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    In what ways might this be a positive development for schooling and student learning? The new technology will be positive for students learning as the teacher's desktop should have the ability to look at each student's desktop from their desk. This can be used to help a student having difficulty, or making sure that the student is staying on task or appears to be having trouble. Likewise Moodle and other internet based schooling programs have an MSN type of CHAT system that the teacher can send a private note ( suggestion or help) to a student during a class activity without bringing attention to the struggling student. Furthermore,teachers will also have the ability to send presentations to any or all desktops, and will be able to take control of a desktop so that the teacher can coach the student. This new technology will also be very beneficial for schooling as the administration of a classroom will be improved by reducing the amount of time a teacher spend just fulfilling paperwork requirements. i.e., test taking, scoring, etc should be included in each students desktop, but would automatically be recorded and scored (like our online tests at Deakin on DSO). With a future that looks to have all high school students on computers, teachers can also become more creative and use video games to teach their students. Because today's students are diverse in their learning styles and technology experiences, video games have the potential to meet the growing needs of dthe diverse population, this could mean that some students that have serious difficulty learning can also get engaged (Annetta, 2007). Games have shown improved motivation and student engagement and improved participation and achievement, and there proves to be natural ties between video game creation and problem-based learning.
    In what ways might this be a negative development for schooling and student learning? Some negative development for schooling and students learning is the idea that students are not doing their own work anymore. This is because students are relying on the web to do the work for them, by either just copying and pasting (plagiarism) or paying a web site to write a paper for them (Watson). Furthermore, studies have also shown net-based readers (people who do the majority of their reading on-line) are less able to determine what is and is not a valid source and are less skilled in critical reading and thinking, and there is also some argument that typing everything in word documents is making students illiterate and not able to write properly. The other negative development is that it is going to be time consuming and expensive to implement these new computers and online based programs. Teachers are going to need thorough lessons and guides on how to teach integrated ICT lessons appropriately and effectively, this will be difficult for some of those teachers who remain 'digital immigrants', and are serious critics against the technological revolution.
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    Annetta, L.A., Cook, M. & Schultz, M. 2007, Video games: A vehicle for problem-based learning, e-
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    Winterford, B. (2007), ‘Rudd promises a computer on every school desk’, ZDnet, November 15th
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    EET330 ASSESSMENT 3 - New Technologies in Schools: What, Why and Who Says?
    By Sasha KoomenKoomen, Student Number:
    Part 1 - Critical Discussion - Stakeholders and their interests
    As ICT technology continues to develop at an astonishing rate, we are seeing more and more technology in the world around us; in hospitals, banks, shopping centres and ultimately our future workplace: the classroom (NCREL, 2005). The huge drive towards the greater use of technology in education is aimed at modernizing schools and supplying the students of today with skills that will make them able to use this technology in the workplace once they leave school (Higgins, 2003). Additionally, there is an aim to reduce teacher work-load by making planning and resources available over the internet and to reduce administration by providing and exchanging information in electronic form (Higgins, 2003). But the ultimate goal in promoting the use of ICT in school has been to increase the effectiveness of teaching and improve students’ learning. This section will put forward arguments for and against technology to support teaching and learning, the stakeholders who argue this, and issues I predict technology will have at a high school level .
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    In 2007, labor party leader Kevin Rudd has promised a AU$1 billion fund to give every senior secondary school student in years 9 to 12 access to a computer at school (Winterford, 2007). "I want to provide every secondary school student in Australia with the foundations to move into the digital economy of the future," he said. As politics goes, this is not yet the case three years later. Julia Gillard has stated that by 2011 every year 9 to 12 students should have a computer of their own (Franklin, 2009). Because of this I would like to predict that in the next ten years, every secondary student should have access to a computer of their own, and that all school should have a projector in computer based classrooms. I predict that there will be a real push for teachers to start teaching all subjects online, this will mean that students can catch up if they are not at school. However I do not believe that all classes will be taught online as I believe that face to face interaction is still ultimately important. Furthermore I think teachers will start using more internet based programs like Moodle, so students can more easily access tests and other work online, and teachers will need to be able to monitor students screens while at school (I have seen this done on Moodle in my teaching rounds in Drouin SC). This push for computers for every secondary child is needed because this new generation of students are digital natives and learn differently to what past generations have. For students to keep up with the changing world, these changes will need to be made.
