ERIC Number: ED432984
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Spotlight on the Future. NECC '99: National Educational Computing Conference Proceedings (20th, Atlantic City, NJ, June 22-24, 1999).
International Society for Technology in Education, Eugene, OR.; National Educational Computing Association, Eugene, OR.; National Educational Computing Conference.
This proceedings contains summaries of sessions on topics related to the use of computing across a wide range of disciplines and levels of education, including curriculum and instructional strategies, current and emerging technologies, social and ethical issues, library/media, technology implementation, exhibitors, teacher education and training, staff development, computer science, distance learning, using technology to facilitate learning, and laptops. The following research papers are included: "Using Higher Order Computer Tasks with Disadvantaged Students" (Neil Anderson); "Simulations for Lifelong Learning" (Gina Cherry, et al.); "A League of Their Own: Gender, Technology, and Instructional Practices" (Dorothy Valcarcel Craig); "BEN:LINCS: A Community Model for the Pennsylvania Education Network" (Scott Garrigan); "Difficulties Bring Wisdom: Online Learners Learn How Online Communities Learn" (Lisa Herman, et al.); "A Computer Game To Teach Programming" (Ken Kahn); "Parent-Completed Screening Test for Developmentally At-Risk Young Children" (Sang Seok Nam); "Web-Based Instruction: Business Courses" (Kwi Park-Kim); "Are Academic Behaviors Fostered in Web-Based Environments?" (Mary Jo Parker); "A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: Online Distance Learning for Introductory Computing" (Kris Powers); "Students Learning Mathematics through Computer-Aided Presentations" (Lawrence Sher and Patricia Wilkinson); "Infusing Technology into a Teacher Education Course: Elementary Teachers' Mathematical Conceptions" (Maria Timmerman); "Equity: Ownership by Minorities and Women of Research Projects" (Patricia Wilkinson and Lawrence Sher). Descriptions of NECA (National Educational Computing Association) member societies are also included. (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Science, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethics, Faculty Development, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Information Technology, Library Science, Social Influences, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Technology Integration, World Wide Web
Web site: http://www.neccsite.org
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Society for Technology in Education, Eugene, OR.; National Educational Computing Association, Eugene, OR.; National Educational Computing Conference.