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Baron, Josh; Willis, Jerry; Lee, Reba-Anna – Computers in the Schools, 2010
A number of contemporary factors have combined to create a situation that encourages and supports international collaboration among institutions of higher education. Factors such as the globalization of the economy, the increasingly international nature of higher education, and the development of an inexpensive and virtually worldwide system of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Information Technology, Educational Technology
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Teles, Lucio; Gillies, Mary Ann; Ashton, Stacy – Computers in the Schools, 2002
This paper discusses the use of online classroom collaborative environments to support the face-to-face teaching of a graduate course in English Literature. Online data from graduate students and the professor were collected and analyzed. Results show that students benefit from the online interaction to learn English Literature. There are,…
Descriptors: Interaction, Graduate Students, English Literature, Higher Education
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Peart, Moses; Sheffield, Caryl J. – Computers in the Schools, 2002
The major challenges facing education systems in the information age include issues of how to prepare for and capitalize on the technological revolution and how to integrate computer technology into the curriculum. Jamaica, like most developing countries, is taking on these challenges with perhaps as much focus and increased importance as any…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators, Needs Assessment, Information Technology
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Jeronen, Eila – Computers in the Schools, 2002
The article is a report on a development project arising from collaboration between the Department of Education in the University of Oulu, the university training school in Oulu, and some secondary schools in Northern Finland. The key aims of the project have been to promote the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in teacher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Geography Instruction, Science Instruction
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Maddux, Cleborne D.; Johnson, D. LaMont – Computers in the Schools, 2001
Considers the impact of information technology, particularly the Web, on distance education in higher education. Topics include the future of public education; criticism of education based on societal anger, political ambition, and the profit motive in the private sector; and the relationship between education and business. (LRW)
Descriptors: Distance Education, Economic Factors, Educational Trends, Futures (of Society)
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Harrington, Helen – Computers in the Schools, 1991
Discusses the use of technology in teacher education programs that are concerned with preparing students for a rapidly changing society. The distinction between preparing teachers to use technology and using technology to prepare teachers is emphasized, and distinctions between training and learning are discussed. (27 references) (LRW)
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Higher Education, Information Technology, Instructional Design
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White, Charles S. – Computers in the Schools, 1991
Describes methods of using technology in a preservice social studies methods course that show how technology can support teacher planning and how technology can increase teacher effectiveness. Knowledge of instructional materials is discussed, and how to demonstrate the integration of technology into the curriculum through simulations for decision…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation, Curriculum Development, Databases
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Maddux, Cleborne D. – Computers in the Schools, 1996
The hypermedia nature of the World Wide Web may represent a true paradigm shift in telecommunications, but barriers exist to the Web having similar impact on education. Some of today's college students compare the Web with "bad TV"--lengthy pauses, links that result in error messages, and animation and sound clips that are too brief.…
Descriptors: Criticism, Educational Innovation, Educational Technology, Higher Education