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TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning

2002 Volume 46, Number 2

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Bridging the Digital Divide for At-Risk Students: Lessons Learned

    Joi L. Moore, James M. Laffey, Linda M. Espinosa & Anika W. Lodree

    Discusses inequity in computer access for African-Americans and Hispanics in urban public schools. Topics include the importance of elementary school for later success; computer technology use by... More

    pp. 5-9

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  2. Mentoring African American Educational Media and Technology Students

    Toni Stokes Jones

    Discusses the value of mentoring to help African-American education students taking educational media and technology classes to have more confidence in their abilities to integrate technology into ... More

    pp. 11-14

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  3. Falling Behind: A Technology Crisis Facing Minority Students

    Tamara Pearson

    Discusses the digital divide, or inequality in access to computers, and how it affects minority students at home and school. Highlights include home computer ownership and Internet access;... More

    pp. 15-20

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  4. Improving the Study Habits of Minority Students through Web-Based Courses

    Kenneth Williams, David Goldstein & Joel Goldstein

    Discusses challenges faced by Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) relating to access for nontraditional students, students' study habits, and distance learning. Examines a Web-based... More

    pp. 21-28

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  5. Computer-Related Effects among Latino Students: Educational Implications

    Roy M. Bohlin & Carol Fry Bohlin

    Discusses the digital divide between Latinos and non-Latinos in computer use and considers the role of affective factors. Highlights include negative attitudes of elementary Latino students;... More

    pp. 29-31

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  6. Integrated Learning Systems and Student of Color: Two Decades of Use in K-12 Education

    Michael Mazyck

    Discusses the history of Integrated Learning Systems (ILSs) and their effectiveness, and offers suggestions for their design and implementation when used with students of color. Topics include... More

    pp. 33-39

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  7. The Third Dimension of ADDIE: A Cultural Embrace

    Michael Thomas, Marlon Mitchell & Roberto Joseph

    Discusses the socio-cultural nature of education and examines how researchers have defined culture and how instructional designers have treated culture within the design process. Considers systemic... More

    pp. 40-45

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  8. Technology and Tradition: The Role of Technology in Native American Schools

    Nancy Allen, Paul E. Resta & Mark Christal

    Describes the Four Directions project, funded by the Department of Education for using technology to create and disseminate culturally responsive curriculum for American Indian students within the ... More

    pp. 50-55

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  9. The Importance of Culture When Creating Audio-Enhanced, Web-Based Instruction

    Glen Holmes & Emet LaBoone

    Discussion of the importance of cultural considerations in instructional design focuses on audio messages in multimedia materials. Describes the development of a Web-based audio instructional... More

    pp. 56-61

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