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Sinofsky, Esther R. – TechTrends, 1994
Provides forms for readers to use to help compile an annotated bibliography of materials on copyright issues affecting education. Forms for books; magazine, newspaper, or encyclopedia articles; court cases; audiovisual works; and electronic resources are included. (LRW)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Copyrights, Educational Practices, Records (Forms)
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Ross, Steven M.; Morrison, Gary R. – TechTrends, 1992
The third in a series of articles on performing and disseminating research projects in instructional technology presents guidelines for research planning: select a topic; identify the research problem; conduct a literature search; state the research questions; determine the research design; determine methods; and identify data analysis procedures.…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Technology, Guidelines, Models
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Willard, Joanne B. – TechTrends, 1992
Describes a high school music technology course that uses a project-oriented approach to teach students about hardware and software tools for sequencing, arranging, multitrack recording, and mixing. Course equipment is listed, and the MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) is briefly described. Copyright guidelines for educational uses of…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Educational Technology, Electronic Equipment, Fair Use (Copyrights)
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Descy, Don E. – TechTrends, 1997
Discusses rules for Web page design: consider audiences' Internet skills and equipment; know your content; outline the material; map or sketch the site; be consistent; regulate size of graphics to control download time; place eye catching material in the first 300 pixels; moderate use of color to control file size and bandwidth; include a…
Descriptors: Attention, Audience Analysis, Color, Computer Graphics
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Quinlan, Laurie A. – TechTrends, 1997
Provides guidelines for the organization of information (tables of contents, headings, grouping, URLs--Uniform Resource Locators--and e-mail tags) and the construction of a Web page (size considerations, concision, spelling, file dates, e-mail links, visual appeal, link relevance, copyrights). Includes source code for a sample lesson page and…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Copyrights, Educational Media, Electronic Mail
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Talab, R. S. – TechTrends, 1997
Discusses copyright considerations in multimedia development, and provides a checklist for teachers and students based on the United States House of Representative's "Fair Use Guidelines for Educational Multimedia" (1996) and the Association for Computing Machinery's "Interim Copyright Policies." Describes three copyright use…
Descriptors: Computer Software Development, Copyrights, Educational Media, Fair Use (Copyrights)
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TechTrends, 1994
These draft standards apply to two- or three-year academic institutions awarding associate degrees or certificates. They are intended to assist in evaluation and in developing learning resources programs. Areas addressed include objectives, organization and administration, staff, budget, user services, collections, and facilities. (Contains nine…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Budgeting, Community Colleges, Higher Education
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Botterbusch, Hope R. – TechTrends, 1994
Reviews the presentation of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Copyright Committee at a gathering of concerned organizations to discuss the educational fair use guidelines for multimedia programs. The AECT position and recommended guidelines are presented, definitions of multimedia and fair use are suggested, and…
Descriptors: Codes of Ethics, Copyrights, Definitions, Fair Use (Copyrights)
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Duggan, Brian – TechTrends, 1994
Explores design considerations for a functional microcomputer lab, including ergonomics and furnishings; access for the disabled; the use of other media; hardware security; and software security, including virus protection. A summary paragraph comments on the role of planning and forecasting. A bibliography of eight titles for further reading is…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Audio Equipment, Computer Centers, Computer Security
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Botterbusch, Hope R. – TechTrends, 1995
Reviews copyright issues that were addressed at the InCITE 1995 workshop, including copyright law, fair use guidelines, multimedia issues, copyright policy statements by national professional organizations, legal activities related to the Internet, and multimedia guidelines. (LRW)
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Copyrights, Fair Use (Copyrights), Guidelines
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Palmore, Teddy B. – TechTrends, 1989
Presents a history of computer viruses, explains various types of viruses and how they affect software or computer operating systems, and describes examples of specific viruses. Available vaccines are explained, and precautions for protecting programs and disks are given. (nine references) (LRW)
Descriptors: Computer Software, Floppy Disks, Microcomputers, Programing
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Troxel, Duane K.; Chiavacci, Jim – TechTrends, 1985
Describes seven methods to transfer data from Apple computer disks to IBM computer disks and vice versa: print out data and retype; use a commercial software package, optical-character reader, homemade cable, or modem to pass or transfer data directly; pay commercial data-transfer service; or store files on mainframe and download. (MBR)
Descriptors: Character Recognition, Computer Software, Electronic Equipment, Information Storage