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Teachers Discovering Computers : Integrating Technology in the Classroom

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780619201807

ISBN10:
0619201800
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/13/2003
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning

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Summary

With World Wide Web integration and interactivity, extraordinary visual drawings and photographs, unprecedented currency, and unique lecture presentation materials, this book will teach teachers how to integrate technology into the classroom.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Introduction to Using Computers in Education
Objectivesp. 1
Curriculum-Specific Learningp. 2
What Is a Personal Computer?p. 3
Computer, Information, and Integration Literacyp. 5
What Is a Computer and What Does It Do?p. 6
The Components of a Computerp. 7
Input Devicesp. 7
Output Devicesp. 8
System Unitp. 8
Storage Devicesp. 9
Communications Devicesp. 10
Why Is a Computer So Powerful?p. 10
Speedp. 11
Reliabilityp. 11
Accuracyp. 11
Storagep. 11
Communicationsp. 11
Computer Softwarep. 11
System Softwarep. 13
Application Softwarep. 14
Software Developmentp. 16
Networks and the Internetp. 16
Why Use Computer Technology in Education?p. 18
An Example of How One School Uses Computersp. 21
Superintendentp. 21
Principalp. 22
School Secretaryp. 22
Technology Coordinatorp. 22
Cafeteria Managerp. 23
Media Specialistp. 23
Teachersp. 23
Parentp. 24
Communityp. 25
Using the Textbook Web Sitep. 25
Interacting with End-of-Chapter Materialsp. 26
Timeline--Milestones in Computer Historyp. 27
Summary of an Introduction to Using Computers in Educationp. 27
In Briefp. 28
Key Termsp. 30
Check Pointp. 31
Teaching Todayp. 32
Education Issuesp. 34
Integration Cornerp. 35
Software Cornerp. 36
In the Labp. 37
Learn It Onlinep. 40
Special Featurep. 42
Communications Networks, the Internet, and the World Wide Web
Objectivesp. 1
What Is Communications?p. 2
Communications Networksp. 2
Local Area Networksp. 5
Wide Area Networksp. 5
Home Networksp. 5
Networking the Classroom, School, and Districtp. 5
Wireless Schools and Classroomsp. 7
High Speed or Broadband Accessp. 9
The Benefits of Computer Networks in Educationp. 9
What Is the Internet?p. 10
History of the Internetp. 11
How the Internet Worksp. 14
Internet Service Providers versus Online Service Providersp. 15
Connecting to the Internetp. 16
The Internet Backbonep. 17
Internet Addressesp. 18
The World Wide Webp. 20
How a Web Page Worksp. 21
Web Browser Softwarep. 22
Searching for Information on the Webp. 24
Multimedia on the Webp. 25
Other Internet Servicesp. 30
E-Mailp. 30
FTPp. 31
Newsgroups and Message Boardsp. 32
Mailing Listsp. 33
Chat Roomsp. 33
Instant Messagingp. 34
Netiquettep. 34
Internet Securityp. 33
The Impact of the Internet and the World Wide Web on Educationp. 35
The Future of the Internet and the World Wide Webp. 36
Guide to World Wide Web Sites and Searching Techniquesp. 37
Summary of Communications Networks, the Internet, and the World Wide Webp. 37
In Briefp. 38
Key Termsp. 40
Check Pointp. 41
Teaching Todayp. 42
Education Issuesp. 43
Integration Cornerp. 44
Software Cornerp. 45
In the Labp. 46
Learn It Onlinep. 49
Special Featurep. 50
Productivity Software Applications for Educators
Objectivesp. 1
Application Softwarep. 2
The Role of the Operating Systemp. 2
The Role of the User Interfacep. 4
Starting a Software Applicationp. 4
Working with Software Applicationsp. 6
Productivity Softwarep. 8
Word Processing Softwarep. 10
Spreadsheet Softwarep. 13
Database Softwarep. 15
Presentation Graphics Softwarep. 17
Personal Information Managersp. 22
Software Suites and Integrated Softwarep. 22
Graphics and Multimedia Softwarep. 23
