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Educational technology Facts, information, pictures. All Educational Technology and Digital Media articles. Education and Technology. Educational Technology Tools & Articles. Technology in Education. HOME - Office of Educational Technology. The Higher Education Technology Paradox. The number one paradox in higher education is that technology is both transforming and disrupting universities around the world.

The Higher Education Technology Paradox

Institutions that adapt to the technology and become content producers will survive and flourish; those confined to being content consumers will struggle to stay in business. Many colleges and universities are in financial difficulty today: According to an article in The New York Times, Moody’s Investors Service estimates that the number of four-year nonprofit colleges going out of business could triple (from five to 15 per year) over the next few years, and the merger rate will more than double from two or three today. The inability to keep up with technology-enhanced teaching and learning will only exacerbate the problems of financially challenged colleges. What kind of technology has such great potential for positive and negative outcomes? Educational Technology. Visit the links below for more information about the work of Texas Education Agency's Educational Technology unit in the Division of Instructional Materials and Educational Technology and statewide educational technology initiatives.

Educational Technology

Technology Planning and Funding Long-Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020 2014 Progress Report on the Long-Range Plan for Technology (PDF) School Technology Planning, E-Rate Modernization, and Broadband ConnectivityE-Rate in TexasOnline Technology Plan (ePlan)School Technology and Readiness (STaR) ChartStudy on School District Network Capabilities (TEC Sec. 32.005)Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), Title II, Part D (outside source) Educational Technology. What Is Educational Technology?