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"Most attempts at school restructuring ignore the critical role that technology will play in reform. Technology and Education Reform presents the latest thinking about how computers, multimedia, and telecommunications will impact diverse aspects of education, including curriculum, assessment, pedagogy, staff development, and policy." —Allan Collins, principal scientist, educational technologies deparments, Bolt, Beranek, and Newman, Inc.
This book shows how the introduction of new instructional technologies can support and further the efforts of school reform. It provides concrete illustrations from successful programs around the country, and looks at the technologies which hold the most promise for increasing student learning. Approx.
1. Introduction: Using Technology to Advance Educational Goals (Barbara Means).
2. Multimedia Environments for Developing Literacy in At-Risk Students (The Cognition and Technology Group, Vanderbilt University).
3. Computer Networks: Opportunities or Obstacles? (Denis Newman).
4. Integrating Technology with Teacher Preparation (Linda C. Barron, Elizabeth S. Goldman).
5. Using Technology to Support Innovative Assessment (Karen Sheingold, John Frederiksen).
6. Evaluating the Effects of Technology in School Reform (Joan L. Herman).
7. Realizing the Promise of Technology: A Policy Perspective (Jane L. David).
8. Tomorrow's Schools: Technology and Reform in Partnership (Barbara Means, Kerry Olson).