Resources from the 2001 PKAL Roundtable on Information Technology

Web Resources

Animal Diversity Web (University of Michigan)
http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu

Blackboard.com
http://www.blackboard.com

CEO Forum on Education and Technology
http://www.ceoforum.org

The Co-Evolution of Representational Infrastructures & Social Systems
http://www.simcalc.umassd.edu/kaput/papers/kaput-time2000.pdf

"Courselet" Project (Stanford Learning Lab, Stanford University)
http://learninglab.stanford.edu/index.shtml

Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE)
http://www.dlese.org

"Dual Controls" - Short Story by Thomas Banchoff
http://www.math.brown.edu/~banchoff/DualControls.html

Emerging Influences of Information Technology on School Curriculum
http://www.virtual.gmu.edu/SS_research/cdpapers/jcspdf.htm

Evolving a Distributed Learning Community
http://www.virtualschool.edu/cox/OnlineClassroom.html

"The Gift of Gieus" - Short Story by Thomas Banchoff
http://www.math.brown.edu/~banchoff/Gieus.html

Java MathWorlds
http://www.simcalc.umassd.edu or http://www.simcalc.com

The Learning Federation
http://www.learningfederation.org

Mastering Chemistry Web Site @ UCI
http://mc.nacs.uci.edu/mcweb/

NetMath
http://www-cm.math.uiuc.edu or http://netmath.math.uiuc.edu

The New Student-Teacher Relationship: The Critical Element of 'Time' in Online Teaching
http://polaris.umuc.edu/~cschwebe/claudine/p4.html

One Sky, Many Voices Project (University of Michigan)
http://www.onesky.umich.edu

Online Electrical Engineering Courses
http://eclass.fdu.edu/wcb
See Electrical Engineering Web courses. For courses not running this semester, click on "archived" courses. Courses may be accessed with user name: aguest and password: visitor.

Online Psychology Courses (Bill Maki, Texas Tech University)
http://classes.ttu.edu:8902

Quality on the Line: Benchmarks for Success in Internet-based Distance Learning in Higher Education
http://www.ihep.com/quality.pdf

Ramapo College "Problets"
http://orion.ramapo.edu/~amruth/problets

Report to the President on the Use of Technology to Strengthen K12 Education in the United States
http://www.whitehouse.gov/WH/EOP/OSTP/NSTC/PCAST/k-12ed.html

The Scaling-Up Process for Technology-Based Educational Innovations
http://www.virtual.gmu.edu/SS_research/cdpapers/acsdpdf.htm

SMETE Digital Library Project
http://www.smete.org

Southeast Consortium for Advanced Network Technology Education (SCANTE)
http://www.partnership.jcjc.cc.mc.us

Steps Toward Becoming a Technologically-Wise University
http://socrates.berkeley.edu/~cccpb-it/StrategicPlan8-25-96.html

Stanford University Medical Media and Information Technologies (SUMMIT)
http://summit.stanford.edu login: pkal, password: pkal2001

Synthesis Undergraduate Engineering Education Coalition
http://www.synthesis.org

Technology Counts 1998: Putting School Technology to the Test
http://www.edweek.com/sreports/tc98

What's the Difference? A Review of Contemporary Research on the Effectiveness of Distance Learning in Higher Education
http://www.ihep.com/difference.pdf

WISE Project (University of California - Berkeley)
http://wise.berkeley.edu/WISE/demos/frog-activity

Print Publications

Benvenuto, M.A. "Teaching Is Learning - Maximum Incentive, Minimum Discipline in Student Groups Teaching General Chemistry," Journal of Chemical Education. 2001, 78, p. 104.

Garrett, L. "The Nightmare of Bioterrorism," Foreign Affairs. 2001, 80, p. 76.

Gosser, D.K., Jr. and Roth, V. "The Workshop Chemistry Project: Peer-Led Team Learning," Journal of Chemical Education. 1988, 75, p. 185.

Gray, Paul and Price, Buford. "Integrating Calculus, Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering Education through Technology-Enhanced Visualization, Simulation and Design Cases and Outcomes Assessment." GE Foundation Grant. 1997.

Herron, J. Dudley. The Chemistry Classroom: Formulas for Successful Teaching. American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, 1996, p 187.