Wednesday, April 11, 2012
The ubiquity of technology
As the end of the year approaches I have begun to reflect on just how prevalent technology really is and how much of an effect it will have in my future classroom. I am currently enrolled in a production and utilization class which teaches us how to use various technologies and how they will be helpful in the classroom. However, the class is very outdated. While some things we have covered will serve as useful, many of the programs have been along the lines of Microsoft Excel and even the paint drawing tool (extremely basic). It has just been interesting for me to see how drastically and rapid technologies change over time. Currently we are making a video with movie maker...the assignment is similar to our 20 shot video as well as our podcast. It's kind of neat to have two classes so similiar yet contrasting to experience which ways of teaching a lesson will be most useful.