Technology in Education: A Twenty-Year Retrospective

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2003-09-22
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Examine the history of the microcomputer and its impact on education! Under the editorship of D. LaMont Johnson, PhD, a nationally recognized leader in the field of educational computing, Computers in the Schoolshas been a powerful tool in educational settings. Now, after 20 years, Professor Johnson muses on how far information technology has come. Technology in Education: A Twenty-Year Perspective brings you a retrospective look at the trends and issues relating to the integration of computers into the school curriculum covering 25 years. He joins several other colleagues to follow the historical journey of the dream machine” to the technological wonder it has become. Technology in Education: A Twenty-Year Perspective will leave you better informed on such topics as: the obstacles slowing the integration of information technology in education--why are computers still collecting dust in many classrooms? the predictions that were made by early computer enthusiasts, and how close or off the mark those predictions came how information technology has impacted education and society so far historical advances in education that should be celebrated, such as the advent of the World Wide Web the student's perspective of computers in education and much more! Computers in the Schoolsis the one of the oldest academic journals dealing directly with the integration of information technology into the educational setting. Technology in Education: A Twenty-Year Perspective provides an important overview by some of the leading experts in the field. From the earliest predictions and opinions to the latest trends and findings, this book, celebrating the journal's twentieth anniversary, is a vital research tool for students and professors of information technology in education.

Table of Contents

The Dream Machine
D. LaMont Johnson
Instructional Technologies in Schools: Are We There Yet?
Jerry Willis
Twenty Years of Research in Information Technology in Education: Assessing Our Progress
Cleborne D. Maddux
The Effects of Technology on Educational Theory and Practice: A 20-Year Perspective
Dwight W. Allen
The Role of "Computers in the Schools" Revisited
Glen Bull
Randy Bell
Sara Kajder
Trends in Computer Uses as Reported in Computers in the Schools
Nancy Wentworth
Rodney Earle
An Information Technology Integration System and Its Life Cycle: What Is Missing?
Leping Liu
Norma Velasquez-Bryant
Entering Skills of Students Enrolling in an Educational Technology Course
Paul F. Merrill
Technology and the New Meaning of Educational Equity
Karin M. Wiburg
A Retrospective Analysis of Technological Advancements in Special Education
Tara Jeffs
William F. Morrison
Trinka Messenheimer
Mary G. Rizza
Savilla Banister
Implementing Technology-Rich Curricular Materials: Findings from the Exploring Life Project
Ward Mitchell Cates
Betsy Price
Alec M. Bodzin
Digital Portfolios in Teacher Education: Blending Professional Standards, Assessment, Technology, and Reflective Practice
Lee A. Montgomery
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