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Implementing Computer Use In A 5th Grade Curriculum: A Study Of The Process Of Implementation And Subsequent Impact, Walter F. Davison Dec 1988

Implementing Computer Use In A 5th Grade Curriculum: A Study Of The Process Of Implementation And Subsequent Impact, Walter F. Davison

Master's Theses

There has recently been an intensive effort on the part of school systems, administrators, teachers, and parents to bring computers into everyday classroom use. Yet, to a large degree, this effort has proceeded without appropriate planning about just how computers can best be used and integrated into the curriculum.

This study focuses on how an independent elementary school with a minimum of resources went about the process of integrating computer usage in the fifth grade, the steps required for integration and for continued student use of computers in the school. Computer usage was introduced as part of the writing classes ...


Information Media Newsletter Vol. 23 No. 1, St. Cloud State University Oct 1988

Information Media Newsletter Vol. 23 No. 1, St. Cloud State University

Information Media Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Information Media Newsletter Vol.12 No. 3, St. Cloud State University Apr 1988

Information Media Newsletter Vol.12 No. 3, St. Cloud State University

Information Media Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Information Media Newsletter Vol. 12 No. 2, St. Cloud State University Jan 1988

Information Media Newsletter Vol. 12 No. 2, St. Cloud State University

Information Media Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Long Term Impact Evaluation Of Continuing Education Programs, John A. Henschke Edd Jan 1988

Long Term Impact Evaluation Of Continuing Education Programs, John A. Henschke Edd

IACE Hall of Fame Repository

The information explosion in our technologically oriented society has brought with it a shortened time span of cultural and factual knowledge change in each succeeding decade. Thus, professionals constantly need continuing education programs which provide up-dated information and skill development in their respective fields to keep from becoming obsolete. However, a question remains for those who seek to serve those needs: How will the long term impact of these continuing education programs be measured, determined and evaluated? One continuing education program has sought to answer that major question. In 1975 some rural health care professionals originated a request to an ...


A Comparison Of Three Transfer Of Training Strategies In Inservice Adult Teacher Training, John A. Henschke Edd Jan 1988

A Comparison Of Three Transfer Of Training Strategies In Inservice Adult Teacher Training, John A. Henschke Edd

IACE Hall of Fame Repository

The need for effective inservice education for teachers in great. Often, inservice programs teach new knowledge and skills, but there is little carry over into teaching practice. The purpose of this study was to develop an effective inservice program in methods of teaching specific subject matter and to compare the effectiveness of four difference follow-up strategies: consultant coaching, team coaching, group meeting, and no follow-up. The major hypotheses tested were: teachers receiving training will demonstrate a significant increase in mean scores on a knowledge test and on a skill performance instrument when compared with a group of teachers not receiving ...


A Conceptual Framework For The Design And Delivery Of A University-Level Credit Course By Communications Satellite , Michael James Albright Jan 1988

A Conceptual Framework For The Design And Delivery Of A University-Level Credit Course By Communications Satellite , Michael James Albright

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The past few years have seen increased interest in the use of communications satellites for delivering instruction at the postsecondary level. This study was conducted to (1) compile a set of guidelines for the use of course developers in designing, delivering, and evaluating a satellite course; (2) identify those colleges and universities in the United States with experience in using satellites for credit course delivery; and (3) determine the degree to which the actual practices of these institutions conformed with the guidelines;A literature review in the fields of instructional telecommunications, distance education, and adult education was conducted, and twenty-three ...


Problems Encountered With The Readability Of Social Studies Books, Peggy Drinovsky Jan 1988

Problems Encountered With The Readability Of Social Studies Books, Peggy Drinovsky

Graduate Research Papers

Readability of social studies texts has been and continues to be a concern of teachers when choosing a new series to use in the school. Teachers using readability formulas have come away feeling dissatisfied, as there are always students who should be able to read the book but cannot, or ones who should not be able to read the book but can, according to the formulas used. Obtaining the readability of a given text is quick and easy but it diagnoses the text rather than the student, as it gives the grade level of the text not the reading level ...