Goals for presentation
To look at the role of technology in education
To discover the possibilities of using technology in education
What can the role of technology in education be?
Rapid increase in the development of new information.
Rapid growth of our access to this new information.
E.g. ISS and 156 days
Friends / penpals (email, chat rooms)
Parents and students (homework, posting of grades)
Affect on the student
1. Encourages a life long learner
2. Student learn at own pace
3. Access of information online anytime
4. Encourages creativity: Use of multimedia presentation
Affect on Role of Teacher
The content presenter / expert
Three foundational skills
in using the Internet
1. How to find information.
2. How to determine if what is found is relevant to the task.
3. How to determine if the relevant information is accurate