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Teacher's Discovering Computers: Integrating Technology And Digital Media in the Classroom

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Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9781418859879

ISBN10:
1418859877
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/25/2005
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning

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Summary

Make your introductory computer course for teachers exciting and dynamic, an experience they will remember as a highlight of their educational careers! This title covers computer concepts, Internet and digital media integration, interactivity, extraordinary visual drawings and photographs, unprecedented currency, and unique lecture presentation materials to help educators learn practical, theory-based strategies. It is intended for use in a one-quarter or one-semester undergraduate or graduate-level introductory computer course for educators.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Integrating Educational Technology into the Curriculum
Objectives
1(1)
Curriculum-Specific Learning
2(1)
Computer, Information, and Integration Literacy
3(1)
What Is a Computer and What Does It Do?
4(1)
The Evolution of Computers and Digital Media
5(1)
What is Digital Media?
6(1)
Computing in the Digital Age
6(4)
Digital Students: Who Are They and How Do They Learn?
7(1)
ARCS Motivational Model
8(2)
Categories of Computers
10(1)
Personal Computers
10(1)
Mobile Computers and Mobile Devices
11(2)
Mobile Computers
11(1)
Tablet PC
12(1)
Mobile Devices
12(1)
Servers, Supercomputers, and Embedded Computers
13(1)
Why Is a Computer So Powerful?
14(1)
Speed
14(1)
Reliability
14(1)
Accuracy
14(1)
Storage
14(1)
Communications
14(1)
Computer Software
15(4)
System Software
15(1)
Application Software
16(2)
Software Development
18(1)
Networks and the Internet
19(2)
Why Use Computer Technology in Education?
21(2)
An Example of How One School Uses Computers
23(5)
Superintendent
23(1)
Principal
24(1)
School Secretary
24(1)
Technology Coordinator
25(1)
Teachers
25(1)
Media Specialist
26(1)
Students
27(1)
Parent
27(1)
Community
28(1)
Using the Textbook Web Site
28(2)
Interacting With End-of-Chapter Materials
29(1)
Timeline --- Milestones in Computer History
30(1)
Summary of Introduction to Integrating Technology in Education
30(1)
In Brief
31(2)
Key Terms
33(1)
Checkpoint
34(1)
Teaching Today
35(1)
Education Issues
36(1)
Integration Corner
37(1)
Software Corner
38(1)
Digital Media Corner
39(1)
Assistive Technologies Corner
40(1)
In the Lab
41(3)
Learn It Online
44(1)
Special Feature
Timeline
45(18)
Communications Networks, the Internet, and the World Wide Web
Objectives
63(2)
What Is Communications?
65(1)
Communications Networks
65(4)
Local Area Networks
68(1)
Wide Area Networks
68(1)
Home Networks
68(1)
Networking the Classroom, School, and District
69(4)
Wireless Schools and Classrooms
72(1)
High-Speed or Broadband Access
72(1)
The Benefits of Computer Networks in Education
73(1)
What Is the Internet?
