ERIC Number: EJ547647
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Using Technology to Enhance Students' Skills.
Deden, Ann; Carter, Vicki K.
New Directions for Higher Education, n96 p81-92 Win 1996
Identifies five forces driving colleges and universities to incorporate computer technology into curricula: improved information access; realism of simulation; work-related need for technology-based communication skills; potential for asynchronous learning; and potential to stimulate and support faculty development and renewal. Discusses challenges associated with technology, notes innovative uses at private and public institutions, and examines cost considerations. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Access to Information, Business Communication, Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Cost Effectiveness, Costs, Educational Technology, Faculty Development, Financial Support, Higher Education, Instructional Innovation, Job Skills, Private Colleges, Program Descriptions, Public Colleges, Simulation, Skill Development, Teaching Methods, Technological Advancement
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "Preparing Competent College Graduates: Setting New and Higher Expectations for Student Learning," Number 96.