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Edition: 3rd 2001
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List price: $72.76
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Contents Note: Each chapter begins with an Orientation and concludes with a Summary. I. A Teaching and Learning Framework for Integrating Technology in Classrooms 1. Key Themes and Issues for Using Technology in Your Classroom Uses of Technology: An Introduction to Key Themes Physics: Probes and Projects Knowing Nature: Technology as a Tool for the Personal Journey of Learning Themes of Technology Use in the Classroom Technology in Today's Classroom Technology and School Reform National Standards: Goals for Learning and Expectations for Technology Changing the Way Technology Is Used in Schools The Activity-Based Model of Technology Use 2. Meaningful Learning in an Information Age Cognitive Models of School Learning Fundamental Properties of Mental Activity Conceptual Models of School Learning From Theory to Practice: Teaching, Learning, and the Role of Technology Research About Learning with Technology II. Learning How to Integrate Technology with Your Teaching 3. Using Tools: Word Processors, Databases, Spreadsheets, and Data Probes Mark Grabe's Use of Computer Tools The Tools Approach Word Processing Spreadsheets Databases Data Collection Devices 4. Using Instructional Software and Multimedia for Content-Area Learning An Example of Learning from the Computer Computer-Based Instruction The Process of Instruction Categories of Instructional Software Multimedia and Hypermedia in the Delivery of Computer-Assisted Instruction Learning from Multimedia Instructional Resources Constructivism and Cooperative Learning with Instructional Software 5. The Internet as a Tool for Communication What Is the Internet? What Roles Can the Internet Play in Education? Learning by Communicating Facilitating Online Discussion 6. The Internet as a Tool for Inquiry A Classroom Example of an Authentic Inquiry Task The World Wide Web and Web Exploration Tools Locating Information on the Web: Browsing Versus Searching Categories of Web Resources Strategies for Using Primary Sources on the Web Evaluating Web Information Using the Web for Active Learning Conclusion: The Importance of Your Beliefs as a Teacher 7. Using Multimedia Tools Multimedia in a Ninth-Grade Classroom A System for Classifying Student Multimedia Projects Software Tools for Creating Multimedia Projects Multimedia Authoring Environments for Hypermedia 8. Learning to Work with Images, Sound, and Video The Case of the Missing Gerbil Tools for Creating and Manipulating Images Tools for Capturing Still Images Locating Image Sources Working with Video Clay Animation: Creating Video by Sequencing Images of Clay Characters Capturing and Storing Sounds for Multimedia Projects Learning with Sound and Graphics Tools 9. Learning from Student Projects: Knowledge as Design and the Design of Hypermedia Discovering the Painted Lady: A Second-Grade Adventure in Learning The Painted Lady Project and Meaningful Learning Principles of Hypermedia Design: The Process of Developing Software Student Cooperation: Fundamentals for Design Teams Hypercomposition Design Model The Teacher's Role in the Design Process Student Multimedia Projects III. Looking at Issues for the Present and Future 10. Responsible Use of Technology Equity of Educational Opportunity Copyright Law and Respect for Intellectual Property Protecting Students from Inappropriate Material and Experiences Teacher's Handy Reference Glossary References Index