Sponsored by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), this book presents a definition of the field of study and practice known as educational technology or instructional technology. It reflects the collaborative efforts of all members of the AECT Definition and Terminology Committee. The volume begins with the statement of the definition itself (chapter 1), followed by commentary chapters on each of the key terms and concepts contained in the definition (chapters 2-9). Chapter 10 provides historical context for the current definition by reviewing salient elements of prior AECT definitions. Chapter 11 discusses ethical considerations and chapter 12 concludes by discussing ramifications of the current definition for academic programs in educational technology. This book is appropriate for anyone working in the field of educational technology: students, instructors, researchers and in-service providers.
This Textbook Contains 17 Modules In The Area Of Educational Technology. Commencing With The First Module On Elements Of Educational Technology, It Goes Over Different Methods, Media And Their Synthesis And Culminates With A Module On Frontiers In Educational Technology. It Meets The Syllabus At Most Universities And Proposes New Topics And New Methods Of Teaching And Learning The Subject. The Modular Format Enables It To Be, Used In A Self-Learning Mode By Students, Teachers, Professionals And Trainers. Salient Features Of The Textbook Include The Following: * Self-Contained Modules With Objectives, Pre-Module And Post-Module Self-Assessment, Etc. * A Large Number Of Illustrations, Schemati...
Traces the development of educational technology from its inception in the 1960s to the present in the fields of engineering, science, and audiovisual education. The author discusses the theory of educational technology and shows how the field has evolved and been systematized over the decades.
In a professional world that has a tradition of the “good old boy” network, women long have fought for recognition in the educational technology field. In this book authors discuss the women in their own lives who have made the difference for them in their professional development. A group of 31 individuals from the USA, Canada, Northern Cyprus, the UK, and South Korea were asked to be part of this endeavor. The breadth of the list was intended to bring together as many perspectives as possible. Some stories included in this book are deeply private, others offer historical perspectives of women's roles in educational technology, while others focus on mentoring. This book is intended as a resource for all individuals in the field of educational technology, instructional design, and learning design at a national and international level.