ERIC Number: ED396717
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-May
Trends in Educational Technology 1995.
Ely, Donald P.; And Others
Based on the findings of a content analysis of representative literature on educational technology, this report examines trends in educational technology from October 1, 1994 through September 30, 1995. Eight trends for 1995 are identified and discussed: (1) computers are pervasive in schools and higher education institutions and virtually every student in a formal education setting has access to a computer; (2) networking is one of the fastest growing applications of technology in education; (3) access to television resources in the school is almost universal; (4) advocacy for the use of educational technology has increased among policy groups; (5) educational technology is increasingly available in home and community settings; (6) new delivery systems for educational technology applications have grown in geometric proportions; (7) there is new insistence that teachers must become technologically literate; and (8) educational technology is perceived as a major vehicle in the movement toward education reform. An analysis of trends from 1988-1995 and an explanation of the methodology used in this study conclude the monograph. Copies of worksheets, definitions, and additional data are appended. (Contains 46 references.) (AEF)
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Access to Information, Computer Literacy, Computer Networks, Content Analysis, Delivery Systems, Educational Technology, Educational Television, Educational Trends, Higher Education, Teacher Qualifications
Information Resources Publications, Syracuse University, 4-194 Center for Science & Technology, Syracuse, NY 13244-4100 (IR-99; $10 plus $3 shipping and handling).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Information and Technology, Syracuse, NY.
Note: For the two earlier volumes in this series, see ED 326 212 and ED 346 850.