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Technology-enhanced education

Parent term: Education

The use of information and communication technologies as mediating devices supporting student learning that can include elements of assessment, tutoring, and instruction. It involves a wide set of applications and processes, such as web-based learning, computer-based learning, virtual classrooms and learning environments, and digital collaboration. ... Also referred to as ‘e-learning’ (or electronic learning) and ‘digital learning’.
Source: UNESCO IBE 2013, Global
(Technology-rich instruction) Technology-rich instruction – a structured education program that shares the features of traditional instruction, but also has digital enhancements such as electronic whiteboards, broad access to Internet devices, document cameras, digital textbooks, Internet tools, and online lesson plans. The Internet, however, does not deliver the content and instruction, or if it does, the student still lacks control of time, place, path, and/or pace.
Source: Staker/Horn 2012, USA
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 Technology-based education, ICT-assisted instruction



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