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Web 2.0 New Tools, New Schools

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ISBN-10: 1564842347

ISBN-13: 9781564842343

Edition: 2007

Authors: Gwen Solomon, Lynne Schrum

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A comprehensive overview of the emerging Web 2.0 technologies and their use in the classroom and in professional development.
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List price: $37.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: International Society for Technology in Education
Publication date: 10/21/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 270
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Lynne Schrum is Dean of the College of Education and Human Services at West Virginia University. Previously, she was a professor and coordinator of elementary education in the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University. Her research and teaching focus on preparing teachers for the 21st century, appropriate uses of information technology, and leadership in a digital world. She has written eleven books and numerous articles on these subjects; the most recent is How 2, Web 2: How to for Educators . Schrum served on AERA's Council, was editor of the Journal of Research on Technology in Education (JRTE) (2002-2012), and is a past-president of the International Society…    

Introductionp. 1
New world, new web, new skillsp. 7
New Worldp. 8
Economics 102p. 9
New Webp. 12
New Corporationsp. 16
21st-Century Skillsp. 17
Schools and Changep. 21
The Tipping Pointp. 21
New Tools and Learningp. 23
Taking Advantage of New Toolsp. 24
Students and learningp. 25
21st-Century Studentsp. 26
How Children Get Informationp. 30
What Students Want from Their Schoolsp. 31
The Customization Generationp. 33
Access to Online Tools and Servicesp. 34
Understanding Learningp. 35
Constructivismp. 38
Project-based Learningp. 39
Connectivismp. 40
The Challengep. 41
Harnessing New Technologiesp. 42
New toolsp. 45
Conceptsp. 46
The Web as Platformp. 46
Behind the Web Toolsp. 48
Open Sourcep. 50
Tagging and Syndicationp. 52
From the Web to Web 2.0p. 54
Using the Toolsp. 55
Basic Web 2.0 Tools: Blogs, Podcasts, and Wikisp. 55
Other Popular Web 2.0 Toolsp. 58
Web 2.0 Versions of Desktop Toolsp. 62
Web 2.0 Management Toolsp. 65
Other Web 2.0 Tools for Educationp. 66
More New Toolsp. 69
Educational Softwarep. 71
Immersive Environmentsp. 75
Data and Designp. 76
New tools in schoolsp. 77
Cool Schoolsp. 78
Classroom Applications: Using the Tools for Learningp. 80
Classroom Applications: Teaching Contentp. 84
Other Tools and Modelsp. 97
Professional developmentp. 99
Creating Effective Programsp. 102
Preservice Learningp. 102
Communities of Practicep. 103
Technology Literacy Trainingp. 111
Professional Development and Web 2.0 Toolsp. 112
Leadership and new toolsp. 117
Leading in the 21st Centuryp. 118
Using New Toolsp. 120
Supporting New Toolsp. 128
Financial Issuesp. 129
Infrastructure: Running on Open Sourcep. 134
Online safety and securityp. 137
Legal Requirementsp. 138
Copyright and Intellectual Propertyp. 139
Security Solutionsp. 140
Knotty Problemsp. 152
Other Alternativesp. 156
Systemic issuesp. 159
English Language Learners and English as a Second Languagep. 160
Students with Special Needsp. 163
Equity and the Digital Dividep. 165
Assessmentp. 168
New schoolsp. 177
Harnessing the Collective Intelligence of Education Datap. 178
The Long Tail of Educational Materialsp. 179
The Vision and the Realityp. 180
Polls and Surveysp. 181
Softwarep. 181
Textbooksp. 182
Moving Applications and Data Onlinep. 183
Open-Source Educational Applicationsp. 183
Professional Developmentp. 186
Toward a Smart Futurep. 186
Brainstorming about Schools and Web 2.0p. 188
Your Turnp. 189
Tutorialsp. 191
Web-based Word Processor: Zoho Writerp. 192
Web-based Spreadsheet: Num Sump. 194
Open-Source Painting Tool: Tux Paintp. 195
Editing Sound: Do You Have Audacity?p. 196
Syndication in Firefox: RSS Feedsp. 197 Bookmarks and Favoritesp. 199
Photo Editing: Photo Story 3 for Windowsp. 200
Wikispaces for Educatorsp. 201
Class Blogmeister: Adding and Editing Blog Articlesp. 202
Geography: Google Earthp. 206
Creating Graphics: Sketch Upp. 208
Google Readerp. 210
Web timelinep. 213
Web 2.0 toolsp. 219
A day in the life of web 2.0p. 231
Referencesp. 235
National educational technology standardsp. 251
Indexp. 259
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