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When Ed Meets Tech

14 Dec

edtechdigest.com

Inspiring entirely new ways of designing the educational process.

GUEST COLUMN | by Jeff Dunn

CREDIT DeVry Education GroupEdTech combines “education” and “technology.” Some of us occasionally forget about the education part, or underestimate the value of the technology. In either case, that’s a missed opportunity to drive big change. Although educators commonly view technology as a collection of tools wielded by professors and consumed by students in service of pedagogy to enhance the existing experience, it can be much more, and inspire entirely new ways of designing the educational process.

Educators have been incorporating new technologies into the educational process for centuries to improve the overall teaching and learning experience and operational efficiency.

Think about the fundamental question educators are trying to answer for their students: how to offer learners effective, affordable ways to acquire and demonstrate competencies that employers demand, so they can get new, better, or different careers? Now imagine that you’re charged…

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