Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Educational technology; Education--Effect of technological innovations on;
Presents an overview of the role of educational technology. Inadequate teacher training, minimal technical support, limited money and time are seen as barriers to successful integration. The research involving each barrier is discussed, and suggestions are made for overcoming these barriers. The importance of classroom teacher is investigated. The current uses of educational technology are discussed as well as suggestions for the successful future use of educational technology. Concludes that technology will be partnered with education; the issue to be resolved by individual schools will be how to best use it to improve the educational process.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Sharon E. Smaldino
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©1999 Barbara F. Erlandson
Erlandson, Barbara F., "The future of educational technology" (1999). Graduate Research Papers. 598.