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ERIC Number: ED520220
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jun
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 9
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Technology and Its Use in Education: Present Roles and Future Prospects
Courville, Keith
Online Submission, Paper presented at the Recovery School District Technology Summit (Baton Rouge, LA, Jun 6-8, 2011)
(Purpose) This article describes two current trends in Educational Technology: distributed learning and electronic databases. (Findings) Topics addressed in this paper include: (1) distributed learning as a means of professional development; (2) distributed learning for content visualization; (3) usage of distributed learning for educational purposes within other fields; (4) electronic databases and their effect on education; (5) emergence of blended learning and knowledge management as educational fields; (6) issues in the implementation of educational technology; (7) future trends in distributed learning and electronic databases; (8) classroom applications of each technology; (9) future recommendations for the use of distributed learning and electronic databases. (Conclusions) Further development and use of educational technology for both teachers and students should be pursued as a worthwhile investment for educational achievement.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Adult Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A