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We need more ed-tech, but less technology in the classroom

By staff and wire services reports
August 27th, 2013

Technology plays a primary role in my teaching, but I rarely turn on the computer that makes the classroom “smart,” Forbes reports. Occasionally, I project the class tweet stream. I am an advocate of Twitter for higher ed. But generally, during class time, I try to avoid mediating my connection with students through technology. Face-to-face time is reserved for facilitating old fashioned conversation and discussion. Outside of class, however, my students are bombarded with digital learning resources…

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