What Is the Role of Technology in Education?

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These books provide a range of opinions on a social issue; each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives, e.g., eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper accounts, to illuminate the issue.; This title explores technology's role in education and in enhancing education for people with disabilities, e-texts' impact on traditional publishing, and Internet/online based education.; Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on ...
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Overview


These books provide a range of opinions on a social issue; each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives, e.g., eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper accounts, to illuminate the issue.; This title explores technology's role in education and in enhancing education for people with disabilities, e-texts' impact on traditional publishing, and Internet/online based education.; Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current social issues and prepare reports.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737762181
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 11/2/2012
  • Series: At Issue Series: Education
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,077,423
  • Age range: 15 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Technology Alone Cannot Reform Education Rick Hess 11

2 Online Learning Programs are Changing the Way Students Learn Jason Orgill Douglas Hervey 14

3 Low-Income Children Lack Digital Resources Donna Celano Susan B. Neuman 18

4 New Online Instruction Models Redefine Class Time Bill Tucker 28

5 Virtual Schools May not Provide Educational Value Lyndsey Layton Emma Brown 34

6 E-texts Provide Competition for Textbook Publishers Byron W. Brown 48

7 For now, E-texts will not Disrupt the Textbook Industry John Paul Titlow 54

8 Free Internet-Based Education can change Education Kirsten Winkler 59

9 Students with Disabilities Benefit from Digital Books Nirvi Shah 64

10 Apps can Help Special Needs Students Improve Social Skills Rick Dean 71

11 Robots Help Austistic Children Learn Chris Woolston 75

12 Data-Driven Schools See Rising Scores John Hechinger 80

13 Students Data Systems may give Parents too much Information Allison Gilbert 89

14 The All-Digital Library Embraces an Electronic Future Bridget McCrea 93

15 United Kingdom Schools Struggle with the Proper Role of Technology Jessica Shephered 98

Organizations to Contact 103

Bibliography 107

Index 111

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