instructional technology


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instructional technology

Any tool that helps teachers disseminate and helps students gain exposure to knowledge.
See also: technology
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Teachers who attribute student engagement to implementation of instructional technology will increase both areas of SE through their mastery experiences, and further development of SE will continue in both areas.
With new technologies appearing every day to support instruction, educators need to keep informed and learn the significance of instructional technology and its impact student achievement.
On the first day of the educational psychology course, students who agreed to participate in the study completed a questionnaire that assessed demographics and attitude toward instructional technology and teaching (e.
Some of this research intentionally incorporates insights from another field -- that is, instructional technology -- in order to address these questions.
Richardson is president of Connective Learning and former supervisor of instructional technology in New Jersey's Hunterdon Central Regional High School.
However, little research has been conducted to investigate how instructional technology can be used more effectively.
If innovative pedagogy is the goal (of technology use in the classroom), the single instructional technology course may not effectively prepare preservice teachers to meet this goal.
A group of researchers in education, instructional technology, information technology and the gaming industry (most from the US), address why games should be part of education; how they can facilitate learning; how to locate, select, and integrate them in science, math, language arts, social studies, and physical education; and alternate perspectives on game-based learning, including discussion of barriers, PowerPoint and online games, games without computers, and virtual worlds.
The findings of this study provide further compelling evidence to support the recommendations of many national reports, such as the NCTM Professional Standards for School Mathematics (2000), to substantially increase the role of instructional technology in the contemporary mathematics classroom.
Davis has been named dean of eLearning, instructional technology and assessment at St.
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