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  1. Apr 2020
    1. What is Google Classroom? And how are teachers using it? Learn more about this popular platform and how to use it with students.

      The article explains the features of Google Classroom and its functions. it briefly explains what it is, how to access it, how to set up, communication between parents/teacher/student, and what apps are compatible with Google Classwork, A quick reference and resource guide for the curious. Rate: 9/10

  2. Mar 2020
    1. This source is presented by Google who is well-known by its platform to inform and provide technological advancers for others. This particular report highlights the major trends for K-12 classrooms worldwide. This analysis provides data and interviews gathered from students and teachers about the evolution of K-12 classrooms. Rating: 9/10

    1. Roles and Practices of Educators in Technology-Supported Learning

      This article examines how technology is used in classrooms by educators and students in the every-changing technology realm. I liked how this article addressed the professional development educators need in K-12 classrooms. There are multitude of ways educators can gain additional learning opportunities for themselves or their students via technology. K-12 Educators can share their skills with other educators via online platforms. Rate: 7/10

    1. This site consists of a report conducted by the Department of Education Office of Educational Technology in 2017. The report highlights the role of technology in K-12 classrooms, Adult Learning, and Higher Education spaces. I particularly liked the "Adult Learner" aspects because the report explained how adults can use learn using technology through a community partnership such as a public library. Adult community members could participate in free online courses offered by the library (setting). In addition, the report provides how parents can learn how to make informed decisions about websites their children use. The above summary implies that adults can learn through informal and formal settings. Rate: 7/10

    1. This article will provide insight into ways in which the education department at OSU-M integrates technology and the educational theories that provide reasons for that integration. As with many new practices, the integration of technology into the elementary education licensure program at OSU-M is a work in progress. The faculty members are constantly revising and adjusting our uses of technology to better meet the needs of the program and our students.

      The article provides insight into how an higher education institution implements learning theories with technology into the classroom. Undergrad programs aim to incorporate coursework aimed to provide opportunities of learning for adult learners. Therefore, this formal setting allows participants to connect technology to program goals, make real-world connections, and prepare preservice teachers. Rate: 8/10

    1. This article provides helpful tools in building a professional work learning environment. The physical environment plays a huge role and can motivate adult learners. Next, the organizational environment adds to the belief of shared decision making. Collaboration is essential and allows for cooperative groups to increase adult learning. Rate: 8/10

    1. This chapter describes how technology can be integrated into the learning environment. The old thinking of technology doesn't add to learning needs to be thrown out. In fact, technology integration can address the framework that learning occurs in context, is active, is social, and reflective. Keep in mind that technology alone will not transmit learning. This process involves how the instructor implements it for understanding. Rate: 7-10

    1. The training program diagnoses learning needs and sets objectives through mutual negotiation with each learner. Participants are expected to actively engage in activities, discuss the practical value of their learning, and apply what they learn to their leadership roles.

      This article examines the adult learning theory and how it can implemented into the corporate or professional environment. By understanding how adults learn and think, the desired outcome of an institution can be achieved. In addition, this article provides several case studies that apply to the different types of learners. Rate: 8/10

    1. Adults arecontinuing their education in support of their personal interests and professional goalsmore than ever before. Technology is helping to make this possible through widely accessible online courses and personalized instruction.

      This chapter focuses on how educational technologies in the workplace is becoming more common among adults. After college and adults enter the workforce, they find the needs to continue their education through professional development, on the job training, or online coursework. By offering job skills through technology that's available helps develop critical thinkers. Rate: 8/10

    1. This article explores different models of instructional design related to technology. Various strategies are also discussed to explain how a design team should design learning environments. Rate: 8/10

    1. This article examines the findings of connecting learning and personalized learning in the Adult Education realm with technology. The advances of technology have allowed adult basic educations to reevaluate instruction and learning. Rate: 9/10

    1. This document examines the Arizona Department of Education Adult Education Services Plan for Adult Basic Education statewide. Furthermore, this document reports the trends in Adult Education in technology, strategies for the classroom environment, and professional learning communities. Rate: 9/10

    1. This growth in technology is changing the nature of higher education. Educators are feeling more and more pressure to provide educational content and teaching methods that keep pace with ongoing scientific and technical progress. Faculty, especially in higher educational institutions, must adapt to employ technology effectively to deliver content for students, whether on campus or at a distance. The question to be asked is: How are faculty at institutions of higher education providing instruction that reflects the educational experiences and expectations such changes in technology bring with them?

