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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
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Garn, Myk – New Directions for Higher Education, 2009
In November 1996, forty-five higher education technology leaders convened in Washington, D.C., to discuss the virtual university (VU). The Western Governors Association had announced establishment of the Western Governors University (WGU). As a result, VU initiatives were emerging from, or being contemplated by, almost every state-level higher…
Descriptors: Educational History, Models, Educational Innovation, Higher Education
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Carroll, David; Carney, Joanne – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2005
The Personal Perspectives multimedia project described in this article engages teacher candidates in examining and representing their cultural identity by means of Apple's iMovie software. This digital storytelling project was developed by the authors, who are instructors in elementary education and instructional technology at a state university…
Descriptors: Multimedia Instruction, Preservice Teacher Education, Multicultural Education, Cultural Awareness
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Burgstahler, Sheryl; Corrigan, Bill; McCarter, Joan – Internet and Higher Education, 2004
Worldwide, distance learning programs offer opportunities for education and career enhancement for those who have access to a computer and the Internet. However, some potential students and instructors who have access to these technologies cannot fully participate because of the inaccessible design of courses. These individuals include those with…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Disabilities, Access to Computers, Accessibility (for Disabled)
Johnson, Michael J.; Vaughan, Sherry – 1992
This paper describes Colton School District's (Washington) project of the Rural School of the 21st Century. The goals of the 6-year project, initiated in 1988, were to incorporate technology into all aspects of education and to use technology in restructuring the school system. The Colton School District consists of 184 students in a single K-12…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Community Attitudes, Curriculum Development, Educational Change