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    ICT offers a wealth of opportunities to support student and teacher learning. Technology is changing rapidly and every change opens up a new possibility and new opportunity for students and teachers. There are both serious for and against arguments put forward by different stakeholders, although the good in my opinion weighing out the bad. I see the ideal future of high schools, to have every secondary student with access to their own personal computer, with online access to all classes (i.e. Moodle or DSO), this will see that students don't fall behind, and stay engaged using different types of activities like problem based video games. There is no simple and single solution to the effective use of ICT in teaching and learning, and teachers will need support to develop their new technical and pedagogical skills; curriculum needs to be flexible to accommodate technological change. If there is collaboration between all school in the country, to plan, structure and integrate ICT effectively, we will open up a world of exciting learning opportunity for our future 'digital native' students.
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    Winterford, B. (2007), ‘Rudd promises a computer on every school desk’, ZDnet, November 15th
    2007, http://www.zdnet.com.au/rudd-promises-a-computer-on-every-school-desk-339283831.htm

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Wednesday, June 2

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    In what ways might this be a positive development for schooling and student learning?
    The new technology will be positive for students learning as the teacher's desktop should have the ability to look at each student's desktop from their desk. This can be used to help a student having difficulty, or making sure that the student is staying on task or appears to be having trouble. Likewise Moodle and other internet based schooling programs have an MSN type of CHAT system that the teacher can send a private note ( suggestion or help) to a student during a class activity without bringing attention to the struggling student. Furthermore,teachers will also have the ability to send presentations to any or all desktops, and will be able to take control of a desktop so that the teacher can coach the student. This new technology will also be very beneficial for schooling as the administration of a classroom will be improved by reducing the amount of time a teacher spend just fulfilling paperwork requirements. i.e., test taking, scoring, etc should be included in each students desktop, but would automatically be recorded and scored (like our online tests at Deakin on DSO). With a future that looks to have all high school students on computers, teachers can also become more creative and use video games to teach their students. Because today's students are diverse in their learning styles and technology experiences, video games have the potential to meet the growing needs of dthe diverse population, this could mean that some students that have serious difficulty learning can also get engaged (Annetta, 2007). Games have shown improved motivation and student engagement and improved participation and achievement, and there proves to be natural ties between video game creation and problem-based learning.
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    Winterford, B. (2007), ‘Rudd promises a computer on every school desk’, ZDnet, November 15th
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    In the last ten years, we have seen so much change in technology in schools. We have seen schools go from as little as one classroom to many classes full of computers, some schools even starting programs that every student in the school needs a laptop in most classes. The computers have become smaller, the gadgets have become better and some of the programs for learning and teaching are easy to use and ultimately engaging for students. In this section of the wiki I will describe a possible future for the role of new technologies in school education.
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    Some negative development for schooling and students learning is the idea that students are not doing their own work anymore. This is because students are relying on the web to do the work for them, by either just copying and pasting (plagiarism) or paying a web site to write a paper for them (Watson). Furthermore, studies have also shown net-based readers (people who do the majority of their reading on-line) are less able to determine what is and is not a valid source and are less skilled in critical reading and thinking, and there is also some argument that typing everything in word documents is making students illiterate and not able to write properly. The other negative development is that it is going to be time consuming and expensive to implement these new computers and online based programs. Teachers are going to need thorough lessons and guides on how to teach integrated ICT lessons appropriately and effectively, this will be difficult for some of those teachers who remain 'digital immigrants', and are serious critics against the technological revolution.
    CONCLUSION
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    References
    Annetta, L.A., Cook, M. & Schultz, M. 2007, Video games: A vehicle for problem-based learning, e-
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    EET330 ASSESSMENT 3 - New Technologies in Schools: What, Why and Who Says?
