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Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 42, No. 2 (1998) pp. 136–39
Notes that along with adding new technologies for literacy, and changing the ways in which older technologies are used, users also create literacies that are hybrids of existing practices. Lists electronic journals concerned with adolescent and...
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 42, No. 5 (1999) pp. 382–85
Notes that, in response to remark that one can find anything on the Web, a student said, "You can't find my grandmother in Kenya!" Describes resulting Web search, and discusses important lessons from what they found. Concludes the Web is far from...
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 42, No. 7 (1999) pp. 558–63
Takes a fanciful journey into the digital library imagined by Jorge Luis Borges, and uses it as a metaphor to examine what sort of library the World Wide Web is. Examines how digital libraries are growing and what they mean for literacy education....
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 43, No. 8 (2000) pp. 766–70
Discusses "open source": a method of distributing software in which programmers make available to all the actual text of their programs. Notes that this makes possible "open-source" writing in the same way that the printing press made possible "open-...
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 42, No. 3 (1998) pp. 222–26
Considers the role that new information and communication technologies may play. Calls for a reexamination of foundational ideas in education. Discusses technology and John Dewey's conception of learning. Lists some centers based in the United...
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 42, No. 4 (1999) pp. 306–10
Offers a small compendium of examples of the diversity and richness of adolescent life as portrayed through personal Web pages. (RS)
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 42, No. 6 (1999) pp. 450–55
Explores some reasons why information and communication technologies are difficult to evaluate. Discusses 10 reasons why information technologies require new evaluation approaches. Discusses two ways to look at any educational innovation: in terms...
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 42, No. 1 (1998) pp. 46–49
Intends to increase dialog about new communication and information technologies and explore what these media mean for literacy and literacy educators. Discusses whether the information age will transform literacy, and offers brief "boxes" containing ...
Theory Into Practice Vol. 29, No. 4 (1990) pp. 256–63
Examines the use of a computer-based system (QUILL) with tools and environments for teaching writing, in real classroom settings, focusing on use of its electronic mail program. Whenever QUILL raised significant pedagogical issues, teachers...
A New Writing Environment and an Old Culture: A Situated Evaluation of Computer Networking to Teach Writing
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 1, No. 3 (1990) pp. 171–91
Discussion of the implementation of educational innovations in classrooms focuses on the implementation of ENFI (Electronic Networks for Interaction) among a consortium of colleges and universities using computer networks for teaching writing to...
E-Learning Vol. 6, No. 2 (2009) pp. 230–241
A youth community informatics (YCI) research project intersected an inquiry learning model with the making of audiovisual podcasts to foster personal growth and community engagement in a group of Mexican American youth enrolled in an afterschool...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 2376–2378
This session trains teachers and learners in The Inquiry Page, a free, web-based, knowledge-building tool that facilitates and fosters real-world application of inquiry-based learning across subject areas (www.inquiry.uiuc.edu). By creating "Inquiry ...
Fostering Inquiry-based Learning in Technology-rich Learning Environments: The Inquiry Page in the GK-12 Fellowship Program
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 340–341
This paper analyzes the uses of the Inquiry Page in the National Science Foundation GK-12 Fellowship Program, where scientist-fellows and K-12 teachers partner to integrate the use of computer-based modeling, scientific visualization, and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4614–4618
Twenty-first century technologies are enabling new kinds of collaboration between university-based scientists and K-12 science teachers, while also providing researchers with new windows on cross-institutional collaborative activity. This paper will ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 2887–2891
This paper will focus on the process and activities supporting professional development for scientist-fellows and teacher/mentors in high school classroom environs. The GK-12 Program at UIUC has made it its goal to create a professional learning...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 2902–2908
This paper will describe the lessons learned from a research project sponsored by NSF that involves graduate teaching fellows in K-12 education programs. Themes emerging from our sites will be shared that include the role of collaborations and...
Kathleen Gabric; Sharon Comstock; Steven A. Moore Jr.; Delwyn Harnisch; Ron Shope; Bertram Bruce; Jim Buell
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4643–4650
This paper is based on thick data collected over two years in science classrooms across the state of Illinois, with a focus on one high school biology educator and visiting scientist fellow team. Both were participants in a significant research...