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Teachers Discovering Computers : Integrating Technology in the Classroom

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12/10/2001
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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 make your introductory computer course for teachers exciting and dynamic?an experience your students will remember as a highlight of their educational careers!

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Introduction to Using Computers in Education
Objectives
1(1)
Curriculum-Specific Learning
2(1)
What is a Personal Computer?
3(2)
Computer, Information, and Integration Literacy
5(1)
What Is a Computer and What Does It Do?
6(1)
The Components of a Computer
7(3)
Input Devices
7(1)
Output Devices
8(1)
System Unit
8(1)
Storage Devices
9(1)
Communications Devices
10(1)
Why Is a Computer So Powerful?
10(1)
Speed
11(1)
Reliability
11(1)
Accuracy
11(1)
Storage
11(1)
Communications
11(1)
Computer Software
11(5)
System Software
13(1)
Application Software
14(2)
Software Development
16(1)
Networks and the Internet
16(2)
Why Use Computer Technology in Education?
18(3)
An Example of How One School Uses Computers
21(4)
Superintendent
21(1)
Principal
22(1)
School Secretary
22(1)
Technology Coordinator
22(1)
Cafeteria Manager
23(1)
Media Specialist
23(1)
Teachers
23(1)
Parent
24(1)
Community
25(1)
Using the Textbook Web Site
25(2)
Interacting with End-of-Chapter Materials
26(1)
Timeline --- Milestones in Computer History
27(1)
Summary of an Introduction to Using Computers in Education
27(1)
In Brief
28(2)
Key Terms
30(1)
Check Point
31(1)
Teaching Today
32(2)
Education Issues
34(1)
Integration Corner
35(1)
Software Corner
36(1)
In the Lab
37(3)
Learn it Online
40(2)
Special Feature
42
Milestone in Computer History
Communications Networks, the Internet, and the World Wide Web
Objectives
1(1)
What Is Communications?
2(1)
Communications Networks
2(3)
Local Area Networks
5(1)
Wide Area Networks
5(1)
Home Networks
5(1)
Networking the Classroom, School, and District
5(4)
Wireless Schools and Classrooms
7(2)
High Speed or Broadband Access
9(1)
The Benefits of Computer Networks in Education
9(1)
What Is the Internet?
10(1)
History of the Internet
11(3)
How the Internet Works
14(6)
Internet Service Providers versus Online Service Providers
15(1)
Connecting to the Internet
16(1)
The Internet Backbone
17(1)
Internet Addresses
18(2)
The World Wide Web
20(10)
How a Web Page Works
21(1)
Web Browser Software
22(2)
Searching for Information on the Web
24(1)
Multimedia on the Web
25(5)
Other Internet Services
30(4)
E-Mail
30(1)
FTP
31(1)
Newsgroups and Message Boards
32(1)
Mailing Lists
33(1)
Chat Rooms
33(1)
Instant Messaging
34(1)
Netiquette
34
Internet Security
33(2)
The Impact of the Internet and the World Wide Web on Education
35(1)
The Future of the Internet and the World Wide Web
36(1)
Guide to World Wide Web Sites and Searching Techniques
37(1)
Summary of Communications Networks, the Internet, and the World Wide Web
37(1)
In Brief
38(2)
Key Terms
40(1)
Check Point
41(1)
Teaching Today
42(1)
Education Issues
43(1)
Integration Corner
44(1)
Software Corner
45(1)
In the Lab
46(3)
Learn It Online
49(1)
Special Feature
50
Guide to World Wide Web Sites and Searching Techniques
Productivity Software Applications for Educators
Objectives
1(1)
Application Software
2(6)
The Role of the Operating System
2(2)
The Role of the User Interface
4(1)
Starting a Software Application
4(2)
Working with Software Applications
6(2)
Productivity Software
8(15)
Word Processing Software
10(3)
Spreadsheet Software
13(2)
Database Software
15(2)
Presentation Graphics Software
17(5)
Personal Information Managers
22(1)
Software Suites and Integrated Software
22(1)
Graphics and Multimedia Software
23(3)
Desktop Publishing Software
23(1)
Paint/Image Editing Software
24(1)
Video and Audio Editing Software
25(1)
Clip Art/Image Gallery
25(1)
Multimedia Authoring Software
25(1)
Web Page Authoring Software
26(1)
Software for School and Professional Use
26(4)
School and Student Management Software
27(1)
Grade Book Software
28(1)
Educational/Reference
28(2)
Special Needs Software
30(1)
Software for Home and Personal Use
30(2)
Personal Finance Software
30(1)
Tax Preparation Software
31(1)
Legal Software
32(1)
Personal Computer Entertainment Software
32(1)
Learning Aids and Support Tools
32(1)
Software Versions and Upgrades
33(4)
Using Different Operating Systems
34(1)
Using Different Software Versions
35(1)
Working with Macintosh Computers and PCs
36(1)
Creating a Teacher's Web Page
37(1)
Summary of Productivity Software Applications for Educators
37(1)
In Brief
38(2)
Key Terms
40(1)
Check Point
41(1)
Teaching Today
42(1)
Education Issues
43(1)
Integration Corner
44(1)
Software Corner
45(1)
In the Lab
46(3)
Learn It Online
49(1)
Special Feature
50
Creating a Teacher's Web Page Using Microsoft Word
Hardware Applications for Educators
Objectives
1(1)
The System Unit
2(1)
Data Representation
2(2)
The Components of the System Unit
4(8)
The Motherboard
5(1)
CPU and Microprocessor
5(1)
The Control Unit
6(1)
The Arithmetic/Logic Unit
7(1)
The System Clock
7(1)
Memory
7(1)
Random Access Memory (RAM)
8(1)
Read-Only Memory (ROM)
9(1)
Expansion Slots and Expansion Cards
9(1)
Ports and Connectors
10(2)
What Is Input?
