Conclusion

Technologies are developed in response to human needs and wants but the impacts and consequences are sometimes difficult to predict, especially when the technologies are transferred between different contexts. It is always important to consider if a technology is appropriate to the context in which it is deployed and the effects it might have on a variety of stakeholders.

Working through this WebQuest should have helped you to appreciate some of the complexity that surrounds the implementation of technologies.

It should also have provided you with experience of learning about technology and of how ICT can be used to support a variety of activities that promote learning.