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Tag: Educational Technology Research and Assessment
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New technologies are making a permanent existence possible for temporary museum exhibits such “Lady in Red and Black: Ode to Northern Illinois,” which was created by Barbara Cole Peters in 2006. NIU’s Digital Convergence Lab recruited an interdisciplinary team of undergraduate and graduate students to expand Peters’ original concept into a virtual exhibit. The resulting...
Eighth-grade students from Clinton Rosette Middle School in DeKalb received some hands-on technology training this summer, thanks to the College of Education. John Cowan, assistant professor from the Department of Educational Technology, Research, and Assessment (ETRA), and doctoral student Yan Chen recently finished the seven-week, distance-learning project titled “Who I Am, Where I’ve Been, and...
Community-building is a concept associated with people living and working in close proximity to one another. Technology, however, has transformed the reality of community-building into a process that can be shared by people regardless of where they live, work or study. Successful building of online communities of students whose members communicate freely to share ideas...
Cory Doctorow
From Google’s “black bar” to Wikipedia’s blackout, large Internet entities are mobilizing like never before to protect freedom of information online. These protests come in response to the U.S. government’s attempts to enforce copyright laws and prevent piracy on the web. Who do the proposed laws really protect and what are the ramifications of tighter...
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Northern Illinois University’s oldest college was honored this week for its excellence in harnessing cutting-edge technology to educate the next generation of teachers and school administrators. U.S News and World Report announced Tuesday that the NIU College of Education had earned a place on its Honor Roll for Online Graduate Education Programs. Only 14 programs in...
Jessica Zacher Pandya
NIU’s Center for the Study of Interdisciplinary Study of Language and Literacy will welcome Jessica Zacher Pandya for a lecture from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in Room 405 of the Holmes Student Center. She will speak on “Overtested: How High-Stakes Accountability Fails English Language Learners.” Zacher Pandya is an associate professor at...
Elizabeth Boling
Elizabeth Boling, associate dean for graduate studies in the School of Education at Indiana University-Bloomington, will speak Tuesday, Nov. 9, at NIU for a graduate colloquim sponsored by the College of Education’s Department of Educational Technology, Research and Assessment. A seminar session — “The ‘Present Link’: What’s Missing in the Process-Centric View of Instructional Design” — will...
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