laurens timeline ed tech
ed tech 10-17-18
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Johannes Gutenberg began building a primitive version of the printing press
Gutenberg Bible was printed
popular early printed book was the New England Primer was Introduced to schools
the Lancastrian methodology of schooling was introduced in New York City and with this new method of teaching came a new form of educational technology.
doubts about the effectiveness of the Lancastrian system surfaced. With the decline of this teaching method, the use of monitors and sandboxes ended. Later the sandboxes would be replaced by individual slates.
the classroom chalkboard was first introduced.
magic lantern gained its popularity
The kinetoscope, which is now known as the motion picture, was invented
Charles Urban of London began exhibiting the first educational films.
Thomas Edison also contributed to the use of film in the classroom by producing a series on the American Revolution.
“twenty-five states had units in their departments of education devoted to films and related media”
more than 1,000 film titles were catalogued in George Kleine’s Catalogue of Educational Motion Pictures.
Frank Freeman classified the existing educational films into the following four categories: “(1) the dramatic, either fictional or historical; (2) the anthropological or sociological, differing from the dramatic in that it is not primarily based on a narrative or story; (3) the industrial or commercial, which show the processes of modern industry and commerce; and (4) the scientific, which may be classified into subgroups corresponding to the individual sciences, such as earth science, nature study, etc.”
Radio entered the educational system
Haaren High School in New York City became the first public school to use the radio in classroom teaching.
Two survey studies conducted
the overhead projector was widely used by the U. S. Military to train forces during World War II and eventually the device spread to schools.
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