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Educational Technology

Teachers often say, ‘We have poor facilities for educational technology in schools’ Most of the state education departments declare: ‘Educational technology (ET) is essential in our education system’ ET has become a buzzword everywhere. When education and technology are as old as the existence of man itself, the buzz surrounding the terms arises out of ignorance of its meaning and application. Ever since the two words, education and technology, were put together in the 1970s, their meaning and interpretation and, therefore, application have been varied, misrepresented and distorted. At the beginning it was fashionable to use it for mass media, satellite, television, DVD and video. Later on, some organizations began including ...

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