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. 9, April

A Closer Look at Scientifically Based Research: How to Evaluate Educational Research
THE NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND ACT HAS BROUGHT RESEARCH, PARTICULARLY SCIENTIFICALLY BASED RESEARCH, BEYOND discussions in graduate schools and back into the consciousness of educators in the field. For many educators, it has been a long time since those...
Automated Notification System Improves Calif. School District's Crisis Management, Attendance
Three years ago, Santana High School and Granite Hills High School, both California-based schools in the Grossmont Union High School District (GUHSD), made national news. Each school experienced shooting incidents within 15 days of each other in which...
Community College Consortium Provides Students with IT Skills for the Workplace
In times of a lagging economy, securing jobs and retaining workers is of utmost importance to a state's economic well-being. For this reason, nearly 30 California community colleges have collaborated to help better prepare students for the workplace...
Computer Virus Protection
A computer virus is a program--a piece of executable code--that has the unique ability to replicate. Like biological viruses, computer viruses can spread quickly and are often difficult to eradicate. They can attach themselves to just about any type...
Data Loggers Help N.J. High School Deliver Inquiry-Based Science Instruction
While not all students will choose a career in the sciences, daily experiences with their surroundings will unite them with most aspects of science. For this reason, it is imperative that students have the cognitive abilities to decipher and ask questions...
Electronic Portfolios: Blending Technology, Accountability & Assessment
MANY EDUCATORS STRUGGLE TO discover the proper assessment strategies for students. Systemic reform and the standards movement introduce clarity and accountability in assessing our students. Though proven to be efficient, standardized assessment such...
Failing Intellectual Property Protection 101: Character Education May Be the Key to Piracy Prevention
Behind every book there is an author; behind every music CD there are composers and musicians; and behind every software program there are developers and programmers. All are paid for their creative works--or at least they should be. Today's college...
Internet-Based Training Empowers Alamo Heights ISD Teachers to Increase Technology Use
Many school districts nationwide share a common dilemma: a critical need for technology training and a critical shortage of appropriate training resources. Districts typically lack qualified trainers, and K-12 teachers usually lack the time to learn...
Security Software Enriches Troy City Schools Educational Experience by Providing Safe E-Mail
In recent years, e-mail has become a valuable tool in the classroom. It has also become an important tool for teachers and administrators to conduct their daily business. While the benefits of e-mail are obvious, spam has become more of a challenge...
Technology's Role in Accountability and Assessment
Lately the talk online, within newspapers and education journals, and at conferences is about how horrible testing is. The reference, of course, is to statewide standardized testing. I submit that testing is a teacher's best friend, if we are to define...
The Coming of the Intelligence Age: Enhancing Education through Assessment
I chuckle inside when I hear discussions about what the next "age" in history will be. I'll admit, my ideas on what this means for education may be perceived as fanciful as well. But, after nearly three decades of technology experience and research...
The Potential, Pitfalls and Promise of Computerized Testing
IMAGINE ADMINISTERING AN ONLINE standardized test to an entire class of 11th-grade students when, halfway through the exam, your server holding the test hits a snag and throws everyone offline. Imagine another scenario in which your elementary school...
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