ETEC 511 Assignment 1A
Identify two local educational spaces that make use of educationaltechnology, broadly defined. A space should be understood in its broadestsense. In other words, it could be an emotional, physical, psychological,political, economic or other type of space.For each space (e.g., town square, school, factory, parking lot, advertisingbillboard, broadcasts, videos, churches, classroom, prison, farm, popularmovement) produce the following:A 300 word (maximum) per space analysis that describes the space.Feel free to include a photograph, drawing or map of the space.Your analysis of the space should answer the following questions:
What kind of educational technology is being used in thespace?
How would you classify the technology according to theframeworks discussed in Unit 2?
How is the technology being used?
How are the space and the technology discursivelyconstructed? By “discursively constructed” we mean who put ithere and whose interests are served by its presence? (You mayneed to jump ahead and look at Unit 3 for this.)
What are the significant social issues related to this spaceand the use of educational technology?
September 15, 2007