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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
Gordon, Steven; Gayeski, Diane – Educational Technology, 2013
In light of considerable debate centering on the value of higher education and its effect on student preparation for the world of work, this article describes new methods employed in teaching an introductory professional course and the outcomes of its initial offerings. This case study supports research indicating that problem-based learning is an…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Strategies, Communication Skills, Instructional Effectiveness
Norris, Cathleen; Hossain, Akhlaq; Soloway, Elliot – Educational Technology, 2011
The authors stand by this prediction: Within five years "every" child in "every" grade in "every" K-12 classroom in America will be using a mobile learning device (MLD), 24/7. And a corollary already being seen in MLD-using classrooms: Student achievement will increase "significantly", since time-on-task…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Electronic Learning, Handheld Devices
Preston, Michael D. – Educational Technology, 2010
An inquiry-based approach to watching videos of children engaged in learning, supported by tools that allow for frequent and close viewing, provides an opportunity for prospective teachers to develop their skills of observation and interpretation before entering the classroom. The in-depth study of videos creates a context in which teachers can…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Inquiry, Learning Strategies, Essays
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
Ellis, Albert – Educational Technology, 1971
Descriptors: Educational Experiments, Emotional Development, Grade 1, Grade 2
Diamond, Robert M. – Educational Technology, 1970
This article describes the design, application and impact of the Fredonia facility...which combines both dial access and audio cassette check-out with a flexible approach to mediated individual station capabilities." (Author)
Descriptors: Dial Access Information Systems, Independent Study, Learning Resources Centers
Yelon, Stephen L. – Educational Technology, 1973
An analysis of the instructional systems approach used at nonresidential colleges in the United States and Great Britain. (HB)
Descriptors: College Instruction, External Degree Programs, Higher Education, Instructional Systems
Utz, Peter – Educational Technology, 1973
More than 100 videotapes form part of a new remedial algebra program developed by Kingsborough Community College at Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn. Project aim was to improve remedial education in a difficult subject during a budget crisis. (Author)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Higher Education, Mathematics Instruction, Multimedia Instruction
Goldman, Samuel; Moynihan, William J. – Educational Technology, 1975
This exploratory study identified a number of problems in planning encountered by chief administrators from selected school districts in New York. (Author)
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, Educational Change, Educational Planning, School Districts