Paper - Refereed

How can technological thinking be taught without using technology? We ask this question because of the potential offered by good answers. Most importantly, if significant aspects of technological thinking can be taught without direct recourse to technology, the options for reinforcing such thinking throughout a curriculum can be greatly increased. In fact, simply having a clear idea of what technological thinking is can already make a significant step towards this goal.
One of the more significant trends in the Information and Communication Technology arena in recent times is the advent of online social networking. Environments such as
The notion of reusable, flexible, learning resources delivered digitally has for some years held appeal for educators and those involved in the design of learning environments (Ip & Morrison, 2001). The capacity to organise and structure learning materials in a manner which targets the specific learning needs of groups and individuals has been shown to optimise learning potential (BECTA, 2005), and increasingly the digital medium is being used to achieve this, through the development of niche software applications known as digital learning objects (DLOs).
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