2016 » Papers » Volume 1 » The usage of technological innovations in the process of educational communication
|1. THE USAGE OF TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS IN THE PROCESS OF EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATION|
Volume 1 | DOI: 10.12753/2066-026X-16-027 | Pages: 182-187
Educational communication is one of the main problems of contemporary learning. Nowadays, more than ever, in this society - characterized by the accelerated dynamic of structural changes, the depth of these changes and the man placement in the context of the technological outbursts - new tasks for learning are raised constantly.
The Horizon Report of the European Commission states that Romania is in the vanguard of countries that tune and adapt the education system to the world trend of using technological innovations in teaching - learning process.
This article presents that using technological innovations in Romanian schools is part of the learning evolution and suggests an obvious solution to modern challenges addressed to the students learning and needs.
The purpose of this study is to understand and explore how a technological innovation - the tablet - is or could be used in the process of educational communication. The method selected for this investigation is the case study - particularly, this is an exploratory case study based on a semi-structured interview with teachers - which follow to discover the relevant features, the drivers or aspects which could be applied in similar situations. The key themes which emerged as a result of analyzing teachers answers are related to: the way to use the tablet, the cooperation through the tablet, the influence of innovative character, the interest in using the tablet, and entertaining character.
The usage of technological innovations in the traditional learning process is an opportunity to integrate the latest technological discoveries with the interaction and involvement provided by traditional knowledge. However, without an appropriate learning environment, the management and exploration of the tablet potential can not be achieved. An effective management is important both in the classroom and beyond.
Innovations, Technology, Learning, Communication process, Tablet