Educational Technology: Trends and Roles Sources

Emerging Trends in Education: Collaborative Tools and Technology  by Debbie, B.

Stepping into a classroom, you will find that it is filled with all sort of multimodal and digital resources such as interactive technology apps on iPads that enter the classroom in the pockets, bags and backpacks of many of the students and educators. The role and the implementation of educational technology trends with the fast-paced progression of these technologies, will continue to stimulate further research for teachers, curriculum designers and the academic community. here are some of resources I found helpful to share.

ADCOCK P.  (2008). Evolution of Teaching and Learning through Technology.The Delta Kappa Gamma Bullet. Retrieved from

Jukes I. , McCain T. & Crockett L. (2010). Education and the Role of the Educator in the Future. kappanmagazine, 92(4), 15-21. Retrieved from

Jou M. & Liu C. (2012). Application of semantic approaches and interactive virtual technology to improve teaching effectiveness. Interactive Learning Environment, 20(5), 441-449. Retrieved from

UBC (2014, March 9), E clicker app and its Educational uses.UBC. Retrieved from

UBC (2015, February 9). Bring Your Own Device. UBC. Retrieved from

Graesser A.  (2013). Evolution of Advanced Learning Technologies in the 21st Century. The Ohio State University, 52(1),93-101. DOI: 10.1080/00405841.2013.795446

Singer D. (n.d). Educational Technology: The Need for Better Assessment Strategies and for Consideration of Student Learning Styles, Teaching Styles, Specific Types of Performance Scores, and Styles Reflected in the Individual Technologies. Retrieved from

UBC  (2014, March 7).Technology Enhanced Learning Environments. UBC. Retrieved from

Matheson R. (2014, December 11). Tracking what students grasp. MIT. Retrieved from

Smith A. (2015, September 23).How PowerPoint is killing critical thought. The Guardian. How PowerPoint is killing critical thought. Retrieved from

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