How to Use Information Technology in Education An Interview With Author and Teacher Holly Clark


The effective application of information technology in education is considered in this interview with Holly Clark, author of the Google Infused Classroom and of the soon to be released Chromebook Infused Classroom. Approaches to or pedagogies for teaching with information technology are explored, how schools should introduce information technology and the cultural change that is …

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Interview With Anant Agarwal, CEO edX


Interview with Anant Agarwal, Chief Executive Officer of edX. Founded by Harvard and MIT and now with global university partners, edX provides quality online education worldwide. This interview with the University of Waterloo's Peter Carr, discusses edX's work delivering high quality online education, and the future impact of technology on traditional universities.

Better and More Education Using Information Technology


Education is vitally important today. This is not a new statement - it has been argued for thousands of years. Education enables people to be productive, get jobs and participate in society and most people have recognised this. Today, these arguments are still true but they have been added to with others that were perhaps …

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University of Waterloo Class Survey on Educational Technology


As part of MSci 442, the Impact of Information Systems on Organisations and Society, students responded to an online evaluation of their use of and attitudes to information technology. The survey was based on the Educause ECAR annual student survey and used a selection of questions from that survey. Questions were included on the use …

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Information Technology and Education: 2013 Update


Information technology's continues to be used in ways that may radically transform the education system. The following video highlights a number of areas that information technology may be used in education today and in the future: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UyhRSE-SXrk This post provides supplementary information on this subject that has emerged since the original post in 2011. That …

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Week 10: Information Technology and Education


Information technology is transforming the world of education. The traditional model of classroom education is being challenged by models that enhance and change the way that classroom education operates and online education is expanding quickly. This week we will look at four topics. First, how is IT impacting learning, which we will do through examination …

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