The End of Pencil and Paper Edcuation Diffusion and Integration of EducationalTechnology Willie Riley (EDUC 7101-1) Diffusion-Group-1 - WillieRiley
End of Pencil and Paper Education Nurse Anesthetist • Median salary: $292,000 • Top pay: $408,000 • The high pay for anesthesiologists reflects inherent stress in a job that is literally about life and death.
End of Pencil and Paper Education Sales Director Top pay: $239,000 • Median salary: $140,000 • Sales directors make big bucks because they bring in big bucks for their employers. "Sales is the lifeblood of any company, and that's why it's one of the highest-paid professions," says Robert Boroff, managing director of recruiting firm Reaction Search International. Sales directors also get compensated for recruiting, mentoring and managing the most productive team possible.
End of Pencil and Paper Education Actuary Median salary: $129,000 Top pay: $257,000 • Companies know that it's worth paying a hefty salary to keep a competent actuary on staff: A major error in an actuarial task like pricing a product or securing cash reserves could mean lights out for the entire firm. The salary also takes into account hefty education requirements: To become fully knighted as an actuary, professionals must go beyond an undergraduate degree to complete an additional 10 years of study and exams.
End of Pencil and Paper Education Finance Director Median salary: $121,000 Top pay: $214,000 • Finance directors have high-profile positions with salaries to match. They also shoulder the hefty responsibility of managing financial risk. Companies are willing to pony up to ensure that their finance director has the book smarts (CPA and an MBA at most large companies) and the business insight to generate accurate forecasts and budgets.
End of Pencil and Paper Education Software Architect Median salary: $117,000 Top pay: $166,000 • Software architects are the masterminds behind the design for products and tools we use every day. There aren't nearly enough top code masters to fill the openings that exist at nearly every major company around the world. That demand has driven paychecks for the best software architects sky-high.
End of Pencil and Paper Education Insurance Broker Median salary: $114,000 Top pay: $273,000 • Big commissions can boost earnings for driven insurance agents. Those who specialize in working with companies in high-liability industries -- such as oil, construction and pharmaceuticals -- can do especially well, since commissions can amount to 10% to 15% of the total contract. Agents with significant tenure tend to become the "go-to" people in their area of specialty, which allows them to capture bigger deals and bring home even bigger commissions.
End of Pencil and Paper Education • Research: • Kenwright, Kathy. 2009. "Clickers in the Classroom." TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning 53, no. 1: 74-77. ERIC, EBSCOhost (accessed April 2, 2010). • Leach, J., Patel, R., Peters, A., Power, T., Ahmed, A., & Makalima, S. (2004). Deep impact: a study of the use of hand-held computers for teacher professional development in primary schools in the Global South. European Journal of Teacher Education, 27(1), 5-28. doi:10.1080/0261976042000211856. • Dede, C. (1997, Winter97). Emerging technologies and professional development. ASHA, p. 8. Retrieved from Communication & Mass Media Complete database. • Simonson, M. (2000). Making Decisions: The Use of Electronic Technology in Online Classrooms. New Directions for Teaching & Learning, (84), 29. Retrieved from Education Research Complete database.
End of Pencil and Paper Education • Research: • McKinney, J. (2009). New Media Matters: Tutoring in the Late Age of Print. Writing Center Journal, 29(2), 28-51. Retrieved from Education Research Complete database. • Ball, D. (2005). Suggestions for writing small software programs for hand held technology to support KS3 mathematics. Part 1: Shape and space. (cover story). Micro Math, 21(3), 13-16. Retrieved from Education Research Complete database. • Ball, D. (2005). Suggestions for writing small software programs for hand held technology to support KS3 mathematics. Part 2: Number. (cover story). Micro Math, 21(3), 27-34. Retrieved from Education Research Complete database. • GULCHAK, D. (2008). THE SPECIAL WAYS OF HANDHELDS. District Administration, 44(8), 22-23. Retrieved from Education Research Complete database.
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End of Pencil and Paper Education • Tapscott, D. (1998). Growing Up Digital: The rise of the Net Generation, New York:McGraw-Hill