Technology -comes from the Greek word “techne” means “craft” or “art” -the science of the application of knowledge to practical purposes in a particular field. -tools and machines that may be used to solve real-world problems.
Educational Technology- refers to the development application and evaluation of systems, techniques and aids to improve the process of human learning.
Classifications of Educational Technology • Material Technology: • Lo-tech material or Paper technology • Hi-tech or computer-based materials • Non-material Technology: • theories, principles, laws, methods • strategies of teaching
Roles and functions of Educational technology • Arouse and sustain the interest and attention of the students. • Concretize concepts and ideas to promote meaningful learning. • Make learning more permanent by providing rich experiences.
Roles and functions of Educational technology • Increase one’s vocabulary by eliminating verbalism. • Promote continuity of thought and check student’s preparedness.
Roles and functions of Educational technology • Provide self activities for independent learning. • Increase the quality of learning while decreasing the time spent. • Make learning more interactive.
Communication Technology the activity of designing and constructing and maintaining communication systems.
Operating System is a collection of software that manages computer hardware resources and provides common services for computer programs.
Online Resources web pages and documents on the internet that provide useful information.
Website is a set of related web pages served from a single web domain.