Chapter 8

Publishers’ Technologies and Their Impact on Higher Education

Virginia Jones

Technology use in education has a long history of rapid deployment with subsequent disappointment in revolutionizing learning. Today’s learners are the most digitally connected of any learners thus far in the educational arena. Today’s educators, while embracing certain technologies, undervalue recognition of newer technologies. Publishers are endorsing technology advantages by offering a myriad of technology aids for all involved in the educational process. This chapter explores the value and acceptance of technology tools by both educators and learners. It explores the history of technology in education, perceptions of educators and learners, and technology ...

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