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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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Innovation in Education - Education is not, as some may perceive it, something set in stone, easily modified to suit each new generation. Each year, new technology pushes society farther and farther, and with this change to society, we must also mold our education content and techniques to fit those demanded by the modern world. Computers have become a significant part of daily life for most Americans, as three out of four adults own a computer, and there is almost always one within a family household. In most cases, financial limits prohibit the average student from having access to a decent amount of processing power....   [tags: Technology]
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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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Teaching Philosophy Via the Internet - I defend the practical value of teaching undergraduate philosophy courses in the Internet. Three important objectives of philosophical education can be achieved as effectively by electronic means as in the classroom. First, information about the philosophical tradition can be conveyed by hypertext documents on the World-Wide Web. Second, philosophical dialogue can be conducted through participation in an electronic forum. Third, close supervision of student writing can be achieved by means of e-mail submission of written assignments....   [tags: Technology Education Learning Papers] 2723 words
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University Technology Mara's Contributions to the Malaysians - Do you know what was the University Technology Mara ( UiTM ) contributes and its importance to the malays since 1956 until now ?. From the beginning RIDA ( Rural Industrial Development ) established in august 1950, RIDA objective is to assist and train the malays in rural areas with potential for improving the economic. Then later RIDA is change it name to “ Dewan Latehan RIDA “ after that in 1966 it called “Maktab MARA”. After some transformation and upgrading processes is done “Maktab MARA” finally is called ITM ( Institude technology Mara ) it is built on the site of 300 acres in Shah Alam by Tun Abdul Razak....   [tags: Education, Descriptive Essay]
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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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The Web in Art Education - In the last several years, a number of new technologies associated with the World Wide Web emerged. The term Web 2.0 is widely used to refer to these technologies that reflect substantial changes in the traditional model of how content for the Web is created and consumed (O'Reilly, 2005). What differentiates these technologies from previous aspects of the Web is the social interaction that is involved, the ability of users to create and disseminate content, the ability of the users to rate and "tag" content, and the free availability to anyone with Internet access (Freedman, 2006)....   [tags: Technology]
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The Information of Indexes - The Information of Indexes Throughout centuries writing technologies have consistently altered the processes of reading and writing. With each new technological advance, mankind has continually adapted to the necessary reading and writing skills pertaining to such innovations. The advance from handwriting to print dramatically changed the processes of reading and writing, but now we face a new era of technology: as the world of cyber culture continues to develop. For college students, these progressions of literary technologies have drastically changed the way we think about reading and writing....   [tags: Technology Education Writing Papers]
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Using Technology to Increase Academic Success - Technology has been an integral part of society for years. People use all sorts of technology (computers, smartphones, iPod’s, etc.) for tasks of daily living. Beyond everyday tasks, such as technology, improves academic success is what the next work will be discussed. “There is a pressure on schools to adapt to the new technology, the same impulse drives that teacher, like anyone else, to use computers in their everyday lives” (Culling, F, Cedric, H, Nusrat, 2009, p.18). Having knowledge in technology helps professionally....   [tags: teachers, education system, academic success]
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Adults with Learning Disabilities - Adults with Learning Disabilities The field has not quite reached consensus on definitions of LD, and there are professionals as well as members of the public who do not understand them or believe they exist. For example, in a Roper (1995) survey of 1,200 adults, 85% associated LD with mental retardation 66% with deafness, and 60% with blindness. In Rocco's (1997) research, faculty "questioned the existence of certain conditions or if they existed, the appropriateness of classifying the condition as a disability" (p....   [tags: Technology Education Essays]
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The Case for Technology - Technology permeates our society. In work settings, employees are expected to use computers for such tasks as communication, information management, problem-solving, and information seeking. Because technology is such an integral part of modern life, it behooves educators to prepare learners to use it effectively. Technology also has a role in the instructional process for it can serve as a means of supporting and enhancing instruction. Based on an analysis of the literature, Hopey (1998) noted that educational technology can-- • Improve educational attainment and skill acquisition • Reduce the educational disparities created by race, income, and region • Improve the relationship betwee...   [tags: Computers Education School Essays]
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Technology in the Classroom - Technology in the Classroom Technology is everywhere and used in every part of life. Practically every job uses some form of technology. It is important for students to learn how to use technology in order to function in this technology-based country. But it is also extremely important for students to learn using technology. Technology has the capability of opening all students eyes to a world of mathematics that they never before could have even began to imagine or understand. The U.S Department of Education is developing a plan, The National Education Technology Plan, to incorporate technology properly into the classroom....   [tags: Education School Computers] 1435 words
