Computer Configurations for Learning
Let us suppose that an educational system in the developing world has decided to install computers in schools. You might think that the educational technology debate has ended – yet it has just begun.
From desktop to laptop, computer lab to classroom use, the types of computers and their physical configuration play an amazing role in determining the teaching style and learning outcomes possible with technology.
For December, we expect to have educators, technologies, and you my dear reader, offer ideas, examples, and commentary to enrich our understanding
The effective deployment of ICTs in schools and indeed in any setting is a complex affair that goes beyond purchasing hardware and software. The Global e-Schools and Communities Initiative (GeSCI) has identified several key elements that must be considered if the deployment of ICTs is to have meaningful impact. These components must all co-exist; none […]
. Two months ago a heated discussion took place in Educational Technology Debate after an article by C. Derndorfer described what seemed to be a hopeless outlook for the Peruvian OLPC program. What Derndorfer described were not problems with a particular ICT strategy but the daily problems you face when trying to improve an educational […]