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Roueche, Suanne D., Ed. – Innovation Abstracts, 1986
This series of one- and two-page abstracts highlights a variety of innovative approaches to teaching and learning in the community college. Topics covered in the articles include: the use of "trigger films" in group learning situations; letter writing as a means of maintaining group cohesion in a nontraditional classroom; creative grading; the use…
Descriptors: Abstracts, College Instruction, Community Colleges, Educational Improvement
McCormick, Fred C.; McCormick, Eileen R. – 1982
Prepared for rural school teachers and administrators, the guide asserts that problems associated with smallness (costs, range and quality of existing programs, and special services to special populations) can be overcome by utilizing various electronic technologies in rural schools. Following an introductory section, Section 2 discusses the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Computers, Delivery Systems, Distance Education
Vanderheiden, Gregg C. – 1987
This paper focuses on issues in the development of a technology support program for special education, particularly directed toward states with small, wide-spread populations. A three-level approach is suggested, with concentrated central expertise, regional resource points, and a network of individuals at the local level. The technology involved…
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Technology
O'Banion, Terry – 1989
An analysis is provided of the innovations that have marked the community college movement during the 1980s, including speculations about their effect on postsecondary education in the 1990s. The authors of the 13 chapters of the book were directed to cite examples of innovative practices from a range of community colleges to illustrate their…
Descriptors: College Administration, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
Neill, Shirley Boes – 1984
A 1982 survey of school superintendents provided much of the material for this discussion of the educational applications of microcomputers and other technologies, and for planning and developing these applications in schools. Chapter I is an interview with David Moursund, an educational computing expert who discusses issues and trends in school…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Computer Literacy, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software
Dean, Jay W. – Today's Education: Social Studies Edition, 1982
Describes the current problems affecting the introduction of microcomputers into education. There are still not enough pedagogically sound programs and security precautions often make it difficult to evaluate new ones adequately. Most of the existing computer languages are not suitable for teachers' use. (AM)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Programs, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
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Robbins, Bill; Taylor, Ross – Mathematics Teacher, 1981
The experience of Ramsey Junior High School in Minneapolis, Minnesota in bringing computers into the building is discussed in the hopes that it may help those who are just getting started today. (MP)
Descriptors: Computer Science, Computers, Educational Technology, Evaluation Criteria
Pusack, James P. – Pipeline, 1981
Many different types of instructional programs for foreign language are noted, with examples from many different ongoing instructional programs described. (MP)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Science, Computers, Curriculum Development
Sealey, David – Pipeline, 1981
Several programs designed to aid theater technicians in mathematics and optics related to their intended careers are discussed. The four packages described drill applications of algebra, trigonometry, lens systems, and aspects of manipulating light relevant to theater. (MP)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Science, Curriculum Development, Drills (Practice)
Krist, Betty J. – Viewpoints in Teaching and Learning, 1981
Examples are provided which demonstrate the use of the computer as an instructional aid for the algebra curriculum. While the basic content of an algebra course would remain intact, computer technology can enhance and expand methods of algebra instruction. (JN)
Descriptors: Algebra, Algorithms, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs
LeCrone, Nancy Lou – Technology Connection, 1997
Describes a curriculum-integrated library program that involved elementary students from different grades using multimedia to develop thematic projects. Offers suggestions for planning and supervising activities and describes sample projects for selected grades. (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Course Integrated Library Instruction, Curriculum Development, Educational Technology
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May, Bruce E. – Journal of Teaching in International Business, 1997
Argues that existing methods of internationalizing the business curriculum can be applied in distance learning, an area of rapid growth in U.S. higher education. Presents a model for determining course objectives, using and developing faculty knowledge, organizing course content, determining delivery systems, promoting interaction, broadening…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, College Faculty, Course Content, Course Organization
Agron, Joe, Ed. – American School & University, 1999
Presents advice from five school administrators on how schools are meeting facility and business challenges in the new millennium. Issues discussed concern power needs, the Y2K computer problem, the explosion of new educational technology, school security, educational finance, and building deterioration. (GR)
Descriptors: Computer Software, Educational Facilities Improvement, Educational Finance, Educational Technology
Sparks, Cindy; Schnitzer, Denise – School Planning and Management, 1998
Discusses fund raising for school-technology projects using the Internet. Lists Web sites where federal government funding sources can be found and sites with more than 130 federal bulletin boards, including the Department of Education's Grants Database and private-sector grant funding in technologies. (GR)
Descriptors: Databases, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid
Fickes, Michael – School Planning and Management, 1998
Examines the integration of basic school communications technologies into single systems that allow for a growth path into the Internet and for sophisticated media retrieval. Descriptions and benefits of these systems for two school districts are discussed. (GR)
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Internet, Public Schools
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