Technology in Education Gratitudes, Game Changers | Online Universities | Innovation & Institutions, Will it Blend? | Scoop.it

Below are excepts on "four tech advancements that have changed the world of education, and why educators everywhere should be thankful for them."


The Internet
Aside from the computer itself, the Web is the most important technological advancement of the 20th Century, and its centrality to our lives is only increasing.  


For example:  online education – A democratizing force ?  A way to keep up with your field? Advance your education on your own terms? Connect advanced students into accelerated classes?


Social Media
If the Internet is a giant global brain, then social networks are the actual signals being sent


The others are Portable Devices and Desktop Publishing.  


Read on for the full take on much you can do for very little cash and tools that "turn any novice into a pro."