Technology can enhance education but can also be detrimental. In this assignment, you will analyze the value of technology in education and evaluate whether educators should have a role with technology in schools. You will also determine the how technology will influence the future of education.
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- This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
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- This assignment requires that at least two additional scholarly research sources related to this topic, and at least one in-text citation from each source be included.
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Write a paper (1,500-1,750 words) that addresses technology in education. Include the following in your paper:
- A research-supported discussion of overall role and value of technology in education.
- A research-supported discussion of the role of the educator in using technology in education. In your discussion, propose research-supported strategies outlining how you will deal with teachers who struggle with understanding and avoid using technology in their classrooms.
- A research-supported discussion of how technology will (or will not) influence the future of education. (Note: If you propose that the influence of technology will increase, suggest strategies that you, as the educational leader, will use to pay for this increased technology. If you propose that the influence of technology will decrease, suggest ways that you, as the educational leader, will use the money currently allocated for technology.)