ERIC Number: ED420302
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
The Benefits of Information Technology. ERIC Digest.
To be effective, technology cannot exist in a vacuum, but must become part of the whole educational environment. New measures of evaluation are under development which would help to better define the role of technology in its wider context. This ERIC digest summarizes the observed benefits of technology implementation and addresses the importance of evaluating the effects of technology on learning. Discussion includes: applications of technology to basic and advanced skills; effects of technology on student attitudes; online technologies; use of technology by teachers and administrators; factors that help technology succeed; and evaluation of the impact on technology. Contains 16 references. (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Attitudes, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Evaluation Methods, Instructional Effectiveness, Online Systems, Program Implementation, Student Attitudes, Technology Integration
ERIC Clearinghouse on Information and Technology, 4-194 Center for Science and Technology, Syracuse, NY 13244-4100 (free while supply lasts).
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.