ERIC Number: ED398877
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Higher Education, Instructional Design, Internet, Libraries, Local Area Networks, Minority Groups, Multimedia Materials, Partnerships in Education, Sex Stereotypes, Special Needs Students, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, World Wide Web
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: National Educational Computing Conference.