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Hypertext and Literary Study - Hypertext and Literary Study Hypertextual fiction (hyperfiction) and other hypertext applications are making their way into the literature courses where, Professor Larry Friedlander says, “learning has basically meant the study of texts,” in the form of the “printed word” (257). And these newer works, inseparable from their contemporary technologies, offer the possibility of a very different type of literary study than the one most English majors experience in traditional literature courses. Print and book technology perpetuate and validate linear experience, thought, and narratives, which buttresses a hierarchical educational structure that shapes the roles of writers, readers, teachers,...   [tags: Literature Education English Technology Essays]
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Bulletin Boards as Dialogic Constructivism for Learners - Bulletin Boards as Dialogic Constructivism for Learners The advent of technology in the classroom has brought many new acronyms into teachers' lexicon: MOOs, MUDs, VREs, as well as chats and Discussion boards. Such technology, when students are loosed upon it, decenter the teacher and empower the student. Such a transition is firmly grounded in the ideological work of Friere who admonished that learning requires that students create knowledge and not be mere "receptacles for received knowledge." Discussion Boards, particularly, extend the notion of "classroom discussions" into a realm much more inclusive, and often more beneficial for students....   [tags: Technology Learning Education Essays]
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Computers in the Classroom - Computers in the Classroom Computers are being used in classrooms all over the country. Children have access to a computer while at home or at school. However, is the technology being channeled through computers being depended upon too much. Are they going to take over the role of the teacher as an educator. Many educators are asking these questions regarding the education of their students. Computers affect the students and teachers in both positive and negative ways. In this paper I am going to discuss the benefits and downfalls of computers in the classroom....   [tags: Technology Technological Essays Education] 921 words
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The Emergence of Distance Education Career Services - The Emergence of Distance Education Career Services In order for chaos not to abound there needs to be some type of rules and boundaries that exist to create order. According to the website, http://dictionary.reference.com the definition of chaos is “a state of utter confusion or disorder; a total lack of organization or order”. So to maintain atmosphere free of chaos there has to be order or organization. Ultimately there is some kind of guiding principle or standard that dictates rules. There are boundaries that determine what actions should occur....   [tags: online degree, technology, college]
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Scholarly Pursuit of Knowledge on the Web -       When founding the University of Virginia, Thomas Jefferson had a vision that culminated in his creation of the Academic Village. This vision expressed his desire for an integrated educational environment, the encouragement of intellectual exchange across interdisciplinary boundaries, and the cooperative pursuit of knowledge.  The acceptance of the Internet, or Web, into mainstream culture can be seen to elevate Jefferson's vision to an entirely new level. Although it has existed for some time, this recent popularization of on-line sources has numerous implications for the means and breadth of the scholarly pursuit of knowledge....   [tags: Technology in Education Essays]
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Horizon Report: Higher Education Editions - The Horizon Report: 2014 Higher Education Editions seeks to answer several questions and as such examined emerging technologies for the potential impact on and use in teaching, learning and creative inquiry within the environment of higher education. They also seek answers to the many local factors which affect the practice of education, the issues that transcend regional boundaries and questions common to higher education. This report focused on 18 topics identified by the expert panels which are likely to impact technology planning and decision making: six key trends, 6 significant challenges and six important developments in educational technology....   [tags: technology, teaching, creativity]
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Computers in the Mathematics Classroom - ?Calculators and computers are reshaping the mathematical landscape, and school mathematics should reflect those changes. (NCTM 24). My view of mathematics and geometry is that they go hand in hand. You have to know some algebraic procedures in order to be able to perform geometry problems. I never enjoyed Geometry in high school but now that I see it in a different prospective using GSP I really understand and enjoy it. I think that Geometry should be taught with software so the students can work with it hand in hand with the teacher and other students....   [tags: Math Technology Education]
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Teachers and Computers - Teachers and Computers: The Task Ahead Our world is becoming increasingly dependent on technology. In factories, offices, highways, and homes, one can find a plethora of machines in use. It makes sense then, that one would find some of the same technology in the schools. There is an obvious need for incorporating technology into the schools and curriculum. The task ahead for today’s educators is to learn how to use computers efficiently, develop a technology team in their school, and successfully include computer-based instruction in their classroom....   [tags: Technology Education Essays]
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How Technology Improves Academic Success in Students - ... Donnelly and Benson suggest the solution to this problem is simply funding. However, in today’s economy, education is already suffering a major lack of finances. Therefore, some argue that it is more efficient for students to continue with traditional education to ensure universal fairness to those students who attend schools who cannot afford such drastic changes in teaching methods. In schools today cellphones and sometimes computers are forbidden because of the simple fact that they offer a distraction from education....   [tags: education, web based learning]
