2. Educational Technology
Is a systematic, iterative process for
designing instruction or training used
to improve performance.
It is also known as instructional
technology or learning technology.
3. What is 21st Century
The term "21st-century skills" is generally
used to refer to certain core competencies
such as collaboration, digital literacy, critical
thinking, and problem-solving that advocates
believe schools need to teach to help
students thrive in today's world.
5. The role of technology in the classroom is ever
changing. Those who utilize and embrace the
use of technology in the classroom are better
prepared to serve the next generation of
The role of technology is helping educators
promote and teach the 4 C's (Critical thinking,
collaboration, communication, and creativity) of
21st Century Learning.
They are teaching students skills that they will
need once they are out of their educational
career and serve our communities.
6. Gone are the days of a teacher standing in front of a
room full of students, lecturing them.
7. In the current classroom, computers, tablets,
iPods, iPads, Smartboards, etc. fill the hands of
the students and classrooms.
Teachers no longer dictate facts to the
students, but inspire students to extend their
knowledge and ask questions.
Teachers are supporters and promote thinking.
8. The role of technology in the classroom is rapidly
changing and creating a new atmosphere of
9. Richard E. Mayer
According to him and his 12 Principles of
Multimedia Learning, students learn better
when words are joined with pictures
instead of just words alone.
Teachers can utilize this idea when creating
different multimedia projects and lessons
for their students. This can be
implemented into any classroom.
12. 1. Improvement of Teaching
Educational Technology analyses the process
of teaching thoroughly.
It tries to find out the different variables of
teaching, their interlinks, effects upon each
other, relationships, theories of teaching,
phases of teaching principles of teaching,
maxims of teaching etc.
By developing the theories of teaching, it
helps in improving the quality of education.
13. 2. Analysis of the Teaching-
Educational Technology aims at analyzing
the process of teaching-learning
It tries to find out the different variables of
teaching their interlinks effects upon each
other, relationship etc.
14. 3. Improvement of
Educational Technology analyses the
process of learning and the related theories.
It facilitates more and more of learning in
It takes the help of various empirically
established generalizations from
psychology, sociology, physical sciences,
15. 4. Fixing up Goals of
The objectives of education are being
reviewed and revised with the passage of
Educational technology helps in finding
out the right objectives.
Everything in this universe is undergoing
tremendous changes and with a very fast
16. 5. Training to Teachers
The changed type of environment with new
curriculum and new materials is to be
handled by the teachers.
The teachers equipped with old strategies
and methodologies of teaching will remain
The use of video tapes and close circuit T.V.
will help the teachers to remodel and
reshape their teaching behaviors suitably.
17. 6. Development of
Curriculum is the total teaching-learning
environment which has to be modified and
remodeled in the light of latest thoughts.
Only educational technology can do this job
of developing a suitable curriculum
18. 7. Development of Teaching-
Teaching- learning materials are also as
important as anything else in the teaching-
They have to be in accordance with the
environment of the learners.
In this age of science and technology, the
materials of teaching cannot be unscientific.
19. 8. Teaching-Learning
The strategy has to be the right one which
should be according to the materials and is
able to bring about effective teaching-
The different strategies are being evolved by
The knowledge of those strategies is a must
for every teacher. Then only the teachers will
be able to do justice to their jobs.
20. 9. Development of Audio-
Audio-Visual aids have always played an
important role in the teaching-learning
process. They need be used according to the
The software aids, the hardware aids, the
computer and other such appliances,
equipment etc., have “to be used in the
present type of teaching-learning
21. 10. Help in Overall
Evaluation of the teaching- learning process
is also made better because through
feedback, things are improved thoroughly
and there is better control over the process
Thus, educational technology can
revolutionize the whole process of
22. 11. Identification of Needs of
Educational Technology identifies the needs
of the community.
It helps in providing equal education
opportunities to backward people,
disadvantaged students and deprived
sections of the society.
It helps education to reach the remotest
corner of the country.
23. 12. Identification of the
Needs of Class-Room
Educational Technology identifies the needs of
As the mass education has reduced the
standard of education, the use of educational
technology can maintain and improve the
standard by the use of teaching aids and
programmed instruction material.
Educational Technology can inspire the
students in the class-rooms for self-learning.