    By Sasha Koomen Student Number: 600159571
    Part 1 - Critical Discussion - Stakeholders and their interests
    As ICT technology continues to develop at an astonishing rate, we are seeing more and more technology in the world around us; in hospitals, banks, shopping centres and ultimately our future workplace: the classroom (NCREL, 2005). The huge drive towards the greater use of technology in education is aimed at modernizing schools and supplying the students of today with skills that will make them able to use this technology in the workplace once they leave school (Higgins, 2003). Additionally, there is an aim to reduce teacher work-load by making planning and resources available over the internet and to reduce administration by providing and exchanging information in electronic form (Higgins, 2003). But the ultimate goal in promoting the use of ICT in school has been to increase the effectiveness of teaching and improve students’ learning. This section will put forward arguments for and against technology to support teaching and learning, the stakeholders who argue this, and issues I predict technology will have at a high school level .
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    In the last ten years, we have seen so much change in technology in schools. We have seen schools go from as little as one classroom to many classes full of computers, some schools even starting programs that every student in the school needs a laptop in most classes. The computers have become smaller, the gadgets have become better and some of the programs for learning and teaching are easy to use and ultimately engaging for students. In this section of the wiki I will describe a possible future for the role of new technologies in school education.
    How do you think practices in the use of new technologies in schools will develop over the next 10 years? Why?
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    In what ways might this be a positive development for schooling and student learning?
    The new technology will be positive for students learning as the teacher's desktop should have the ability to look at each student's desktop from their desk. This can be used to help a student having difficulty, or making sure that the student is staying on task or appears to be having trouble. Likewise Moodle and other internet based schooling programs have an MSN type of CHAT system that the teacher can send a private note ( suggestion or help) to a student during a class activity without bringing attention to the struggling student. Furthermore,teachers will also have the ability to send presentations to any or all desktops, and will be able to take control of a desktop so that the teacher can coach the student. This new technology will also be very beneficial for schooling as the administration of a classroom will be improved by reducing the amount of time a teacher spend just fulfilling paperwork requirements. i.e., test taking, scoring, etc should be included in each students desktop, but would automatically be recorded and scored (like our online tests at Deakin on DSO). With a future that looks to have all high school students on computers, teachers can also become more creative and use video games to teach their students. Because today's students are diverse in their learning styles and technology experiences, video games have the potential to meet the growing needs of dthe diverse population, this could mean that some students that have serious difficulty learning can also get engaged (Annetta, 2007). Games have shown improved motivation and student engagement and improved participation and achievement, and there proves to be natural ties between video game creation and problem-based learning.
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    Annetta, L.A., Cook, M. & Schultz, M. 2007, Video games: A vehicle for problem-based learning, e-
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    Some negative development for schooling and students learning is the idea that students are not doing their own work anymore. This is because students are relying on the web to do the work for them, by either just copying and pasting (plagiarism) or paying a web site to write a paper for them (Watson). Furthermore, studies have also shown net-based readers (people who do the majority of their reading on-line) are less able to determine what is and is not a valid source and are less skilled in critical reading and thinking, and there is also some argument that typing everything in word documents is making students illiterate and not able to write properly. The other negative development is that it is going to be time consuming and expensive to implement these new computers and online based programs. Teachers are going to need thorough lessons and guides on how to teach integrated ICT lessons appropriately and effectively, this will be difficult for some of those teachers who remain 'digital immigrants', and are serious critics against the technological revolution.
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    Annetta, L.A., Cook, M. & Schultz, M. 2007, Video games: A vehicle for problem-based learning, e-
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    CONCLUSION
    ICT offers a wealth of opportunities to support student and teacher learning. Technology is changing rapidly and every change opens up a new possibility and new opportunity for students and teachers. There are both serious for and against arguments put forward by different stakeholders, although the good in my opinion weighing out the bad. I see the ideal future of high schools, to have every secondary student with access to their own personal computer, with online access to all classes (i.e. Moodle or DSO), this will see that students don't fall behind, and stay engaged using different types of activities like problem based video games. Their is no simple and single solution to the effective use of ICT in teaching and learning, and teachers will need support to develop their new technical and pedagogical skills; curriculum needs to be flexible to accommodate technological change. If there is collaboration between all school in the country, to plan, structure and integrate ICT effectively, we will open up a world of exciting learning opportunity for our future 'digital native' students.