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Technology and Participation - Common forms of technology found in today’s classrooms have impacted the way students participate in class. Many forms of technology are available to teachers; some more common tools include interactive white boards, laptop computers, and personal response systems. Interactive white boards are perhaps the most common technological tool in school districts today, and support for them continues to grow. In higher levels of education laptop computers are prevalent among students, while personal response systems, also known as clickers, are modestly mixed throughout all levels of education....   [tags: Technology]
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The Effects of Technology on Students - The Effects of Technology on Students Change is constant. Though one may not be able to see the change, one can look back through the course of a year or maybe even a few months and see the change. Technology has transformed with our culture. There are many benefits for students with the new advancements of technology. Teachers have seen many of these benefits with the influence of technology on their students. Many students find a sense of accomplishment when working with technology. Students are now more willing to write and work on computational skills (Estey)....   [tags: Education Teaching]
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Gender and Technology - Even though information communication technology and the internet provide vast, novel and exceptional opportunities for development of humanity and empowerment in a wide range of areas starting from business, education, and health sectors they are also one of the major aspects toward economic and social discrepancies across a variety of social and economic groups (Primo, 2003). Gender divide is, in particular, one of the main inequalities to be augmented by the extensive advancement in technology....   [tags: Technology]
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Learning with Technology - Introduction Technology has brought about many changes in today’s society. We interact, exchange information, and socialize in whole new ways that were not even possible twenty years ago. These changes apply to all areas of life, and can even be incorporated into the classroom to bring about positive results in students. The use of technology in the classroom for cooperative learning, personalized learning, and group learning have the potential for great impact on the way learners learn and teachers teach....   [tags: Technology ]
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The Use of Technology in Classrooms - The Use of Technology in Classrooms Throughout the years technology has help advance our school system to make a teachers job easier. New technology enables teachers to get their point across to children in different ways, depending on what kind of learner the child is. Twenty-five years ago, there were no personal computers. Today, almost 30% of American households own a PC, and more than 60% of American students use computers in schools. The personal computer brought about many new advances into the classroom....   [tags: Education Teaching]
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Teaching and Technology - Teaching and Technology Technology is ever changing the ways in which we learn. There are many different technologies, but the biggest, and most recent is the very influential computer. Both in and out of the classroom computers impact the education of people around the world. In the beginning of the computer age, there were simple computers (very simple compared to now). The first computers were so big that one of them was the size of an entire room. As technology advanced, the computer became smaller and more popular....   [tags: Teaching Education Essays]
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The Effect of Technology On Society - Every day the world is changing and things are done differently. Technology has also affected the way students are taught and in which they learn. It has changed the classroom. Technology saves us time and allows us to access material in only minutes. “The Internet and online subscription databases, even as a supplement to the printed works in the library, allow students to see, and force them to consider or reject, points of view that they might never have encountered in decades past” (Gow 4).With all the time technology produces, it also has downsides and it also may have created a less intelligent society....   [tags: Technology]
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The Cycle of Technology Integration - The Cycle of Technology Integration The cycle of technology integration begins with planning, investigation, and experimentation. Schools go through an initial stage of planning and experimentation in which a few educators begin using technology in new ways. Then, these individuals become technology proponents. The next step in the cycle of technology integration is initial capital investments. This allows the department to determine the value of technology necessary in the schools. The ideal situation would be to have a computer in every classroom and have all of the teachers and students know and understand how to use it and receive a better education due to the technological advancement...   [tags: Education Teaching]
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The State of Technology in Universities - Over the past decade, there have been numerous strides in technological fields and a growing need to integrate technology into our daily lives. Larger organizations like corporations and universities continually search for new technology to upgrade their infrastructure and computers. In universities, nearly every student has at least one internet connected device. This, and other hardware needs such as servers for storing grades and documents, cause universities to spend over $6.94 billion on hardware and software, not including salaries.[2] More recently, lectures and labs are trying to migrate notes and work onto the web....   [tags: Technology]
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Results of Advancements in Technology - In today’s society, modern technology is evidently developing rapidly and it is portrayed as a negative impact. It can be seen that technology is a substitution of all characteristics of life. The purpose of every technological invention is to benefit the lives of mankind; thus re-enforcing the positive connotation of technology. However, in long term it may not be beneficial; such as, education, work and leisure are all becoming dependent on technology; cyberspace is dangerous and child obesity is increasing....   [tags: Technology] 812 words
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The Indispensability of Computer Technology - In recent years, America has accomplished astounding goals with the use of increasingly elite computer technology. We put Armstrong on the moon in July of 1969 (Zona, par. 3), and in 2004 we created a social networking site that became world-wide (“Facebook”, par. 1). There are those who suggest that America has become too dependent on technology, but these objectors have no alternative to offer. Indeed, what would it be. Even though it is true that a highly skilled hacker could conceivably cause the demise of our great country by delivering classified information to an enemy nation, state-of-the art computer technology is essential to our way of life and is here to stay....   [tags: Technology]
