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Kwon, Hyunkyung – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2017
Researchers found that student-centered, technology-integrated learning environments help to produce students who are better able to think critically, solve problems, collaborate with others, and engage deeply in the learning process. Understanding the impact of technology and finding the best ways to integrate technology into the classroom is…
Descriptors: Computer Peripherals, Printing, Computer Software, Design
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Zurier, Steve – Community College Journal, 2013
Few professors teaching at community colleges today expect students to learn every nuance of every technological device they are likely to encounter throughout the course of their careers. Educators can expose students to enough of a base so that when the technology does evolve--and it will--they have the confidence and ability to adapt and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Higher Education, Job Training, Technology Uses in Education
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LeMaistre, Tiffany; Embry, Rebecka L.; Van Zandt, Lindsey L.; Bailey, Diane E. – Library Quarterly, 2012
In a comparative field study of ten libraries, we show how technological advances in electronic and digital resources have led to an onslaught of technology questions at the reference desk while prompting new and challenging work away from the desk. Libraries in our sample varied in their approaches to dealing with technological change, with…
Descriptors: Public Libraries, Academic Libraries, Reference Services, Librarians
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Schaffhauser, Dian – T.H.E. Journal, 2011
Setting up a wireless network is easy enough. Place a few access points in strategic areas, then watch the network traffic fly! That approach may hold up reasonably well for a few dozen users, but there's no way it would support a schoolwide 1-to-1 program. Once students take to it with their wireless devices, "they're going to kill it,"…
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Telecommunications, Reliability, Handheld Devices
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Waters, John K. – T.H.E. Journal, 2007
Information technology (IT) departments are ruled by a kind of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs: The big-tech stuff--the operating systems, the networks, the data centers--gets the priority, food-and-shelter attention, while upgrading the backup power supplies, evaluating new projector mounts, and taming that rat's nest of classroom cords fall…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Information Technology, Computer Networks, Computer Security
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Mahmood, Mo Adam; Hirt, Shirley A. – Journal of End User Computing, 1995
Explores how a Texas public school district progressed with a state mandate to integrate information technology into the curriculum. A survey was administered to evaluate why information technology is or is not efficiently used in the district's learning processes. Results found influential factors such as attitudes; hardware, software, and…
Descriptors: Administrator Effectiveness, Attitudes, Case Studies, Computer Peripherals