Rethinking the Student-Centered Classroom: Personalization and the Type II Application of Technology

Report · August 2008 · By Tim McDonald

Modern technologies, if applied properly, can personalize the process of learning without increasing labor costs. Before this can happen educators must understand there are distinct ways that technologies can be applied. "Type I" applications use technology to make traditional teaching more efficient; "Type II" makes possible teaching and learning in new and fundamentally different ways -- allowing for personalization.

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