73(2)
History of the Internet
75(2)
How the Internet Works
77(5)
Access Providers
78(1)
Connecting to the Internet
78(2)
The Internet Backbone
80(1)
Internet Addresses
81(1)
The World Wide Web
82(10)
How a Web Page Works
83(2)
Web Browser Software
85(2)
Searching for Information on the Web
87(1)
Multimedia on the Web
87(5)
Other Internet Services
92(6)
E-mail
92(2)
FTP
94(1)
Newsgroups, Message Boards, and blogs
94(2)
Mailing Lists
96(1)
Chat Rooms
96(1)
Instant Messaging
96(1)
RPGs, MMORGs, Facebooks, and Podcasting
97(1)
Internet Telephony
97(1)
Netiquette
98(1)
Internet Security
98(1)
The Impact of the Internet and the World Wide Web on Education
99(1)
The Future of the Internet and the World Wide Web
100(1)
Guide to World Wide Web Sites and Searching Techniques
100(1)
Summary of Communications, Networks, the Internet, and the World Wide Web
101(1)
In Brief
102(2)
Key Terms
104(1)
Checkpoint
105(1)
Teaching Today
106(1)
Education Issues
107(1)
Integration Corner
108(1)
Software Corner
109(1)
Digital Media Corner
110(1)
Assistive Technologies Corner
111(1)
In the Lab
112(3)
Learn It Online
115(1)
Special Feature
Guide to World Wide Web Sites, Search Techniques, and Search Tools for Education
116(25)
Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
Objectives
141(1)
The Operating System
142(2)
The Role of the Operating System
142(1)
Using Different Operating Systems
142(2)
The Role of the User Interface
144(1)
Application Software
144(6)
Starting a Software Application
145(1)
Working with Software Applications
146(2)
Voice Recognition
148(1)
Note Taking Software
148(1)
Note Taking Software as a Digital Tool for Digital Kids
148(2)
Productivity Software
150(15)
Word Processing Software
150(3)
Spreadsheet Software
153(2)
Database Software
155(2)
Presentation Graphics Software
157(4)
Personal Information Managers
161(2)
PDA Software
163(1)
Software Suites and Integrated Software
164(1)
Graphics and Multimedia Software
165(3)
Desktop Publishing Software
165(1)
Paint/Image Editing Software
166(1)
Video and Audio Editing Software
167(1)
Clip Art/Image Gallery
167(1)
Multimedia Authoring Software
167(1)
Web Page Authoring Software
168(1)
Software for School Use
168(4)
School and Student Management Software
169(1)
Grade Book Software
170(1)
Educational and Reference Software
170(2)
Special Needs Software
172(1)
Software for Home and Personal Use
172(2)
Personal Finance Software
172(1)
Tax Preparation Software
173(1)
Legal Software
174(1)
Entertainment Software
174(1)
Learning Aids and Support Tools
174(1)
Using Help
174(1)
Other Learning Resources
175(1)
Software Versions and Upgrades
175(2)
Using Different Software Versions
176(1)
Working with Macintosh Computers and PCs
176(1)
Creating a Teacher's Web Page
177(1)
Summary of Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
177(1)
In Brief
178(2)
Key Terms
180(1)
Checkpoint
181(1)
Teaching Today
182(1)
Education Issues
183(1)
Integration Corner
184(1)
Software Corner
185(1)
Digital Media Corner
186(1)
Assistive Technologies Corner
187(1)
In the Lab
188(3)
Learn It Online
191(1)
Special Feature
Creating a Teacher's Web Page Using Microsoft Word
192(17)
Hardware for Educators
Objectives
209(1)
The System Unit
210(1)
Data Representation
210(2)
The Components of the System Unit
212(8)
The Motherboard
212(1)
The CPU
213(2)
Memory
215(3)
Expansion Slots and Expansion Cards
218(1)
PC Cards, Flash Memory Cards, and USB Flash Drives
218(1)
Ports and Connectors
218(2)
What Is Input?
220(1)
What Are Input Devices?
221(8)
The Keyboard
221(2)
Pointing Devices
223(2)
Optical Scanners
225(1)
Pen Input
226(1)
Digital Cameras
227(1)
Audio and Video Input
227(1)
Inputs For PDAs, Smart Phones, And Tablet PCs
227(2)
What Is Output?
229(1)
What Are Output Devices?
230(6)
Monitors and Display Devices
230(2)
Printers
232(2)
Data Projectors
234(1)
Facsimile (Fax) Machine
235(1)
Multifunction Devices
235(1)
Audio Output
236(1)
What Is Storage?
