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The Future of Scholarship - The Future of Scholarship Introduction: The development and rapid movement in the field of technology has changed the face of modern society from what it was twenty years ago. Information and communication technologies have changed dramatically even in the last ten years. Electronic mail, listservs, and the Internet, to name a few, are all parts of the new technology that is re-defining scholarly communication. In her article entitled “Scholarly Communication” Christine Borgman states that “[r]esearch was clustered around three variables: producers of the communication ....   [tags: Education Technology Electronics Essays]
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Laptop for Every Pupil in Uruguay - Laptop for every pupil in Uruguay Website: BBC News http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/8309583.stm A- Presentation of the Issue President Tabaré Vázuqez from Uruguay, decided to provide a laptop to every child attending state primary school. This plan, The “Plan Ceibal”, enables teachers and students to continue with the lesson plan they already had, and changes how teachers have been giving lessons, and how students have received them. In addition, teachers are not being well prepared for computers since the extent to which they use the laptops in the classroom are up to them, so by this, students may not be satisfied by this change and some of them may just not take advantage of them and it woul...   [tags: computers, internet, technology, Education]
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Professional Development for Teachers - Based on the inquiry of empowering professional development, many findings come into play. At times we feel as though professional development is worthless and a waste of time. Gusky also, addresses that at times why so many professional developments are inadequate. There are reasons why we feel that way and reasons of which we should not have if we were actually getting something out the workshops. A common goal must first be set in the mind of the participants thus leading to the building of professionalism of the school system....   [tags: Education, teaching, technology]
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Television is a Bad Influence - ... This is a big contributing factor to many of today’s crimes. Viewing acts of violence under the age of 16 for most people develops an instinct of reacting more physically than socially as the the brain is still in its developing stages. It also abates and sometimes puts a halt to verbal communication which is essential for socializing. Hanging out with friends and spending time with family is one way to avoid this instead of watching useless programs on TV. Education can also be effected by watching Television....   [tags: technology, education, violence]
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Lesson Planning and Teacher Chat Rooms - Lesson Planning and Teacher Chat Rooms The nature of research and discovery of a topic at one time used to be complicated. Going to the library, searching through piles of cards that were categorized and confusing in itself. Trying to find the various sections of material and checking out the material (books, periodicals, etc.) I just thought, thank God for the library course offered through the University. How would I have ever found what I was looking for. I could brows through the high school, junior high school library, but when I got to college and saw the different library buildings....   [tags: Education Technology Internet Papers]
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Differences in the Education Quality That Students Receive Due to Technology: Wealthy Private Schools vs. Inner City Schools - Differences in the Education Quality That Students Receive Due to Technology: Wealthy Private Schools vs. Inner City Schools Technology in schools is becoming increasingly more important. Computers in the classroom have become not only a learning aid, but also a necessity for the educational process. However, computers, Internet access, televisions, and other such technological advancements cost money, a lot of money. President's Panel on Educational Technology recommends that the government spend anywhere from six to twenty-eight billion dollars each year on an ambitious program of computer infrastructure development (both hardware and software), teacher training, and research (Johnson, 2...   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Filtering in Libraries and Schools - Filtering in Libraries and Schools We read about blocking some kinds of internet sites in public libraries and schools by using filtering software. There are problems on how to define an obscene piece of material, the list of filtered sites is not available to user , restricting access of adults, not just children, and affecting the lives of poor people who cannot afford PCs by filtering many sites. I think everyone agrees that we should protect children from harmful sites. However, it is difficult to make a restriction which is acceptable by all users....   [tags: Education Technology Papers]
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College Writing in a Democratic and Digital Society - College Writing in a Democratic and Digital Society Citizens of the United States spend obscene amounts of money to get a quality college education. For example, Rhetoric classes at Oakland University are costing each student about $600 to take for one semester. What are students getting for their money. One way to really make this class part of the college experience, and worth the high cost, would be to involve multiculturalism. Writing about and listening to other peoples personal experiences can help students learn about and better understand other cultures....   [tags: Education College Technology Essays]
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Classrooms Must Access the Internet - Classrooms Must Access the Internet    Times are changing. Only ten years ago, the average family could not afford a personal computer for the home. Over the last decade, prices have fallen causing the availability of computers to rise. Computers have made their way into almost every business and school. Functioning without them seems somewhat difficult to most people. Schools are especially interested in investing in the technology of tomorrow. Computer classes have been created along with typing courses to aid students in every way possible in preparing them for the world of tomorrow....   [tags: Technology and Education]
