Emerging Technology: Online Learning in K-12 Schools. Walden University Dr. Jacqueline Derby October 3 rd , 2010. What is Technology in Education ?
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Dr. Jacqueline Derby
October 3rd, 2010
In education, instructional technology is "the theory and practice of design, development, utilization, management, and evaluation of processes and resources for learning," according to the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Definitions and Terminology Committee. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Technology_in_education
What is a Course Management System (CMS) or Learning Management System (LMS?)
collaboration between communities
share and deliver content
belief that it will work
Why use technology in the classroom?
Educators may find:
* literature, visuals and information about new tools and how to use these
* distance education
* instructional strategies and approaches
* communication, sharing and collaboration
*it is necessary in education
* how students may benefit
Standards that may help implement technology
Cavanaugh, C., & Clark, T. (2007). The Landscape of K-12 Online Learning. In P. Adamson, B. Adamson, & N. Clausen-Grace, et al (Eds.), What Works in K-12 Online Learning (Chapter 1, pp. 5-19). Eugene, OR: International Society for Technology in Education. Search using the Education Research Complete database by the article's title.
Gillard, S., & Bailey, D. (2007). Technology in the classroom: Overcoming obstacles, reaping rewards. The International Journal of Learning, 14(1), 87–93. Search using the Education Research Complete database by the article's title.