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. 27, No. 10, May

Bringing Web Literacy to Faculty
The exponential growth in electronic information resources and the availability of resources beyond the library walls have presented both an opportunity and a challenge for community college faculty. As these institutions move away from traditional...
Broadly Speaking
In this month's Broadly Speaking, we talk wireless with Dr. Stephanie Snyder, Senior Business Development Manager at Symbol Technologies. She was the administrator of information technology at Smithtown High School in Smithtown, New York and has more...
Cable Listings
* ESPN's commercial-free SportsFigures, presented weekly throughout the school year on ESPN2, uses sports and professional athletes to demonstrate math and physics concepts to high school students. The program airs Mondays at 5:30 a.m., and is intended...
Community College Upgrades IT Infrastructure
In the past decade, businesses and suburban developments have sprouted in the rural community surrounding Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove, Illinois. Consequently, the college has found itself addressing diverse requirements from both students...
Empowering Faculty with Technology
Established in July of 1996, the Center for Instructional Design and Delivery (CIDD) of the University of South Dakota (USD) has focused on the training of USD faculty and staff to optimize the application of technological resources in their daily...
Focus on Web Authoring
AS THE INTERNET BECOMES INTEGRATED INTO EDUCATION, MORE TEACHERS, SCHOOLS AND students are making their Web presence felt. Be it a school Web site, a classroom homepage or posting an assignment online, everybody is getting involved. Of course, anyone...
Involving Teachers in Web-Based Professional Development
It is easy for those versed in computer technology to overlook the foreignness that can confront inservice teachers having their first professional development experience over the Web, especially if this instruction is provided at a distance. The absence...
Jump Start Math for Kindergartners
As a kindergarten teacher, I am most impressed with Jump Start Math for Kindergartners. The program comes on a hybrid CD and will run on Windows 95+ or a Macintosh Power PC. The program uses a birthday theme, inviting children to help the people...
Late Breaks
The Siemens Westinghouse Science & Technology Competition is a national science, math and technology research contest for high school seniors, awarding more than $1 million in scholarships. The competition is open to individual seniors and to teams...
New Products
The GradeMaster scanner from Apperson Print Management Services is a low-cost, portable test-scoring machine for schools. The machine incorporates several features to simplify testing and scoring. Its PC connectivity allows a teacher to instantaneously...
New Releases
Students Experience Wildlife A partnership between EBSCO Publishing and the National Wildlife Federation has resulted in the inclusion of National Wildlife magazine as a part of the EBSCOlearn Science series. The series is available on CD-ROM, as...
One-to-One Computing Tools for Life
There are signs that the technological revolution in education is right around the corner. A small but growing number of schools around the country are discovering that real change in education must be built on one-to-one computing. This means continuous...
School Violence and TECHNOLOGY
Using Telecom to Foster Security in Schools: Solutions and Programs Education planners around the country are facing a rising concern among parents, teachers, administrators, and communities about violence prevention and the safety of our children...
Short*takes
Prosoft Engineering's latest version of Formedia is a full-featured set of utilities designed to maximize the performance of the Apple Macintosh disk drive sub-system. It supports USB, FireWire, SCSI, ATA and the Castlewood ORB Drive. Also from Prosoft,...
Sony DSC-D700 Digital Still Camera
Sony is popular for its video and image capturing devices. The DSC-D700 is no exception in a successful line of still image cameras. This lightweight camera can be a valuable supplement for increasing multimedia and Web activities in educational institutions....
Spelling Blaster Ages 6-9
This interactive arcade-like spelling program quickly catches the attention of its audience, children ages 6 to 9. The player chooses an intergalactic pal (Blasternaut, Galactic Commander, or Spot) in a mission to recover valuable stolen books on the...
Symantec's pcANYWHERE
I was thrilled to have the opportunity to introduce pcANYWHERE to my classroom. It is an extremely friendly, simple program that allows my students to link to the other computers in the class and run them with the remote control processing that the...
The Power of Web Collaboration
In public education the process of change is difficult. Many times the system itself seems to prevent change rather than promote it. It can sometimes be hard to get the right policies in place to ensure that every child has the tools to reach his or...
Training Teachers Using Computers
A Process of Familiarization, Utilization and Integration It started with a phone call. Bob Frander, a computer coordinator, contacted me over the phone in my office and asked whether I would be interested in doing computer training for teachers...
Uniting Teachers to Embrace 21st Century Technology
A Critical Mass in a Cohort of Colleagues As we face the future, it is clear to see that the technological age is engulfing education, and that educators need to secure a role in addressing this paradigm shill As with other changes, educators must...
Web-Based Student Information System Simplifies Records Management
The Web-based nature of the PowerSchool student information system has helped improve student records management for many schools. PowerSchool CEO Greg Porter explains, "PowerSchool is designed to lessen the hardware and maintenance costs associated...
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