ERIC Number: ED443384
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Principal Connections: A Guide to Technology Leadership. [CD-ROM].
Appalachia Educational Lab., Charleston, WV.; Southeast and Islands Regional Technology in Education Consortium, Charleston, WV.
This CD-ROM is designed to help school leaders recognize, promote, and evaluate effective technology use in their schools. The CD-ROM is divided into the following seven program areas: (1) "You're the Leader" helps administrators examine their roles as technology leaders and identify barriers to integrating technology into their schools, including an interactive technology skills assessment; (2) "Technology as a Tool" looks at the various ways technology can be integrated into learning, including an implementation assessment coupled with context-sensitive strategies for increasing access and integration; (3) "Foster the Environment" details strategies administrators can employ to help teachers become more accepting in their use of technology as a teaching tool; (4) "Classroom Close-Up" features videos that enable administrators to practice classroom observations; (5) "Log On" looks at effective Internet use, addressing bolstering the skills of novice users and key issues related to Internet use in schools and providing practical advice on developing an electronic communications acceptable use policy; (6) "Tools of the Trade" helps administrators make informed decisions about allocating technology resources, including a software evaluation tool that can be printed for widespread dissemination; (7) "Planning for Tomorrow" looks at the technology planning cycle and helps school leaders understand the total cost of technology ownership. (MES)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Computer Software Evaluation, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Administration, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Leadership, Internet, Optical Data Disks, Technology Integration, Technology Planning
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Computer Programs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Appalachia Educational Lab., Charleston, WV.; Southeast and Islands Regional Technology in Education Consortium, Charleston, WV.