It ain’t what you do, it’s the way that you do it.
That well-known expression applies as much to running an ed tech project successfully as to anything else. In other words, for an ed tech project to succeed, you need to think about more than just the technology, or even the pedagogy. You have to think about management as well.
Next week at the Reform Symposium Conference I’ll be giving a presentation on this very topic. How’s that for a coincidence?! I’ll be looking at 14 factors that ought to be considered if a major project is to succeed.
Get ready to be inspired! Now? Now! by James Vauhn http://www.flickr.com/photos/x-ray_delta_one/
Here are the details:
Ensuring that an educational technology project succeeds
The talk will focus on one project in particular. It was a multimedia project involving seven schools in London, England, £500,000 and countless teachers.
Now, if that doesn’t appeal to you, check out the entire list of presentations. It is truly awesome!
cross-posted on www.ictineducation.org
Terry Freedman is an independent educational ICT consultant with over 35 years of experience in education. He publishes the ICT in Education website and the newsletter “Computers in Classrooms."