Educational Technology


Educational technology refers not only to the hardware and software used in an educational setting, but how technological resources are used to support teaching and learning. RAND researchers form multidisciplinary teams to field rigorous studies of educational technology that provide actionable information to educators, policymakers, and product developers.

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    Using Technology to Promote Postsecondary Success and Savings

    Dec 13, 2018

    In 2013, the University of Texas at Tyler began the implementation of the PATSS program, an initiative that seeks to increase the use of online technologies for instruction. What are the academic outcomes in PATSS courses relative to traditional courses?

  • Teacher using tablet computer in elementary school lesson


    Artificial Intelligence Applications to Support Teachers

    Jan 23, 2019

    Artificial intelligence could support teachers rather than replace them. But before the promise of AI in the classroom can be realized, risks and technical challenges must be addressed.

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