Educational technology is a term used to describe a wide array of teaching-and-learning–related software and hardware that’s increasingly being used in college and university classrooms. The ultimate goal of educational technology, also referred to as Ed Tech, or even instructional technology is to enable an improved learning environment, which in turn is meant to boost student outcomes. It has also been proven to increase student engagement and participation in class.
Educational technology is not just technology in teaching but also methods and practices in education. Educational technology also encompasses instructional design, which is the practice of developing material for use in lessons. Understanding the population, creating clear, concise goals, and effective assessment methods.
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