ERIC Number: ED475287
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Byrom, Elizabeth, Ed.; Bingham, Margaret, Ed.; Bowman, Gloria, Ed.; Shoemaker, Dan, Ed.
NewsWire, v5 n1-3 2002
This document presents the 3 2002 issues of the newsletter "NewsWire," (volume 5). Issue Number One focuses on collaborative Web projects. This issue begins with descriptions of four individual projects: "iEARN"; "Operation RubyThroat"; "Follow the Polar Huskies!"; and "Log in Your Animal Roadkill!" Features that follow include: "Bringing the Global Grocery List Project Work to the Classroom"; "International School Partnerships through Technology"; "What it Takes to Develop or Participate in a Collaborative Web Project"; "Sources for Collaborative Web Projects"; and "Adult Literacy Students Explore Antarctica Virtually." Issue Number Two deals with handheld technologies, and features include: "The Impact of Technology on Education"; "Handheld Technology: The Basics"; "An Overview of Wireless Networking"; "Considerations When Buying a Handheld"; "Educational Advantages"; "Educational Concerns"; "Student Teachers and High School Seniors Beam the Internet"; "101 Great Educational Uses for Your Handheld Computer"; "Picture This!"; "Using Handheld Technologies in Schools"; and "Using eBooks on Handhelds." Also included in this issue are a sampling of projects; grant opportunities; sample educational software; handheld resources; and a glossary. Features of issue Number Three, which focuses on evaluating the impact of technology, include: "Tips for Writing an Evaluation Plan for a Technology Grant"; "Evaluation Questions--Guiding Inquiry in Schools"; "Lessons Learned from Action Research: Evaluation from the Trenches"; "Alabama Indicators for Measuring Progress"; "State Guidelines for Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT) Projects"; "TAGLIT: A Tool for Measuring a Project's Results"; "Steps in Evaluating a School or District Technology Program"; "Thinking Beyond Surveys"; "Resources for Evaluation: An Annotated Bibliography"; and "Tools for Evaluating Technology Projects and Programs." (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Resources, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Design, Learning Activities, Student Projects, Technology Integration, World Wide Web
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: SouthEast Initiatives Regional Technology in Education Consortium, Durham, NC.
Note: Published irregularly. Volume 5, Number 2 was created for SEIR-TEC by the Instructional Technology Resources Center in collaboration with K12 Handhelds.