Educational Technology

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Designing Technology for Adult Learners: Applying Adult Learning Theory

2016

This brief describes how adult learning theory can be applied in the design of age appropriate digital learning experiences.

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Designing Technology for Adult Learners: Support and Scaffolding

2016

This brief discusses five research-based principles for product developers to consider when designing digital learning tools for adult learners.

Teacher Trainers
Instructional Staff
Decorative image for Resource Profile Reimagining the Role of Technology in Education: 2017 National Education Technology Plan Update

Reimagining the Role of Technology in Education: 2017 National Education Technology Plan Update

2017

The National Education Technology Plan (NETP), updated in 2017, sets a national vision and plan for learning enabled by technology through building on the work of leading education researchers; district, school, and higher education leaders; classroom teachers; developers; entrepreneurs; and nonprofit organizations. 

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Getting Online: Distance Education Promising Practices for Canadian Literacy Practitioners

2008

This resource reports the findings from the Getting Online: Distance Education Promising Practices for Canadian Literacy Practitioners(the GO Project). 

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New Technologies for Literacy and Adult Education: A Global Perspective

2005

This short book, using a global perspective, explores ways in which technology can support adult literacy and adult education, with an emphasis on those living in poverty.

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Learning with Computers: The Theory Behind the Practice

2000

This resource addresses why technology use in the adult basic education (ABE) classroom does not always make an impact on learning or effective instructional practice. 

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Emerging Technologies in Adult Literacy and Language Education

2010

This paper describes the potential contribution of emerging technologies to adult literacy and language education and the opportunities and challenges involved in incorporating these technologies into adult education programs.

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