Informatics Technology in the Classroom

Sondang Ratnauli Sianturi
2017 Nursing & Care Open Access Journal  
One of the problems identified within classroom education is the inability of teachers to effectively manage classroom behavior which often contributes to the low achievement of at-risk students and to their excessive referrals for special education. 2 Today, technology can help facilitate the knowledge-constructed classroom. Students were assigned to create brochures, power point presentations, and use video cameras along with movies. In educational communications, information or knowledge is
more » ... ncoded visually or verbally in the symbolic systems that are enabled by various technologies. Informatics technology includes the acquisition, processing, storage and dissemination of vocal, pictorial, textual, and numerical information by a microelectronics-base combination of computing and telecommunications. Negroponie 3 argue that digital technology can enable students to become more active and independent learners. The internet allows new "knowledge-building communities" in which children and adults from around the world can collaborate and learn from each other. Computers will allow students to take charge of their own learning through direct exploration, expression, and experience. This shifts the student's role from "being taught" to "learning" and the teacher's role from "expert" to "collaborator" or "guide".
doi:10.15406/ncoaj.2017.03.00064 fatcat:zfl5x7fiyrg2xazijgjuppp3c4