ERIC Number: EJ886775
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-May
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 19
From Newton to Gates--Digital Principia
Beckwith, E. George; Cunniff, Daniel T.
Journal of College Teaching & Learning, v5 n5 p55-62 May 2008
Computers are becoming the norm for teaching and learning. The Internet gives people ready access to text, visual and audio messages from around the world. For teachers, content is critical and the future dictates the need for major changes in the role of the teacher and learner. Today's digital tools and video games have proven to be well known motivators. This paper stressed the importance for educators to develop content using these tools and games. We are in the world of interaction and need to be prepared for even more technological advancements. To the extent that instructors keep up with future innovations, will dictate how well these challenges are met and utilized for the betterment of the teaching/learning process.
Descriptors: Video Games, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods, Technology Uses in Education, Influence of Technology, Learning Processes, Teaching Models, Multimedia Instruction, Multimedia Materials, Instructional Design, Instructional Innovation, Aptitude Treatment Interaction
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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