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The Impact of Computers on Education

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  • Submitted: 20/06/2006
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The Impact of Computers in Education

By

Miles Parker

October 2004

Foundation Degree Computing - Business Communications

Somerset College of Arts and Technology

University of Plymouth

Table of Contents

Illustration Reference 3

Introduction 4

Introduction 4

History of Computers in Education 5

Improvements required to use computers in education 7

Teacher Training: 7

Development of Educational Materials: 7

Outside Influences: 8

Becta Report - Evaluating ICT in schools 9

The Future for Computers in Education 11

Conclusion 12

References 12

Illustration Reference

FIG 1 THE BBC MICROCOMPUTER B 5

FIG 2 ACORN ELECTRON 5

FIG 3 THE APRICOT F1 6

FIG 4 THE AMSTRAD PC1512 6

FIG 5 HP TABLET PC 11

FIG 6 HP IPAQ 11

FIG 7 CLEVERBOARD 60 WALL INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARD 11

Introduction

Computers in one form or another have been used in Education for centuries, from the abacus up to the present day of the dominant Personal Computer, but how has Education changed, and what has been the impact of the computer on Education?

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