Resources

 In order to help you be successful in EDIT6150, the following links are provided to support your learning:


Digital Education Network

This site includes tutorials for PowerPoint as well as other useful content.


A Beginner's Guide to HTML

This site provides you with useful information about html, the collection of platform-independent styles that define the various components of a World Wide Web document. (HTML was invented by Tim Berners-Lee who recently won a MacArthur prize.)


Knowledge Integration Environment (KIE) Project

This site describes the KIE Project which focuses on educational uses of the Internet and World Wide Web for middle and high school science instruction. This project exemplifies the "learning with" technology (cognitive tool) approach you will investigate in this course.


Professor Ron Oliver's Homepage

This site is the homepage for Ron Oliver, the author some of the readings in this course and one of the primary leaders in the field of educational technology in Australia and around the globe.


Associate Professor Mable Kinzie's Homepage

This site is the homepage for Mable Kinzie, one of the most creative people in the field of educational technology. Among her many achievements, she is the creator of the Interactive Frog Dissection web site.


Instructional Technology Research Online

This site was created by four graduates of the UGA Instructional Technology program. It contains a wealth of information about this media and technology in education.


Project MOST

This site describes an innovative project at the University of Missouri which puts the spirit of the cognitive tools movement into practice in several Missouri school systems.


FirstMonday

This site is a scholarly and thought-provoking electronic journal about the Internet, including many articles with direct relevance to the content of this course.


PCWEBOPAEDIA

This site provides an online encyclopedia and search engine dedicated to computer technology.


Catalyst How-To Documents

This site from the University of Washington provides links to documents that provide step-by-step gudies to many popular computing tasks.


Ideas for Evaluating Educational Technology Programs

This site provides an online handbook: An Educator's Guide to Evaluating the Use of Technology in Schools & Classrooms.


50 States' Certification Requirements

In an effort to facilitate the movement from one state to another, the UK College of Education attempts collect the teacher certification requirements for the 50 States.


National Commission on Teaching & America's Future

In September 1996, the National Commission on Teaching & America's Future proposed to the nation an audacious goal:

"By the year 2006, America will provide all students in the country with what should be their educational birthright: access to competent, caring, and qualified teachers".


Georgia Educational Technology Conference

If you are really serious about computers in education, you should try to attend the Georgia Educational Technology Conference held each spring.


Adobe Acrobat Support Page

Many of the online documents used for readings in this course are in Adobe Acrobat formats. For help in understanding this powerful tool for sharing documents on the WWW, go to this online support page.

 

  

  

 

 

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