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Nicole Brown
Online Discussion 3/2
Fri Mar 2, 2012 1:29pm
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After thinking long and hard the topic I chose for my annotated bibliography paper is technology in the classroom. I chose this topic because I plan to become an elementary teacher, and I know that technology is becoming standard in classrooms across the country. I want to discover more about kinds of technologies are being utilized in classrooms, and how it is beneficial for the students. I know smartboards are a focus of technology in the classroom, and a lot of schools are making moves towards adopting this technology. I will discuss this, and many other cutting edge tools that are making their way into classrooms. I can also imagine that it is difficult for some educators to get used to using these new technologies in their classrooms, and that some teachers are against the movement towards more technology in their classroom. However, I want to discover how they affect students learning, and if it improves it or deters from it.
I found the library instruction class to be extremely useful. I learned how to navigate through the joyner library website. It was very helpful to learn how to use and, or, and not when searching to narrow or broaden your results. I also thought it was helpful when she showed us the differences between catalogs and databases because that always confused me. Although I heard a different librarian go over the same topics last semester, there were a few new things I learned on Wednesday. I found her tips on creating works cited was very helpful, and she also was cheerful and in a good mood which made her easy to listen to, and take in what she was saying. Before these two instruction classes I had no idea how to navigate the joyner library website. I do not think I even knew it existed to be honest. However, now I know how to find my way around the website with great ease, and it is not hard for me at all to get right to my topic and find exactly what I need for my papers. It makes doing research a lot easier for the writer.

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