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Nicole Brown
Online Discussion 3/30
Fri Mar 30, 2012 4:17pm
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I am considering doing the same topic for my Issue paper as I did for my annotated bibliography. I would possibly consider narrowing it down to just the use of smartboards or another specific kind of technology. This would maybe make it easier to find specific articles and books about these topics, instead of technology as a whole for the topic. The other option would be to just use the exact topic I used for the annotated bibliography, the use of technology in the classroom benefits students learning. This would make it easier to just use my research from the annotated bibliography. I want to do this topic because I already have knowledge of the topic, and I could use my research from the annotated bibliography for it. This topic would be good for me to do because I believe the knowledge I already hold about it will aid me greatly while writing my paper. Having previous knowledge on this will be very beneficial to me.
One side to this argument would be that technology benefits studentsí learning in the classroom. Students aid greatly from using advanced technology because it adds to their interest in learning, as well as making it easier on them and their teachers to grade things. The other side to the argument would be that students do not benefit from technology. It just adds to the distractions that are in classrooms these days that students have to deal with. Students already have cell phones and the internet that stop them from concentrating in class and added technology only builds on it. I think this paper will be good to do because I will be able to find a lot of research on technology in the classroom. It is a prevalent topic in todayís society and will be good for me to write about. The fact that I want to be a teacher also adds to my interest in the topic. It is an important thing to know about when going into the field of education. It really is a current topic and completely relevant to me as an individual.

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