Effects of the Internet on Education

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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