Transcript Effects of the Internet on Education
Effects of the Internet on Education Advantages: • Learning becomes more accessible.
• Opens opportunities up to distance learning.
• Most sources have no charge for their use.
Effects of the Internet on Education Promotes improved learning: • The technology is not the be all to end all.
• How is it used/applied to class content?
• When is its use appropriate?
• The Internet allows large amounts of information to be accessed.
• It offers a higher level of learner control.
• It promotes a different role for the teacher.
Effects of the Internet on Education Appropriateness: • While the student is able to access a myriad of people, not all are safe.
• The student may also access inappropriate sites for their age or purpose.
• They need guidance. • Some sites may need to be blocked.
• Students and parents need to be educated on the acceptable use of the Web and email.
Effects of the Internet on Education Learning the Internet takes time: • Students and teachers take significant time to learn to navigate the Internet effectively.
• The Digital Divide: • The difference between the haves and the have nots has a name.
• • Districts have budget constraints.
Families have budget constraints.
Effects of the Internet on Education Research on Internet Use in Education. Retrieved May 27, 2009, from ISTE Web site: http://www.iste.org/content/navigationmenu/research/reports/research_ on_technology_in_education_2000_/internet/research_on_internet_use_in_educati on.htm
Benefits Of Internet Use in Education. Retrieved May 27, 2009, from Internet in Education Web site: http://www.ice.urv.es/modulos/modulos/aplicaciones/davies.html#model