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The Use of Technology in Teaching English - 1 Background Technological improvement has gone hand-in-hand with the growth of English and change the way we communicate and learn. Moreover, the way of teaching English has also been modified from time to time as information are easily gathered and shared from all over the world. The widespread of internet, e-mail and others, is beneficial for English educators as the accessibility to teaching sources, media, techniques, methods, and assessments are abundant and can be easily gathered from anywhere at anytime....   [tags: Education]
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Technology's Impact on Modern Life - Technology has influenced modern life in many ways and with its every advancement; people may find themselves wondering how these things are possible. Wireless devices are in such constant use every day from people in the medical field to the average individual. However, society may eventually suffer adverse effects from the over use of wireless technology devices, even for the purpose of education. While it is not surprising that digital media can take learning experiences to another level, and spark creativity in students as well, this type of learning does not come without great cost....   [tags: Technology ]
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Integrating Technology into the Classroom - Integrating Technology into the Classroom Technology is gradually changing our society; there is no doubt about that. If told ten years ago that students had the capabilities of having a robot for a teacher, one might laugh or suggest a new Hollywood movie. Now a days, this, along with many other advancements, can be a reality. Technology has added many benefits such as allowing students easy access to new information, offering a portable and affordable solution for textbooks and has even been known for grade improvement....   [tags: Education]
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Engaging Diverse Learners With Technology - Part 1: Concepts learned Concept 1: Clear, focused learning goals that work for all learners support differentiation Establishing clear learning goals is the critical first step for reaching all learners. A goal that supports differentiation needs to be clear, but not so specific that there is only one pathway to success. Diverse learners can all work towards the same goals when multiple pathways are available. Similarly, there should be multiple levels of achievement possible to enable varying degrees of performance....   [tags: Education] 2680 words
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Health Care Technology Advancement - The post World War II era saw health care becoming more institutionalized. Innovation and technology and were being introduced into the American home. By 1948, one million homes in the United States had television sets (Television Invention Timeline). Along with this, medical knowledge and the accompanying technology was quickly being developed and being introduced into the hospital environment. Formal nurse training had been traditionally hospital based. During the war, to help ease the nursing shortage, women were recruited and trained as nurses by the Cadet Nurse Corps....   [tags: Technology]
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Clicker Technology in Classrooms - Arguably, the most important element in a student’s education is class size and one¬-on-one time with the teacher. Right now, states are spending close to $100 million to reduce class sizes in an effort to increase student achievement (Hancock). Most studies and reports on class size by the U.S. Department of Education were conducted from the mid-1980 and late-1990. These studies are not relevant to technology available to campuses today, and do not reflect the average student’s classroom. With the introduction of certain technology, large class sizes are becoming more student-friendly and based less on lecturing....   [tags: teaching, Education] 1168 words
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Technology: Friend or Foe - 1. Introduction It is no surprise that technology is rapidly taking over the world, and defining the day to day lives we live. As humans we are constantly engaged in some form of technology. However, the role of technology in early childhood classroom is a growing and controversial topic. The bottom line question for most teachers is whether or not computer based technology is developmentally appropriate for early childhood students, and if they benefit from using computers as a primary learning tool....   [tags: Technology]
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Current Trends in Educational Technology - Current Trends in Educational Technology Abstract Current trends in Educational Technology offer quite an array of subject matter to study. I have selected a few articles demonstrating trends I found most interesting. These include trends in research, holistic technology education, pedagogic balance in technology education and using open source software in the school. Hopefully these trends will be an eye opener for the reader. This paper is based on these journal articles: Research in Technology Education: Back to the Future (Reed, 2002); Basic Principles in Holistic Technology Education (Seemann, 2003); Partnership-Centered Learning: The Case for Pedagogic Balance In Technology Educati...   [tags: Education Technological Essays]
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Adult Basic Education and Implications of Digital Literacy - Adult basic education or ABE is a complicated area given that there are varying definitions of the words the title contain. Theorists, practitioners and learners can give differing accounts of what it means to be an adult learner, what constitutes basic education and how to facilitate said education. In practice, the area of ABE describes a whole range of programs that deliver a baseline or basic set of skills that all adults are expected to have acquired during compulsory education (ABE, 2013)....   [tags: technology, digital literacy]
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The University Office of Information Technology - The University Office of Information Technology Introduction In this paper I report on the history, mission, organization, finances, evaluation strategies, and current issues of a university’s office of information technology. I will use the term “office of information technology” throughout the paper. This term needs to be defined here because it is very general and each university seems to have a unique definition for it. Within this paper, office of information technology will refer to those areas of the university whose primary mission is to serve the information technology needs of the institution....   [tags: Education Data Information Essays]
