Action Research
F. (2002). Collaborative Learning: A Guide to Inquiry-Based

Study Groups. Community Works Press. Brattleboro, VT.

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), 48-51.

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 educational setting.

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. 2000).

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, HI.
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 Anne Hamilton.

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 05346.
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.

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