Desktop Publishing Softwarep. 23
Paint/Image Editing Softwarep. 24
Video and Audio Editing Softwarep. 25
Clip Art/Image Galleryp. 25
Multimedia Authoring Softwarep. 25
Web Page Authoring Softwarep. 26
Software for School and Professional Usep. 26
School and Student Management Softwarep. 27
Grade Book Softwarep. 28
Educational/Referencep. 28
Special Needs Softwarep. 30
Software for Home and Personal Usep. 30
Personal Finance Softwarep. 30
Tax Preparation Softwarep. 31
Legal Softwarep. 32
Personal Computer Entertainment Softwarep. 32
Learning Aids and Support Toolsp. 32
Software Versions and Upgradesp. 33
Using Different Operating Systemsp. 34
Using Different Software Versionsp. 35
Working with Macintosh Computers and PCsp. 36
Creating a Teacher's Web Pagep. 37
Summary of Productivity Software Applications for Educatorsp. 37
In Briefp. 38
Key Termsp. 40
Check Pointp. 41
Teaching Todayp. 42
Education Issuesp. 43
Integration Cornerp. 44
Software Cornerp. 45
In the Labp. 46
Learn It Onlinep. 49
Special Featurep. 50
Hardware Applications for Educators
Objectivesp. 1
The System Unitp. 2
Data Representationp. 2
The Components of the System Unitp. 4
The Motherboardp. 5
CPU and Microprocessorp. 5
The Control Unitp. 6
The Arithmetic/Logic Unitp. 7
The System Clockp. 7
Memoryp. 7
Random Access Memory (RAM)p. 8
Read-Only Memory (ROM)p. 9
Expansion Slots and Expansion Cardsp. 9
Ports and Connectorsp. 10
What Is Input?p. 12
What Are Input Devices?p. 13
The Keyboardp. 13
Pointing Devicesp. 15
Optical Readersp. 18
Optical Scannerp. 18
Digital Camerasp. 19
Audio and Video Inputp. 19
Input Devices for Handheld Computersp. 19
Input Devices for Students with Exceptionalitiesp. 20
What is Output?p. 21
What Are Output Devices?p. 22
Monitors and Display Devicesp. 22
Monitor Qualityp. 24
Printersp. 25
Impact Printersp. 25
Nonimpact Printersp. 26
Data Projectorsp. 26
Facsimile (Fax) Machinep. 27
Multifunction Devicesp. 28
Audio Outputp. 28
Output Devices for Students with Exceptionalitiesp. 28
What Is Storage?p. 29
Storage Media and Devicesp. 29
Floppy Disksp. 30
Characteristics of a Floppy Diskp. 30
High-Capacity Removable Disksp. 31
Hard Disksp. 32
Compact Discsp. 32
CD-ROMp. 33
CD-R and CD-RWp. 34
DVD-ROMp. 34
Miniature Storage Mediap. 35
Buyer's Guidep. 35
Summary of Hardware Applications for Educatorsp. 35
In Briefp. 36
Key Termsp. 38
Check Pointp. 39
Teaching Todayp. 40
Education Issuesp. 41
Integration Cornerp. 42
Software Cornerp. 43
In the Labp. 44
Learn It Onlinep. 47
Special Featurep. 48
Integrating Multimedia and Educational Software Applications
Objectivesp. 1
What Is Multimedia?p. 2
Textp. 4
Graphicsp. 4
Animationp. 6
Audiop. 6
Videop. 7
Multimedia Applicationsp. 8
Computer-Based Training (CBT)p. 9
Electronic Books and Referencesp. 9
How-To Guidesp. 12
Multimedia Newspapers and Magazines (E-Zines)p. 12
Entertainment and Edutainmentp. 14
Virtual Realityp. 15
Information Kiosksp. 16
The World Wide Webp. 16
Web-Based Training (WBT) and Distance Learningp. 17
K-12 Educational Software Applicationsp. 20
Computer-Assisted Instruction (CAI)p. 21
Drill-and-Practice Softwarep. 21
Educational Gamesp. 22
Tutorialsp. 22
Educational Simulationsp. 23
Integrated Learning Systemsp. 23
Applications for Students with Disabilitiesp. 24
Curriculum-Specific Educational Softwarep. 25
Creating Multimedia Applicationsp. 28
Obtaining Graphics for a Multimedia Applicationp. 28
Multimedia and Web Authoring Softwarep. 29
Presenting Multimediap. 30
Why Are Multimedia Applications Important for Education?p. 32
Guide to Professional Educational Organizationsp. 33
Summary of Multimedia in Educationp. 33
In Briefp. 34
Key Termsp. 36
Check Pointp. 37
Teaching Todayp. 38
Education Issuesp. 39
Integration Cornerp. 41
Software Cornerp. 42
In the Labp. 43
Learn It Onlinep. 46
Special Featurep. 47
