E3-Learning: More Than On-line Education
Bonnie Mathies, Steve Hawley, Maggie Veres, Roger "Bucky" Carlsen, Wright State University, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Norfolk, VA ISBN 978-1-880094-41-9 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
This paper describes the decisions and procedures that occurred when a traditional graduate level technology course was moved from the classroom lab setting to a partially on-line course with web enhancements. What we developed was an expansion of our initial plan and something quite different, far more complex, and more labor intensive. We knew that if we wanted schools to be different, we must prepare teachers differently ... significantly differently (Carroll, 2000). Our web enhancement efforts quickly triggered the development of an on-line educational support hub and the establishment of several on-line communities. Our on-line hub "E 3 -Learning" quickly expanded to provide resources and discussion boards for faculty, students, along with technology directors, library and media directors, and classroom teachers from 35 school districts. Within six weeks of the decision to initially "take one course on-line" the enhancement site e3-learning agreed to provide statewide technology standards discussion boards for 13 participating universities, Ohio SchoolNet, Ohio Board of Regents, and the Ohio Board of Education.
Mathies, B., Hawley, S., Veres, M. & Carlsen, R. (2001). E3-Learning: More Than On-line Education. In J. Price, D. Willis, N. Davis & J. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2001--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 479-481). Norfolk, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).