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ERIC Number: ED430515
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Apr
Pages: 264
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Mid-South Instructional Technology Conference Proceedings (2nd, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, April 6-8, 1997).
Middle Tennessee State Univ., Murfreesboro.; Southeast Missouri State Univ., Cape Girardeau.; American Association for Higher Education, Washington, DC.
Papers in this proceedings explore the theme of rethinking teaching and learning through technology. Along with general session papers that address asynchronous learning networks and the World Wide Web as a classroom without walls, the document contains papers in the following eight tracks: (1) Assessing the Effectiveness of Technology in Teaching and Learning, including evaluation of a notebook computing project, evaluation of three educational online delivery approaches, and return on instructional technology investment; (2) Distance Learning/ITV (Interactive Television), including training faculty to teach via two-way ITV, converting a desktop video conferencing system to classroom use, designing the computer-mediated conference, and hardware/software to support distance learning; (3) Faculty Development, including getting faculty and technology together, master classrooms at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), meeting faculty training needs in instructional technology, and MTSU's Digital Media Center; (4) Harnessing the Web for Instruction and Research, including creating a course homepage and practical tips/strategies for finding information on the Internet; (5) Instructional Technology Case Studies, including helping faculty create course Web pages, interactive television vs. a traditional classroom setting, best case practices of technology at Eastern New Mexico University, and the nature of teaching and learning in multimedia laboratory classrooms; (6) The Internet: An Electronic Course Delivery System, including enhancing learning through electronic communication technologies, a post-Gutenberg student research project, incorporating JavaScript in a Web-based multimedia development course, using electronic media to teach on-campus courses, and trailblazing/innovation; (7) Technology and Pedagogy, including critical thinking skills in a technology-related class, the virtual global village, the high-tech humanist, and DVI (Digital Video Interaction) in multimedia post-production techniques; and (8) University/K-12 Partnerships in Instructional Technology, including children's/young adult literature on the Internet, multimedia for middle level science teachers, a multimedia training program for K-12 teachers, and the University/Public School Keypals project. Papers from a workshop and several electronic demonstrations are also included. (DLS)
Web site: http://www.mtsu.edu/~itconf/proceed97/proceed97.html
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Middle Tennessee State Univ., Murfreesboro.; Southeast Missouri State Univ., Cape Girardeau.; American Association for Higher Education, Washington, DC.