Education Informatics is a sub-field of informatics . The primary focus is on computer applications, systems and networks that support research in and delivery of education. Education informatics is based on information science , computer science and education . Note that it is distinct from Informatics Education, a term that relates more to the practice of teaching / learning about informatics, rather than the use of information and technology in the support of teaching and learning.
The term has been used in widespread use since 2004. [ citation needed ]