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  1. Development of Training and Support Programs for Distance Education Instructors

    Melanie Clay

    Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 2, No. 3 (1999)

    Discusses training and support for distance educators. Topics include why faculty embrace distance education; why they resist it; stages of faculty development; types of effective training; content... More

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  2. Face-to-Face or Distance Training: Two Different Approaches To Motivate SMEs to Learn

    Naomi Lawless, John Allan & Michele O'Dwyer

    Education & Training Vol. 42, No. 4 (2000) pp. 308–16

    Two approaches to training for small/medium-sized enterprises were compared: a British distance learning program and an Irish program offering face-to-face training for micro-enterprises. Both used... More

    pp. 308-16

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  3. Making the Connection: The Effectiveness of Internet Training in Small Businesses

    Robert Blackburn & Rosemary Athayde

    Education & Training Vol. 42, No. 4 (2000) pp. 289–98

    A study of British business owners and employees who were trained in business applications of the Internet found it raised awareness of information/communication technologies. Connecting the... More

    pp. 289-98

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  4. ICT Training for Teachers--A Valuable Experience

    Stephen Dunmore

    Education in Science Vol. 188 (2000) pp. 12–13

    Describes out-of-school learning activities and information and communications technology (ICT) training for teachers and school librarians. Benefits from the training include using ICT to enhance ... More

    pp. 12-13

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  5. End User Training: A Decade of Research

    Creggan Gjestland, Craig Van Slyke, Rosann Collins & Paul Cheney

    International Academy for Information Management Annual Conference 1997 (1997)

    End user training research has uncovered principles applicable to many forms of training and education. In an attempt to determine useful principles for IS (information systems) educators, the top ... More

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  6. Effects of Computer-Assisted Training of Blending Skills in Kindergartners

    Pieter Reitsma & Ralph Wesseling

    Scientific Studies of Reading Vol. 2, No. 4 (1998) pp. 301–20

    Studies beginning readers' response to phonological skills using specific computer programs. Observes three different training programs: training in blending separate letter sounds into words using... More

    pp. 301-20

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  7. Cultural Competency Training at a Distance: Challenges and Strategies

    Julie R. Ancis

    Journal of Counseling & Development Vol. 76, No. 2 (1998) pp. 134–43

    Televised instruction and a movement to integrate cultural-competency training into counselor education represent the convergence of two major forces in counselor training today. The challenges... More

    pp. 134-43

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  8. Training Information Tools Merge Form and Function

    Raymond Robertson

    Performance Improvement Vol. 37, No. 4 (1998) pp. 26–30

    Describes each step of the design sequence for crafting a training resource (state a purpose, identify one or more users, describe content, develop a format, test for relevance) and discusses... More

    pp. 26-30

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  9. Factors Affecting Motivation to Transfer Training

    Dian L. Seyler, Elwood F. Holton, Reid A. Bates, Michael F. Burnett & Manuel A. Carvalho

    International Journal of Training and Development Vol. 2, No. 1 (1998) pp. 2–16

    A study of trainees (n=88) in a competency-based occupational safety and health training program found that environmental factors (opportunities to use skills, peer/supervisor support, and... More

    pp. 2-16

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  10. Web-Based Training: An Overview of Training Tools for the Technical Writing Industry

    Margaret Driscoll & John E. Reid

    Technical Communication Quarterly Vol. 8, No. 1 (1999) pp. 73–86

    Provides technical training managers with an overview of the range of Web-based training solutions available to their organizations. Defines four broad categories of web-based training programs and... More

    pp. 73-86

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  11. Strategic Issues for Training

    David Pollitt

    Education & Training Vol. 40, No. 4 (1998) pp. 134–82

    Includes 21 short articles on a variety of subjects: Internet for management development, lifelong learning in virtual universities, high performance organizations, National Vocational... More

    pp. 134-82

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  12. Select Bibliography of Resources for Internet Trainers

    Hollis Near

    Internet Reference Services Quarterly Vol. 2, No. 4 (1997) pp. 237–42

    Presents selected bibliography listing resources for Internet trainers with an emphasis on training the trainer. Includes print and electronic formats of educational materials published between... More

    pp. 237-42

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  13. ConnecTEN: A Case Study of Technology Training for Teachers

    D Jackson Maxwell


    In 1996, Tennessee became the first state to connect every public school to the Internet via a single network, ConnecTEN. This case study examines the staff development opportunities made available... More

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  14. Creating School Based Assistive Technology Teams in Rural States: An Inservice Training Model

    James O. Espe

    CSUN 1998 Conference (1998)

    This paper describes an inservice training program, developed collaboratively by the Idaho Assistive Technology Project and the Idaho State Department of Education, that is designed to increase the... More

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  15. Challenges of Current Social, Economical and Technological Developments and Need for Reforms/Renovations in Training of Teachers in Technical-Vocational Education. A Discussion Paper

    C K. Basu

    UNEVOC/UNESCO International Round Table on Training of Teachers/Trainers in Technical and Vocational Education 1997 (April 1997)

    Recent social/economic changes and technological developments are demanding reforms/renovations in the training of technical-vocational teachers in Asia-Pacific countries. Among the changes that... More

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  16. Computer Training Needs of Older Adults

    J Morgan Morris

    Educational Gerontology Vol. 20, No. 6 (1994) pp. 541–55

    Pre-/posttest results from 28 older adults who completed a computer course revealed highly positive changes in computer attitudes. Computer interaction diaries showed enthusiasm and eagerness for... More

    pp. 541-55

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  17. CD-i: The Training Machine?

    Mark Fritz

    CD-ROM Professional Vol. 7, No. 6 (1994) pp. 125–28

    Discusses CD-i (Compact Disk-Interactive) and its possible uses for training. Topics addressed include examples of companies now using CD-i for training; advantages of CD-i and computer-based... More

    pp. 125-28

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  18. Theory, Training and Technology: Part II

    David Wood

    Education & Training Vol. 37, No. 2 (1995) pp. 9–15

    Examples of two theory-based computerized learning systems--Smithtown and Sherlock--show that most success arises when learning tasks are well structured. Such systems teach procedural rather than ... More

    pp. 9-15

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  19. “Passport To Information Technology”: Diffusion Of Information Technology In School While Empowering Children With Special Needs

    Hanan Yaniv & Rivka Wadmany, Teachers College of Technology, Israel

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 1483–1487

    This paper introduces a new approach to diffuse Information Technology culture in school or a teacher's college we call "Passport". Our student-teachers are taking the "Passport" system into a... More

    pp. 1483-1487

  20. The impact of computer-based training on technical training in industry

    David Goldsmith

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 4, No. 2 (Jan 01, 1988) pp. 103–108

    There is growing acceptance in industry of Computer Based Training (CBT) as an appropriate medium for technical training. Few CBT systems are designed to meet the flexible instructional design... More

    pp. 103-108

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