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T.H.E. Journal Vol. 11, No. 8 (1984) pp. 95–99
To provide computer literacy training for its elementary and secondary schools, the Indianapolis city-wide school district is midway through a three-year, $10 million project involving the installation of more than 10,000 microcomputers linked by...
E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 8, No. 3 (2011) pp. 247–257
Schooled in an earlier time, educators are laboring to find meaningful purchase in new media environments, unable to match the fluency and sophistication of their "digital native" students. Yet is Marc Prensky's portrayal of teachers as "digital...
ACM Transactions on Computing Education Vol. 10, No. 1 (March 2010)
Many undergraduate liberal arts institutions offer computer science majors. This article illustrates how quality computer science programs can be realized in a wide variety of liberal arts settings by describing and contrasting the actual programs...
Electronic Information Technologies and Resources: Use by University Faculty and Faculty Preferences for Related Library Services
College & Research Libraries Vol. 56, No. 2 (1995) pp. 119–31
The SUNY University Center Libraries conducted a survey on faculty use of electronic information technologies and resources at Albany, Binghamton, Buffalo, and Stony Brook. Questionnaire topics included access to electronic technologies, and current ...
Journal of Mathematical Behavior Vol. 10, No. 1 (1991) pp. 79–89
This study described ways that sixth grade students invented strategies for working out difficult physics problems while using a motion program in the computer environment "Boxer." Strategies became a communal classroom resource and ground rules for ...
Strengthening Leadership Preparation to Meet the Challenge of Leading for Learning in the Digital Age: Recommendations from Alumni
Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development Vol. 26 (March 2015) pp. 51–67
This study surveys graduates of a west-coast university regarding their perception of how well their graduate degree programs prepared them to meet the challenge of leading for learning in the digital age, particularly in the areas of visionary...
The NMC Horizon Report > 2013 Museum Edition, is a co-production with the Marcus Institute for Digital Education in the Arts (MIDEA), and examines six emerging technologies for their potential impact on and use in education and interpretation within ...
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 41, No. 6 (November 2013) pp. 1009–1046
Some task analysis methods break down a task into a hierarchy of subgoals. Although an important tool of many fields of study, learning to create such a hierarchy (redescription) is not trivial. To further the understanding of what makes task...
The NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Higher Education Edition is a collaborative effort between the NMC and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI). This 12th edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project...
2017 NMC Technology Outlook > Nordic Schools at a Glance (2017) pp. 1–24
The 2017 NMC Technology Outlook for Nordic Schools: A Horizon Project Regional Report reflects a collaborative research effort between the New Media Consortium (NMC) and the Norwegian Centre for ICT in Education to inform Nordic school leaders and...
(November 2017) pp. 1–24
The 2017 Digital Literacy Impact Study: An NMC Horizon Project Strategic Brief uncovers the learner’s perspective of how digital literacy training influences work life after graduation. As a complement to the definitions and frameworks outlined in...
The NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Museum Edition is a collaboration between the NMC and Balboa Park Online Collaborative (BPOC). Six key trends, six significant challenges, and six important developments in technology are identified across three...
Measuring Conditions Conducive to Knowledge Development in Virtual Learning Environments: Initial Development of a Model-Based Survey
Journal of Technology, Learning, and Assessment Vol. 8, No. 1 (August 2009) pp. 1–24
The design of virtual learning environments for post-secondary instruction is rapidly increasing among public and private universities. While the quantity of online courses over the past 10 years has exponentially increased, the quality of these...
Developing Government Policies for Distance Education: Lessons Learnt from Two Sri Lankan Case Studies
International Review of Education Vol. 60, No. 6 (December 2014) pp. 821–839
Education, especially higher education, is considered vital for maintaining national and individual competitiveness in the global knowledge economy. Following the introduction of its "Free Education Policy" as early as 1947, Sri Lanka is...
NMC Horizon Report > 2017 Higher Education Edition at a Glance (2017) pp. 1–60
The NMC Horizon Report: 2017 Higher Education Edition was produced by the NMC in collaboration with the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI). The internationally recognized NMC Horizon Report series and regional NMC Technology Outlook series are part...
The New Media Consortium, the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), with the support of HP, produced the NMC Horizon Report > 2013 K-12 Edition. This fifth edition in the annual K...
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 39, No. 1 (2006) pp. 105–118
A subcategory of computer-assisted instruction (CAI), games have additional attributes such as motivation, reward, interactivity, score, and challenge. This study used a quasi-experimental design to determine if previous findings generalize to non...
The NMC Horizon Report Europe > 2014 Schools Edition was produced by the NMC in collaboration with the European Commission’s Directorate General for Education and Culture (EC DG EAC), the Joint Research Centre – Institute for Prospective...
What is on the five-year horizon for museums? Which trends and technologies will drive changes to museum education and interpretation? What are the challenges that we consider as solvable or difficult to overcome, and how can we strategize effective ...
The NMC Horizon Report > 2012 Museum Edition, is a co-production with the Marcus Institute for Digital Education in the Arts (MIDEA), and examines emerging technologies for their potential impact on and use in education and interpretation within the ...
S. Adams Becker; M Cummins; A Davis; A Freeman; C Giesinger Hall; V Ananthanarayanan; K Langley; N Wolfson
The NMC Horizon Report: 2017 Library Edition (2017) pp. 1–54
The research behind the NMC Horizon Report: 2017 Library Edition is a collaboration between The New Media Consortium (NMC), University of Applied Sciences (HTW) Chur, Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB), and ETH Library. Their critical...
S. Adams Becker; M. Cummins; A. Davis; A. Freeman; C. Hall Giesinger; V. Ananthanarayanan; K. Langley; N. Wolfson
What is on the five-year horizon for academic and research libraries? Which trends and technology developments will drive transformation? What are the critical challenges and how can we strategize solutions? These questions regarding technology...
M. Sharples; A. Adams; N. Alozie; R. Ferguson; E. FitzGerald; M. Gaved; P. McAndrew; B. Means; J. Remold; B. Rienties; J. Roschelle; K. Vogt; D. Whitelock; L. Yarnall
(2015) pp. 4–40
This series of reports explores new forms of teaching, learning and assessment for an interactive world, to guide teachers and policy makers in productive innovation. This fourth report proposes ten innovations that are already in currency and are...