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Markus, M. Lynne – Communication Research: An International Quarterly, 1987
Proposes a "critical mass" explanation for the diffusion of interactive media, such as telephone, electronic mail, or computer conferencing, within communities. Considers two special characteristics of interactive media: (1) that widespread usage creates universal access, and (2) that use entails interdependence, in which earlier users…
Descriptors: Community Benefits, Computer Networks, Information Dissemination, Information Sources
Zhu, Erping – 1996
This study describes the use of VaxNotes, an electronic conferencing software, in a 16-week graduate distance learning course at a large Midwestern university. The seminar was taught at two campuses, by two instructors, connected by video and audio distance learning technologies. Discussions held outside class were conducted initially by…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Uses in Education, Cooperative Learning
Vazquez-Montilla, Elia; Zhu, Erping – 2000
Communications technologies such as Web-based conferencing and chat are being used increasingly around the world by instructors and students in either face to face or distance learning courses. While some discuss the affects of this phenomena, others are more focused on how these technological tools can be used in specific courses to achieve…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Higher Education
Burley, Hansel – 1994
A study was conducted in spring 1991, spring 1993, and summer 1993 to determine the effect on the writing process of various types of word processing software used by developmental and second-level composition students. Analyses were conducted of developmental students (novice writers) and of composition students (above novice writers) at a Texas…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Basic Writing, Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis
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Forgey, Mary Ann; Loughran, Hilda; Hansen, Johna – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2013
Video conferencing has much potential to enrich international social work education. In this educational initiative, video conferencing was used to deliver a joint foundation social work practice class to students attending an MSW degree program both in the United States and in Ireland. Student feedback indicated that they gained an appreciation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Work, Videoconferencing, Global Approach
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Seufferheld, Manfredo J.; Scagnoli, Norma I. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2011
The last decade has seen a great variety in the ways in which instructors have incorporated the World Wide Web into their traditional classroom courses; however, this combination has not always translated into changes or improvements in teaching and learning. The real challenge has proved to be not the addition of web resources to the traditional…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods, Science Curriculum
Evergreen Communications. – 1993
This report by the Arizona Educational and Informational Telecommunications Cooperative (AEITC) is a review of Arizona networks, applications, Internet, organizations, and recommendations for telecommunications connectivity across the state of Arizona. It identifies the issues that exist when considering technology pertinent to public education…
Descriptors: Communications, Computer Networks, Cooperatives, Educational Planning
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Gronn, Donna; Romeo, Geoff; McNamara, Sue; Teo, Yiong Hwee – Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 2013
The purpose of this study was to field-test several conferencing technologies in regional schools to determine whether the technologies are appropriate for the needs of the university supervisor, trainee teachers and supervising teachers in practicum placements. The study also explored the potential of technology for other related purposes. Four…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Regional Schools, Distance Education, Video Technology
Werner, Judy – 1994
Rural special education teachers frequently are distant from information resources found in large urban libraries and universities, and do not have easy access to professional support or consultants' expertise. Telecommunications offers new sources of support to these teachers by permitting them to send and receive electronic mail messages, take…
Descriptors: Autoinstructional Aids, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
Literacy British Columbia, Vancouver. – 2000
Eight work force literacy initiatives were conducted in British Columbia (BC), Canada. The primary objectives and key activities of the initiatives were as follows: (1) alliance development (developing partnerships and linkages promoting and supporting work force literacy); (2) public awareness (conducting presentations and media relations and…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Adult Basic Education, Adult Educators, Adult Literacy
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of Elementary and Secondary Education Planning, Testing, and Technological Services. – 1991
The New York State Technology Network Ties (TNT) systems is a statewide telecommunications network which consists of computers, telephone lines, and telecommunications hardware and software. This network links school districts, Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), libraries, other educational institutions, and the State Education…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks, Educational Administration, Electronic Mail
Palmer, Barbara Martin, Ed. – 1999
This book addresses reading issues pertaining to college students at all levels, and is envisioned as an essay collection of interest to educators involved with college reading, as well as those in other disciplines. Section 1 (Perspectives) presents 4 essays, which describe how college readers perceive reading and writing: "'Josh': Case…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Uses in Education, Higher Education, Principals
Fjallbrant, Nancy; Levy, Philippa – 1999
The aim of the DEDICATE (Distance Education Information Courses with Access through Networks) project, funded through the European Union, is to develop distance education courses in training for information literacy. The DEDICATE courses are based on the use of the Internet and World Wide Web; communication between participants and tutors and…
Descriptors: Computer Interfaces, Course Content, Distance Education, Educational Environment
Middle Tennessee State Univ., Murfreesboro. – 1999
This proceedings contains papers that address the following topics related to educational technology: (1) alternative course delivery, including planning and implementing a World Wide Web-based education program, describing an interstate collaborative approach to Web-based instruction, moving Web-based courses to the next level, and putting real…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Delivery Systems, Distance Education, Educational Practices
Lykos, Peter – 1985
This study of the role of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in chemistry education begins by discussing the lack of computer-based enhancements in the study of chemistry and goes on to describe ACS efforts to deal with this problem, including a member survey, formation of the Computer Secretariat to coordinate computer-related activities within…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Chemistry, Computer Assisted Instruction, Higher Education
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