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Technology in Education

  • First generation of computers

    First generation of computers
    In 1947, physicist and nobel prize winner, Walter Brattain co-invented the transistor, an influential little invention that changed the course of history for computers and electronics in a big way. This became the first generation of computers which would later become an important aspect of American Technology in Education. ©2010, a part of The New York Times Company.
  • Universal Automatic Computer or UNIVAC

    Universal Automatic Computer or UNIVAC
    The first UNIVAC computer was invented by Dr. Presper Eckert and Dr. John Mauchly. The UNIVAC revolutionized the use of a computer by allowing governmental agencies and business companies to deal with a booming population and for payroll applications. The United States Census Bureau and the General Electric's Appliance Park Facility were the first clients to utilized this computer. The History of the UNIVAC Computer, John Mauchly and John Presper Eckert; By Mary Bellis, Guide
  • Integrated Circuit

    Integrated Circuit
    The Integrated Circuit (a.k.a. Microchip) was successfully demonstrated by Jack Kilby and Robert Noyce, even though the first IC or Integrated Circuit was invented earlier, the two separate inventors, unaware of each other's activities, invented almost identical integrated circuits at nearly the same time. The integrated circuit has become the principal components of almost all electronic devices where it used in microprocessors, audio and video equipment.
  • Elementary and Secondary Education Act

    Elementary and Secondary Education Act
    The Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 brings new money into schools for technology. Mainframe and minicomputers are put into place in some schools, but most are used for administration or for school counseling. History of Computers in Education, http//
  • Apple Computer I

    Apple Computer I
    Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak created the first apple computer, known as the Apple-1, which was the earliest personal computer. It was designed and hand-built by both entrepreneurs and later to become one of the most recognizable computers in most U.S. schools.
  • Computers In U.S. Classrooms

    Computers In U.S. Classrooms
    Ronald Reagan is re-elected; 31 states use 13,000 personal computers (PC) for career guidance, computer-based tutorials, and learning games are developed by software manufacturers. History of Computers in Education
  • The Rise of Multimedia

    The Rise of Multimedia
    Multimedia PC was developed in the schools using videodisc, object oriented multimedia such as simulations, educational database through the use of the CD-ROM disk. The beginning of what will become the "Multimedia Age in the Classroom".
  • Evolution of Multimedia

    Evolution of Multimedia
    The evolution of multimedia in the classroom engages students with digital video, virtual reality, and 3-D systems. Object-oriented systems such as Hypercard, Hyperstudio, and Authorware grows in popularity in most U.S. classrooms.
  • Internet in the Public Schools

    Internet in the Public Schools
    The beginning of the Internet age in the public schools was first initiated by President Bill Clinton and Vice-President Al Gore when they participated in NETDAY '96, spending the day at Ygnacio Valley High School, as part of the drive to connect California public schools to the Internet.
  • The Digital Age

    The Digital Age
    As the internet expands so does technologies in the classroom. In today's digital age, most to all school rely heavily on database information, graphics, steamline videos, digital images, and web-base site to increase student knowledge through research and project based learning.