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The Importance of Technology to 21st Century Learners - Throughout history technology has been the driving force of change. From movable type, to television, to the Internet, technology has been embraced and incorporated into our daily lives. Within the constructs of civilized society, the vast rewards of technological innovations have far outweighed the negatives. The digital revolution has altered conceptions of time and distance. It has created a wealth of information that is available at the stroke of a key. Not since the invention of the printing press has the distribution and consumption of information been so democratized....   [tags: Technology ]
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Rising to the Challenge: Using Mobile Technology in a Technology-Driven Global Economy - Rising to the Challenge: Using Mobile Technology in a Technology-Driven Global Economy We face an ever-increasing challenge to prepare our students to succeed in a world defined by change — to excel in careers that do not yet exist, and to utilize tools that have not yet been invented. It’s a world where the role of the United States as global innovator and economic leader is threatened by the rising sophistication of countries such as China and India who are training their children to compete for the jobs currently held by Americans....   [tags: Technology] 1059 words
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Larry Ellison's Contributions to Computer Technology - Abstract Larry Ellison is among the top names in the computer industry. He has been fiercely competitive with Bill Gates over the years. That competitive nature may very well be the driving force behind some of his contributions to the world of computer technology. Childhood and Education It is important to understand the background and education of Larry Ellison in order to understand what drives and motivates him in his adult life. Ellison was not a child of privilege. He did not grow up with parents who were scientists or pushed him to excel....   [tags: Technology]
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Tablets are Changing the Face of Education - With the dawn of the tablet industry comes a game-changing device for the world of education. The features packed into sleek electronic slates provide an amazing experience that eases the learning process for students and the teaching process for teachers and professors. They provide the perfect reboot for the yellowing textbooks in supply closets. Electronic tablet devices are a much more useful tool for today’s education system than the textbooks of old. Compared to textbooks, tablets are a much more cost efficient solution for the purpose they would serve....   [tags: teaching, technology]
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Tech Prep - Tech Prep Although the development and implementation of tech prep education programs have been in process since the initiation of the Carl D. Perkins Act Amendments of 1990, misconceptions about tech prep education still exist. As defined in provisions authorizing Perkins funds for tech prep, a tech prep education program is a combined secondary and postsecondary program that- leads to an associate degree or two-year certificate; provides technical preparation in at least one field of engineering technology; applied science, mechanical, industrial, or practical art or trade; or agriculture, health or business; builds student competence in mathematics, science, and communications (inc...   [tags: Technology Education Essays]
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Fine Arts and Technology - Fine Arts and Technology My high school’s motto was “Excellence through diversity” which always meant to me many different views and ideas coming together to achieve something great. My school had this motto because it was the “melting pot” of the county. A large majority of Special Ed and ESOL students traveled far to attend our school. These days diversity is more than just the different cultures and backgrounds the students have attending. The curriculum itself as-well-as the methods to teach it with are becoming more diverse....   [tags: Education Technological Classroom Essays]
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Qualitative Research in Instructional Technology - WHAT IS QUALITATIVE RESEARCH. One of the trends over the past decade has been the growing use of and interest in qualitative research for educational research. Qualitative research, broadly defined, means "any kind of research that produces findings not arrived at by means of statistical procedures or other means of quantification. Where quantitative researchers seek causal determination, prediction, and generalization of findings, qualitative researchers seek instead illumination, understanding, and extrapolation to similar situations....   [tags: Qualitative Research in Education]
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Education and Computers - Education and Computers It’s hard to imagine a classroom without a computer now days.Computer have become essential for teaching and learning, but is this good or bad?In this paper I would like to discuss the positive and negative ways computers have impacted the education system. There has been many ways in which computers have impacted education.One way is the ability students and teacher have to write a paper using Microsoft word processor. [1]This allows them to save the paper and make corrections without having to rewrite the paper each time a mistake is made.A spelling and grammar check is available at the click of a button to make sure you don’t have and big spelling or grammar mi...   [tags: Teaching Technology Essays] 934 words
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Assistive Technology and Special Needs Children - Title Portfolio Activity One: Assistive Technologies Assistive Technology or “AT” is a term used in this context to describe an item or technique used to make the navigation of a home, school or play environment more accessible for a child with special needs (Lowenthal & Egan, 2003). This paper is written to explore some of the assistive technology (AT) options available to serve two children with special needs in separate circumstances. Low, mid and high tech options will be addressed with regards to the specific needs and intentions of the parents and teachers in each child’s life....   [tags: Education]
