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Chapter 6 Computers in Education
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2 Introduction Computer technology has changed today’s learning and teaching models Computers help students Practice skills Gather information Think creatively Computers help teachers Plan presentations Communicate with other teachers and classrooms Perform administrative duties Computers have made distance learning possible Although technology has benefited education, there is still opportunity for improvement
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3 Educational Models Before the Industrial Revolution, students in the United States learned in one-room schools With the urbanization and industrialization of the late 1880s, a factory model emerged Standard curriculum for all students Students learned facts by listening to lectures In the 21 st century, technology links classroom learning to education resources from around the world Focuses on student-centered learning Emphasizes teamwork Requires the ability to process and analyze information
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4 Table 6-1: Traditional versus new learning environments
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5 Computer Fluency (Literacy) Entails having knowledge of computers and their impact on society Involves the ability to use and learn new and emerging technologies Benefits of computer fluency
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6 Computer-Aided Instruction (CAI) Consists of self-directed, self-paced tutorials on a specific topic or skill A linear tutorial provides feedback on the correctness of your response A tutorial that uses branching provides more information on a topic Remediation involves providing direction to review specific content Tutorials can also perform needs assessment to determine where students need further help on a topic A pretest determines whether to take the tutorial, or what areas to focus on A posttest measures how much you learned from the tutorial
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7 Computer-based tutorial with feedback
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8 An interactive program with needs assessment
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This note was uploaded on 03/09/2011 for the course BCIS 2610 taught by Professor Sidorova during the Fall '08 term at North Texas.

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