A Final Report: ARTS to the Delta
A. Dale Magoun, Charlotte Owens, University of Louisiana at Monroe, United States ; Gerald Knezek, Rhonda Christensen, University of North Texas, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Phoenix, AZ, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-55-6 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
This paper is a final report for a three-year grant sponsored by the U.S. Department of Commerce Technology Opportunities Program (TOP) that was awarded as a partnership between the University of Louisiana at Monroe and the Monroe Chamber of Commerce and it focuses on the challenges, solutions and evaluation of the impact of technology infusion activities on teaching and learning in five rural schools. The project's primary goals were: 1) to provide educational opportunities to increase student academic performance; 2) to provide skills enhancement to encourage entrepreneurship and life-long learning among economically-depressed Delta residents; and 3) to provide intercommunication opportunities for Delta residents both young and old. The emphasis focuses on research/evaluation designs that comply with the No Child Left Behind (NLCB) Act, the use of well-established, reliable instruments to produce significant and educationally-meaningful results, and other technology-based funding opportunities
Magoun, A.D., Owens, C., Knezek, G. & Christensen, R. (2005). A Final Report: ARTS to the Delta. In C. Crawford, R. Carlsen, I. Gibson, K. McFerrin, J. Price, R. Weber & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2005--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 3305-3310). Phoenix, AZ, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).