Why Faculty Members Still Aren’t Sure What to Make of Education Technology – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Ask faculty members what they think of technology in teaching, and you’ll get a lot of seemingly contradictory opinions.They are skeptical of online learning. But they think technology can make them better teachers. They want more high-tech tools but prefer not to do anything too complicated with them. They want more research on whether technology improves learning but often rely on colleagues when figuring out what to use.Surveys and observations by technology experts show variations on these views, suggesting a collective opinion veering somewhere between caution and outright skepticism. What does it all mean? Probably that there’s a great deal of confusion around the definitions, use, and value of technology.

Source: Why Faculty Members Still Aren’t Sure What to Make of Education Technology – The Chronicle of Higher Education