Technology Education, By Pedro De Bruyckere, Paul A, Kirschnew, And Casper D. Hulhsop

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“Technology in Education” by Pedro De Bruyckere, Paul A. Kirschnew, and Casper D. Hulhsop, provides an insight into how the world population views traditional teaching methods and the increased presence of technology with how it affects the education sector. In this textual analysis, there are two questions that can be answered: How does this text work, and what is it trying to do? For example, by answering “How does it work?”, the reader connects how the Aristotelian appeals of ethos, logos, and pathos relate to certain literary elements such as diction, logic, syntax, and etc. By answering “What is it trying to do?”, the reader connects the idea of kairos to the language, theme or tone, and what the text says.
Likewise, with each thought and pre-judgment comes myths and ideas associated along with technology that impacts education. “Technology in Education” begins by stating that there are five major myths to education: “new technology is causing a revolution in education, the internet belongs in the classroom because it is part of the personal world experienced by children, today’s “digital natives” are a new generation who want a new style of education, the internet makes us dumber, and young people don’t read anymore”. Each myth is disproven with documented studies and research. New technology is causing a revolution in education only if the user knows the right way to access the technology to the maximum potential. Furthermore, the second myth is a great outlook, but…

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