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. 4, November

Alaskan Professional Development: Lone Eagles Learn to "Teach from Any Beach!"
Galena, Alaska is a Native Alaskan village of 300 persons on the banks of the Yukon River, hundreds of miles from the nearest road system. Last year, the Galena City School district announced a K-12 correspondence program, Interior Distance Education...
Biology Comes Alive at Wilson Magnet High School
With a commitment to progressive technology and a State Designation as a Science Magnet, Wilson Magnet High School in Rochester, New York is indeed a "magnet" to science-buffs. The school gives priority attendance to students from within its inner-city...
Broadly Speaking
This month we speak to Sue Breckinridge, the Vice President of Public Affairs for the Time Warner Cable Charlotte Division. She's been in the industry since 1991. The Charlotte Division of TWC has won 5 national industry awards and 3 state awards for...
Cable Listings
Channel One News from Channel One Network has entered its tenth season of bringing the world's events into classrooms around the country each school day. The 12-minute newscast is a source of news and information for young people. Its reporters and...
Cyber Trips: Washington D.C
I found Cyber Trips to be a very fun and exciting way to learn some of the history behind Washington D.C., as well as many other historical places. While there are some minor problems, Cyber Trips is an effective learning tool that could be easily...
Focus on Humanities
IN THIS AGE OF TECHNOLOGY IT IS IMPORTANT THAT WE DO NOT LOSE SIGHT OF THE IMPORTANCE of a liberal education. With that in mind, we would like to focus on the following humanities software that can enrich the academic curriculum and benefit the character...
F-Y-I
Sony has launched a new Web site that provides educators with easy access to its case histories, news, product, funding and purchasing information. Educators are able to access up-to-date product information about language learning systems, audio/visual...
Learning Enhanced with Naturally Speaking
When Corel purchased WordPerfect in 1997, they continued to provide Utah schools with special pricing on licensing and ways to help teachers implement their products into the education environment. Teachers found Dragon Naturally Speaking voice recognition...
Learning Java INTERNATIONALLY Using WebCT
Distance education occurs when instructors and students are away from each other by physical distance, and technology (i.e., voice, video, data, etc.) is used to bridge the instructional gap (Gottschalk 1995). Research comparing distance education...
Math Type 4.0
As a math teacher, I find Math Type 4.0 to be a vital program for classroom preparation. Math Type is an intelligent editor, automatically resizing or reformatting equations to established rules of mathematical typesetting. Prior to using Math Type,...
Networking
Proxim RangeLAN2 wireless LAN products are designed to provide connectivity that acts and feels like a wired connection. Applications designed for Ethernet or Token Ring networks using standard drivers operate transparently over RangeLAN2 networks....
On the Web
www.visi.com/juan/congress Contacting the Congress is an up-to-date database of congressional contact information. As of September 30, 1999 there were 472 e-mail addresses (of which 105 are Web-based e-mail homepages), and 523 WWW homepages known...
Pedagogy and Policy in the Age of the Wired Professor
Can online reading, writing and research enrich the classroom experience and improve the level of interaction between students and instructors, as well as among students? With this goal in mind, the authors initiated a collaboration designed to create...
Production-Level Scanner Scores High with Brigham Young University
The admissions office at Brigham Young University in Utah receives an estimated 25,000 applications for admission every year. These applications, which are between 8-10 pages each, include student essays and letters of recommendation. University officials...
Products: NEW RELEASES
In an effort to put videoconferencing equipment in its place, Bretford offers their PHB5421 Video Conference Media Cart with Cabinet. The unit is 54" high and is constructed from steel with a choice of high-pressure laminate or veneer. It has heavy-duty...
Software: New Releases
Grolier and Nature Present Science CD-ROM NATURE -- Virtual Serengeti is a program that uses the context of a photo safari to allow students to gain an understanding of biodiversity and its importance for the survival of all species. Students from...
Technology + Learning '99
Conference Overview Educational technology professionals from across the country will get hands-on introductions to the latest computer systems, software and equipment at the 13th Annual Technology + Learning Conference, November 10-13 in Dallas,...
Technology Planning for Heart-Pounding Times
Technology planning for schools used to be an exercise in high hopes and meager expectations. As little as three years ago, dedicated committees of technology directors, teachers, school board members and parents were still putting the finishing touches...
U S West and Utah Education Network Bring the Internet and Video-Based Education to Utah Students
The Utah Education Network (UEN), a publicly funded education service, faces the challenge of educating Utah's growing student population using advanced communications networks that connect schools, information and all students. In meeting this...
Virtual Learning Environments
All educators can envision learning environments outside of the classroom that would be ideal for their students. For example, as a marketing professor, it would be ideal for me to have my students spend a few days working for a large packaged goods...
Virtual Reality
The Virtual Reality and Education Laboratory at East Carolina University The Virtual Reality and Education Laboratory (VREL) was created in 1992 by Dr. Veronica Pantelidis and Dr. Lawrence Auld in response to a perceived need for a laboratory to...
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