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Working in Classrooms. Reading 8 - Amusing ourselves to death

Although both extracts about television, they also present a set of arguments about information, learning and education.

Using Media in Teaching: Learning Guide. Section Seven - Using Computer Technologies in Schools

The current optimism about computers makes it easier to find funding for projects that involve computers than it is to find sources willing to contribute to teacher

Using Media in Teaching: Learning Guide. Section Six - Using Textbooks in Teaching

Textbooks are very useful educational resources. But they must be used well. In order to make the best use of textbooks within a media-rich teaching style, we need to understand how textbooks differ from the popular media resources we will use in our classroom.

Using Media in Teaching: Learning Guide. Section Five - Understanding Popular Media

How can we help learners to develop the ability to respond to media more critically? This section aims to enable you to do just that.

Using Media in Teaching: Learning Guide. Section Four - Using Popular Electronic Media in Teaching

Popular electronic media provide teachers with excellent resources for improving language skills, such as listening and speaking. Like newspapers and magazines, radio and television also provide a rich resource base for enriching the teaching of content knowledge in different learning areas.

Using Media in Teaching: Learning Guide. Section Three - Using Popular Print Media in the Classroom

In this section we will explore how popular print media – in particular newspapers and magazines – can be used to improve classroom learning and teaching.

Using Media in Teaching: Learning Guide. Section One - How to Use This Module

The important question we address in this module is: How can teachers use popular media, textbooks, and computer
technologies to create a learning environment that equips learners with the knowledge and skills to live and work thoughtfully in a changing South Africa?

Enhancing Teacher Education through OER

TESS-India have developed a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) to support teacher educators in becoming familiar with and using OER in their work with teachers.

Educational Technology for Effective Teaching: A Handbook for Educators

This course on educational technology comprises of 16 units covering different aspects of educational technology as a field of study. Educational technology is a combined application of three major sciences for classroom activities. These are Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, and Managerial Sciences.

Southern African Review of Education

The journal is published under the auspices of the Southern African Comparative and History of Education Society (SACHES).