History of educational theorists and educational technology

Timeline created by larspy
In History
  • social activism theory: John Dewey - pragmatist/progressive

    social activism theory: John Dewey - pragmatist/progressive
    learning through socializing
    tying school to real world to create meaning
    hands-on work, students interests are woven into course content
  • first television invented by John Logie Baird

    first television invented by John Logie Baird
  • Lev Vygotsky: Scaffolding theory

    constructivist learning theory:
    all kids can reach their highest potentials by scaffolding- tasks completed by guidance to reach new zone of development
    each child has zone of proximal development
  • jean Piaget: cognitive development theory

    jean Piaget: cognitive development theory
    kids pass through 'ages of development' by interaction with enviroment till old age, stages: sensorimotor, preoperational, concrete, formal operations
  • First computer used in a classroom

  • B.F. Skinner publishes Behaviorism thories...

    B.F. Skinner publishes Behaviorism thories...
    "learning is behavior shaping"
    teachers support learning by providing opportunities for students to 'discover' desired skill
  • First computer used to teach binary math

    First computer used to teach binary math
  • Robert Gagne: Cognitive-behavioral theory

    Robert Gagne: Cognitive-behavioral theory
    9 events of instruction- info used to plan lessons
    learning hierarchies
    objectivist teaching model
  • First university computer networking

    First university computer networking
  • Info-Processing Theory: Atkinson & Shiffrin

    Objectivist learning theory:
    learning is encoding info into memory
    key components: attention, application, practice recall
  • US manded spaceship Moon landing

    US manded spaceship Moon landing
  • 'Computer literacy' takes off...word processing programs must be taught

    'Computer literacy' takes off...word processing programs must be taught
  • systems theory and systematic instruction

    cognitive behavior theory/objectivist:
    instructional task analysis- stating goals and objectives
    systematic instructional design
  • 1st Computer-assisted instruction (CAI) developed

    1st Computer-assisted instruction (CAI) developed
  • ABC's school house rock airs

    ABC's school house rock airs
  • jerome bruner: Discovery learning

    jerome bruner: Discovery learning
    constructivist learning theory:
    children learn best when they 'discover' the answers themselves: discovery learning
  • 1st microcomputers enter schools: desktop systems

    1st microcomputers enter schools: desktop systems
    teachers gain more control in instruction
  • Widespread use of mainframe/mini- computers in schools

    Widespread use of mainframe/mini- computers in schools
  • software publishing takes off/ teacher authored software

    software publishing takes off/ teacher authored software
  • Howard Gardners: Multiple Intelligences = 8

    Howard Gardners: Multiple Intelligences = 8
    constructivist learning theory:
    8 innate intelligences:
    linguistic
    musical
    logical
    spatial
    bodily-kinestetic
    intrapersonal
    interpersonal
    naturalist
  • ILS: integrated learning systems take off in schools

    ILS: integrated learning systems take off in schools
  • IDEA legislation begins giving for rights to students of all abilities and their familes

  • WWW is born: searching the web

    WWW is born: searching the web
  • ISTE creates educational standards for schools to follow

    ISTE creates educational standards for schools to follow
    ISTE: International society for technology in education
  • internet use explodes in schools!

  • ISTE creates new standards for everyone at schools

    ISTE creates new standards for everyone at schools