EdTech History and Learning Theories

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EdTech History and Learning Theories by Mind Map: EdTech History and Learning Theories

1. Universities during the 1960s provided a test bed for new technologies

2. Integrating Technology into Learning

2.1. Learning FROM Technology

2.1.1. Command and Control Monitor (Context and Purpose)

2.1.1.1. US + Canadian Military (HMCS)

2.1.2. CAI, ICAI and ITS

2.2. Learning ABOUT Technology

2.2.1. Nuts and bolts of technology

2.2.1.1. Ex: Hardware, programming, drones, robots, 3D printers, computational thinking

2.3. Learning WITH Technology

2.3.1. Mindtools: Technological tools that can support and enhance problem solving and critical thinking

2.3.1.1. Ex: Spreadsheets, databases, multimedia construction... THIS MINDMAP

3. Learning Theories

3.1. B.F. Skinner: Behaviourism

3.2. Direct Instruction

3.3. Jean Piaget: Theory of Constructivism

3.3.1. Different mentalities

3.4. Vygotsky: Social Constructivism

3.4.1. Piaget vs. Vygotsky

3.5. Bruner: Constructivism

3.5.1. Activation of different mentalities at the same time

3.5.1.1. To solve problems it is sometimes best to look at them in different ways

3.6. Papert: Contrusctionism

3.7. Brain-Based learning principles

3.7.1. 1. Physical Aspect to it... Brain & Body

3.7.1.1. 2. Social aspect... within/between

3.7.1.1.1. 3. Meaningful: Connected to experiences

4. Educational Technology

5. Educational Technology:

5.1. "Educational technology involves the disciplined application of knowledge for the purpose of improving learning, instruction, and/or performance" (Dr. Michael Spector)

6. Educational Technology History

6.1. 1920: Sidney Pressey >> Teaching Machine

6.2. 1930: LaZerte >> Problem Cylinder

6.3. 1954: B.F. Skinner >> Teaching Machine

6.4. 1960: Don Bitzer >> PLATO

6.5. 1966: IBM 1500 Series - Teaching Machine

6.6. 1970s: Vax 11-785

6.7. 1980s - 1990s: Microcomputers

7. What is Learning?

7.1. The brain plays a role

7.2. Environment and Surrounding Stimuli

7.3. Based on Associations

7.4. Occurs in Social and Cultural Contexts