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Bronx Community Coll., NY. – 2003
This manual provides information about setting up and running an English literacy (EL) Civics program, based on the experience of one urban literacy program. Part 1, "Establishing and Managing an English Literacy and Civics Understanding Program," includes the following: (1) "Getting Started" (planning, goals and objectives, staffing, and…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Civics, Curriculum Development, English (Second Language)
Haury, David L. – 2002
Modern technology in life and health sciences brings a new understanding to the study of cells and as a result, the National Science Education Standards emphasize understanding of science and technology. This ERIC Digest describes the central role of cell biology (cytology) in understanding these areas and explains conceptual difficulties and…
Descriptors: Biology, Biotechnology, Cytology, Elementary Secondary Education
Stanford Univ., CA. ERIC Clearinghouse on Information Resources. – 1974
All 59 documents published by the Educational Resources Information Center on Educational Media and Technology (ERIC/EM) are abstracted in this document. The abstracts are the same as those which appeared in Research in Education (RIE), ERIC's monthly catalog. They are arranged alphabetically by author. With only two exceptions (journal articles…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Audiovisual Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Media
Van Duzer, Carol; Florez, MaryAnn Cunningham – 2003
This book provides educators and education policy makers a picture of where the field of teaching adult English language learners is today in order to build a more effective delivery system for the future. It places adult English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) in the broader context of the U.S. education system (K-12 and adult education), then…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Research
Allen, William H.; Coombs, Don H., Ed. – 1970
In response to a questionnaire from the ERIC Clearinghouse on Educational Media and Technology, 40 leaders in the field gave their opinion of the present and future of instructional technology, both in its broad and narrow (machine aids) sense. Their opinions were then the basis of a panel discussion by an advisory council that met in Washington,…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Audiovisual Aids, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Legislation
Leider, Steven – 1998
This digest documents the experiences of faculty, administrators, and staff at several colleges as they addressed a broad range of instructional technology issues. Included in the digest are several approaches suggested by instructors and staff affiliated with various community college technology programs. Plans for implementation, development,…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Change, Educational Planning, Educational Resources
Hlynka, Denis; Yeaman, Andrew R. J. – 1992
The field of educational technology was built on the positivist, modernist search for a best medium towards universal communication and the teaching of predetermined behavior and thinking patterns. Once, this medium was thought to be motion pictures, then television, then programmed instruction, and today it is hoped that it will be instructional…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Delivery Systems, Educational Philosophy, Educational Technology
Kosakowski, John – 1998
To be effective, technology cannot exist in a vacuum, but must become part of the whole educational environment. New measures of evaluation are under development which would help to better define the role of technology in its wider context. This ERIC digest summarizes the observed benefits of technology implementation and addresses the importance…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Attitudes, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology
Brennan, Mary Alice – 1992
A content analysis was performed to determine the trends in educational technology for the period October 1, 1990, through September 30, 1991. Sources for the analysis included five leading professional journals in educational technology, papers given at annual conventions of three professional associations, dissertations from five universities…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Content Analysis, Distance Education, Educational Technology
Koszalka, Tiffany A. – 2003
This digest briefly reviews connections among the literature on the adoption of innovations, technology integration, and the value of reflection in encouraging educators to explore the integration of new educational technologies into their current teaching practices. An approach to prompting reflection is described, which uses structured guidance…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Development, Educational Practices, Educational Research
Ely, Donald P. – 1989
In order to identify and document the pervasive trends in the field of educational technology, an elaborate content review of the professional literature was performed. Literature examined included journals, conference proceedings, ERIC Resources in Education (RIE) documents, annuals and yearbooks, and dissertations. The trends that were…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computers, Content Analysis, Delivery Systems
Plotnick, Eric – 1996
A content analysis was performed to determine the trends in the field of educational technology for the period October 1, 1994 through September 30, 1995. Sources for the analysis included five leading professional journals in educational technology, papers given at annual conventions of three professional associations, dissertations from five…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education
Barron, Linda; And Others – 1989
The use of contextualized learning environments with learners who are at risk of school failure arises from the recognition that students who are introduced to concepts and strategies out of a meaningful context will view them as irrelevant to daily life. Contexts created by teachers using videotape and random access videodisc technologies have…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Grade 5, High Risk Students, Instructional Effectiveness
Preston, Nancy R., Ed. – 1990
A content analysis was performed to determine the trends and issues in educational technology for the period from October 1, 1988, through September 30, 1989. Sources for the analysis included four leading professional journals in educational technology, papers given at annual conventions of three professional associations, dissertations from five…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Content Analysis, Distance Education, Educational Technology
Grabowski, Barbara L. – 1989
Interactive video can be a very complex learning system, or it can be a simple tool for teachers to use to enhance their instruction. The term has been used broadly in the literature and includes three major aspects: (1) interactive video as storage; (2) interactive video as hardware; and (3) interactive video as learning concept. This digest…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Information Retrieval, Information Storage, Instructional Design