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Laptops Should be Banned from the Classroom - Should students have the right or privilege to be able to use laptops in the classroom. There are numerous reasons why laptops should not be permitted in the classroom, Laptops make it very difficult for students to be creative in classroom activates. The students may find themselves becoming distracted from the lectures due to MySpace and other entertaining computer programs. Laptops prove to be huge distractions to the teacher do to the loud clicking of keyboard keys and the blank stare on the students faces while they type their notes....   [tags: education, computers, technology] 603 words
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Did Computers Really Change the World? - ... It would take numerous hours for workers to do what computers do to keep large businesses or industrial manufacturers running like they do with computers. With the right knowledge computers can improve business efficiency, investment, building products, and really unlimited amounts of things depending on the business (Yu 234). At the same time of so many improvements it is also fair to look at the negative sides of computers in the industrial section. It is widely known that industrial manufacturers tend to pollute the air, which then causes global warming and a fear that the sun is going to burn up the earth....   [tags: communication, education, government technology]
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The Smart Classroom - The Smart Classroom The classroom is a place that is constantly trying to be improved for the betterment of students’ education. New teaching methods and improvement in environment are all constantly being researched; however, recently, research on technology in the classroom has flourished. The Smart Classroom contains these technological advances and triggers them toward in-hancing student learning. Classrooms in the past never really took into consideration that all students learned differently, so one method of teaching was used....   [tags: Education Technology Smart Technolgies Essays]
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Statement of Purpose for a Masters in Telecommunications Management - Our world has changed. In the early days one would need to spend a lot of time and resources to deliver a letter or a piece of news – people had to send messages through enormous territories, using animals and birds. Nowadays it takes only several seconds to receive a message from another part of the world. Can you imagine that. Billions of users all around the globe, terabytes of information are sent from one continent to another, amount of nodes between the sender and the receiver could be greater than a thousand....   [tags: networks, technology, education] 1065 words
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The Changes in the Way People Learn - ... The invention of computers gave light to a new way of learning and note taking. People can now take their notes down on computer using several different types of office technology that all offer auto correction and grammar correction. With this kind of technology people do not even have to spell correctly or form proper sentences because the computer program does all the work for them letting them know when something is not correct and offering possible changes makes writing papers, essays, or taking notes a breeze....   [tags: from print to technology, education] 1606 words
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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 - ... With persistent efforts and knowledge which I have gained in my diploma, I got an opportunity to do my under graduate in ECE in Hindustan University. My involvement grew deeper when I did courses, which subsumed the concepts of Digital Electronics, Electric machines, Signals and Systems, Electromagnetic Fields and Waves, Microprocessor and its Applications, Embedded Systems , Wireless Networks and Television. Courses like Data structures, Computer Hardware Networks helped me to improve my computer knowledge and I never gave a chance to lose my computer knowledge during my under graduate, I always believed that both Computers and Electronics are my main knowledge....   [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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Becoming a Marine Biologists - ... It took them over three years to investigate deep – sea regions of the major ocean basins. Results from this expedition included seven-hundred and fifteen new genera and four-thousand four-hundred and seventeen new species. (Marinebio.net) Overtime there has been many inventions made to help exploring the ocean easier and more hands on. Technology has developed overtime and has helped the growth of Marine biology. One technological invention was sonar (sound navigation ranging). Sonar was first developed during World War II for the use of submarines....   [tags: ocean, technology, education] 1594 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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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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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 - “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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The Age of Technology - ... Electricity is the reason this world of technology invented for the good, or for the bad influence of mankind is accelerating and is quickly moving and molding thought time. For every piece of technology we currently have or is in the process of being invented an impact is occurring to make what we do and love easier. Today we as people are moving forward, it is now possible for all ethnicities all cultures from opposite ends of the world to be brought together with the use of technology. The much improved pieces of knowledge, the first discovery's that have been invented are being re-modeled and changed to become more efficient, every day we are changing the historical path of our worl...   [tags: information, education, invention] 862 words
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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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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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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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Technology in the Schools - ... For one assignment, she had her students draw a heart on a piece of paper and write down everything that they found dear to themselves in the heart. After some time working on the assignment, one girl in her class started to cry. Then another joined her in her tears. This instance of intimacy that her students were able to reach with their work would not have been available if her students had been working on computers rather than writing with pen and paper according to Ms. Furman. Ms. Furman stated that as a teacher she felt that using computers and other means of technology as tools for basic learning made it more difficult for her students to connect with their learning on a personal...   [tags: debate in private & public education system] 1156 words
