Table of Contents
Technology in Business Education: Toys, Tools, or ThreatsJason L. FrandAssistant Dean and Director,Computing and Information Services Adjunct Professor Information SystemsAnderson School at UCLAPresented at The TechnionHaifa, IsraelApril 26, 1998
Is being an educator in the Information Age different than in the Industrial Age?If so, how?
A PhenomenalTechnological Time
"How are things different in this Information Age as compared to the Industrial Age?"
Jenniferís Personal Reference Page A Possible End-Product
Guessing (or it is defining)the Future
Stages Of Technological Introduction
We don't know what new social forms will emerge
Our students, who will spend most of their working lives in the 21st century, will need to see the computer and related technologies as extension of themselves, as a tool as important as the pencil was for the past several hundred years.
A Vision for the Role ofInformation Technology
Information Age Culture
These changes are driving the need for us to view knowledge not just a body of factsbut a process for acquiring new ideas
Information Behavior Process Model
Evolving Information Handling Skills
To achieve these objectives both faculty and students behaviors must change.
The information technology productivity paradox.
To achieve educational benefits from technological investments requires radical changes in faculty and student behavior
Otherwise, its "technologyfor technology sake."
Therefore, we need new instructional models and new learning modelsincorporatingnew tools and infrastructure
Anderson School at UCLA
What, if anything, do we need to do different to get value from our investments in this technology?
If teachers continue to teach the same way, using the old approaches and evaluation techniques, will having a fully networked environment make any difference?
If student continue to approach the educational experience the same way, using the old tools and techniques,will investing in a laptop make any difference?
Examples of Opportunities for Changing Teacher Behavior
A Model forStudent Centered Educational Responsibility
Personal Reference Page
Conceptual Strategies for Managing Digital Information Jenniferís Page Revisited
Strategies for Location Information Library Pages
Why are we doing this to ourselves?
The educational bottle is already full, so when we add new content,what comes out?
What will motivate our institutions to change?
and a whole lot more...
KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT THEChallenge for the 21st Century
Home Page: http://www.anderson.ucla.edu/faculty/jason.frand