by establishing national curricula a nation-state is sending a strong message that they believe their education s...   [tags: significance, globalization, technology] 2015 words
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The Time Spent on Technology and Teenagers - Everywhere you go, teens seem to be glued to their phones, tablets, or computers. Technology is an addiction that does not seem to be going away any time soon. According to the Washington Post, teens can spend up to seven or more hours on their digital devices a day and the usage is still increasing. Not surprisingly enough, more than a third of all teenagers own a cellphone, ranging from a smart phone or just a plain old-school flip phone. But can spending all that time on their computers and smart devices be such a bad thing....   [tags: internet, computer, smart devices, education] 682 words
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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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Application of Technology in Classrooms - Technology not only revolutionized the social aspect of society but also the education system. The purpose of the application of technology in classrooms was to facilitate students' learning as a form of "preparing students for careers, hands-on applications of mathematics and science, critical thinking skills, and life" (Dettelis 1). The incorporation of technology in schools was not easy, yet not impossible. Due to the immense impact and changes technology had on society, education was bound to change....   [tags: education system, learning, technological literacy]
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Technology Makes Teaching Easier - Technology has enhanced people’s standard of living, a major area where this is most noted is in the educational sector. Technology has made teaching easier in schools and has also enhanced research by providing students and staff needed information right in the comfort zone of their computer systems, the use of projectors for visual aid has most expanded teaching as students are not only able to know and understand but they are able to know how it’s being done. The use of smart boards and projectors have also enhanced the dispersal of knowledge from lecturers to students, also most libraries today are becoming electronic and online libraries are increasing rapidly, all thanks to technology....   [tags: education, projectors, websites] 1538 words
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Incorporate Technology in Learning - Technology has advance over the years, especially over the last forty year. The prices of many devices have dropped significantly over the last ten years. Ten years ago computers and laptops were priced around two thousand dollars, as of today a good laptop is priced as low as three hundred dollars. Computers and tablets have become very common these past years. As we look back, a few decades ago not even typewriters were common and no one improved his or her learning ability by using the typewriter....   [tags: Technological Advancements, Education, Schools]
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Textbooks, Not Texting - Does using a cell phone in class affect a student’s learning. Cell phones can be a benefit in school by replacing other materials in the classroom. The materials cell phones can replace are: dictionaries, timers, calculators, and other items that are usually used in the classroom. Students can improve their projects by using their cell phone to record data. Also, many websites can help students send answers to their teachers via text messages. But, cell phones are also inadequate in the classroom....   [tags: Technology, Students, Learning, Education]
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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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Value and Soundness of Online Education - In comparison of various viewpoints, many opinions are similar regarding the value and soundness of online education. The increased quality and technology of online courses are attracting millions of students to enroll instead of attending traditional schools. More and more students are opting for E-learning convenience despite the complaints of poor quality and high expense. Competition and technological advancement will eventually drive the cost for online education down. Many new educational Internet start-up companies will be providing low cost online courses despite not yet being accredited....   [tags: technology, cost, degree]
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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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Are Tablets the Future of Education? - Is the education of the future generations at stake, or will it become more effective with the use of tablets in school. The country’s classrooms are unquestionably going through a technological uprising. Samsung and Apple are watching the sales of these devices increase immensely. There are several theories as to why the tablet would be a negative impact on the children in school. However, experts believe that the tablet is taking over America’s schools and don’t have such horrible impacts on students like society seems to accept as true....   [tags: technology, cost, textbooks] 2934 words
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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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Technology in Teaching and Learning - Educational technologies are being utilized in every way shape and form, from inline gaming to numeracy, literacy and painting by numbers. From learning to leisure we have embraced the internet, in online chat rooms we communicate, interact and move into future learning through educational programmes and technology that lets us live and learn virtually. Instruction and directions are sent across cyberspace which change perceptions and give us an insight into different cultures far away across the other side of the world .The enigma that is cyberspace has the capacity to change our way of thinking, learning and teaching, and it is this teaching aspect hat most interests me....   [tags: Education ]
