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Jain, Dipika; Chakraborty, Pinaki; Chakraverty, Shampa – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2018
Smartphone apps have lately emerged as a potent instructional aid for teaching engineering courses. Teaching engineering courses often involve explaining complex problems that require creative solutions to students who are typically tech-savvy. This article reviews 10 smartphone apps that have been developed to teach engineering courses. The apps…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Technology & Learning, 2007
This article provides brief descriptions of the latest product releases in the education market. These products include hardware, software, and resources. The following products are presented in this article, but not limited to: (1) Radius Audio Learning System(; (2) The Indigo Learning System from LearningSoft, LLC…
Descriptors: Computer Software Reviews, Educational Technology, Educational Resources, Performance Technology
Riley, Richard W. – Education Statistics Quarterly, 2000
The "Projections" report finds that the population surge of children of the baby boom ("baby boom echo") has moved into the high school and postsecondary education spheres. To be effective, education policies at all levels must reflect the changes in student enrollment predicted in the "Projections." Focuses on…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Students, Educational Technology, Enrollment Projections
Parham, Charles – Classroom Computer Learning, 1988
Discusses some of the improvements made recently in computerized speech and some questions about using such technology in classrooms. Describes the hardware needed for speech software. Provides a directory of what is currently available in speech-based products. (TW)
Descriptors: Artificial Speech, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Science, Computer Software Reviews
Lehrer, Ariella – Classroom Computer Learning, 1988
Discusses some of the factors included in choosing appropriate computer networks for the classroom. Describes such networks as those produced by Apple Computer, Corvus Systems, Velan, Berkeley Softworks, Tandy, LAN-TECH, Unisys, and International Business Machines (IBM). (TW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Managed Instruction, Computer Networks, Computer Science
Muyskens, Lois – 1990
In 1990, the Dallas County Community College District's (DCCCD's) Computer Center recruited three technology scouts (faculty members interested in media) to locate, preview, and evaluate multimedia products that could be used in the classroom. The technology scout for the humanities found and previewed products that could be used in…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Technology, Humanities, Humanities Instruction
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D'Arcy, Jan – School Libraries in Canada, 1997
Teacher-librarians can learn more about the effect of media and new technologies, and how to introduce these topics in the classroom. The Media Awareness Network World Wide Web site offers well-organized information and teaching units on privacy and other pertinent topics. Provides excerpts of online materials provided by the Media Awareness…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Development, Educational Media
Ohler, Jason – TECHNOS, 1999
Discusses a book, "Taming the Beast: Choice and Control in the Electronic Jungle" that explores 27 key issues about technology in order to understand its impact on ourselves, social structures, and the environment. Highlights include the effective use of technology in schools; anxiety concerning technology; technological literacy; and…
Descriptors: Computer Anxiety, Educational Change, Educational Technology, Instructional Effectiveness
Barron, Ann E. – Computing Teacher, 1993
Provides an overview of five major systems utilizing optical media, including basic descriptions, applications, configurations, and advantages and disadvantages. Systems covered are interactive videodisc, compact disc read only memory (CD-ROM), integrated systems, digital video interactive, and QuickTime and Video for Windows. (five references)…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Computer Software, Computer Software Evaluation, Educational Technology
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Hakes, Barbara; And Others – TechTrends, 1993
Outlines the contents of "Compressed Video: Operations and Applications," a compilation of the writings of many people with direct experience using compressed video (CV), an interactive and digitally transmitted technology. Covers the book's purposes and intended audience, and discusses CV applications in various educational settings,…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Book Reviews, Curriculum Development, Distance Education
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Smith, Jamie – Emergency Librarian, 1993
Describes three new technological devices and possible educational applications: (1) Canon's Xapshot Camera that records photographs as digitized information on disk to be viewed on television, videotapes, or computers; (2) Kodak's Photo CD Player, that stores photographs to be viewed on a CD player; and (3) Apple's Pen-Based Pocket Computer. (LRW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Optical Data Disks
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Hunter, Leslie Gene; And Others – History Microcomputer Review, 1993
Describes a three-part videodisk set designed for teaching introductory U.S. government and history courses at the secondary or collegiate levels. Describes the content and teaching suggestions for the series that focuses on the powers of the U.S. Congress, the Presidency, and the Supreme Court. (CFR)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Class Activities, Constitutional History, Educational Strategies
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Milburn, Geoffrey – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1994
Asserts that many educators do not hold curriculum studies in high regard. Reviews the "Handbook of Research on Curriculum," published by the American Educational Research Association. Concludes that the volume will serve the interests of researchers but not other constituents within the curriculum community. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Research, Educational Practices
Eiser, Leslie – Classroom Computer Learning, 1989
Reviews 70 software programs and 19 print publications, and provides a short synopsis of the best programs. Included areas are: teaching others to use AppleWorks, writing templates, curriculum applications, tools for teachers and administrators, and desktop tools and utilities. Lists resource books for AppleWorks. (MVL)
Descriptors: Computer Graphics, Computer Literacy, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software
Abramson, Trudy, Ed.; And Others – HyperNexus, 1995
This document consists of one volume year (four quarterly issues) of the journal "HyperNexus," containing articles on hypermedia and multimedia use in education. Typical article topics are: language-learning software; teaching and learning HyperCard; hypermedia-based teacher education; the use of music in virtual reality; integrating…
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programming), Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Constructivism (Learning)