An Ideal Textbook For Masters, Doctoral, Or Educational Specialist Certificate Programs, Foundations Of Educational Technology Offers A Fresh, Project Centered Approach To The Subject, Helping Students Build An Extensive Electronic Portfolio As They Navigate The Text The Book Addresses Fundamental Characteristics Of Educational Technology That Span Various Users, Contexts And Settings Includes A Full Range Of Engaging Exercises For Students That Will Contribute To Their Professional Growth And Offers The Following 4 Step Pedagogical Features Inspired By M.D Merrill S First Principles Of Instruction TELL Primary Presentations And Pointers To Major Sources Of Information And ResourcesASK Activities That Encourage Students To Critique Applications And Share Their Individual InterpretationsSHOW Activities That Demonstrate The Application Of Key Concepts And Complex Skills With Appropriate Opportunities For Learner ResponsesDO Activities In Which Learners Apply Key Concepts And Complex Skills While Working On Practice Assignments And Or Projects To Be Created For Their Electronic PortfoliosThe First Textbook To Launch Routledge S New Integrative Approaches To Educational Technology Series, This Indispensable Volume Covers The Core Objectives Addressed In Foundations Of Educational Technology Courses. A simple to access text about what is or isn t educational technology, the risks of implementation, the rewards of implementation, and the general considerations that need to be taken into account before diving into technology There are often anecdotes about design choices and risks rewards but the value is in the easily accessible explanations of the field.The text provides a launching point for surveying the field profession and i
This book presented a decent overview of the field and considerations associated with Educational Technology The author is careful to define terms clearly and explicitly, and he presents a framework for thinking about EdTech based on 6 pillars Communication, Interaction, Environment, Culture, Instruction, and Learning The analysis of various scenarios presented throughout the book consistently han
Class assignment IDT500 Good intro to the field. It is one of the best books in the ET, because it includes both theory and new trends and technologies One of the great chapters is about ICT and another is Instructional Design Theories I give it a big like and 5 stars Thank you Author. This was a pretty nice non technology introduction to educational technology It did a good job framing educational technology in an environment that is very volatile and rapid in change.
- 216 pages
- Foundations of Educational Technology
- J. Michael Spector
- 26 September 2019 J. Michael Spector