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. 28, No. 11, June

Arrow Educational Product's Phonics Voyage
Phonics Voyage is an interactive phonics program that is a self-directed teaching tool. Students will learn basic reading skills, including phonics, and keyboard skills in a game setting. The students may move at their own pace, starting with the easier...
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Community of Learners Information, Communication and Knowledge Developing an Online Professional Development Program for Teachers Imagine the seemingly insurmountable task of training 3000 teachers within a year and a half. That is one of the...
Conference Overview
The annual National Educational Computing Conference (NECC) will be held at McCormick Place in Chicago from June 25-27. NECC is in its 22nd year of providing K-12 and university-level educational professionals with an annual forum to learn, exchange,...
DigitalPublishing
With more and more educational material becoming available online, as well as on CD and DVD-ROM, it's only inevitable that the tried-and-true cornerstone of educational material, the textbook, would find its way into the digital age. As we are beginning...
Focus: Thin Client
Several years ago, I clearly remember hearing for the first time about thin client computing, and that Microsoft was planning to support this "new" computing environment. Like many engineers, I was skeptical at first, but having taken the time to learn...
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Ascent Computing Group, Inc. has introduced an innovative speech browser that allows users to navigate Web sites and perform transactions through their telephone or by speaking commands to their browsers. The Ascent Speech Browser (ASB) has several...
Gigabit Ethernet at Edinboro University in Pennsylvania
Demand for high-speed access to the Internet and other information resources, is no longer confined to businesses. Educational institutions must offer similar services to attract high-caliber students. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (a 585-acre...
Global Business Classroom
Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) is an institution that went through the growing pains of deciding to support online education about four years ago. Issues that typically plague online education, such as class sizes, student identification, secured...
Hands on Gateway Solo
A few years back I reviewed a notebook PC that was literally about the size of a familiar paper notebook. Of course, that notebook ran a very limited version of Windows CE, with very limited versions of programs like Word, Outlook Express and Excel....
Innovating Professional Development for Future Health Care Practitioners
The United States health care system, at the beginning of a new century, is in a state of transition. What used to be a primarily hospital-based approach to health care patterned after the medical model is now being rapidly transformed into an outpatient...
Knowledge Adventure's Reading Blaster Ages 5-7
This program is designed to help first grade students develop strong reading, word building, and comprehension skills in a non-threatening, interactive environment. Kids join Galactic Commander Blaster and his pal Mel as they soar off to the Planet...
Madison Metropolitan School District Tracks Tech Work Online
Until the summer of 2000, Madison Metropolitan School District had no way of centrally processing the hundreds of work orders generated every week by its 7,200 computers and assorted peripherals. Work requests were simply stored in binders at each...
New Releases
New from Premio Computer, Inc. is the Phoenix 1U Rackmount server. Compact by design, the rack-optimized server supports dual processor configurations, thus meeting the needs of the most demanding education environments. Utilizing the ServerWorks ServerSet...
Professional Development
The need for professional development is growing. This is especially due to pressures on educators to change. However, still weighing heavily on educators is the continuation of the present reward structure (i.e. salary promotion and tenure), which...
Software
FOCUS ON READING/LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT Reading and language skills are a true cornerstone of any child's education. Just about all learning that takes place in a school environment is dependent on the fact that the student has basic reading and language...
Sunburst's Math Arena
Math Arena is a fast-paced, graphics and sound-filled interactive CD-ROM that focuses on mathematical problem solving. Concepts covered include angles, coordinate graphing, transformational geometry, Venn diagrams, symmetry, addition, multiplication,...
Thin Client Advantage
What is a Thin Client Computing Environment? A thin client is similar to the traditional host client computing environment, except a thin client computer has a minimal hardware set; most of the computational load is executed on the host computer,...
Virtual Schools: A 21st Century Strategy for Teacher Professional Development
Education is at the forefront of our national agenda. It was cited as the number one concern in the recent presidential election, and the national media constantly reports on education. States are focused on developing standards for student achievement,...
Wireless Laptops and Local Area Networks
Wireless connectivity at St. Louis Community College allows students to experience hands-on interactive learning with laptop computers during library bibliographic, paralegal and biotechnology instruction sessions. The library at the Florissant Valley...
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