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ERIC Number: ED398877
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 430
Abstractor: N/A
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ISBN: ISBN-1-56484-023-9
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Call of the North. NECC '96: Proceedings of the Annual National Educational Computing Conference (17th, Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 11-13, 1996).
Ingham, Donella, Ed.
These conference proceedings address the current trends, practices, and research in the field of educational technology. Papers and project descriptions are included on the following topics: the use of technology to encourage learning of special needs students; distance education; integrating technology into the curriculum; technology in libraries; computer science education; interactive study strategies; women and minorities in the sciences; setting up and running a classroom World Wide Web server; access to the Internet by the economically disadvantaged; bilingual, multicultural, and English as a Second Language (ESL) education; electronic publishing in education; electronic foreign language education; instructional design; successful World Wide Web searching; using interactive videodiscs to teach math; virtual reality; instructional computing courses; building a computer graphics lab; monetary constraints; university-school partnerships; desktop design; networking courses; programming; teacher training; multimedia; software and hardware adaptations for handicapped individuals; telecommunications; student mentoring; research methods and skills; promoting the use of technology; community partnerships; CD-ROM technology; virtual classrooms; local area networks; asynchronous transfer mode; telecomputing; teacher education; cognitive style and achievement; government information on the Internet; educational standards; online discussion groups; and gender, racial, and cultural issues. Listings include conference, program, and steering committee members; the board of directors; future NECCs; and a description of the 1995-1996 NECA member societies. Author, affiliation, and key word indexes are also included. (SWC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: National Educational Computing Conference.