Academic Catalog

MED753 The Wired School: Emerging Technologies

This course provides an in-depth discussion of both the theories and application of technology in the classroom. Educational technology can enrich and enhance instructional experiences for both the teacher and the student. This course explains, on many levels, how educational technology can provide resources for teachers and students and opens the door to more comprehensive learning as well as extends the learning process. This course examines the latest hardware and software that is enabling new technologies in the classroom, but also explores the idea that the very structure of education needs to be examined in light of these new technological tools.