Education and Technology Integration
Objectivesp. 1
What Is Curriculum?p. 2
Curriculum Standards and Benchmarksp. 3
What Is Technology Integration?p. 5
Classroom Integration versus Traditional Computer Labsp. 5
The Classroom in Actionp. 7
Integrating Technology into the Curriculump. 8
Changing Instructional Strategiesp. 9
Barriers to Technology Integrationp. 10
Technology Integration and the Learning Processp. 11
The Learning Processp. 12
Technology and the Learning Processp. 13
Strategies for Teaching with Technologyp. 16
The Role of the School Districtp. 16
Planning for Technology Integration in the Classroomp. 17
Using a Computer Labp. 17
Using a Wireless Mobile Labp. 18
One-Computer Classroomp. 19
Two-Computer Classroomp. 19
More Than Two Computersp. 20
Planning Lessons with Technologyp. 20
KWL Chartsp. 20
Instructional Modelsp. 22
The ASSURE Modelp. 22
Getting Started at a New Schoolp. 25
Information About Technologyp. 25
Technology Trainingp. 26
Hardwarep. 26
Softwarep. 26
Other Technologiesp. 27
Technology Suppliesp. 28
Putting It All Togetherp. 28
Creating an Integrated Learning Environmentp. 28
The Classroom Centersp. 29
The Results of Technology Integrationp. 30
Learning Theories and Educational Researchp. 31
Summary of Education and Technology Integrationp. 31
In Briefp. 32
Key Termsp. 34
Check Pointp. 35
Teaching Todayp. 36
Education Issuesp. 37
Integration Cornerp. 38
Software Cornerp. 39
In the Labp. 40
Learn It Onlinep. 44
Special Featurep. 45
Integrating Educational Technology into the Curriculum
Objectivesp. 1
Evaluating Educational Technologyp. 2
Sources of Informationp. 2
Evaluating Software Applicationsp. 6
Evaluating Web Resourcesp. 9
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Technology Integrationp. 12
Tools for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Technology Integrationp. 12
Evaluating Technology-Based Student Projectsp. 17
Putting it All Together--Evaluating Technology Integrationp. 20
Integration Strategiesp. 21
One-Computer Classroomp. 22
Multi-Computer Classroomp. 24
Computer Labsp. 26
Curriculum Integration Activitiesp. 26
Curriculum Pagesp. 26
Creating Lesson Plansp. 28
Finding Funds to Support Classroom Technology Integrationp. 41
Fundraising Drives and Contestp. 41
Grantsp. 42
Creating a Curriculum Pagep. 43
Summary of Integrating Educational Technology into the Curriculump. 43
In Briefp. 44
Key Termsp. 46
Check Pointp. 47
Teaching Todayp. 48
Education Issuesp. 49
Integration Cornerp. 51
Software Cornerp. 52
In the Labp. 53
Learn It Onlinep. 57
Special Featurep. 58
Security Issues, Ethics, and Emerging Technologies in Education
Objectivesp. 1
Computer Security: Risks and Safeguardsp. 2
Computer Virusesp. 2
Virus Detection and Removalp. 5
Unauthorized Access and Usep. 7
Firewallsp. 8
Hardware Theft and Vandalismp. 9
Software Theftp. 10
Information Theftp. 12
System Failurep. 13
Backup Proceduresp. 15
Ethics and the Information Agep. 16
Information Privacyp. 16
Employee and Student Monitoringp. 19
Copyright Lawsp. 19
Internet Ethics and Objectionable Materialsp. 22
Parental Controlsp. 24
Educational Controlsp. 25
Emerging Technologiesp. 27
The World Wide Webp. 29
Educational Software on DVD-ROMp. 30
Assistive Technologiesp. 30
Web-Enhanced Textbooksp. 31
Web-Based Distance Learningp. 31
A School without Wiresp. 32
Guide to State, Federal, and Professional Organizations Web Sitesp. 32
Summary of Security Issues, Ethics, and Emerging Technologies in Educationp. 33
Summary of Teachers Discovering Computersp. 33
In Briefp. 34
Key Termsp. 36
Check Pointp. 37
Teaching Todayp. 38
Education Issuesp. 39
Integration Cornerp. 40
Software Cornerp. 41
In the Labp. 42
Learn It Onlinep. 46
Special Featurep. 47
Indexp. 1.01
Photo Creditsp. 1.15
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