The publication made me think more deeply about both education and technology. I thought about my role and performance as a teacher and the technology that I currently use and my students but in terms of the definition guidelines. The article raised my curiosity on “authentic environment.” Two years ago my teaching environment dramatically changed from a traditional classroom to a virtual one. It’s exciting to be in the midst of a major transformation in education. Reading this article helped me to better understand the connection between the the elements. The definitions at times overlapped each other, which emphasized the impact one element has on the others.
What are the most important elements of educational technology?
On the following page I wrote my opinion on three of those elements. The response is based on the publication, The Definition of Educational Technology. My goal is to share my opinion to other educators, professionals and graduate level learners.