ERIC Number: ED413889
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
The Field of Educational Technology: Update 1997. A Dozen Frequently Asked Questions. ERIC Digest.
Ely, Donald P.
This digest provides background information and sources that help in understanding the concept of educational technology. Specific answers are provided to the following 12 questions: (1) What is educational technology? (2) What are the roots of educational technology? (3) What is a good source of research findings? (4) What do educational technologists do? (5) Where are educational technologists employed? (6) Where do educational technologists obtain professional education? (7) What fields offer good preparation for educational technology? (8) What are the major professional organizations? (9) What publications do educational technologists read? (10) What are the comprehensive references for the field? (11) What textbooks are commonly used? and (12) Where can more specific information about educational technology be found? (AEF)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Resources, Educational Technology, Employment Opportunities, Higher Education, Information Sources, Information Technology, Intellectual Disciplines, Professional Associations, Publications, Scholarly Journals, Textbooks
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Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Information and Technology, Syracuse, NY.