T H E Journal (Technological Horizons In Education)

T.H.E. Journal is an application of technology journal for educators and administrators in higher education, K-12 and industry training. Founded in 1973, it is published 11 months per year by T.H.E. Journal.T.H.E. Journal subjects include education, management and administration. The editor-in-chief is Katherine Grayson. The managing editor is Olivia LaBarre.

Articles from Vol. 23, No. 3, October

Architecture and Costs of Connecting Schools to the NII
Universal connection to the National Information Infrastructure (NII), it is presumed, will facilitate educational reform within schools and communities. Several developments suggest this: * The federal government is committed to having every classroom...
Asynchronous Learning Networks: Drexel's Experience
In the fall of 1994 Drexel University began offering courses over an asynchronous learning network (ALN). While "unconventional" course and curriculum design and delivery is by no means new to the university, this was its first foray into interactive...
Editorial
A growing number of educators agree that technology, if used appropriately, promotes the kind of education now being encouraged; namely, multidisciplinary tasks, performance-based assessment, interactive instruction, collaborative work, and student participation...
Firm Designs Facility for Total English Language Immersion
Israel may seem like an unlikely location for a company that primarily sells English-language teaching software. However, one Tel Aviv-based firm is a major player in the world market and recently introduced an extensive multimedia English-language teaching...
Guest Editorial
The multimedia systems being introduced in America schools today are seemingly light years from the primers once used to teach the three "R"s. Fascinated by the unleashed potential of computer technology in education, school boards and parents are united...
Library Automation: It's All about Connections
Nothing whispers "learning" more than a library. This is where people go to teach themselves--to find answers, explore, discover. This is also true of the Internet. It's no surprise, therefore that the two are teaming up. At the American Library Association's...
Mentored Online Seminar: A Model for Graduate-Level Distance Learning
Institutions, like my own, are grappling with how to utilize new technologies to develop distance-learning strategies that would be equivalent in methodology and outcome to traditional residential programs. Many educators, fascinated by the glamour,...
New Software Packages Bring Music to Students' Ears
It used to be that most students never learned about music unless they volunteered for a band or choral program. The face of music education has changed dramatically in the past decade, however, fueled in large part by advances in digital technology....
Windows 95: What It Means to Education
Linking Windows 95 to this issue's theme of "cutting-edge learning environments" is simply a matter of projection. It's easy to visualize how this new operating system's face and features will benefit educators and students. But let's get a couple of...
Wireless Infrared Networking in the Duke Paperless Classroom
During the spring semesters of 1994 and 1995, freshmen in Duke University's Department of Biomedical Engineering participated in the first full-scale classroom test of diffuse infrared (IR) networking. The experiment was known as "The Duke Paperless...
Wisconsin Schools & Colleges Share Curricula Via Fiber Optic Network
When administrators at two Wisconsin school districts first considered a distance learning network for their region, they recognized the importance of continuous interaction between teachers and students. Thus, when the South Central Instructional Network...