Distance Makes No Difference, using streaming video to enhance curriculum K-12
Cindy Lane, Lindbergh School District, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Atlanta, GA, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-52-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
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Lane, C. (2004). Distance Makes No Difference, using streaming video to enhance curriculum K-12. In R. Ferdig, C. Crawford, R. Carlsen, N. Davis, J. Price, R. Weber & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2004--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (p. 1247). Atlanta, GA, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).