Editorial: Research on the Effectiveness of Technology in Schools: The Roles of Pedagogy and Content

Published: 
Mar. 15, 2007

Source:  Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, Volume 7, Issue 1, 2007


The field of educational technology has been under pressure to identify learning outcomes that can be directly attributed to technology. Previous research has focused on media comparison, whereas the effectiveness of one medium was compared with another, on a variety of variables, but the media were later seen as vehicles that do not influence achievement. Current views distinguish between learning outcomes for each subject area and therefore make it possible for researchers to structure educational technology for each subject area and proposed outcome.

Updated: Mar. 25, 2008
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