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Transcript of EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY
ET is a wide field. ET has evolved as technology has evolved.
Aim: Using all available resources (human & non-human) in a systematic manner to find viable solutions to educational problems.
ET in India
Govt. sponsored schemes: Educational Technology (ET) Scheme
Computer Literacy and Studies in Schools (CLASS)
Technology Initiatives by the Azim Premji Foundation
Mahiti Sindhu Programme in Karnataka (2000)
Head Start Programme in Madhya Pradesh & Rajiv Gandhi Shiksha Mission, Bhopal
Intel Corporation’s Teach to the Future Programme
Microsoft’s Project Shiksha
Policy Paper, NCERT, National Focus Group on Educational Technology, 2006.
Senthil Kumar, What is the Scope of Educational Technology,
Educational technology is the study and ethical practice of facilitating learning and improving performance by creating, using, and managing appropriate technological processes and resources."
-Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT)
“Educational Technology is the application of scientific process to man’s learning conditions.”- Robert A. Cox
Continuous, dynamic, progressive
Solutions to educational problems
Increase efficiency of teaching-learning
Means to an end
Communication process involved
Science as well as art
Based on scientific & technological advancements
Multi-disciplinary: psychology, sociology, engineering sciences and social sciences, computer applications, etc.
Collaborates pupils, teachers
1. Identify educational
2. Determine the
3. Develop suitable
4. Determine appropriate
-human and non-human
in proper development of learners
to overcome the obstacles
the whole system of education
teaching in terms of students’ performance
10. Provide effective
to teachers and students
Wider acces to information
Easier access to information
Promotes independent learning
1. The Center for Applied Special Technology Civil Rights Curriculum study (1996),HOTS Program (1980s)
Technology in classroom increases
higher order thinking skills
2. Kulik's meta analysis study (1994) of around 500 research studies: Using computer based instructions,
students learn more in less time,
students like their classes more and have a
positive attitude towards the curriculum
attention and interest
"Man is a tool using animal"
Post class- reflection and exercises
Assignment submission tools
Team project technology support
Revitalizing/reorienting existing resources
Tekhnologia (Greek): ‘systematic treatment’
tekhne : art, craft
-logia: a branch of knowledge
The application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, especially in industry.
Machinery & devices developed from scientific knowledge.
The branch of knowledge dealing with engineering or applied sciences.
concepts, constructs, principles, and propositions
Objectives of teaching
Audio-visual aids to teaching-learning
3. West Virginia study of basic skills/ computer education (1999)
Technology in classrooms
increases students' standardized scores
4. Antionette Harvey- Woodall (2009)
Traditional methods of teaching can no longer be utilized to capture the interest of children who are being reared during the rapid growth of the computer age. Use of technology can serve as a
catalyst for helping teachers understand individual learning styles of the children
FOUR M's OF EdTech
Systematic application of scientific knowledge of teaching-learning and conditions of learning to improve the efficiency of teaching and training -G.O. Leith
Development, application & evaluation of systems , techniques and aids in the field of human learning.
- DES Working Party UK
A science of techniques and methods by which educational goals could be realized - Shiv . K Mitra
Lazy attitude of students
Open source internet threats
Unreliable sources are relied upon
There can be infinite uses of the computer and of new age technology, but if teachers themselves are not able to bring it into the classroom and make it work, then it fails.” – Nancy Kassebaum
An educational technology start-up
Free online site
Clearinghouse for schedules, assignments and other academic events. It also offers a marketplace for textbooks, including a feature making them searchable by title, subject and author's name.
Founded by three Indian students Rahul Gopal, Hiten Patel and Perceus Mody, and German student Katja Walter at Mississippi State University
Received a whopping $100,000 funding from a private investor. The $100,000 funding by an unnamed investor from the Gulf Coast, has set a record for private investment in a student-run start-up at the MSU
Presented by Jasleen Kaur, M.Com 2014-16