As a result of this revolution in the methods and techniques of education, which provided the means to help provide scientific material to students in an easy, fast and clear originated various forms of online learning to suit the needs of learners and helped overcome obstacles for some students such as working individuals and military personnel. People engaged in curriculum development are well aware that it is an ongoing process. Information technology and expanded use of information and communication technology during the past three decades rapidly extended to all aspects of life and the development of curricula is one of those areas touched by this information revolution. Curriculums were reconsidered to keep up with the pace for the modern requirements of the information society as part of the process of the integration of technology in the academic teaching. In light of this new role of technology, teachers will be able to use the Internet and the multimedia to deliver the content of the curriculum for students.
It has also enabled them to receive hands-on practice in operating the latest forms of technology and applications while preparing them to become future leaders in a highly technological global society. As an educator in the 21st Century New Literacy Age, I continue to acquaint myself with new advances and innovations in technology and embrace and implement current technological practices in the classroom to maximize student achievement and success
These things are okay to an extent, but they should really learn from an early age the true importance of technology in education. Technology is a major focus when discussing the ways to improve schools in the future. Because students are now becoming extremely educated when it comes to technology, school districts are now making it mandatory for teachers to be knowledgeable when it comes to technology, no mat... ... middle of paper ... ...d not just be exposed to computers and the internet without some simple base knowledge. They need to understand the dangers that chat rooms, email, and “free” sites can have. Along with students, teachers and professors should be aware of what their students are accomplishing while using these various forms of technology.
“That’s why a new breed of educators, inspired by everything from the Internet to evolutionary psychology, neuroscience, and AI, are inventing radical new ways for children to learn, grow, and thrive.” (Davis) As a result, computers have provided governments and other public officials a better way to manage other responsibilities as well. Furthermore, the development of computers has had a positive influence in today’s society. According to Zimmermann, an English mathematician, Charles Babbage, designed a computer in which allowed a human to calculate enormous numbers and add up tables (Zimmermann). Computers originated from having a machine that would only operate minimal conditions, such as, solving critical numbers and computing tables. Likewise, teachers demanded students to learn the computer skills by themselves so they can teach it to the other students as well (Davis).
The ability to take the course anywhere and the ability to access the learning marterials whenever a student wants is the benefit that technology brings. We are in the Twenty-first century, innovate learning technology will help guide our students in the right direction. Technology is link to real-life education ad the workforce. Many jobs now require some form of knowledge on computer skills. By adapting technology into the learning process, teacher, students and parents will see positive improvements in academic performance and real-life work skills.
“There is a pressure on schools to adapt to the new technology, the same impulse drives that teacher, like anyone else, to use computers in their everyday lives” (Culling, F, Cedric, H, Nusrat, 2009, p.18). Having knowledge in technology helps professionally. This knowledge coupled with a good education provides a new range of opportunities. For years, different research’s study how technology help with the academic success. These days’ people can find technology on libraries, education centers, and home.
In order to help students and staff keep current with the software and now apps, that are available. I have embraced LibGuides a data management program that has revolutionized the old library pathfinders and web quest... ... middle of paper ... ...ally policy, but also best teaching practices. These conferences have empowered me to take on these leadership roles in my school district and local NEA association. My primary objective after any of these professional growth experiences is to share them with my colleagues. And to that end I make it a practice to mentor new educators.
Knowledge is about working information available on demand like if question arises, students can ask to their instructor immediately and listen to answer of the instructor and students can also participates in the online studies or suggest their information in blogs or Wikipedia. According to her, Performance support is a helper, it delivers information, processes and give their comment on the questions. Dr. Rossett considers Learning as compelling, vivid, and authentic. According to the University of Mumbai, the arrival of Information Communication Technology (ICT) had changed the whole world, and it is also an ongoing process to improve the world. The new ICT revolution has authorized academic institutions to provide more open and stretchy learning environment for students.
Educational technology holds the promise of creating more interactive classes, engaging students more deeply and more actively in the course content, an... ... middle of paper ... ...lem solver person and it can easily reach that point. My teaching skill is more effective and understandable because variety of new technology platform that can help my student to get different perspective according to the assignment given or idea process development by the help of video sharing. References: 1. Educational Technology for Teaching and Learning 3rd Edition by Timothy J. Newby, Donald A Stepich, James D. Lehman & James D. Russell, PEARSON, 2006 2. Social Media For Educators – Strategies and Best Practices by Tanya Joosten, JOSSEY-BASS, 2012 3.
Not only did it improve teachers’ technology skills and practices in ways that support technology and learning, it also helped reshape the participating teachers’ views and perceptions of technology and technological pedagogy. Further, the program successfully introduced and engaged teachers in using mobile devices (e.g. iPad, laptop) and social media (e.g. blog, twitter, facebook) to build a virtual learning community to share knowledge, experiences and best practices related to the concepts of technology integration in education. Development of effective teacher communities takes great effort and is time-consuming (Grossman, Wineburg & Woolworth, 2001; Stein, Smith & Silver, 1999).