why do we have to teach technology education

August 14, 2015
By: Many faculty seek to make creative use of films in their teaching, whether in traditional class screenings or through flipped classrooms. However, there are many obstacles to teaching with videos: the costs and constraints of DVD as a technology; limited DVD collections at some libraries; time involved in creating videos for oneБs own classes; the popularized, questionable nature of many videos found on YouTube; the lack of institutional subscriptions to mainstream streaming services; and copyright concerns.


Fortunately, in recent years, most campus libraries have subscribed to copyright-licensed and academically oriented streaming video collections such as Kanopy, NBC Learn, Films on Demand, PBS Video Collection, and SwankБs Digital Campus.


These БNetflixБ of academia offer fantastic functionalities and curated content designed with pedagogy in mind.


Even prior to the bond's passage, we have been working to meaningfully address technology issues this fall, most notably at our first district-wide digital media summit October 23.


As New York's 11th largest school district, we offered free technology education focusing on the social/emotional/educational landscape of children's digital lives to all parents of the district's 11,000 students, K-12. The evening was highlighted by an in-depth, interactive presentation, a student performance, and expert panel discussion featuring special guests, including "America's Psychologist" Dr.


Jeff Gardere, KidzVuz Co-Founder Ms. Nancy Friedman and moderator Mr. Mike Gilliam, FiOS1 News Anchor.