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The Postive and Negative Influences of Technology in the Classroom - Over the past few years, education has grown rapidly with the implementation of new technologies, but this growth has been witnessed in both positive and negative ways. When one uses the term ‘technology’, a good number of people automatically think of computers. However, the use of technology in the education sector depends on how new inventions are incorporated into institutions of higher learning. Students are no longer required to use their brains; instead they are taught how to memorize things using alternate sources such as: computers and calculators (Duderstadt et.al 09)....   [tags: access, distance, education ] 1189 words
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Literature Review on the Integration of Technology in the Classroom - Literature review will be conducted to examine and critiqued previous research regarding integrating technology in the classroom. The number students that use or have access to technology on a daily base increases daily. Technology has reshaped our educational system, from integration in the classroom, collaborating with peers, and how test are administered to students. Integrating technology in our educational system can assist the special needs students and prepare students for 21st century employment....   [tags: education, learning, barriers] 2128 words
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One-room Schoolhouse - Our world today is fast-paced and all about technology, sometimes we need to remember our past. Not saying that technology and the future is to be rejected our society can consider the experiences and practices of our ancestors (Smith). More particular the one-room schoolhouse and how it can be applied to the teaching of students today. The one-room schoolhouse is an iconic symbol of schooling as pioneers started settling the west. One-room schooling has a different but specific educational setting than today’s classroom does not have....   [tags: technology, schooling, education]
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Statement of Purpose for a Masters in Information Technology - STATEMENT OF PURPOSE “Time and tide wait for no man” Being well acknowledged about the above saying has pushed me a mile further for every aspect of my life. The four year engineering course in Information Technology has always been a beautiful experience and has inspired me to put the knowledge into my Masters degree. This would allow me to enhance my knowledge about technology and its pros and cons and the guidance I would need. Gone are those days when man had to slog for simple works, he has advanced into boundaries which are unimaginable and has made his life easy, being an essential part of such an advancement has always been my motive....   [tags: education, experience, knowledge] 748 words
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Mobile Devices - Mobile devices such as mobile phones, smart phones, palmtops and handheld computers (personal digital assistants (PDAs) and tablet PCs Kukulska-Hulme (2005) add an extra dimension to the technology used in teaching and learning. This change has led to a new concept called m-learning (mobile learning) and there are now a number of examples where mobile devices have been integrated into formal education and/or informal learning (Kukulska-Hulme 2009). Opportunities such as learner-centred learning and learning outside the classroom are made possible within m-learning due to the number of different attributes that are offered by mobile devices (Kukulska-Hulme 2005)....   [tags: Technology, Invention, Education] 678 words
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Using Modern Communication Technology in the Classroom - Technology and more specifically cellular phones play an important role in our everyday life. Today researchers have found that cellular’s help not only inside the classroom but have had a positive learning outcome outside as well (Thomas & OBannon, 2013). When we think of cell phone, learning is not the first thing that comes to mind, but with the different ways that as teacher cell phones can be use for everything. Granted most of these ideas are for more mature students, the ones that have a better understanding of not only technology but also how to use it for their education....   [tags: cell phones as an education tool] 582 words
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Analysis of Three Articles on Technology Usage - Matrix Review 2 Below are three articles that will be reviewed in relationship to education. The three articles reflect changes in education and the concerns of these changes on the students and future education. The first article is Blended Learning: Undergraduate Students’ Experiences of Using Technology to Support Their Learning (2011) by Amanda Lucille Joanne Jefferies. The second article is Does the Use of a Learning Platform Support Approaches to Personalized Learning in the Classroom. (2012) by James fanning....   [tags: Platforms, Education, Ethics]
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An Educational Revolution because of the Technology Era - With the imminent rise of high tech gadgetry, more emphasis is being placed on its burgeoning escalation in society. The entire way we live life is becoming revolutionized as we are beginning to become more adapted to the era of technology. Education is one factor that is rapidly and imperatively modernizing the way it is being taught to children. It helps mold them into productive members of society and the working world. Students must interact in the sometimes chaotic, yet, ultimately totalitarian environments of educational institutions in order to successfully transfer themselves into the life of work....   [tags: online education, classrooms, students]
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How are The American Classrooms Dealing with Technology - “Put it away.” “Turn it off.” “Give me your phone.” These are phrases heard all too often in American classrooms when dealing with technological devices. The United States education system is falling behind compared to other schools around the world. While American teachers are banning devices in schools, just trying to control something that can give students an advantage, students in other countries such as China, Japan, the Philippines, and Germany are using their devices to learn and listen about new discoverings every day (Rosenberg 11)....   [tags: education system, tablets, textbooks]
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