12(1)
What Are input Devices?
13(8)
The Keyboard
13(2)
Pointing Devices
15(3)
Optical Readers
18(1)
Optical Scanner
18(1)
Digital Cameras
19(1)
Audio and Video Input
19(1)
Input Devices for Handheld Computers
19(1)
Input Devices for Students with Exceptionalities
20(1)
What is Output?
21(1)
What Are Output Devices?
22(7)
Monitors and Display Devices
22(2)
Monitor Quality
24(1)
Printers
25(1)
Impact Printers
25(1)
Nonimpact Printers
26(1)
Data Projectors
26(1)
Facsimile (Fax) Machine
27(1)
Multifunction Devices
28(1)
Audio Output
28(1)
Output Devices for Students with Exceptionalities
28(1)
What Is Storage?
29(6)
Storage Media and Devices
29(1)
Floppy Disks
30(1)
Characteristics of a Floppy Disk
30(1)
High-Capacity Removable Disks
31(1)
Hard Disks
32(1)
Compact Discs
32(1)
CD-ROM
33(1)
CD-R and CD-RW
34(1)
DVD-ROM
34(1)
Miniature Storage Media
35(1)
Buyer's Guide
35(1)
Summary of Hardware Applications for Educators
35(1)
In Brief
36(2)
Key Terms
38(1)
Check Point
39(1)
Teaching Today
40(1)
Education Issues
41(1)
Integration Corner
42(1)
Software Corner
43(1)
In the Lab
44(3)
Learn It Online
47(1)
Special Feature
48
Buyer's Guide 2002
Integrating Multimedia and Educational Software Applications
Objectives
1(1)
What Is Multimedia?
2(6)
Text
4(1)
Graphics
4(2)
Animation
6(1)
Audio
6(1)
Video
7(1)
Multimedia Applications
8(12)
Computer-Based Training (CBT)
9(1)
Electronic Books and References
9(3)
How-To Guides
12(1)
Multimedia Newspapers and Magazines (E-Zines)
12(2)
Entertainment and Edutainment
14(1)
Virtual Reality
15(1)
Information Kiosks
16(1)
The World Wide Web
16(1)
Web-Based Training (WBT) and Distance Learning
17(3)
K-12 Educational Software Applications
20(8)
Computer-Assisted Instruction (CAI)
21(1)
Drill-and-Practice Software
21(1)
Educational Games
22(1)
Tutorials
22(1)
Educational Simulations
23(1)
Integrated Learning Systems
23(1)
Applications for Students with Disabilities
24(1)
Curriculum-Specific Educational Software
25(3)
Creating Multimedia Applications
28(4)
Obtaining Graphics for a Multimedia Application
28(1)
Multimedia and Web Authoring Software
29(1)
Presenting Multimedia
30(2)
Why Are Multimedia Applications Important for Education?
32(1)
Guide to Professional Educational Organizations
33(1)
Summary of Multimedia In Education
33(1)
In Brief
34(2)
Key Terms
36(1)
Check Point
37(1)
Teaching Today
38(1)
Education Issues
39(2)
Integration Corner
41(1)
Software Corner
42(1)
In the Lab
43(3)
Learn It Online
46(1)
Special Feature
47
Guide to Professional Educational Organizations
Education and Technology Integration
Objectives
1(1)
What Is Curriculum?