236(1)
Storage Media and Devices
237(10)
Magnetic Disks
237(1)
Floppy Disks
238(1)
Zip Disks
238(1)
Hard Disks
238(2)
Optical Discs
240(1)
CDs and DVDs
240(1)
Types of Optical Discs
241(4)
Miniature Mobile Storage Media
245(2)
Buyer's Guide
247(1)
A World Without Wires
247(1)
Summary of Hardware for Educators
247(1)
In Brief
248(2)
Key Terms
250(1)
Checkpoint
251(1)
Teaching Today
252(1)
Education Issues
253(1)
Integration Corner
254(1)
Software Corner
255(1)
Digital Media Corner
256(1)
Assistive Technologies Corner
257(1)
In the Lab
258(3)
Learn It Online
261(1)
Special Feature
Buyer's Guide
262(15)
Integrating Multimedia and Educational Software Applications
Objectives
277(1)
What Is Digital Media?
278(6)
Text
280(1)
Graphics
281(1)
Animation
282(1)
Audio
282(1)
Video
283(1)
Digital Media Applications
284(12)
Computer-Based Training (CBT)
285(1)
Electronic Books and References
286(2)
How-To Guides
288(1)
Digital Media Newspapers and Magazines (E-Zines)
288(2)
Entertainment and Edutainment
290(1)
Virtual Reality
291(1)
Information Kiosks
292(1)
Digital Media and the World Wide Web
292(1)
Web-Based Training (WBT) and Distance Learning
293(3)
K-12 Educational Software Applications
296(8)
Computer-Assisted Instruction (CAI)
297(1)
Drill-and-Practice Software
298(1)
Educational Games
298(1)
Tutorials
299(1)
Educational Simulations
299(1)
Integrated Learning Systems
300(1)
Curriculum-Specific Educational Software
301(3)
Creating and Presenting Digital Media Presentations
304(4)
Obtaining Graphics for a Digital Media Application
304(1)
Digital Media and Web Authoring Software
305(1)
Presenting Digital Media
306(2)
Why Are Digital Media and Educational Software Applications Important for Education?
308(1)
Digital Imaging and Video Technology
309(1)
Summary of Integrating Digital Media and Educational Software Applications
309(1)
In Brief
310(2)
Key Terms
312(1)
Checkpoint
313(1)
Teaching Today
314(1)
Education Issues
315(1)
Integration Corner
316(1)
Software Corner
317(1)
Digital Media Corner
318(1)
Assistive Technologies Corner
319(1)
In the Lab
320(3)
Learn It Online
323(1)
Special Feature
Digital Imaging and Video Technology
324(11)
Technology, Digital Media, and Curriculum Integration
Objectives
335(1)
What Is Curriculum?
336(3)
Curriculum Standards and Benchmarks
338(1)
What Is Technology Integration?
339(2)
Classroom Integration Versus Traditional Computer Labs
339(2)
The Classroom in Action
341(1)
Integrating Technology into the Curriculum
342(1)
Changing Instructional Strategies
343(1)
Barriers to Technology Integration
344(1)
Technology Integration and the Learning Process
345(5)
The Learning Process
346(1)
Technology and the Learning Process
347(3)
Strategies for Integrating Technology into Teaching
350(1)
The Role of the School District
350(1)
Planning for Technology Integration in the Classroom
351(3)
One-Computer Classroom
351(1)
Two-Computer Classroom
352(1)
More Than Two Computers
352(1)
Using a Computer Lab
353(1)
Using a Wireless Mobile Lab
353(1)
Planning Lessons with Technology
354(2)
KWL Charts
354(2)
Instructional Models
356(3)
The ASSURE Model
356(3)
Getting Started at a New School
359(3)
Information About Technology
359(1)
Technology Training
360(1)
Hardware
360(1)
Software
360(1)
Other Technologies
361(1)
Technology Supplies
362(1)
Putting It All Together
362(3)
Creating an Integrated Learning Environment
362(1)
The Classroom Centers
363(1)
The Results of Technology Integration
364(1)
