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Office of Educational Technology, US Department of Education, 2017
This document is an outgrowth of the 2016 National Education Technology Plan (NETP). The NETP presents a shared vision and call to action for transformational learning enabled by technology at all levels of our education system. This Higher Education Supplement to the 2016 NETP builds on the principles described in each of the NETP's five…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education, Lifelong Learning
US Department of Education, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) wishes to remind states, districts, schools, students, staff, families, and guardians as well as communities about the importance of: (1) addressing the prevention of infectious disease in schools, including the seasonal flu, viral meningitis, enterovirus, and Ebola; and (2) ensuring the continuity of teaching…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Communicable Diseases, Attendance, Diseases
Collier, Denise; Burkholder, Karla; Branum, Tabitha – Committee for Economic Development, 2013
Today's students are often called "digital-age learners"--reflecting their technological savvy and free-agent approach to learning. With their iPods, iPhones, computer games, social media pages, and text messaging, these digital-age students have access to resources and knowledge beyond traditional school structures and practices. These…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Performance Factors, Barriers, Electronic Learning
Hernandez, Alex – American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 2012
For decades, for-profit educational provision has been merely tolerated, often grudgingly. In the world of charter schooling, for-profit providers are lambasted and sometimes prohibited. In higher education, for-profit institutions have grown rapidly, enrolling millions of nontraditional students and earning enmity, suspicion, and now…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Change, Proprietary Schools, Charter Schools
Walberg, Herbert J. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2010
Improving Schools to Promote Learning is a concise and common-sense examination of all the moving parts that drive student learning. The book ties together the research, policies, and practices relative to the state, district, school, classroom, and family, and explains their effects on student learning. The author covers an array of topics,…
Descriptors: Learning, Educational Research, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
Wicks, Matthew – International Association for K-12 Online Learning, 2010
The fact that online learning has been successful for many schools across the country does not mean that it has been free of challenges. Indeed, there are numerous issues and challenges in online learning. Few policymakers anticipated that any space time, any space place learning was possible when most education laws were authored over the past 50…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology
Alcorn, Noeline – NZCER Press, 2010
This book makes available to a wider audience for the first time material based on fieldwork carried out by the Solomon Island researchers in their own country. The findings will have vital relevance to policy makers, teachers and students. Over the past four years the School of Education, Solomon Islands College of Higher Education and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Educational Quality, Teacher Education Programs
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Bissell, Ahrash N. – Open Learning, 2009
Open licences are critical for defining Open Educational Resources. The goal of this article is to explain the logic of open licensing to teachers, funders, and educational policy-makers--to explain the relatively simple but vital considerations that are necessary to build this global educational commons of free learning material. In particular,…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Educational Policy, Educational Resources, Internet
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2009
The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) is a nonprofit organization that works collaboratively with Alabama and 15 other member states to improve education at every level--from pre-K to postdoctoral study--through many effective programs and initiatives. SREB's "Challenge to Lead Goals for Education", which call for the region to…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Teacher Effectiveness, Improvement Programs, Educational Improvement
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2009
The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) is a nonprofit organization that works collaboratively with Louisiana and 15 other member states to improve education at every level--from pre-K to postdoctoral study--through many effective programs and initiatives. SREB's "Challenge to Lead" Goals for Education, which call for the region to…
Descriptors: Improvement Programs, Educational Improvement, Educational Change, Nonprofit Organizations
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2009
The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) is a nonprofit organization that works collaboratively with Maryland and 15 other member states to improve education at every level--from pre-K to postdoctoral study--through many effective programs and initiatives. SREB's "Challenge to Lead" Goals for Education, which call for the region to…
Descriptors: Improvement Programs, Educational Improvement, Educational Change, Nonprofit Organizations
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2009
The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) is a nonprofit organization that works collaboratively with Mississippi and 15 other member states to improve education at every level--from pre-K to postdoctoral study--through many effective programs and initiatives. SREB's "Challenge to Lead" Goals for Education, which call for the region…
Descriptors: Improvement Programs, Educational Improvement, Educational Change, Nonprofit Organizations
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2009
The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) is a nonprofit organization that works collaboratively with North Carolina and 15 other member states to improve education at every level--from pre-K to postdoctoral study--through many effective programs and initiatives. SREB's "Challenge to Lead" Goals for Education, which call for the…
Descriptors: Improvement Programs, Educational Improvement, Educational Change, Nonprofit Organizations
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2009
The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) is a nonprofit organization that works collaboratively with Oklahoma and 15 other member states to improve education at every level--from pre-K to postdoctoral study--through many effective programs and initiatives. SREB's "Challenge to Lead" Goals for Education, which call for the region to…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Teacher Effectiveness, Improvement Programs, Educational Improvement
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2009
The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) is a nonprofit organization that works collaboratively with South Carolina and 15 other member states to improve education at every level--from pre-K to postdoctoral study--through many effective programs and initiatives. SREB's "Challenge to Lead" Goals for Education, which call for the…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Teacher Effectiveness, Improvement Programs, Educational Improvement
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