supports a variety of research activities and demonstration projects that
examine and illustrate the effective use of educational technology in
traditional classroom situations.
"Asking the Right Questions: What Does Research Tell Us about Technology
and Higher Learning?"
houses articles on myriad topics related to technology use and management
in higher education.
publishes articles exploring the impact of technology on higher education.
Reviews of professional development materials that assist technology teachers
in integrating technology education with other learning areasCurriculum
The Teaching Learning and Technology (TLT) Group Resources At-a-Glance
http://www.tltgroup.org/resources/index.html provides an index of
their articles, case studies, workshops, keynote addresses, etc aimed
at helping institutions keep up with changing technology and improve teaching
and learning through the use of technology.
Virginia Community College System's instructional technology links offer
assistance to faculty for their curriculum and professional development
"On Implementing Web-based Electronic Portfolios"
http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/eqm0224.pdf discusses how a
"webfolio" program can help instructors improve the quality of teaching
and learning. The article includes a checklist of critical factors for
successful implementation and a bibliography for further reading.
"Teamwork, Teaching, and Technology Meet in the Classroom" by Sandra Poindexter,
Choton Basu, and Steve Kurncz
By instituting a mandatory laptop policy that standardized teaching tools
(laptop, software, Internet access) for all full-time students and faculty,
Northern Michigan University was able to change their dominant instructional
paradigm. They moved from a traditional 80% lecture/20% interactive to
a 20/80 model. The article provides implementation strategies and lessons
learned for those who might want to replicate their model.
Five Criteria for Evaluating Web Pages:
Thinking Critically about World Wide Web Resources:
University at Albany Libraries:
"Using Materials from the Internet: What Are the Rules?"
Web Teachera self-paced Internet tutorial that puts both basic and
in-depth information about the World Wide Web at your fingertips: http://www.webteacher.org/windows.html
Cheating“22 Ways to Handle Technology Enhanced Cheating”
from the State University of New York’s Teaching, Learning and Technology
Stephen Ehrmann's article "Technology Changes Quickly, But Education Changes
examines the problems educational institutions encounter when they attempt
to use technology to improve educational outcomes.
A two-page article, "Improving the Outcomes of Higher Education: Learning
from Past Mistakes,"
summarizes his points from the longer article.
"Front Page Workshop: Webpage Design"
"Jan's Illustrated Computer Literacy 101"
http://www.jegsworks.com/Lessons/words/index.html shows how to work
with a word processor and then with MS Word. Other computer basics include
working with spreadsheets
and working with the web
"PowerPoint in the Classroom"