Learning Theories and Educational Research
365(1)
Summary of Technology and Curriculum Integration
365(1)
In Brief
366(2)
Key Terms
368(1)
Checkpoint
369(1)
Teaching Today
370(1)
Education Issues
371(1)
Integration Corner
372(1)
Software Corner
373(1)
Digital Media Corner
374(1)
Assistive Technologies Corner
375(1)
In the Lab
376(4)
Learn It Online
380(1)
Special Feature
Learning Theories and Educational Research
381(20)
Evaluating Educational Technology and Integration Strategies
Objectives
401(1)
Evaluating Educational Technology
402(10)
Sources of Information
402(4)
Evaluating Software Applications
406(3)
Evaluating Web Resources
409(3)
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Technology Integration
412(9)
Assessment Tools for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Technology Integration
414(3)
Evaluating Technology-Based Student Projects
417(3)
Putting it All Together --- Evaluating Technology Integration
420(1)
Integration Strategies
421(5)
One-Computer Classroom
422(2)
MultiComputer Classroom
424(2)
Computer Labs
426(1)
Curriculum Integration Activities
426(17)
Curriculum Pages
426(3)
Creating Lesson Plans
429(14)
Finding Funds to Support
443(1)
Classroom Technology
443(1)
Integration
443(2)
Fund-raising Drives and Academic Contests
443(1)
Grants
444(1)
Creating a Curriculum Page
445(1)
Summary of Evaluating Educational Technology and Integration Strategies
445(1)
In Brief
446(2)
Key Terms
448(1)
Checkpoint
449(1)
Teaching Today
450(1)
Education Issues
451(1)
Education Issues
452(1)
Integration Corner
453(1)
Software Corner
454(1)
Digital Media Corner
455(1)
Assistive Technologies Corner
456(1)
In the Lab
457(4)
Learn It Online
461(1)
Special Feature
Creating a Curriculum Page Using Microsoft Word
462(23)
Security Issues, Ethics, and Emerging Technologies in Education
Objectives
485(1)
Computer Security: Risks and Safeguards
486(14)
Computer Viruses
486(3)
Virus Detection and Removal
489(2)
Unauthorized Access and Use
491(1)
Possessed Objects and Biometric Devices
492(1)
Firewalls
493(1)
Hardware Theft and Vandalism
493(1)
Software Theft
494(3)
Information Theft
497(1)
System Failure
497(2)
Backing Up --- The Ultimate Safeguard
499(1)
Ethics and the Information Age
500(6)
Information Privacy
500(2)
Copyright Laws
502(4)
Internet Ethics and Objectionable Materials
506(7)
Recent Government Actions
508(1)
Parental Controls
508(2)
Educational Controls
510(2)
Computer Ethics Questionnaire
512(1)
Health Issues
513(2)
Computers and Health Issues
513(1)
Ergonomics
514(1)
Emerging Technologies
515(4)
Digital Media Revolution
515(1)
The World Wide Web
516(1)
Educational Software on DVD
516(1)
Assistive Technologies
516(1)
Web- and Video-Enhanced Digital Textbooks
517(1)
Web-Based Distance Learning
518(1)
A World Without Wires
518(1)
Summary of Security Issues, Ethics, and Emerging Technologies in Education
519(1)
Summary of Teachers Discovering Computers
519(1)
In Brief
520(2)
Key Terms
522(1)
Checkpoint
523(1)
Teaching Today
524(1)
Education Issues
525(1)
Integration Corner
526(1)
Software Corner
527(1)
Digital Media Corner
528(1)
Assistive Technologies Corner
529(1)
In the Lab
530(4)
Learn It Online
534(1)
Special Feature
A World Without Wires
535(10)
Appendix A Guide to Professional Educational Organizations 545(10)
Appendix B Guide to State and Federal Government Educational Web Sites 555(4)
Appendix C References 559(4)
Index 563(19)
Photo Credits 582


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