Technology And Education: Factors And Impacts Of Educational Technology

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1.1 Introduction
Technology is derived from the Greek word techne, which means "art or skill of hand" and ‘logy’ is the making, modification, usage, and knowledge of tools, machines, techniques, crafts, systems, and methods of organization, in order to solve a problem or modify the existing solutions, to attain the set goal, handle or perform such roles so as to ensure the appropriateness of the required and acquired goals.
The human species ' use of technology began with the conversion of natural resources into simple tools. The discovery of fire has led to varied available sources of food and the creation of wheel helped humans access to many areas. Other technological developments like printing press the telegraph, telephone, computer and the Internet have reduced the gap in communication and allowed humans to interact freely on a global scale.
Technology has had an impact on the society in a number of ways. Technology influences the culture, traditions and value system of a society and new technology often promotes ethical and health related questions.
In many societies, technology has helped develop more advanced economy and has also led to pollution and depletion of natural resources.
3 Factors to adopt technology to education
• the exploding population
• the knowledge explosion
• the changing science and technology of our current society

1.2 Concept of Educational Technology:

What is Education? Education is derived from Latin words Educare / Educere, Educatum-

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