The SAGE Encyclopedia of Higher Education
Educational technology has the benefit of creating active learning environments in both online and face-to-face classrooms. With the globalization of education, numerous educational tools and resources have been developed to create authentic learning experiences in the classroom. These tools can vary from web-based collaboration tools, such as Google Docs and VoiceThread, to a video tool such as FlipGrid. Such technology can be used in both live (synchronous) or online (asynchronous) classroom settings. With so many options, understanding how to select tools and how they can be integrated into instruction is important and thus is the focus of this entry.
Original Publication Citation
Moore, R. L. (2020). Educational Technology Tools. In M. E. David & M. J. Amey (Eds.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Higher Education (Vol. 1, pp. 425-426). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
Moore, Robert L., "Education Technology Tools" (2020). STEMPS Faculty Publications. 124.