Study Groups. Community Works Press.
Tavalin, F. (2002) The WEB Project: Technology Innovation in Rural Vermont, ERIC IT Update, Vol.22. Educational Resources Information Center. Syracuse University. Syracuse, NY.
United States Department of Education (2002).Exemplary
and Promising Educational Technology Programs. Educational Technology
Expert Panel. Available: U.S. Department of Education, Ed Pubs,
Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. 1.877.4ED.PUBS.
Sherry, L., Billig, S., Tavalin, F. (2002).Redefining
a "Virtual Community of Learners." TechTrends 46(1),
Sherry, L., Jesse, D., & Billig, S.H. (2002)Creating
a WEB of student performance in a technology-rich learning environment.
International Journal on E-Learning, 1 (1), 31-40.
Tavalin, F. (2001). Assessing
the Vital Results: A Beginning Case.
Paper presentation to the Vital Results
Conference held in Burlington, VT, May 2001. Examines natural processes
for assessing student production.
Sherry, L., Billig, S., Jesse, D., & Watson-Acosta, D. (2001).Assessing
the Impact of Instructional Technology on Student Achievement.
T.H.E. Journal, 27 (7), 43-46.
Hagenson, L. (2001). The Integration
of Technology into Teaching by University College of Education Faculty.
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.
Masters thesis that utilizes the Framework
from "New Insights on Technology Adoption" to analyze
faculty use of technology at the University of Oklahoma.
Tavalin, F. (2000). Technology,
Production, and Inquiry. Keynote address to Syracuse BOCES.
Syracuse, NY. October 30, 2000.
Sherry, L., Billig, S (2000). The
WEB Project 2000 Evaluation: Student Performance. Denver, CO:
RMC Research Corporation.
Sherry, L., Billig, S (2000). The
WEB Project 2000 Evaluation: Online Learning Communities. Denver,
CO: RMC Research Corporation.
The WEB Project. (2000). Updated
Rough Guide to Multimedia.
A primer on the use of multimedia in an
Sherry, L., Tavalin, F., Billig, S. (2000).
Good Online Conversation: Building on Research to Inform Practice.
Journal of Interactive Learning Research 11(1), 85-127.
Report that analyzes the nature and practice
of online discourse at the WEB Exchange.
Sherry, L., Tavalin, F., Billig, S, Gibson, D. New
Insights on Technology Adoption in Schools. T.H.E. Journal (Feb.
Tavalin, F, (2000) Mutuality: A Conversation about Technology and Community . If You Build It, Will They Come? Concord Consortium.
Smyth, M. (2000). Computer Animation:
A Vehicle for Creative Problem Solving.
Provides the pedagogy and technology guidance
needed to establish a 15 day unit on creative cel animation.
Tavalin, F., Quinn, R., Boke, N., Lavigne, J. (2000). Taking a Stand: Developing Systemwide Collaborations for Effective Discourse. Paper presented at Society for Instructional Technology in Education (SITE) San Diego, CA.
Shows second year results of an online literature exchange sponsored by the Vermont Center for the Book entitled "Taking a Stand." Paper presented at SITE 2000 and printed in the conference proceedings.
Tavalin, F., Nolte, P., MacLeod, S., & Hughes, B. (1999).
Distance Learning in Rural Schools of Vermont: Online Arts Mentoring. Paper presented at Association for the Advancement of Computing
in Education (AACE) WebNet 99, Honolulu, HI.
Provides a background for the inception
and development of the online arts mentoring system. Paper presented
at WebNet99 and printed in the conference proceedings.
Tavalin, F., and Gibson, D. (1999). Creating a Web of Evidence: Multimedia Examples of Student Performance. Conference presentation. Specific reference not on file.
Provides a background for the inception and development of student assessments using multimedia technology.
Tavalin, F., Quinn, R., Boke, N. (1999). Taking
a Stand in Cyberspace. Paper presented at Association for the
Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE) WebNet 99, Honolulu,
Shows early research and results of an online
literature exchange sponsored by the Vermont Center for the Book
entitled "Taking a Stand." Paper presented at WebNet99
and printed in the conference proceedings.
Kruse, H., & Quinn, R. (1999). Online
book discussions: Taking a Stand.
Teacher research paper written by Holly
Kruse of Cabot School and Regina Quinn of Walden School, telling
the student and teacher perspectives of Taking a Stand.
Gardiner, M. (1999). The relationship
of two WEB Project activities to math learning and analysis. Publication pending.
Controlled study prepared by Martin Gardiner
with funds from OERI to determine the relationship between music
composition and computer animation programs to learning in math
and problem solving.
Tavalin, F. (1998). The Vermont
WEB Project. Presented at School Tech Expo, New York City.
A slide show overview of the WEB Project
as presented at School Tech Expo in New York City, March 1998.
Tavalin, F. (1998). WEB Project Handbook.
Explanation of the various components of the WEB Project and how they fit together through activities, partnerships, research, and evaluation.
Hamilton, A., & Smyth, M. (1998). Integrating
Arts and Technology. Presented at National Educational Computing
Conference, San Diego, CA.
Description of art and music programs integrated
through the use of technology and a common assessment system. Paper
presented at NECC in San Diego, June 1998 by Michelle Smyth and
Tisbert, J. (1998). Composing in the
Classroom: Music, MIDI and the Web. Available: John Tisbert,
Barre City Elementary and Middle School, Barre, VT.
A music composition unit of study prepared
by John Tisbert of Barre City, showing how his music composition
program is aligned with national and state standards. Assessment
tools with student benchmarks are included. Selected by the Vermont
Department of Education as a Juried Unit of Study.
Tavalin, F. (1998). A Guide to
Online Critique. Montpelier, VT: The WEB Project. Available:
The WEB Project, 270 Putney Mountain Road, Putney, VT 05346.
An explanation of the online arts mentoring
process and its relationship to Vermont standards. Explanation of
how to use web based conferencing for arts discussions.
Tavalin, F., & Boke, N. (1998). A
Guide to Online Discussion. Montpelier, VT: The WEB Project.
Available: The WEB Project, 270 Putney Mountain Road, Putney, VT
An explanation of the online dialog for
literature discussion and dialog about civic discourse and its relationship
to Vermont standards. Explanation of how to use web based conferencing
for these online conversations.
Tavalin, F., ed. (1995). Research
in Action Montpelier, VT: Vermont Department of Education.
Compilation of art teacher action research
projects based on teacher experiences with art critique and the
implications for practice. This study formed the basis for subsequent
WEB Project development of looking at student work and teacher practice.
The original process, established by Research in Action was adapted
for music composition, discussions about reflective reading, and
explorations into the study of history and discussions of current
issues in the social sciences.