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Gusev, Dmitri A.; Swanson, Dewey A. – Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2018
Several years ago, we developed a paper for the ASCUE [Association Supporting Computer Users in Education] conference about using live projects in the classroom. The Purdue Polytechnic and our department Computer and Information Technology (CIT) have always encouraged the use of team projects throughout our curriculum. As mentioned in the original…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Information Technology, Problem Based Learning, Student Projects
Williams, Victor G.; Revels, Ken – Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE), 2006
Digital Forensics is not just the recovery of data or information from computer systems and their networks. It is not a procedure that can be accomplished by software alone, and most important, it is not something that can be accomplished by other than a trained IT forensic professional. Digital Forensics is an emerging science and was developed…
Descriptors: Computers, Federal Legislation, Debate
Benjamin, Blair; Lee, Jay – Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE), 2005
By nearly all accounts, the Web has overwhelmingly become the primary resource for prospective students to research potential college choices. Using this medium, however, prospects are able to do their research independently and privately, without having to contact the institution via phone, mail or email to make a formal inquiry. Consequently,…
Descriptors: Internet, Educational Technology, College Choice, Electronic Mail
Benjamin, Blair – Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE), 2005
Developing and maintaining an online version of a University's Academic Catalog has increasingly become a priority for enrollment management and IT staff. Many schools are now using the online version of their catalog as their primary working copy and are generating their print version periodically as needed. Managing and accessing this content…
Descriptors: School Catalogs, Online Catalogs, Universities, Computer Software
Cecire, Sarah – Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE), 2005
Both on-line and face-to-face courses rely on textbooks as an important source of information for students. A challenge for instructors in an on-line setting is to insure that students are learning from their textbooks. One way to address this challenge is to use productivity software tools to develop assignments that promote student thinking and…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Course Content, Assignments, Online Courses
Cossey, David – Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE), 2005
Small colleges have unique challenges with respect to their information technology environments. It is easy to forget sometimes that small colleges are not simply small big colleges, and that IT needs to be considered in a particular way, especially because of its associated costs. For one thing, the senior administration at a small college may be…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Small Colleges, Telecommunications, Computers
Dunn, Deborah – Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE), 2005
In a tight job market, IT professionals with database experience are likely to be in great demand. Companies need database personnel who can help improve access to and security of data. The events of September 11 have increased business' awareness of the need for database security, backup, and recovery procedures. It is our responsibility to…
Descriptors: Databases, Information Technology, Computer Security, Computer Literacy
Gerraughty, James F.; Shanafelt, Michael E. – Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE), 2005
This prototype is a continuation of a series of wireless prototypes which began in August 2001 and was reported on again in August 2002. This is the final year of this prototype. This continuation allowed Saint Francis University's Center of Excellence for Remote and Medically Under-Served Areas (CERMUSA) to refine the existing WLAN for the Saint…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Computer Networks, Universities, Technology Integration
Hijazi, Sam; Crowley, Maureen; Smith, M. Leigh – Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE), 2005
Most information systems classes focus on the study of hardware, software, data, communication, procedure, and employees. Employees usually are divided into end-user, IT people, and management. There is a need to teach classes in information systems directly related to the progress of the human as the most important component in any information…
Descriptors: Information Systems, Technology Education, Relevance (Education), Technological Literacy
Hillstock, Laurie G. – Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE), 2005
At present, with new technologies emerging daily and the growing need for more flexibility in scheduling, there seems to be an overall drive towards the need for distance learning. According to PBS Campus, 67% of colleges and universities agree that online education is a critical, longterm strategy for their institution. As a result, 49% of…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Appropriate Technology, Distance Education, Higher Education
Hurn, Janet E. – Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE), 2005
A group of faculty that currently teach asynchronous online courses were motivated to ensure that course quality remained high. Many people have seen the online courses that throw some written content up on the web and then have some tests and quizzes and call it an online course. To the faculty, that is not suitable in many ways on many levels.…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Web Based Instruction, College Faculty, College Students
Jenny, Geraldine Covert – Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE), 2005
This paper discusses email journaling for those hoping to become a teacher. The author discusses an innovative format she designed for journal entries that revolutionized her field experience supervision practices and those of other supervisors with whom she has shared this format. It has vastly improved the quality of the teacher-candidate's…
Descriptors: Field Experience Programs, Student Teachers, Journal Writing, Student Journals
Krohn, Steven – Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE), 2005
This article describes how research in both educational theory and cognitive psychology tells us that visual learning is one of the best methods for teaching students of all ages how to think and how to learn. With this basic understanding, it is only natural that we teach and let students experience the power of visualization. Visualization can…
Descriptors: Visualization, Motion, Visual Learning, Learning Strategies
Kruse, Tom; Skul, Jeanne; Vaassen, Anne – Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE), 2005
Loras College is a technology rich campus with a ubiquitous learning environment and about 1800 laptops in the hands of students, faculty, and staff. With a focus on the incorporation of technology into the curriculum the laptop program has been embraced by the campus since its inception in the fall of 2000. In 2003 a new campus strategic plan…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Computer Mediated Communication, Technology Integration, Computer Uses in Education
Lecher, Mark – Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE), 2005
Over the past two decades, technology use has increased in the classroom. What started out as a single computer in a classroom has evolved into a laptop or handheld for every student, with a wireless connection to the Internet and other network resources. Cell phones, PDAs, and other electronic tools have opened up new horizons for utilizing…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Higher Education, Ethics, Internet
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