Many teachers argue that young people cannot spell properly and often prefer to use mobile phone text messaging versions of words. Other areas of concern include reading, math, and verbal communication skills.
This program explores some impacts of information technology on young people in the classroom, and challenges viewers to debate whether information technology is helping or hindering academic and interpersonal abilities.
With expert opinions, student feedback, and statistical and historical information, the video asks how the incredible power of information technology can best be harnessed for quality educational outcomes.
Viewing time: 16 minutes. Closed-captioned. 2008. Purchase options: DVD, 3-year Streaming, or DVD and 3-year Streaming; please see the Product Options box above when ordering.
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