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"On Implementing Web-based Electronic Portfolios"
"On Implementing Web-based Electronic Portfolios" 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"
"Teamwork, Teaching, and Technology Meet in the Classroom" by Sandra Poindexter, Choton Basu, and Steve Kurncz
22 Ways to Handle Technology Enhanced Cheating
22 Ways to Handle Technology Enhanced Cheating from the State University of New York's Teaching, Learning and Technology Center.
Annenberg/CPB supports a variety of research activities and demonstration projects that examine and illustrate the effective use of educational technology in traditional classroom situations. This website highlights strategies for using educational technology. Key concepts: video, satellite, Internet, composition.
Document-centered peer collaborations
Document-centered peer collaborations: an exploration of the educational uses of networked communication technologies. JCMC 4 (3). Gay, G. (1999).
Educause houses articles on myriad topics related to technology use and management in higher education.
Evaluating Internet Resources
"Evaluating Internet Resources" from the University at Albany Libraries
Five Criteria for Evaluating Web Pages
Five Criteria for Evaluating Web Pages.
Improving the Outcomes of Higher Education: Learning from Past Mistakes
A two-page article, "Improving the Outcomes of Higher Education: Learning from Past Mistakes."
Jan's Illustrated Computer Literacy 101
"Jan's Illustrated Computer Literacy 101" 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.
Technology Changes Quickly, But Education Changes Slowly
Stephen Ehrmann's article "Technology Changes Quickly, But Education Changes Slowly"
The TLT Group
This essay, which originally appeared in print as: Chickering, Arthur and Stephen C. Ehrmann (1996), "Implementing the Seven Principles: Technology as Lever," AAHE Bulletin, October, pp. 3-6, describes some of the most cost-effective and appropriate ways to use computers, video, and telecommunications technologies to advance the Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education. On this website, the article's content has been updated to reflect new developments in the fields of teaching, learning, and technology.
The TLT Group
The Teaching Learning and Technology (TLT) Group Resources At-a-Glance 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.
Thinking Critically about Web 2.0 and Beyond
Questions to ask yourself when entering or using social networking sties, blogs, wikis, virtual worlds, mashups, and filesharing sites of all kinds to assess their value for collaboration, global community, personal connection, creativity and enterprise.
Thinking Critically about World Wide Web Resources
Thinking Critically about World Wide Web Resources.
Virginia Community College System
Virginia Community College System's instructional technology site offers links to technology periodicals and e-zines, educational technology organizations, courseware providers, and other institutions' IT and distance learning resources.