2(3)
Curriculum Standards and Benchmarks
3(2)
What Is Technology Integration?
5(2)
Classroom Integration versus Traditional Computer Labs
5(2)
The Classroom in Action
7(1)
Integrating Technology into the Curriculum
8(1)
Changing Instructional Strategies
9(1)
Barriers to Technology Integration
10(1)
Technology Integration and the Learning Process
11(5)
The Learning Process
12(1)
Technology and the Learning Process
13(3)
Strategies for Teaching with Technology
16(1)
The Role of the School District
16(1)
Planning for Technology Integration in the Classroom
17(3)
Using a Computer Lab
17(1)
Using a Wireless Mobile Lab
18(1)
One-Computer Classroom
19(1)
Two-Computer-Classroom
19(1)
More Than Two Computers
20(1)
Planning Lessons with Technology
20(2)
KWL Charts
20(2)
Instructional Models
22(3)
The ASSURE Model
22(3)
Getting Started at a New School
25(3)
Information About Technology
25(1)
Technology Training
26(1)
Hardware
26(1)
Software
26(1)
Other Technologies
27(1)
Technology Supplies
28(1)
Putting It All Together
28(3)
Creating an Integrated Learning Environment
28(1)
The Classroom Centers
29(1)
The Results of Technology Integration
30(1)
Learning Theories and Educational Research
31(1)
Summary of Education and Technology Integration
31(1)
In Brief
32(2)
Key Terms
34(1)
Check Point
35(1)
Teaching Today
36(1)
Education Issues
37(1)
Integration Corner
38(1)
Software Corner
39(1)
In the Lab
40(4)
Learn It Online
44(1)
Special Feature
45
Learning Theories and Educational Research
Integrating Educational Technology into the Curriculum
Objectives
1(1)
Evaluating Educational Technology
2(10)
Sources of Information
2(4)
Evaluating Software Applications
6(3)
Evaluating Web Resources
9(3)
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Technology Integration
12(9)
Tools for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Technology Integration
12(5)
Evaluating Technology-Based Student Projects
17(3)
Putting it All Together --- Evaluating Technology Integration
20(1)
Integration Strategies
21(5)
One-Computer Classroom
22(2)
Multi-Computer Classroom
24(2)
Computer Labs
26(1)
Curriculum Integration Activities
26(15)
Curriculum Pages
26(2)
Creating Lesson Plans
28(13)
Finding Funds to Support Classroom Technology Integration
41(2)
Fundraising Drives and Contest
41(1)
Grants
42(1)
Creating a Curriculum Page
43(1)
Summary of Integrating Educational Technology into the Curriculum
43(1)
In Brief
44(2)
Key Terms
46(1)
Check Point
47(1)
Teaching Today
48(1)
Education Issues
49(2)
Integration Corner
51(1)
Software Corner
52(1)
In the Lab
53(4)
Learn It Online
57(1)
Special Feature
58
Creating a Curriculum Page Using Microsoft Word
Security Issues, Ethics, and Emerging Technologies in Education
Objectives
1(1)
Computer Security: Risks and Safeguards
2(14)
Computer Viruses
2(3)
Virus Detection and Removal
5(2)
Unauthorized Access and Use
7(1)
Firewalls
8(1)
Hardware Theft and Vandalism
9(1)
Software Theft
10(2)
Information Theft
12(1)
System Failure
13(2)
Backup Procedures
15(1)
Ethics and the Information Age
16(6)
Information Privacy
16(3)
Employee and Student Monitoring
19(1)
Copyright Laws
19(3)
Internet Ethics and Objectionable Materials
22(5)
Parental Controls
24(1)
Educational Controls
25(2)
Emerging Technologies
27(5)
The World Wide Web
29(1)
Educational Software on DVD-ROM
30(1)
Assistive Technologies
30(1)
Web-Enhanced Textbooks
31(1)
Web-Based Distance Learning
31(1)
A School without Wires
32(1)
Guide to State, Federal, and Professional Organizations Web Sites
32(1)
Summary of Security Issues, Ethics, and Emerging Technologies in Education
33(1)
Summary of Teachers Discovering Computers
33(1)
In Brief
34(2)
Key Terms
36(1)
Check Point
37(1)
Teaching Today
38(1)
Education Issues
39(1)
Integration Corner
40(1)
Software Corner
41(1)
In the Lab
42(4)
Learn It Online
46(1)
Special Feature
47
Guide to State and Federal Government Educational Web Sites
Index 1(14)
Photo Credits 15


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