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View Resource EdWeb: Exploring Technology and School Reform

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is proud to announce the creation of the CPB EdWeb. Edweb is an on-line tutorial on education, technology, school reform and the Information Highway. Designed for both teachers and telecommunication enthusiasts, EdWeb offers a vast collection of on-line educational resources, success stories of how technology is used in the classroom, a history of the...

http://www.edwebproject.org/
View Resource E-Rate and the Digital Divide: A Preliminary Analysis From the Integrated Studies of Educational Technology

Funded by the Department of Education, this report offers the first comprehensive consideration of the effects of the Universal Service Fund for Schools and Libraries (known as the "E-Rate") created as part of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 "to provide discounts on the cost of telecommunications services and equipment to all public and private schools and libraries." The specific aim of the...

http://webarchive.urban.org/UploadedPDF/1000000.pdf
View Resource Advanced Telecommunications in U.S. Private Schools: 1998-99

In late January 2001, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) released this publication. Published January 22nd, the Advanced Telecommunications in U.S. Private Schools: 1998-99 provides data on personal computer and Internet availability in private schools. The data include student-to-computer ratios, the number of private schools with Internet access, and statistics on instructional...

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2001/2001037.pdf
View Resource Technology Counts 2001: The New Divides

The latest Education Week special report focuses on the persistent inequities in access to education technology and how it is used in American schools. The report includes a summary, examinations of the primary issues identified (racial disparities, not enough girls, money matters, rural connections, etc.), state data tables, and state profiles. Throughout the report, charts and links to related ...

https://www.edweek.org/ew/tc/index.html
View Resource Edutopia Online: Envision the Future of Public Education

Edutopia Online is the Web site of the George Lucas Educational Foundation. The foundation "disseminates models of the most innovative practices in our nation's K-12 schools." A video gallery illustrates stories from schools around the country. While the material given on Edutopia Online has a broad scope, much of it is technology oriented. For example, past features have highlighted Web site...

https://www.edutopia.org/
View Resource EDUCAUSE Quarterly

EDUCAUSE Quarterly "is a practitioner's journal about managing and using information resources in higher education." It deals with many issues about implementing information technology (IT) practices as learning tools. The material is suitable for anyone interested in IT applications, but is particularly useful for those who work in computer services or other IT organizational positions. This site...

https://www.educause.edu/
View Resource Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education

The Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE) is a center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison dedicated to engaging key stakeholders (including faculty members, researchers, and administrators) in a dialogue about postsecondary education. To this end, their Web site contains information about their prime activities, which include research, instruction,...

http://www.wiscape.wisc.edu/
View Resource New-Model Scholarship: How Will it Survive?

This important 55-page report originated out of meeting held in 2002 by the Council on Library and Information Resources that brought together scholars, librarians, archivists, publishers, and other concerned parties to discuss the preservation of digital scholarly resources. Authored by Abby Smith (March 2003), this timely work is informed by these discussions, and offers some initial appraisals...

http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.115...
View Resource National Science Foundation: Resources for STEM Education

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has crafted this well-curated collection of resources generated through NSF-funded educational research and development projects. The topical areas here include Teacher Development, Instructional Materials, Assessment, and Research Syntheses. Educators can navigate to the Resources area to explore over three dozen items, including the online book Worms,...

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