ERIC Number: ED446749
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the Mid-South Instructional Technology Conference (Murfreesboro, Tennessee, April 9-11, 2000).
Middle Tennessee State Univ., Murfreesboro.
Presentations at this conference addressed the following topics related to instructional technology: (1) the community of learning, including students' roles in the technology revolution, how technology-based tools enhance collaborative learning, community outreach through technology, and legal issues involving intellectual property/copyright; (2) course delivery for the new millennium, including online learning, satellite or instructional television, compressed video, technology integration, use/evaluation of online course software, adaptive technology, online corporate training, online constructivist learning, and asynchronous/synchronous tools and approaches; (3) supporting instructional technology, including developing faculty mentoring programs, establishing an instructional technology center, providing technical support, and the role of technology in faculty development, promotion, and tenure; (4) pedagogy and technology integration, including the basics of teaching learning, adapting teaching to different learning styles, curricular change/development, resources for new styles of learning, developing tools for specific knowledge domains, and courseware tool design and/or application; (5) best practices, including case studies on using technology in the classroom, transitions from traditional to online learning, World Wide Web-enhanced classrooms, online courses, library/information technology centers; and (6) on the horizon, including the application of emerging technologies, instructional technology trends, instructional planning for new technologies, dealing with issues that arise because of the addition of online classes, and diffusion of technology within educational communities. This proceedings contains 24 papers and two workshop summaries. (MES)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware, Curriculum Development, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Information Technology, Instructional Development, Internet, Technology Integration
Web site: http://www.mtsu.edu/~itconf/proceed00/index.html.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: Middle Tennessee State Univ., Murfreesboro.