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Hubbard, Lea; Spencer, Joi – Perspectives in Education, 2009
Today, the US public educational landscape features both well-funded and richly resourced segregated white schools and underfunded, poorly resourced majority black, Latino, Native American, and poor schools. Efforts to remedy these problems are ongoing and varied. Some parents and educators have turned away from traditional public schools and have…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Equal Education, Outcomes of Education, Teacher Student Relationship
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Agbemabiese, Lawrence – Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, 2009
Advances in energy access in developing countries over the past 25 years have been remarkable with more than 1 billion unserved people gaining access to electricity and modern fuels. However, as impressive as this may sound, large gaps remain: 1.6 billion people still lack access to electricity and another 2.5 billion continue to rely on…
Descriptors: Fuels, Energy, Rural Areas, Sustainable Development
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Stafford-Levy, Michele; Wilburg, Karin M. – Computers in the Schools, 2000
This case study describes how a high school language arts teacher in a poor border community in southern New Mexico combined technology-based teaching strategies with multicultural elements to ensure learning and equitable access to technology for her minority students. Discusses bilingual and bicultural students, constructivist classrooms, and…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Students, Case Studies, Constructivism (Learning)
Meyer, Eric – Proceedings of the ASIS Annual Meeting, 2000
Considers issues related to information equality from a theory-driven empirical perspective. Highlights include a case study of UCITA (Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act); issues for libraries, including licensing; issues for software developers; social constraints in a dynamic social environment with changing situational contexts; and…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Case Studies, Computer Software Development, Information Needs
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Tansley, Carole; Bryson, Colin – Innovations in Education and Training International, 2000
Evaluates implications of replacing traditional modes of small group teaching with information technology-facilitated virtual seminars based on a case study of undergraduates at Nottingham Trent University (United Kingdom). Highlights include the tutor's role; impact on staff; colleagues' attitudes; student attitudes; and equality of student…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Case Studies, Conventional Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Everhart, Nancy – Internet Reference Services Quarterly, 1997
Examines Internet resources available for elementary school children and discusses why Internet access should be provided through school library media centers. Highlights include appropriate Web sites, a case study, equity of access, censorship, integrating Internet resources into the curriculum, Internet usage guidelines, and identification and…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Access to Information, Case Studies, Censorship