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ERIC Number: EJ874303
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Dec
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0816-9020
Learning through Information Communication Technology: Critical Perspectives
Severinsen, G.
Australian Educational Computing, v18 n2 p17-22 Dec 2003
Technology in secondary schools has become of increasing interest as the power of the microchip has developed. For the students of Mathematics, computers and handheld graphic calculators need to be accessible to all. They are relevant to the needs of the students' courses and to support and develop their Mathematical learning (Smith, 1997). Secondary School Mathematics today is more than just rote learning or completing a set algorithm, ultimately it is the ability to use skills taught in Mathematics for everyday life activities. From this base of understanding comes the use of problem solving skills and the ability to think logically. Teachers use themselves and the wealth of subject content along with developing craftsmanship in imparting that knowledge. Together with the students, text books, overhead projectors, whiteboards, and chalk you can add computers and graphic calculators to the toolbox of avenues to enhance learning. This article looks at the growth of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in Education, some current research and a critical look at ICT to Secondary School Mathematics.
Australian Council for Computers in Education. P.O. Box 1255, Belconnen, ACT 2616, Australia. Tel: +61-3-9349-3733; Fax: +61-3-9349-5356; Web site: http://www.acce.edu.au
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New Zealand