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Teaching and Technology: Role of the Internet
An analysis of the ways in which information technologies and the Internet are impacting and changing major aspects of higher education.
# 106912 | 3,154 words | 22 sources | APA | 2008 | US


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Description:

This paper researches the ways in which technology is being used to customize information and learning experiences to the individual needs of the student. The writer describes the development and use, through the Internet, of educational applications, collaborative workspaces, and interactive websites. The writer also discusses Apple's many contributions to educational software development and describes Web 2.0 technologies and their applications. In addition, the writer examines the advantages and disadvantages of using technology for teaching, and concludes that the current use of technologies to increase communication and collaboration between instructors and students will continue to expand as these technologies gain in speed and integration capabilities. The paper also includes a figure and a chart.

Outline:
Introduction and Definitions
Ways Technology is Used in Education
Benefits of Using Technology for Teaching
Disadvantages of Using Technology for Teaching
Future of Technology in Education
Summary

From the Paper:

"Despite the very positive perceptions of what learning strategies could be created and customized to the students' unmet needs, the typical classroom is lacking in progress. The typical classroom of today has been, in the best of cases, integrated with computer systems on a network that allow for file and data sharing in class from the instructor. Yet the progression of software and specifically applications delivered over the World Wide Web for use in tailoring learning strategies for students in more complex subjects is still embryonic in its growth. There is a dearth of materials today for assisting students in learning the fundamentals of more complex subjects as a result."

Sample of Sources Used:

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  • Blackwood, Francy (1995, April). Software firm has education down to a science. San Francisco Business Times,(1) 9(32), 18. Retrieved April 18, 2008, from ABI/INFORM Dateline database. (Document ID: 6342414).
  • Emory M. Craig (2007). Changing paradigms: managed learning environments and Web 2.0. Campus - Wide Information Systems, 24(3), 152-161. Retrieved April 20, 2008, from ABI/INFORM Global database. (Document ID: 1342408041).
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APA Format

Teaching and Technology: Role of the Internet (2008, August 17) Retrieved May 16, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/research-paper/teaching-and-technology-role-of-the-internet-106912/

MLA Format

"Teaching and Technology: Role of the Internet" 17 August 2008. Web. 16 May. 2021. <https://www.academon.com/research-paper/teaching-and-technology-role-of-the-internet-106912/>

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