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Socio-cultural Issues - Socio-cultural Issues Perhaps the most enriching and obvious societal change influenced by the web is education. The Internet is a library of infinite knowledge, and like all knowledge, some can help us and some can hurt us. Although there are numerous beneficial effects that the web has on education, I will address three: research, interactivity, and advancement. Research Having a virtual library with the ease and convenience of the Internet, students can be more efficient, resourceful, and creative in their schoolwork and research....   [tags: Education Internet Web Technology Essays]
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Women's Role in Science and Technology - Women's Role in Science and Technology Women have played an important role in the development of science and technology, but there is an insufficient number of females in those career fields. Technological change has affected the roles of women and gender role ideas. Women without doubt came a long way improving the numbers and increasing the percentages in the workforce of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) but the statistics say the numbers are still less than those of men....   [tags: women scientist, engineering, high education]
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Philosophy of Education - Education is what most of society sees as the stepping stone to a successful life. Personally, I believe education shapes us into the people we become, as well what leads us to the successes and failures all people meet; education is the foundation of life. Personally, I believe in the value of a high school English and literature class. Education is to be seen as a lifelong pursuit, rather than a stopping point, or a stepping stone. Knowledge gives us the power we need to survive in a modern-day society....   [tags: Development, Technology, Homeschooling] 1647 words
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Information Communication Technology - ICT Part 3 Technology plays a major role in the world in which we live, Information Communication Technology (ICT) is an integral part of almost everyone’s life; be it at work, in education or socially. It is felt paramount that children are exposed to technology and are given the opportunity to develop the skills required. Teaching staff should integrate technology effectively into their teaching to create an inclusive, innovative and exciting learning environment. www.becta.org.uk In this essay I intend to write an analytical account of the teaching and learning context of the learning resource I have developed, with the intention that it will assist in future developments I may undertak...   [tags: Technology] 2216 words
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The Image of Career and Technical Education - The Image of Career and Technical Education Parents, students, and employers still hold stereotypes about career and technical education (CTE). This Practice Application Brief presents strategies career and technical educators can use to present a new image of CTE as a viable strategy for education and work, including proactive approaches to enhancing the reputation of CTE programs, bringing parents up to date on labor market information, marketing CTE to the local community, and working with media to recognize exemplary programs and outstanding student achievements....   [tags: Learning Technology School Essays]
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Using Technology Supported Learning - Using Technology Supported Learning The selected topic chosen for the technology supported learning package, supports the learning and teaching of healthy eating. I decided to create an interactive self-assessed food groups package that blends into a lesson on healthy eating. Healthy eating feeds into a lot of the courses I teach; food and nutrition, childcare, personal development and food safety and I wanted to find a different way of making the lesson interesting and informative for my students and myself and at the same time introducing the students to information learning technology, self-directed study and assessment....   [tags: Education, Eatwell Plate] 2221 words
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The Internet and Secondary Education - The Internet and Secondary Education With the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the federal government has made available in the 2002 fiscal year through Title I and Title VI funding a total of $43,554,000,000.00 to be used to purchase technology-based products and services. (“United States Department of Education Funds,” 2002) Furthermore, according to Edgemedia, the Senate has earmarked an additional 250 billion dollars for education over the next ten years - monies which are specifically targeted toward purchasing various kinds of educational technology and addressing technology-related concerns (Schneiderman, 2001)....   [tags: Technology Learning Essays]
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Using the Internet in Vocational Education - Using the Internet in Vocational Education "It is an exciting time in education. The Internet offers new opportunities for students and teachers a link to learn in interesting ways" (Ellsworth 1994, p. xxiii). "Telecommunications truly is one of the most exciting educational tools I have encountered in my teaching career" (Watson 1994, p. 41). "The Internet's usefulness is limited only by our level of commitment. We first have to get plugged in before we can get turned on. Then we can help our profession by using our imagination to create a vocational educator's Dream Net in the years to come" (Seguin and Seguin 1995, p....   [tags: Technology Telecommunications Essays]
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The Impact of Computers on Education - The Impact of Computers on Education Technology is all around us these days. If you don't understand the basics of computers and how to run one your choices of jobs and things to do are limited. Almost everywhere you go and every job you can think of uses computers. For this reason, computers have become a big part of the education system. I'm planning on teaching elementary students so I researched the impact that computers have had on teachers and students. When I become a teacher there is no doubt that I will use computers in my classroom and my students will do activities with computers....   [tags: Educational Technology Essays]
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Technological Diversification of College Students - Technological Diversification of College Students Writing takes on many faces, from personal stories to make believe places. College writing however, has a completely different designation. Furthermore, computer intensive college writing looks further into the depths of writing, focusing on technology and the writers behind the computer screens. With the unbound horizons of technology, students are exposed to a vast amount of culture, much more than the traditional pen and paper courses. Computer intensive college writing courses teardown roadblocks, allowing students to become aware of surrounding cultures, therefore diversifying their minds while exposing them to the current technology....   [tags: Technology Computers Writing Education Essays]
