ERIC Number: ED421978
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jul-1
Reference Count: N/A
Technology, Integration, and Learning Environments: CEE Monograph: The NAU Centennial Year of Education. Monograph Series No. 5.
Tucker, Gary, Ed.; Gunn, Cathy, Ed.; Lapan, Stephen D., Ed.
This volume of the Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) monograph series describes Northern Arizona University's (NAU) commitment to education and innovation. Contained within this volume are discussions of professional development courses and programs in the area of educational technology. The articles in this monograph feature educational reform through the implementation of constructivist learning principles in classrooms. The monograph is divided into two parts. Part I's theme, "Changing Attitudes about Technology in Education," contains the following papers: "Professional Development and Innovations: Creating Environments for Practice," (Cathy L. Gunn), and "Building Communities of Learners in Technology Classes: Strategies that Promote Confidence, Problem-Solving, and Critical Thinking," (Elizabeth M. Willis and Laura Sujo de Montes). Part II's theme, "New Technology Paradigms in Highly Technical Learning Environments," includes the following papers: "Instructional Strategies for Developing a Teaching and Learning Technology-Based Curriculum," (Glenda A. Gunter and Judy R. Lee), "Guiding Principles of Constructivism: The Didactic Concepts behind the Development of the Grand Canyon CD-ROM (Gary R. Tucker), "A Constructivist Perspective on Distance Learning," (Kathleen K. Glascott and Sandy J. Stone), and "Rethinking Learning Environments: A Team Investigation of Beliefs and Practice" (Gary R. Tucker and Cathy L. Gunn). Author profiles are included at the end of the document. (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Attitudes, Computer Uses in Education, Constructivism (Learning), Curriculum Development, Distance Education, Educational Development, Educational Environment, Educational Principles, Higher Education, Instructional Innovation, Professional Development
Northern Arizona University, Center for Excellence in Education, Box 5774, Flagstaff, AZ 86011 ($10).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Northern Arizona Univ., Flagstaff. Center for Excellence in Education.