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Keengwe, Jared, Ed.; Mbae, Justus G., Ed.; Ngigi, Simon K., Ed. – IGI Global, 2015
The increasing internationalization of today's classrooms calls for learning institutions to prepare students for success in an interdependent and technologically-advanced world. Faculty who are competent in multiple 21st century skills are best equipped to engage students in curricula that are relevant, transformative, and engaging across content…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Literacy, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
Presperin, Jessica J., Ed. – 1990
This proceedings document contains approximately 250 papers and posters presented at a conference on the advancement of rehabilitation and assistive technology. Individual sessions included the following topics: augmentative and alternative communication, personal transportation, technology transfer, service delivery and public policy, computer…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Accessibility (for Disabled), Aging (Individuals), Assistive Devices (for Disabled)
Presperin, Jessica J., Ed. – 1992
This proceedings document contains approximately 250 papers and posters presented at a conference on the advancement of rehabilitation and assistive technology. Individual sessions focused on the following topics: quantitative functional evaluation, upper limb and therapeutic stimulation, human-computer interface developments, information…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Accessibility (for Disabled), Aging (Individuals), Assistive Devices (for Disabled)
Presperin, Jessica J., Ed. – 1991
This proceedings document contains approximately 150 papers and 50 poster sessions presented at a conference on the advancement of rehabilitation and assistive technology. Individual sessions focused on the following topics: gerontology, robotics, technology transfer, sensory aids, computer applications, information dissemination, service delivery…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Clinical Diagnosis, Communication Aids (for Disabled)
Shane, Harold G. – 1987
General background information on microtechnologies with implications for educators provides an introduction to this review of past and current developments in microelectronics and specific ways in which the microchip is permeating society, creating problems and opportunities both in the workplace and the home. Topics discussed in the first of two…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Computer Uses in Education, Computers, Curriculum Development
Feingold, S. Norman; Atwater, Maxine H. – 1988
This book focuses on 10 of the most promising new technologies and the careers that they will foster, picking up where the 1983 book, "Emerging Careers" by Norman Feingold, left off. The book talks about the work that must be done in new ways as technological breakthroughs open new applications. By looking first at the technologies and their…
Descriptors: Aerospace Technology, Career Education, Careers, Computers
Levitan, Sar A.; Johnson, Clifford M. – 1982
This book examines the forces which are changing work in the 1980s and offers a concise analysis of the challenges for social policy which lie ahead. The first of nine chapters looks at changes affecting Americans' concept of work, including expectations, commitment to work, satisfaction, and work reform. Discussion in chapter 2 focuses on…
Descriptors: Career Education, Change, Employee Attitudes, Employer Employee Relationship
Karwatka, Dennis – 1996
This book presents illustrated profiles of 76 individuals and 2 notable vehicles (the winner of the first around-the-world car race in 1908 and the first steam locomotive in the United States). It includes such recognized innovators as Alexander Graham Bell (inventor of the telephone), George Washington Carver (agricultural products innovator),…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Biographies, Creative Thinking, Industrialization
Springle, Stephen, Ed. – 1998
This text contains papers presented at the 1998 conference of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America held on June 26-30, 1998, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Papers are divided into the following sections: (1) service delivery and public policy, including papers addressing independent literacy, integrating…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Adults, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Knapp, Sara D., Comp. – 1993
This book is designed primarily to help users find meaningful words for natural language, or free-text, computer searching of bibliographic and textual databases in the social and behavioral sciences. Additionally, it covers many socially relevant and technical topics not covered by the usual literary thesaurus, therefore it may also be useful for…
Descriptors: Behavioral Sciences, Computers, Databases, Information Retrieval
National Academies Press, 2014
For over a century, field stations have been important entryways for scientists to study and make important discoveries about the natural world. They are centers of research, conservation, education, and public outreach, often embedded in natural environments that range from remote to densely populated urban locations. Because they lack…
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Sciences, Research Methodology, Marine Biology
Wilen-Daugenti, Tracey – Peter Lang New York, 2012
Higher education in the U.S. has traditionally prepared students for work and social success, but with families, work, and society itself undergoing revolutionary change, is this preparation sufficient to develop the 21st-century workforce? This book explores how evolving family structures, new ways of balancing work and personal lives, and rapid…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Industry, Influence of Technology, Social Change
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Papadima-Sophocleous, Salomi, Ed.; Bradley, Linda, Ed.; Thouësny, Sylvie, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2016
The 23rd EUROCALL conference was held in Cyprus from the 24th to the 27th of August 2016. The theme of the conference this year was "CALL Communities and Culture." It offered a unique opportunity to hear from real-world CALL practitioners on how they practice CALL in their communities, and how the CALL culture has developed in local and…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Computer Assisted Instruction, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
Buzzi, Marina, Ed. – InTech, 2010
E-Learning is a vast and complex research topic that poses many challenges in every aspect: educational and pedagogical strategies and techniques and the tools for achieving them; usability, accessibility and user interface design; knowledge sharing and collaborative environments; technologies, architectures, and protocols; user activity…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Distance Education
Soomro, Safeeullah, Ed. – InTech, 2010
Chapters in this book include: (1) E-Learning Indicators: A Multidimensional Model for Planning Developing and Evaluating E-Learning Software Solutions (Bekim Fetaji and Majlinda Fetaji); (2) Barriers to Effective use of Information Technology in Science Education at Yanbu Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Abdulkareem Eid S. Alwani and Safeeullah Soomro);…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Architecture, Teaching Methods, Instructional Design