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Learning Technologies in Adult Education - Learning Technologies in Adult Education Any tool “designed to extend a learner’s capacity for effective action and that requires skill and certain strategies to use efficiently” is a learning technology (Burge 2001, p. 146). A well-structured face-to-face group discussion, a pencil, and print materials fit this definition as do newer tools such as web-based conferencing (ibid.). One of the greatest myths surrounding learning technologies is related to what they are. Because of the term technology, it is frequently believed that learning technologies are instructional devices that make use of computers, the Internet, or some other type of electronic technology such as video and television....   [tags: Learning Technology Technological Essays]
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Technology For Special Needs Children - Computers and educational technology can be powerful tools for assisting children with special needs and disabilities. Computers can help children with attention deficit disorders focus more effectively on their learning tasks and can also assist autistic children by improving their communications and interactions with peers as they use computers together. This topic became very important to me when my cousin was born deaf. He is only three now but the assistive technology that awaits him during his educational career are very promising....   [tags: Education]
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Technology In the Classroom: Present and Future - The introduction of technology into the classroom is a movement that every district will or already has implemented. Getting the technology into the classroom is only the first step. Determining how the technology can be used in the classroom to help improve student achievement is yet another problem. Few school districts support teachers past the point of getting technology into the classroom. This paper will focus briefly on how technology is being used in the classroom and what the future holds for technology use in the classroom....   [tags: Education, computers] 808 words
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Technology and Adult Learning: Current Perspectives - Technology and Adult Learning: Current Perspectives Throughout the 20th century, changes in technology have had social and economic ramifications. Although each successive wave of technological innovation has created changes to which adults have had to adjust, "what perhaps differentiates earlier technological changes from today’s is the current emphasis on educational applications" (Merriam and Brockett 1997, p. 113). The most pervasive of the technologies with educational applications are the Internet and World Wide Web, but other technologies can also be used to facilitate adult learning....   [tags: Education Learn Essays]
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Computers In Education - Computer's Value in Education What is an education. Education is defined as "the knowledge or skill obtained or developed by a learning process or an instructive or enlightening experience" (Dictionary 1).It says that it's the knowledge obtained, but does it matter where this knowledge is obtained. We now use computers in our society, which allow us to do many things. However, in today's society, children go through their entire education using the computer. There is now cyber schooling, where a child no longer attends school but learns at home in front of their computer....   [tags: Technology]
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Use of Technology in the Classroom - Technology was a great tool to help teach students concepts like reading comprehension. Technology can be used in so many ways from e-text to videos to power point and beyond. Text can be read aloud by the computer while the students are reading and that can boost comprehension and fluency. Teachers need to look at other ways to excited students into learning and technology is one way. PowerPoint In this comprehension unit, there are two power points. One was used at the beginning of the unit to introduce the different comprehension strategies that they learned....   [tags: Education, Teaching] 936 words
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Qualitative Research Review of the Use of Patient Simulators in Nursing Education - Problem and Purpose Powell-Laney clearly identified the purpose of the study along with identifying the reason for the study. According to Powell-Laney (2010) there is a lack of evidence to support the use of simulation technology to teach clinical decision-making in nursing students thus Powell-Laney designed a study to ascertain whether the use of simulation technology in nursing education can increase the clinical decision making ability of nursing students (p. 6). Furthermore, Powell-Laney (2010) states that simulation technology is expensive and labor intensive thus adding to the need for current research to be done on the effectiveness of simulation technology in nursing education....   [tags: simulation technology, legal issues]
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The Importance of Information and Communication Technologies in Education - The information and communication technologies have become in all aspects of life .Over the past ten years, the use of ICTs have changed many things to business and governance. In education, TCTs have become to have attention but the influences have been narrow in other fields . Education is asocial activity and education usually has been connected with teachers having high level of personal contact with students. The use of ICTs on educations is very useful tools which does not change the function of education....   [tags: Educational Technology] 921 words
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Quality and Effectiveness of Hybrid Education - Online education, while offering clear advantages such as supporting a self-paced learning experience by allowing learning on an on-demand basis rather than a strict class schedule, also has significant drawbacks. Students in an online only course may struggle with structure and content without hands-on instruction, which can help motivate students who otherwise may be distracted or have difficulty working independently. The traditional structure of classroom education is effective, but also comes with a set of obstacles, particularly for nontraditional students....   [tags: Education]
