The authors of the textbook explain that “The implementation of educational technology itself is not the objective of instruction. Instead, the reason for integrating technology is to be a support and a means to the instruction necessary to meet identified standards for 21st century learning” (Lever-Duffy & McDonald, 2015, p.3).
What does it mean for educational technology to be the objective of instruction?
Why is this view towards educational technology stated in this quote relevant to the field of teaching and learning with technology?
What can you do in your career to ensure that you are using technology as a means to instruction, and not the objective of instruction?