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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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Technology in Schools Is an Asset - ... In this classroom the education of the children is almost completely dependent on the computer resources which they use each day. The teacher likes that the ITC classroom allows for more emphasis to be put on learning by doing as opposed to learning by listening to lectures. With this type of classroom set up, the teachers do not have to work as hard to keep each student caught up and it allows for the students to go in depth with their projects (Kerr 208). With the increased use of computers, some fear that the need for teachers will decrease creating a completely new type of classroom....   [tags: tools for education] 2321 words
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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 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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Effects of Technology in Digital Nation - ... Overall, the technology has evolved the way humans interact with each other. In particular, technology influences by motivating students towards learning, saving time, building literacy and communication skills. As shown in the film, a middle school in New York, which was at risk of being closed by the city because poor academic performance of the school had students who lacked interest in studying until a new principle allowed them to use computers as a tool for education. Therefore, the students were fascinated to learn which increase their percentage in Math from the previous one....   [tags: film, education, learning] 553 words
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Technology Skills in Today's Students - ... When the researcher reexamined the data from the initial work sample analysis, including applying one of the NETS-S standards (ISTE, 2007), analyzing the actual purpose of the technology use, data was more definitive about how students used the tools. K-12 students used presentation and graphic organization software to promote creative thinking and created movies and CDs as innovative products; meeting the NETS-S Standard 1. Students used word processing and blogs to communicate and collaborate as stated in NETS-S Standard 2....   [tags: education, computers, standards] 1621 words
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Technology Policies in the Classroom - ... The internet is a place that converges a lot of information in the world; everything happens in the world can be imported in the internet and updated every day. Accessing to the internet with a technology is the fastest way to obtain the information that people want to look up. According to Frey, the use of technology in the classroom assists to study more effectively. Frey gave the example of the student, Kevin, who’s “entrance to technology in school helps him to build up a complicated honors assignment into the learning environment of school” (42)....   [tags: Frey, modern tools in education] 515 words
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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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Using Technology in the Classroom - ... This may mean changing the way we teach. It may mean changing the way a school functions. It may mean completely restructuring the concept of school. Elementary school education should focus on learning through assessment and exploration in order to improve a child’s intellectual, emotional, physical, sensory, reflective, communication and social developments. Traditional classroom methods may not always provide children with a fun learning environment. But nowadays, technology helps educators engage students with many fun learning approaches....   [tags: alternative tools for education] 1249 words
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Increasing Student Engagement with Technology - ... What we know as the “knowledge age” is rapidly morphing into a “creative age” yet classrooms, according to the students I have surveyed, are the least creative space they can learn in. (Fisher, 2010) The challenge for our education system is to leverage the learning sciences and modern technology to create engaging, relevant, and personalized learning experiences for all learners that mirror students’ daily lives and the reality of their futures. In contrast to traditional classroom instruction, this requires that we put students at the center and empower them to take control of their own learning by providing flexibility on several dimensions....   [tags: technological advancements, education]
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Technology in the American Classroom - ... Likewise, cellphones can be used to type up homework assignments, search lessons, and email teachers. In fact, Brian Braiker states that one recent study shows that more than a quarter of children have downloaded educational apps on their smartphone. If cellphones are becoming addictive, wouldn't educational engagement also increase. Furthermore, the evolution of classroom technology from the 1950's compared to today's modern culture, shows a dramatic change in the learning atmosphere. One experienced teacher, Larry Cuban blogs about how "integral" technologies have become to his daily lessons now that advances have been introduced to the classroom....   [tags: education, teachers, students]
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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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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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The Value of Technology at Home and School - ... Students are not prepared to use the advanced technology needed in and are not meeting their own expectations, or their parents and are capable of more than anyone can imagine. In turn, the United States does not compare to the other education systems around the world. While the United States is banning devices that can better the understanding of subjects for the students, students in other countries such as China, Japan, the Philippines, and Germany are using their devices to learn multiple languages, study math at all levels, and access lectures from professors around the world (Rosenberg 11)....   [tags: cognitive approach, education, vitual textbook]
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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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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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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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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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