“New communication technologies are resulting in basic changes in the way people learn and in the student-teacher relationship. The introduction of multimedia to the classroom can lead to higher-level thinking as the computer takes care of low-level routine tasks, supports inquiry learning by making available a wide range of resources, accommodates different learning styles, and changes the role of the teacher from knowledge source to learning facilitator.”
Source: Adapted from Sui, D.Z. and Bednarz, R. S. (1999) The message is the medium: Geographic education in the age of the Internet, Journal of Geography, 98 (3), p. 96.
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