"Research and practice in educational technology are rooted in a
primordial human drive to find ways of teaching in ways that are more
efficient (Molenda, 2007, p. 5).
"With the rapid global spread of the World Wide Web after 1995, networked
computers took on communication functions as well as storage and processing
functions" (Molenda, 2007, p. 5).
"The 21st century began with educational technology increasingly focused
on distance education" (Molenda, 2007, p. 5)