ERIC Number: ED421087
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
The Teacher Education Computer Lab: Planning, Development and Management.
Shopland, Patricia P.; Kannegieser, Joan K.
This paper focuses on the preparation for and development of a teacher education computer lab at Eastern Nazarene College (Massachusetts). Topics addressed include: (1) events leading up to the identification of the need for such a facility, including the authors' intense technology-based professional development experiences and the passing of the 1993 Education Reform Act by the Massachusetts Legislature; (2) communicating the need for the lab; (3) planning the design; (4) funding; (5) purchasing and installing the equipment; (6) managing the lab and responsibilities of the director; and (7) faculty orientation and training. Sixteen recommendations are provided for utilizing a computer lab in teacher education courses. (AEF)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: In: "SITE 98: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (9th, Washington, DC, March 10-14, 1998). Proceedings"; see IR 018 794.