Technology as a Means to Learning
The authors of the textbook explain that â€œThe implementation of educational technology itself is not the objective of instruction. Instead, the reason for integrating technology is to be a support and a means to the instruction necessary to meet identified standards for 21st century learningâ€ (Lever-Duffy & McDonald, 2015, p.3).
- What does it mean for educational technology to be the objective of instruction?
- Why is this view towards educational technology stated in this quote relevant to the field of teaching and learning with technology?
- What can you do in your career to ensure that you are using technology as a means to instruction, and not the objective of instruction?