      This article shows the growing need for higher education faculty members to effectively engage learners through meaningful instruction. In order for learners to meet learning objectives, instructors need to consider how to employ technology into adult learning. Rate: 5/10

    1. This report explains how technology is all around us and allows extended learning to occur. The extended learning occurs through the ability to reach new learners, extend learning, differentiate learning, and collaboration among educators by the use of technological tools. In addition, state and federal programs should advocate for technological tools to be incorporated into support programs that help adult learners. Rate: 8/10

    1. This scholarly article looks into adult literacy instruction and how it can incorporated into the adult basic skills education (ABSE). Research shows that technology integration has to be thoughtfully blended into the curriculum. Careful planning should ensure program objectives are met alongside student objectives. Furthermore, the study used the Delphi method approach. Rate: 8/10

    1. Internet technologies also have the potential to alleviate barriers associated with limited times and places of instruction, allowing adults to learn and practice when and where it is convenient for them.

      This chapter explores how technology is allows individuals the ability to attain what was once deemed impossible. For example, adults can further their education by the use of technology (distance learning), availability of learning software to support collaboration efforts, embedded tools for all learners, and social media. However, due to technology changing rapidly it can create a learning curve for adult learners. Overall, investing in technology will benefit those individuals that were previously disconnected to the available learning platforms. Rate: 7/10

    1. Our defense science and technology investment enables us to counter military threats and to overcome any advantages that adversaries may seek.

      This article examines how science, technology, and military strength are all part of the defense system. Technology investment is crucial and allows us to identify threats such as terrorism. There are technology programs that support these efforts and provide solutions in wartime. Rate: 7/10

    1. To be sure, technology is advancing fast in many realms. But it is not enough to wave one’s arms exuberantly about futuristic military possibilities.

      This article explains how technology is utilized in military operations. The author assessed trends that are military related and categorized into four areas. Sensors, computer and communications systems, major weapons platforms, and other types of relevant weapons that become available. Rate: the 7/10

    1. The era of 21st century is often regarded as an era of technology. Technology, today, plays a very important role in our life. It is seen as a basis of growth of an economy. An economy which is poor in technology can never grow in today’s scenario. This is because technology makes our work much easier and less time consuming.

      This article emphasis the need for technology to be used as a learning platform because of the world we live in today. Technology is all around us and impacts how we live, learn, and work. Technology has changed the field of education for teachers and students alike. There are different forms of technology that's used in the classroom. In addition, there are positive and negative factors about the use of technology in education. The authors provide details about how technology can advance learning or impede learning. Rate: 8/10

  3. www.scielo.org.za www.scielo.org.za
    1. This article examines the challenges and opportunities that technology can provide in education. The integration of technology whether its provided in an online format or a blended learning platform, technology is tied into learning. Educators shouldn't rely on technology alone to teach concepts. In fact, technology merely binds the two. Therefore, the need for continuous reflection and adjustment is needed for educators and learners. Rate: 7/10

    1. This article explores how technology can be utilized in the K-12 classroom. Educators can consider this a professional development due to the content it covers. Technological language can be decoded and evaluated through instruction. Teacher can use what children, adolescents, and teenagers are interested in technology wise. Incorporating this into the classroom will be engaging for learners. Rate: 7/10

    1. A two-part publication series on instructional technologies within adult education

      This article reflects on the lack of adult basic education and its consequences on individuals across the United States. However, this foundation focuses on how educational technology has influences K-12, Post-Secondary, Corporate, and professional learning environments. This study conducted a survey of 1,000 adult education programs and its current use of technology based instructional strategies. Rate: 8/10

    1. Because many new technologies are interactive (Greenfield and Cocking, 1996), it is now easier to create environments in which students can learn by doing, receive feedback, and continually refine their understanding and build new knowledge

      This specific chapter looks at how technology can be incorporated into learning environments. In current times, technology is needed the most, appears limitless and full of possibilities. Employing technology effectively is key to have a powerful outcome for learners. Designing curriculum around real-world problems, scaffolding learning, providing student feedback, reflection, and building communities nationwide will provide for various opportunities. Rate: 7/10


      This article takes a look at how Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes can benefit from computers in the classroom. The basis of this study determined that technology helped improved reading levels in adult education classes when utilized properly. Typically, ABE classes average reading level is 4th-6th grade for an adult learner. This article was helpful in that it referenced adult literacy which is my profession. Rate: 9/10