Under what Conditions, does Technology have a Positive Effect on Teaching and Learning. Report of EDUsummIT 2009
Joke Voogt, Editor, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands ; Gerald Knezek, Editor, University of North Texas, United States
Seventy international policymakers, researchers, and practitioners met from June10-12, 2009 in the Hague (The Netherlands) at EDUsummIT 2009. They discussed the theme “Under which conditions does ICT have a positive effect on teaching and learning?” This report describes the main action points summarized in a Call to Action: a) views on the role of ICT in 21st century learning; b) conditions for realizing the potential of multiple technologies to address individual needs of students; c) better understanding of the relationship between formal and informal learning; d) implications of technology for student assessment; e) the need for models for leadership and teacher learning to successfully implement technology; f) the potential of ICT for digital equity; and g) the development of a list of essential conditions to ensure benefit from ICT investments. The papers of the three Thematic Working Groups formed the basis of the Call and are also part of this report.
Voogt, Editor, J. & Knezek, Editor, G. Under what Conditions, does Technology have a Positive Effect on Teaching and Learning. Report of EDUsummIT 2009.