The Case for Limiting the Use of Technology to Teach
Patricia Grande Montana
St. John's University - School of Law
December 16, 2008
St. John's Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-0161
In our attempt to dazzle students with technological innovation, we must be careful not to overuse or misuse the technology. Regardless of the technology, students who merely receive knowledge in a passive way will not learn effectively. Thus, we must limit our teaching through technology to instances in which we can still encourage active learning. This article discusses some of the benefits and drawbacks of technology in the classroom using an 'older' tool -- PowerPoint -- as a model.
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Date posted: December 18, 2008