    References
    Annetta, L.A., Cook, M. & Schultz, M. 2007, Video games: A vehicle for problem-based learning, e-
    Journal of Instructional Science and Technology, Vol. 10 No. 1. viewed 21 April 2008 http://www.usq.edu.au/electpub/eist/docs/vol10_no1/papers/current_practice/annetta_cook_schultz.htm
    Bennett, F. (1999). Computers as tutors: Solving the crisis in education.(p. 3). Sarasota, FL: Faben Inc.
    Publishers.
    Cuban, L. (2001). Oversold and underused: Computers in the classroom. Cambridge, MA : Harvard
    University Press. Retrieved September 21, 2005, from http://www.hup.harvard.edu/pdf/CUBOVE.pdf
    Franklin, M. 2009, ‘Classroom computer rollout 'on target', The Australian, December 18, 2009
    http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/classroom-computer-rollout-on-target/story-e6frg6n6-1225811538611
    Higgins, S. (2003) , ‘Does ICT Improve Teaching and Learning at Schools’, Newcastle University,
    www.bera.ac.uk/files/reviews/**ict**-pur-mb-r-f-p-1aug03.pdf
    Johnston, 2001 ‘Students Speak out on Benefits of Technology’, suite101.com,
    http://www.suite101.com/article.cfm/technology_education/60247
    North Central Regional Educational Laboratory, 2005, ‘Technology: A Catalyst for Teaching and
    Learning in the Classroom’ http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/methods/technlgy/te600.htm
    Richardson, Will. 2006, The read/write web, Blogs, wikis, podcasts, and other powerful web tools for
    classrooms (pp.1-16), Thousand Oaks, Calif: Corwin Press.
    Rifkin, J. (2000). The age of access: How the shift from ownership to access is transforming capitalism.
    East Rutherford, NJ: Penguin Group USA.
    Simmons, E., Markwell, R. 2001, ‘Advantages of Educational Technology’, California State University
    http://www.csus.edu/indiv/p/papalewisr/journal2001/paper1.htm
    Watson, D.M. (2001). Pedagogy before Technology: Re-thinking the relationship between ICT and
    teaching, Education and Information Technologies, 6(4): 251-266. Available as a Deaking e-reading, <http://library.deakin.edu.au/record=b2066858~S1>
    Winterford, B. (2007), ‘Rudd promises a computer on every school desk’, ZDnet, November 15th
    2007, http://www.zdnet.com.au/rudd-promises-a-computer-on-every-school-desk-339283831.htm

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    Studies and surveys have also been anonymously submitted by students about the benefits of technology in the classroom both for teachers and students that have suggested the same thing. Johnston (2001) argues that there is no doubt that technology makes learning easier and more fun, and that technology is a great benefit to education. Technology integration, like other effective teaching techniques, actively engages students in the learning process. Learning should be interactive and involve communication, problem solving and development of new knowledge and products. When students are involved in the learning and participate in it by creating new information, they are more likely to view that experience as easy and fun (Johnston, 2001).
    Bennet (1999) argues by having computer assisted programs in the classroom, computers can serve as a tutor. According to Bennet (1999) teachers can only aid students in the learning process so far, but computers can assist teachers and act as a tutor for the students who are falling behind and do not have the time to repeat lessons over and over again. As it is essential to give all students in the classroom the opportunity to learn the lessons properly, if we have computers assisting our students, this can be done. Kulik (1994) summarized that students, particularly students in at-risk groups, such as in special education and from inner city or rural schools, felt more successful in school and more motivated to learn when using curriculum-computer-assisted instruction.
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    CONCLUSION
    ICT offers a wealth of opportunities to support student and teacher learning. Technology is changing rapidly and every change opens up a new possibility and new opportunity for students and teachers. There are both serious for and against arguments put forward by different stakeholders, although the good in my opinion weighing out the bad. I see the ideal future of high schools, to have every secondary student with access to their own personal computer, with online access to all classes (i.e. Moodle or DSO), this will see that students don't fall behind, and stay engaged using different types of activities like problem based video games. Their is no simple and single solution to the effective use of ICT in teaching and learning, and teachers will need support to develop their new technical and pedagogical skills; curriculum needs to be flexible to accommodate technological change. If there is collaboration between all school in the country, to plan, structure and integrate ICT effectively, we will open up a world of exciting learning opportunity for our future 'digital native' students.

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