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. 19, No. 3, October

3D Features Add Perspective for Design Students
"Students usually work in 2D and rarely see their design enacted. The computer allows [them] to see three-dimensional finished products," says Diane Davis, assistant professor of home economics and the coordinator of the interior design program at...
A Computer Literacy Project for First-Year College Students
As we enter the decade of the 1990s, no university can ignore addressing a very real need of our incoming students--the need to understand and make use of computers. General knowledge and familiarity with computer operations and basic typing skills,...
Consortia Provide Pathways for Restructuring Education
There is universal agreement among all sectors of American society that improving education and training is essential if the U.S. is to remain competitive in global markets in the 1990s and beyond. Yet there is little doubt that progress toward that...
Designing Economics Principles Software: Implementation Issues
A 1989 paper in the Journal of Economic Education contained the following comments: "...a majority of software packages that accompany [economics] principles textbooks today ...are pedagogically naive and mundance. The programs are ofter little more...
From Blackboards to Keyboards to Supermarket Technology: Classrooms Finally Catch Up with the Times
"I foresee the day in the not-too-distant future when a videodisc player will be standard equipment in every school in our country" says Doug Barnard, assistant superintendent of instruction, Mesa Public Schools in Arizona. "And, using the barcode...
New Generation of 'Wiz Kids' Develop Multimedia Curriculum
The Wiz Kids, Inc. is an organization of inner-city school students. Ranging in ages from 12 to 22, these young people have designed and produced a nultimedia-based core curriculum package called Fields Of Learning. An example of what motivated students...
Northwest Missouri State University's Electronic Campus after Four Years
Since 1984 Northwest Missouri State University has taken several dramatic steps to prepare its 6,200 students for the emerging information-driven, technology-based society. These have included equipping every faculty office and student dormitory room...
Revisiting the NASA/RECON Educational Suite: Applications and Benefits
In September 1988, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) began its initial distribution of the NASA/RECON Educational Package to over 160 colleges and universities across the nation. [1] This transportable, educational program is...
Scanners: OCR Technology Makes Typing a Thing of the Past
A district supervisor decides to update policy manuals created five years ago, before computers were integrated into his office. He, or rather his secretary, faces hours of typing in order to make either a few or numerous corrections to the old text....
Videodiscs Help American Indians Learn English and Study Heritage
For children on the Hualapai Indian Reservation in Peach Springs, Ariz., life is a rich combination of traditional Hualapai culture and contemporary lifestyle. Even among the ages-old natural beauty of the rolling hills, breathtaking cliffs, high...
Zenith Data Systems: New Laptops & Notebooks Provide Portable Computing Power
Portable computing offers many advantages. For educators and students, these include the ability to work at home as easily as in the office or classroom. For researchers, the boon is being able to enter data and do analyses in the field and to see...
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