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Ochsner, Amanda; Corwin, Zoë B. – Educational Technology, 2017
In 2014, researchers at the Pullias Center for Higher Education at the University of Southern California (USC) received a grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement in Postsecondary Education's First in the World program to do research aimed at understanding how games can be used to cultivate college knowledge and…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Games, Instructional Design, Design Requirements
Viner, Mark; Gardner, Ellen; Shaughnessy, Michael F. – Educational Technology, 2016
Curtis J. Bonk, is Professor of Instructional Systems Technology at Indiana University and President of CourseShare. Mimi Miyoung Lee is Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and instruction at the University of Houston. Thomas C. Reeves is Professor Emeritus of Learning, Design, and Technology at the University of Georgia. Thomas H.…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Leaders, Interviews, Online Courses
Thompson, Scott – Educational Technology, 2014
Through ongoing rapid-fire changes in the nature of communications, the social, professional, and political landscapes of our time are rapidly transforming. But the prevailing paradigm in most schools and school systems is a relic of the industrial revolution. Schools and school systems must adopt a new paradigm for learning if they are to remain…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Educational Principles
Dwyer, David C. – Educational Technology, 2013
Well over one million high school students drop out of U.S. high schools each year. The human and financial tolls are startling and cannot be sustained in an era when the country is looking for means to remain globally competitive. What would it take to dramatically reduce the problem? USC's Rossier School of Education helped found an independent…
Descriptors: High Schools, Charter Schools, Urban Schools, Dropout Rate
Pearlman, Bob – Educational Technology, 2009
Learner-Centered, Information-Age schools have been proposed in "Educational Technology" and in other publications. This article reviews the experience of the New Technology Foundation, a school-development organization, working since 2001 to support 51 communities in 10 states to launch and implement 21st Century High Schools, based on…
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Design, Educational Technology, High Schools, Outcomes of Education
Subramony, Deepak Prem – Educational Technology, 2009
This article discusses an issue of growing interest to educational technologists--namely, the complex relationships cultural minority learners have with education and technology--by analyzing first-hand ethnographic data with the help of insights from major social reproductionist scholars. These theoreticians inspire distinctive interpretations of…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Ethnography, Educational Technology, Asian Americans
McLellan, Hilary, Ed. – Educational Technology, 2008
Stories offer a powerful framework for engagement, reflection, and other important skills that young people need to learn. As digital media have expanded, so have the possibilities for creating stories. Here, several examples of those new possibilities are examined, examples that highlight student-produced online broadcasting initiatives,…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Story Telling, Computer Simulation, Computer Uses in Education
Brooks, Diane L. – Educational Technology, 1994
Discusses a new history and geography-centered curriculum for elementary and secondary school students that was developed in California and describes efforts to adopt instructional materials that include new technology and formats. Three specific technology developments in the history-social science curriculum are described. (LRW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Curriculum Development, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
Main, Robert G.; Roberts, Lily – Educational Technology, 1990
Reports results of a survey of California public schools that was conducted to determine their educational technology applications. Highlights include types of equipment used, including computers, video, and audiovisual; telecommunication facilities; curriculum areas using technology; student use of computer software programs; staff development;…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Computer Assisted Instruction, Courseware, Curriculum Development
Denova, Charles C. – Educational Technology, 1974
A description of how Southern California Regional Occupation Center at Torrence, California, teaches marketable skills and career training. (HB)
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Education, Career Planning, Job Training
van Gigch, John P. – Educational Technology, 1974
Author believes that the application of the Decision-Making Model to the removal of "discrepancies" allows the teachers and other school agents to proceed with changes in an orderly and rational manner. (Author)
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Decision Making, Decision Making Skills, Models
Mills, Helen; Mehaffy, Robert – Educational Technology, 1974
Authors describe a remedial writing course and conclude that individualized instruction is effective, efficient and economical. (Author/HB)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Expository Writing, Individualized Instruction, Undergraduate Study
Atkinson, R. C.; And Others – Educational Technology, 1973
A discussion of the computer-assisted instruction program in initial reading at Stanford University. The program consists of eight parts or strands that help the students learn the alphabet, a sight-word vocabulary of 700 words, spelling patterns within words, phonetic structures and comprehension of semantic categories and sentences. (Author)
Descriptors: Branching, Computer Assisted Instruction, Individualized Reading, Initial Teaching Alphabet