ERIC Number: ED323961
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Technology in Today's Schools.
Warger, Cynthia, Ed.
The 18 papers in this collection describe approaches that practitioners and experts have found successful in using technology as a tool to improve learning. Individual chapters are: (1) "Where Do We Go Now That the Power's On?" (Frank Withrow); (2) "A Curriculum for the Information Age" (Mary Alice White); (3) "Developing Technology Applications for Transforming Curriculum and Instruction" (Charles Mojkowski); (4) "A Model for Making Decisions about Computer and Technology Implementation" (Gregory Sales and Michael Damyanovich); (5) "Keyboarding: A Necessary Transitional Skill" (Gilbert Valdez and Sue Sollie); (6) "Interactive Information Systems" (Frank Withrow); (7) "Using Computer-Assisted Instruction To Support Learners" (Glenn Crumb); (8) "On-Line Computer Databases in School Library Media Centers" (Carol Kuhlthau and Joyce Sherman); (9) "Telecommunications: Using Phone Lines in the Classroom" (Denis Newman); (10) "Science in Problem Solving" (Roy Unruh); (11) "Computers and Writing: The Inevitable Social Context" (Andee Rubin); (12) "A Personal Account of Computer Use and Humanities Teaching" (Benjamin Thomas); (13) "'Storylords': Decisions in the Creation of an Instructional Television Series" (Thomas DeRose and Martha Deming); (14) "Integrating Technologies To Enhance Learning in Science and Math" (Regan McCarthy); (15) "Learning Dramas: An Alternative Curricular Approach to Using Computers with At-Risk Students" (Stanley Pogrow); (16) "Technology in Early Childhood" (Barbara Bowman); (17) "Curriculum Development for Gender Equity in Computer Education" (Kay Gilliland); and (18) "Program Descriptions" (Cynthia Warger). A list of the authors with their professional affiliations is included. (DB)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, High Risk Students, Humanities Instruction, Instructional Improvement, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Learning Resources Centers, Mathematics Instruction, Online Searching, Science Instruction, Teacher Role, Telecommunications, Writing Instruction
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 225 North Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 (ASCD Stock No. 611-90085, $16.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Alexandria, VA.