Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Charleston, SC, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-67-9 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
Technology is defined as humanity at work and not as just mechanical tools. Technology has availed new avenues for forming new environments and communities that have distinct characteristics, functionalities and roles. These have unsurpassed quality of a learning culture where everyone is collectively involved in an effort to achieve a common goal and are based on a traditional model of creation, sharing and mastery of knowledge, skills and experiences. For educators to realize the full potential of technology in the teaching/learning process, they must consider the challenges their various constituents may have to deal with such as technology compatibility – ability certain technological operations to run on two or more different systems and achieve similar results. In both software and hardware compatibilities users experience various problems like inability to open/access documents and modify or manipulate artifacts. This is a literature review on technology incompatibility issues affecting learning in virtual communities.
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