ERIC Number: ED446669
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Information Technology for Schools: Creating Practical Knowledge To Improve Student Performance. The Jossey-Bass Education Series.
Kallick, Bena, Ed.; Wilson, James M., III, Ed.
This book chronicles practitioners' struggles in implementing information technology, identifies the existing barriers to implementation, and provides a set of frameworks from the current understanding of this process to support learning through information creation. The chapters are: chapter 1, "A Model for Organizational Learning: The Feedback Spiral" (Bena Kallick, James M. Wilson III); chapter 2, "Involving Stakeholders in Developing Technology" (Ben Norman); chapter 3, "Tracking Data on Student Achievement: Questions and Lessons" (Sherry P. King); chapter 4 "Linking Technology to Educational Improvements" (Jonathan P. Costa Sr., Ester Bobowick); chapter 5 "Using Technology To Promote Classroom" (Kenneth C. Holvig, Gerald Crisci); chapter 6 "Learning about Technology through Action Research" (Barbara Schain Spitz, Madge Hildebrandt Klais); chapter 7 "Teaching Computer Search Skills to Middle School Students" (Hildebrandt Klais); chapter 8 "Building Technological Expertise among Teachers" (Esther Bobowick); and chapter 9 "Creating an Information Infrastructure: Challenges for the Future" (Bena Kallick, James M. Wilson III). (EMS)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Action Research, Educational Technology, Information Technology, Learning Strategies, Program Implementation, Resource Allocation, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Sponsor: Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA. International Network of Principals' Centers.
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