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ERIC Number: ED404307
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 471
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Tools for Teaching with Technology: The WIU Approach for Technology Integration into Teacher Education.
Smith, Bonnie; And Others
This collection of 21 booklets about the Western Illinois University (WIU) model for teacher education, centered on principles of instructional designs, targets five technologies: computer applications, telecommunications, distance learning, interactive multimedia, and instructional video. Teacher competencies are specified for instructional design and the five targeted technologies; they are achieved through core and content-based modules. After an extensive overview, "Breaking the Barriers, Meeting Challenges," core modules include: (1) "Using the Computer to Enhance Teacher Productivity"; (2) "Telecommunications for the K-12 Classroom"; (3) "Distance Education in the K-12 Classroom"; (4) "Interactive Multimedia for the Classroom"; (5) "Instructional Video Production for the K-12 Classroom"; and (6) "Planning for Effective Technology Integration." The 12 content-based modules are: (1) "Technology Applications in the K-8 Science Classroom"; (2) "Teaching Social Studies with Historic Landmarks"; (3) "Electronic Resources for Teaching Secondary Social Studies"; (4) "Integrating Technology into Early Childhood Thematic Teaching"; (5) "Using Technology To Enhance Parent/Community Involvement"; (6) "Producing and Integrating Instructional Video"; (7) "Early Childhood Behavioral Assessment"; (8) "Exploring Planning Approaches for Teaching Thematically"; (9) "Your First Trip on the Internet"; (10) "Using Video To Enhance Understanding of Human Growth and Development"; (11) "Electronic Searching for Children's Literature Resources"; and (12) "Microteaching, Reflective Processing, and Video: A Metacognitive Twist." A program overview, a booklet for each module, a faculty support booklet, description and illustrations of equipment and infrastructure, and two videos are packaged in a file box. (ND)
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Non-Print Media; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Ameritech Foundation, Chicago, IL.
Authoring Institution: Western Illinois Univ., Macomb. Coll. of Education.