|Budget Amount *help
¥2,900,000 (Direct Cost : ¥2,900,000)
Fiscal Year 1998 : ¥1,300,000 (Direct Cost : ¥1,300,000)
Fiscal Year 1997 : ¥1,600,000 (Direct Cost : ¥1,600,000)
During the first year of this study (1997-8), authors conducted a surveythroughe-mail to obtain information such as conditions of internet connection, placementof computers, and teachers attitudes toward information technology, targeting 127elementary and 130 junior high schools, Those schools areparticipating either 100-school Networking Project or Konnet Plan, and hold homepages on the World WideWeb.
For the second year of the study (1998-9), authors investigated 5 elementary and 2 junior high schools, which are advanced in information technology, throug hearing interview sessions followed by physical measuring of placement of computers and furniture pieces. Also, actual classroom sessions had been recorded usingtime study, and 19 instructional patterns emerged through this process. As a partof the research project, authors had review sessions ar University of Wisconsin -Eau Claire, coupled with ones at surrounding school districts. Media specialists and teachers of three school districts participated review sessions. Authorsalso collected information about information technology in schools from those districts.
Based upon data analysis of these surveys and information, a proposal of concrete strategic plans had been made with following components : plans for computer rooms, designs of informational infrastructure of Instructional Media Center (IMG), facilitating environment for distance education using two-way communication network, plans for constructing intra-school network connected with wide-area network in local communities, and conditions for effective/smooth utilization and management of information network in schools.
これら調査の整理、分析結果をもとに、コンピュータの集中配置と分散配置、コンピュータ教室自体の計画、学校図書館(Instructional Media Center)の情報化、双方向通信を利用した交流授業のための環境整備、校内ネットワーク、地域ネットワークの構築等を含めた学校内の情報環境の整備の在り方について具体的な提案を行い、同時にその円滑で効果的な利用、運営のための条件をまとめている。