The Good, the Bad and the Ugly . A Broad look at the Adaptation of Technology in Education
Technology in education is a global phenomenon affecting learners of all ages. The breadth and variety of available tools make it difficult to implement a standardized method for assessing the impact of technology on learning. The lack of a consensus on good and bad practices results in inconsistent application and mixed learning results.
This article takes a look at the adaptation of technology to education and examines the various tools used to enhance learning. We discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using technology, as well as review methodologies for evaluating the impact.
The essay concludes by identifying several problems with the way technology is evaluated and offers suggestions for further research to address those problems.
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