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Hawkins, Kevin S. – Educational Technology, 2012
MPublishing, the primary academic publishing enterprise of the University of Michigan, has united the various publishing activities of the university, all of which serve the needs of scholars and the university by fostering new publishing models that cannot exist where profit is the primary value. This article provides a brief description of…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Library Role, Electronic Publishing, Higher Education
Brown, Byron W. – Educational Technology, 2012
Today's electronic textbooks (e-texts) are technologically backward and over-priced. Yet publishers continue to press for contracts with colleges and universities that move toward the mandatory purchase by students of e-texts instead of printed books. The author lays out his vision for digital learning materials, explains the details of the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Textbooks, Books, Retailing
Rosaen, Cheryl; Lundeberg, Mary; Terpstra, Marjorie – Educational Technology, 2010
The use of reflection and analysis in preparation of elementary and secondary preservice teachers has become a standard practice aimed at helping them develop the capacity to engage in intentional and systematic investigation of their practice. Editing video may be a more powerful tool than writing reflections based on memory to help preservice…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Reflective Teaching, Reflection
Gipson, Joella – Educational Technology, 1997
Discusses the disparity in numbers of girls and boys taking math, science, and computer classes in elementary and secondary schools, and examines steps being taken to better prepare girls, especially minority girls, for an increasingly technical society. A program in Michigan is described that involved a school and business partnership. (LRW)
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Gender Issues
Waggoner, Michael D.; Goldberg, Albert L. – Educational Technology, 1986
This report on an application of the Delphi methodology to education and technology in the context of a Michigan project highlights findings related to: instructional material development; courseware; budgets and teachers; computer literacy; technology access and use; utilization barriers; impact; organizational adaptation; technology integration;…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Budgets, Computer Literacy, Courseware
Brown, Thomas; And Others – Educational Technology, 1976
A discussion of the use of modules for self-paced learning at Allendale, Michigan. nHB)
Descriptors: Autoinstructional Aids, Higher Education, Instructional Systems, Self Help Programs