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. 31, No. 2, September

Advances in Student Access to Technology and Online Resources
Ratios of students to computers and numbers of schools with Internet access continue to change almost exponentially as education agencies invest in learning technologies. For instance, last year, Maine provided every seventh- and eighth-grade student...
A Pragmatic Approach to High-Tech Security on Campus
ALTHOUGH THE NATURE OF campus life has changed dramatically over the last few decades, an institution's challenge of developing a safe, dynamic learning environment has not. Campus riots of the '70s have been replaced by fears of crime, terrorism and...
Creating Safer and More Efficient Schools with Biometric Technologies
THE EVENTS OF THE LAST FIVE years make one issue of paramount importance to parents, teachers and school administrators: safety. While technology cannot provide a panacea for all such concerns--particularly those related to internal threats--it can...
Educational PDA Games Engage Students, Teach Essential Language Skills:
Teachers frown upon students playing their Nintendo Game Boys at school, but another kind of handheld gadget is increasingly becoming accepted, encouraged and often provided by the school: PDAs. This is because handheld computers are a much less expensive...
Educator-Specific Templates
A template is a storage area for items used repeatedly and for complex tasks you might only want to do once. Templates will help you focus on content instead of format, create an identifiable look for all your items, standardize the way a project is...
Hands-On Review: Edumatch SCORE and Pro
Edumatch Inc. offers two new services that will revolutionize the way schools and districts navigate the troubled waters of budget crises, as well as state and federal mandates. The first service, called Edumatch SCORE, helps schools "unlock" the real...
Internet Monitoring Software Keeps PACE-Brantley Hall School's Students Online, In-Line
Internet use is a part of many students' daily routines, in part because today's children have grown up with computers. Computers are integrated into their communication habits and are used to help students work more efficiently. Web access in the...
Making the Switch to Open Source Software
DURING THE 2001-2002 SCHOOL YEAR I WAS STRUCK with the reality that our computer lab would not meet the demands of our school for another year. The secondhand computers that were donated to us over the years had served us well, but they were beginning...
Rural Wisconsin District Improves Teaching and Learning through Worldwide Connectivity
Information technology is transforming the global economy and dramatically changing the way business and society operates. School districts nationwide are realizing that students must have the necessary skills to thrive in the Digital Age. Young people...
Securing Your Computer Network
CONSIDER THIS A POP QUIZ. Question 1: What would happen to your instructional program if you could not access your computer system due to intrusion. Question 2: What would happen to your administrative offices if your computer network was breached?...
Security and Privacy of Information
Security threats to technology systems continue to grow, with more than 76,000 security incidents identified in the first six months of this year compared to about 82,000 for all of 2002. Users are increasingly demanding authorized access and use only,...
The Power and Value of Technology
There is a constant bombardment of questions, concerns and requests to prove the value and effectiveness of technology's use in education. In essence, educators, policymakers, students and parents want the truth of its value to become self-evident....
Using Technology to Develop, Share an E-Book
At the American International School of Bucharest (AISB) in Romania, a class of third-graders used their IT skills to publish an electronic book that they created together. After many weeks of hard work, they decided to go one step further and become...
Web Bulletin Board
Hayes Software Systems www.hayessoft.com Hayes Software Systems develops solutions to help manage the daily activities of K-12 administration. Our products include: TIP--the leading textbook management solution in North America; PupilSafe--situational...
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