Using Modern Media to Support Conventional Education

Tom Page*, Gisli Thorsteinsson**
*Associate Professor, Department of Product Design, Nottingham Trent University, England.
**Professor, Department of Design and Craft Education, University of Iceland, Iceland.
Periodicity:January - March'2019


This paper presents general aspects of the development process for a technology education curriculum in Iceland University of Education during 2007-2008. The background to a research project in the field of using simulation learning tools and other new learning media as a supporting tool for learning and as an essential part of the new learning environments. The main content of this paper is to present the ways and methods the types of learning processes, contents and equipment, in which technology education could be organised as university teacher studies from the viewpoint of the challenges posed by the information age. In particular, it deals with the ways some of the most modern computerised and network-based equipment and methods of planning, creation and the use of technology should be taken account in the curriculum and in teaching learning processes. This paper considers the use of information technology and computerised production processes as an essential part of the current learning processes in modern technology education. Furthermore, it concentrates at the level of university teacher education as this is considered one of the most critical parts of the school reform process.


Modern Media, Conventional Education, Simulations, Technology Education

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Page, T., and Thorsteinsson, G. (2019). Using Modern Media to Support Conventional Education. i-manager’s Journal of Educational Technology, 15(4), 23-30.


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