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Brown, Ryan A.; Antink-Meyer, Allison – Educational Technology, 2017
The maker movement, with its focus on-hands on learning through creating with familiar materials, has seen growth in both formal and informal learning spaces. This article examines three informal learning spaces that have redesigned their space (or a portion of it) to accommodate several tenets of the maker movement and in various ways have become…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Design Preferences, Educational Environment, Museums
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
Tomasino, Christine; Doubek, Kellie; Ormiston, Meg – Educational Technology, 2007
The emergence of mobile technologies has afforded educators new ways of thinking about teaching and learning. When mobile technologies target specific instructional initiatives, they become lifelong learning tools for students and an integral part of the learning process. The key to success is creating logical and meaningful connections between…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Teaching Methods, Technology Uses in Education, Academic Achievement
Nelson, Charles E.; And Others – Educational Technology, 1987
Reports the results of a survey that examined educational media usage and preference by teachers. Reasons for the increasing use of computers and videotape cassette recorders over traditional media are identified, and the need for media courses in teacher education curricula is discussed. (CLB)
Descriptors: Computers, Educational Media, Educational Trends, Media Selection
Hecht, Alfred R.; Willett, Lynn H. – Educational Technology, 1974
A look at Moraine Valley Community College's data bank for systematically gathering, reporting and updating community socioeconomic data for occupational program planning and counseling. (Author)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Planning, Community Services, Computer Oriented Programs
Wight, Warland D. – Educational Technology, 1974
Applications of the theory of competency based instruction on a university-wide basis. (Author)
Descriptors: Accountability, Higher Education, Performance Factors, Performance Specifications