Ch 8: Technology as an Instructional Tool

About This Chapter

Using technology in the classroom has grown in popularity and effectiveness with the rapid development of new tools. This chapter will explain the pros of using technology for instruction and present methods for effective implementation.

Using Technology as an Instructional Tool - Chapter Summary

As you view the brief video lessons of this chapter, you will be taught why incorporating technology into your teaching style will benefit your students. After you are led through each lesson by expert instructors, you will be able to quiz yourself to ascertain how well you understand how to use technology in your classroom. In these lessons, you will learn about the following:

  • How the use of technology can enhance your teaching effectiveness
  • Definition of blended learning and strategies for its application
  • New technological tools for education

How It Helps

  • Highlights benefits of technology use: This chapter will explain some of the reasons why your classes will benefit from your implementation of technology use.
  • Presents strategies: You will be taught strategies to use for incorporating blended learning into your teaching style.
  • Identifies new technology: As new technology is developed often, this chapter will help you keep up with the best tools to utilize in your classroom.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Implement the use of technology in your classroom
  • Define blended learning and understand how to utilize this technique
  • Identify new technology available for classroom use

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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