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Mills, J. Elizabeth; Campana, Kathleen; Goldsmith, Annette Y. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2017
In the face of a changing landscape of youth services, LIS education can push the field of librarianship forward by adopting research-based frameworks that are directly applicable to the profession. We combined the Connected Learning framework with Radical Change theory and Outcome-Based Planning and Evaluation (OBPE) to establish the structure…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Graduate Students, Information Science Education, Library Science
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Horn, Michael B. – Education Next, 2016
The digital revolution occurring in schools has focused predominantly on online education in its various forms--including fully online courses, learning management systems, games, and mobile applications--to personalize learning and boost the performance of all students. Companies have been experimenting with technologies for years, yet these…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Technology Integration, Social Networks
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Menin, Andrea; Perham, Jenny; Vong, Joanna; Wachtel, Amelia – Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools & Early Intervention, 2016
Providing general education curriculum for students in self-contained special needs classrooms, as mandated by federal laws, has been a challenge for educators. Utilizing the class work of general education students is an easy, no-cost way to bridge the curriculum gap and offers benefits to both general education and special education students. In…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Technology Uses in Education, Disabilities, Educational Technology
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, 2015
The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) and its 16 member states and territories work collaboratively to expand educational access and excellence for their citizens. By promoting innovation, cooperation, resource sharing, and sound public policy, WICHE strengthens higher education's contributions to social, economic, and…
Descriptors: Interstate Programs, Educational Finance, Access to Education, Higher Education
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, 2015
The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) and its 16 members work collaboratively to expand educational access and excellence for all citizens of the West. By promoting innovation, cooperation, resource sharing, and sound public policy among its members and their institutions, WICHE strengthens higher education's contributions…
Descriptors: Interstate Programs, Organizations (Groups), Higher Education, Student Exchange Programs
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Maurer, L. – Physics Education, 2013
Studies have shown that standard lectures and instructional laboratory experiments are not effective at teaching interference and diffraction. In response, the author created an interactive computer program that simulates interference and diffraction effects using the finite difference time domain method. The software allows students to easily…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Physics, Science Laboratories, Scientific Concepts
Afterschool Alliance, 2013
The Afterschool Alliance and MetLife Foundation are proud to celebrate a fifth round of the MetLife Foundation Afterschool Innovator Awards. For the past five years, we have collaborated to highlight the work of quality afterschool programs that support children, families and communities across the nation. This compendium is a compilation of four…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Middle School Students, Youth Opportunities, Youth Programs
Carver, Diane – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J3), 2012
Getting students to learn new technology skills can be a challenge. After all, they know everything about computers and the Internet, right? Ninth grade students in Mrs. Aszklar's Digital Media Tools ("Digitools") class at Spanaway Junior High in Washington state quickly discovered they might not know as much as they thought. From…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Internet, Employees, Computer Games
Lloyd, Meg; Raths, David; Namahoe, Kanoe – Campus Technology, 2012
In this article, the authors present the 2012 Campus Technology Innovators. These IT leaders have deployed extraordinary technology solutions to meet campus challenges. The authors also recognize the vendors and products involved in making these innovative projects a success. The 10 winners are: (1) University of Arizona (Student Systems and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Innovation, Awards, Information Technology
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Hamren, Kim; Quigley, Suzanne – Volta Review, 2012
Listen and Talk is an early intervention and preschool program based in Seattle, Washington, that provides auditory-verbal education and therapy to children with hearing loss and their families. In addition, staff members provide consultations with public and private schools across the state. The mission of Listen and Talk is to teach children who…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Parents, Distance Education, Videoconferencing
Phillips, Vicki; Popovic, Zoran – Phi Delta Kappan, 2012
There is increasing evidence that games provide good learning environments, particularly in their ability to drive tenacity and intrinsic motivation, two key characteristics needed for student success. Advancing technology now enables games to also serve as assessments with real-time data that gives teachers the ability to have immediate…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Motivation, Individualized Instruction, Games
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Boor, Mari L.; Bergh, Karen; Alexander, Karen L.; Allison, Barbara; Johnson, Virginia Clark; Couch, Sue; DeBates, Debra; Johnson, Julie – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2012
Approximately 5 million secondary students take family and consumer sciences (FCS) classes in the United States each year (AAFCS, 2012). Most states reported a shortage of FCS teachers (Werhan & Way, 2006). Programs to prepare FCS teachers are essential to maintaining the pool of teachers, but they are becoming scarce. One potential source of…
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Consumer Science, Electronic Learning, Educational Technology
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Dockter, DuWayne L. – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
Seasoned educators use an assortment of student-centered methods and tools to enhance their student's learning environment. In respects to methodologies used in accounting, educators have utilized and created new forms of problem-based learning exercises, including case studies, simulations, and other projects, to help students become more active…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Accounting, Teaching Methods, Case Studies
Rutschow, Elizabeth Zachry; Schneider, Emily – MDRC, 2011
One of the greatest challenges that community colleges face in their efforts to increase graduation rates is improving the success of students in their developmental, or remedial, education programs--the courses that students without adequate academic preparation must take before they can enroll in courses for college credit. Emphasizing results…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Research Methodology, Academic Achievement, Developmental Studies Programs
Small, Dennis – Principal Leadership, 2011
Schools in Washington State had a smattering of computers that were used for instruction and were mostly disconnected from any network when the author joined the state's K-12 public education agency in 1989. It was clear that state educators needed to see beyond the dazzle of slide decks produced by seven-year-olds and reconceptualize the use of…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Technology Integration, Academic Standards, Educational Technology
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