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STEM Education in the United States - Science education has been a controversial topic among employers and schools for years. Employers are requesting more STEM graduates yet the schools are unable to keep up with the rising demand. Unemployment rates continue to go up while positions in the science, technology, and engineering fields have remained open and unfulfilled. STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education is vital to the position of the United States in the world standings in STEM research and design. Currently 3 of the 5 top positions in STEM research are held by Asian countries and sadly the United States doesn’t even fall in the top 10 for the list....   [tags: Education]
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Expanding Technology Into the K-12 Classroom - In 2008, the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) developed a plan to expand information/information technology (desktop, wireless technology, handhelds tools, and portable video players) in K-12 classrooms. Moreover, this expansion along with Internet access created a new way to access and send information, thus, impacting teaching and learning. Within the past decades globally, a massive shift advocates that today learners demand a new and more challenging academic skill needs to achieve success in a wireless empowered culture....   [tags: Educational Technology] 2942 words
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The Georgia Technology Plan for 2007-2012 - In 2008, the Georgia Department of Eeducation (GaDOE) developed a plan to expand information/information technology (desktop, wireless technology, handhelds tools, and portable video players). Moreover, this expansion along with Internet access created a new way to access and send information, thus, impacting teaching and learning. Within the past decades globally, a massive shift advocates that today learners demand a new and more challenging academic skill needs to achieve success in a mobilize culture....   [tags: Educational Technology] 597 words
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Using Technology to Teach History - History for me was a special topic due to my father. His stories were my primary source about the world, politics and the events that had changed society from 1911 to 1986. He had been born in 1911 and had a brother who served in WWI and another who served in WWII. In my mind’s eye, History was going to be a class of storytelling but when reality hit I was quickly disillusioned. The text book was thicker than any I had ever seen and the content was dry, factual, specific and lacked any of the qualities of my dad’s stories....   [tags: Education Essays]
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Application of Technology to Enhance Learning - Postsecondary educators are frequently faced with the dilemma of how to extend time on topic in critical areas where the time in the classroom is limited. Traditionally outside class work was assigned to fill the void. There was no opportunity for the educator to dynamically interact with students outside the classroom except time intensive group discussions or tutoring. While the method was adequate, it had limited scope and was not the richest of learning environments. The advent of the modern Internet and rapid proliferation of technology from the mid 1990s onward offered increasingly more opportunities for technology application to learning....   [tags: Educational Technology ]
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Benefits of Technology in the Classroom - Do you ever think about how much technology has changed the way we work, learn, play, and even think. Technology is a major beneficiary to society; especially in the classroom where we get the opportunity to learn and grow. In recent years, schools have begun implementing tablets and other devices in the classroom to better student’s education. The use of technology in the classroom provides more of a personalized learning experience and gives students a widespread availability to engage in learning....   [tags: technology, society]
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Assitive Technology - Computer technology is advancing at a rapid rate, causing the diversity and availability of assistive technology computer resources to have a tremendous impact for special education students across the United States. Assistive technology provides an opportunity for students with physical, emotional, and mental disabilities to acquire universal access to tools and opportunities for learning. Despite studies showing the benefits of assistive technology, many school districts fail to achieve the fullest potential that assistive technology can offer....   [tags: Technology] 1749 words
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The Impact of Technology on Adolescents - Outline (Table of Contents) 1 Introduction 2 How Technology Dependency Development 2.1 Advancement of Technology 2.2 Availability of Technology 3 Physical Effects 3.1 Eyesight 3.2 Diet and Lack of Exercise 4 Psychological Effects 4.1 Violence and Aggressive Behavior 4.2 Antisocial Behavior 4.3 Memory Loss 5 Recommendations 6 Conclusion References   1. Introduction Finding a home, businesses, school or most any other public building that does not have internet access is becoming more and more difficult these days....   [tags: Technology Essays]
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Technology Plan for Teachers and Students - The responsibilities of administrators are to support their staff in integrating new technology in order to achieve new levels of productivity and achievement. A new technology plan is needed to decide if integrating technology into the system will be beneficial for the curriculum. The administrators must share this vision with other educators, parents, member of the community, and especially business leaders. Technology will enhance the learning ability of the student and boost the teacher’s morale (November, 1998)....   [tags: Technology, IT, teachers, ]
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Technology in the Classroom - Technology in the Classroom Over the years many new technologies have been key factors in the process of learning. Fifty years ago when someone would need to research a subject the only sources were books and classes, when someone needed to do a math problem they had their brain, paper or an abacus to use, and interpersonal communication was limited to how loud you could talk, how detailed a letter you could write, or how long you could afford to pay for long distance phone calls. Now we have the calculator, internet, and computer that help children, as well as adults, learn faster and easier....   [tags: Education Teaching]
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