Educational Technology, Research and Assessment
Educational Technology, Research and Assessment Librarian: Ladka Khailova
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- Campus Technology
- Center for Teaching Excellence
- CIT Infobits - This site provides current awareness in the field of educational technology.
- Distance Educator
- Doctoral Research in Educational Technology: Directory of Dissertations 1977-2006
- Education With New Technologies: Networked Learning Community
- Multimedia and Internet@Schools Magazine
- AACE: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education
- AECT: Association for Educational Communications and Technology
- American Educational Research Association - Teachers and other education professionals will find the twelve subject divisions of this site most useful for linking to existing list servers in specialized areas. When used with "Internet Resources of AERA", the latter provides search engines covering both Association publications and all authors/titles of papers presented at annual meetings.
- EDUCAUSE: Transforming Education Through Information Technologies
- International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement - Taking "the world as an educational laboratory" the IEA provides comparative educational research and has done so since the late 1950s. Topics of continuing interest are mathematics and science education, reading literacy, and computer applications.
- International Center for Distance Learning - Part of Britain's Open University, the Centre maintains a database of information on over 31,000 distance learning courses and programs (mainly in Commonwealth member nations) and a literature database abstracting over 11,000 books, dissertations, journal articles, research reports and conference papers.
- International Society for Technology in Education
- National Center to Improve Practice in Special Education through Technology, Media and Materials - The Center's chief program objective is "to promote the effective use of technology to enhance educational outcomes for students with sensory, cognitive, physical, and social/emotional disabilities." Distinctive site features include a forum on voice recognition technology, video reviews covering assistive and instructional technologies, and an online library of technology and special education.
- National Educational Technology Standards Project
- Network of Regional Technology in Education Consortia (R*TEC)
- Society for Information Technology in Teacher Education
- The eLearning Guild
- TLT Group
Research Centers and Institutes
- Center for Educational Leadership and Technology - A non-profit organization in Massachusetts whose goal is the integration of current education reforms with effective application of technology. Clients include private schools, public school systems, institutions of higher education, departments of education and consortia.
- Learning Point Associates - The laboratory studies ways to support and strengthen schools and communities in systemic change through their School Development Cycle." Activities include continuing education and creating print, audio, video and multimedia products. The geographic region served by NCREL includes Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. It also operates the Midwest Consortium for Mathematics and Science Education and the North Central Regional Technology Education Consortium.
- National Centers for Career and Technical Education
- Committee on Education and Labor - This committee of the House of Representatives was established on January 7, 1997, the latest incarnation of a body first created in 1867. Users will find the sections covering "hot topics" and "status of legislation" most helpful.
- Illinois State Board of Education - A diverse page tracking the activity of the Board and offering a series of links in ten topical areas ranging from communication and accountability through policy planning and management. Service offered by the regional offices are among the profiles offered.
- U.S. Department of Education - This site is the main site for accessing the full range of United States government activity in all fields of education. Readers will find the "Most Requested Items" section useful for tracking information on financial aid, federal school codes, community learning centers, and several types of educational technology. "Education Headlines" is a valuable tool for monitoring discussions of learning-related issues in the public press and within the government.
- U.S. Department of Education Office of Educational Technology (OET)
- U.S. Department of Justice ADA Homepage - This site contains information on the ADA, interpretation, enforcement, new or proposed regulations, technical assistance program and more.
- U.S. General Services Administration, Center for Information Technology Accommodation (CITA) - Features information for accessible information environments, services, and management practices.
- MERLOT - MERLOT is a free and open resource designed primarily for faculty and students in higher education. MERLOT is a community of people who strive to enrich teaching and learning experiences.
- Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning - The contents of this site link Internet resources (chiefly lesson plans, curriculum resources and activities) with corresponding subject area content standards.
- Alliance for Technology Access (ATA) - A national network of technology resource centers and technology vendors dedicated to connecting people with disabilities to technology tools.
- EASI: Equal Access to Software and Information - EASI provides "information and guidance in the area of access-to-information technologies by individuals with disabilities." This sites includes live and archived Webcasts.
- Microsoft Accessibility Site - This comprehensive site offers coverage under the headings Accessibility; News and Events, Products and Aids, Training, and Developing Technology.
- National Center for Accessible Media - The goal is to make "media accessible to under served populations such as disabled persons, minority-language users, and people with low literacy skills."
- Trace Research & Development Center - Trace is designated as the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (RERC) on Information Technology.