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Shaughnessy, Michael F.; Fulgham, Susan M. – Educational Technology, 2016
The authors present this interview with Joshua Kim, Director of Digital Learning Initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL). Dr. Kim leads Dartmouth College's efforts around online learning and digital innovation for teaching and learning. He is a well-known conference speaker and consultant in the area of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Interviews, Electronic Learning, Web Based Instruction
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Adewara, Ademola Johnson; Lawal, Olufunke – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2015
The Open and Distance Learning (ODL) education for science teachers is seen as a solution to the problems of equity and access to teacher education in Nigeria. It is used to provide cost-effective Science Teacher Education, and to train large numbers of teachers within a short period of time. The need for training science teachers through ODL…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Foreign Countries, Case Studies, College Students
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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
Demski, Jennifer – Campus Technology, 2009
This article describes how centralized presentation control systems enable IT support staff to monitor equipment and assist end users more efficiently. At Temple University, 70 percent of the classrooms are equipped with an AMX touch panel, linked via a Netlink controller to an in-classroom computer, projector, DVD/VCR player, and speakers. The…
Descriptors: Internet, Technological Advancement, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Uses in Education
Coffield, Kate – 1996
This paper traces an educator's experiences with computers over a span of 20 years, and describes the computerization of and concomitant obstacles faced by the Humanities department at the American University in Cairo, Egypt (AUC). The computerization of AUC began in the 1980s, with workstations mainly in the science, math, engineering, and…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Networks, Computer Peripherals, Computer Uses in Education
Wilson, Linda – 1993
Assistive technology that can help disabled computer users is described, and a resource guide to computer help for the disabled is presented. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 has broad implications for higher education, in that it mandates that colleges and universities give disabled students equal access to computers on public…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Communication Aids (for Disabled), Computer Networks
Midwestern Higher Education Commission, Minneapolis, MN. – 1993
This report presents recommendations on interactive video transmission standards, equipment, room designs, and service plans for member institutions of the Midwestern Higher Education Commission (MHEC) and reviews MHEC's efforts to find and contract for such services with vendors. The report describes the MHEC objective of establishing a dial-up,…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Computer Networks, Computer Peripherals, Computer System Design
Wilson, David L. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1991
The Comprehensive Unified Physics Learning Environment is a computer system using computer programs, interactive videodisks, and electronic sensors being developed at the University of Maryland. The method has been found more effective than traditional ones for teaching physics majors and is being used to modify the conventional course for…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Peripherals, Computer Software, Higher Education