Educational Media and Technology Yearbook 2004 (Google eBook)

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Michael Orey, Mary Ann Fitzgerald, Robert Maribe Branch
Libraries Unlimited, 2004 - Education - 440 pages
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The 29th volume of the Educational Media and Technology Yearbook describes current developments and trends in the field of instructional technology. Prominent themes for this volume include e-learning, collaboration, and communities of practice. This volume will be useful fo media and technology professionals in schools, higher education, and business contexts, including instructional technology faculty, school library media specialists, curriculum leaders, business training professionals, and instructional designers. It has become a standard reference in many libraries and professional collections. Part One, "Trends and Issues," highlights the major trends of the year: online learning, accessibility issues and communities of learning. Part Two, "School and Library Media," concentrates upon chapters of special relevance to K-12 education, school learning resources, and school library media centers. In Part Three, "Leadership Profiles," authors provide biographical sketches of the careers of instructional technology leaders. Part Four, "Organizations and Associations in North America," and Part Five, "Graduate Programs in North America," are, respectively, directories of instructional technology-related organizations and institutions of higher learning offering degrees in related fields. Finally, Part Six, the "Mediagraphy," presents an annotated listing of selected current publications related to the field.
  

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For anyone wishing to keep up in the field of educational technology, this volume is an essential read each year, providing excellent articles and indispensible reference information. Read full review

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Contents

TRENDS AND ISSUES
1
Issues and Trends in Instructional Technology
3
Instructional Design and Technology
23
Reflection on the 2001 ECT Internship Experiences
44
School Teachers in Malawi Africa
51
Accessibility Initiatives
61
Available to People with Disabilities?
75
Universal Design
86
Organizations and Associations
211
United States
212
Alphabetical List
221
CanadaInternational
288
GRADUATE PROGRAMS
293
Graduate Programs in Instructional Technology IT
295
Alphabetical List
306
MEDIAGRAPHY PRINT AND NONPRINT RESOURCES
361

through Action Research
93
Matchmaker Matchmaker Make Me a Match
108
Degree Program
119
Cooperative Learning in Schools and Colleges
132
Cooperative Learning in Schools and Colleges
148
SCHOOL AND LIBRARY MEDIA
163
The School Library Media Production Function
165
Age of Budget Cuts and Accountability
171
Teaching Students the Ethical Use of Information and Communication Technologies
178
LEADERSHIP PROFILES
191
Robert K Branson
192
Roger Kaufman
195
Rita C Richey
198
Howard Sullivan and the Sullivan Network
203
Paul Welliver
208
Mediagraphy
364
ComputerAssisted Instruction
365
Distance Education
371
Educational Research
378
Educational Technology
380
Information Science and Technology
383
Instructional Design and Development
386
Libraries and Media Centers
388
Media Technologies
395
Professional Development
399
Simulation Gaming and Virtual Reality
401
Special Education and Disabilities
403
Telecommunications and Networking
405
Index
409
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About the author (2004)

MICHAEL OREYis Associate Professor at the Department of Instructional Technology, University of Georgia.MARY ANN FITZGERALD, an Assistant Professor at the Department of Instructional Technology at the University of Georgia, has worked in Georgia public schools as a teacher and media specialist for more than a decade.ROBERT MARIBE BRANCH is Associate Professor, Instructional Technology Division of the Department of Education, University of Georgia, Athens.