Rural Telecommunication for Educational Professional Development and Instructional Improvement: Two Federally Funded Models.
Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education, Distance Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Group Discussion, Improvement Programs, Information Technology, Professional Development, Rural Schools, Teacher Education, Telecommunications Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Journal for Technology and Teacher Education
Describes two federally-funded rural teacher education networking programs designed to introduce telecommunications to practicing teachers. The projects mobilized school personnel, introduced some students to information technologies, provided focus for discussions and interactions, and made administrators aware of the issues and possibilities. (AEF)
Schrum, Lynne, "Rural Telecommunication for Educational Professional Development and Instructional Improvement: Two Federally Funded Models." (1996). Faculty Articles. 209.