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Teachers Discovering Computers: A Link to the Future : Web and Cnn Enhanced,9780789546388

Teachers Discovering Computers: A Link to the Future : Web and Cnn Enhanced

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Pub. Date:
3/1/1999
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Table of Contents

Preface vii
Introduction to Using Computers in Education
Objectives
1(1)
What Is a Personal Computer?
2(1)
Computer, Information, and Integration Literacy
3(3)
What Is a Computer and What Does It Do?
6(1)
The Components of a Computer
6(3)
Input Devices
7(1)
Output Devices
8(1)
System Unit
8(1)
Storage Devices
8(1)
Communications Devices
9(1)
Why Is a Computer So Powerful?
9(1)
Speed
10(1)
Reliability
10(1)
Accuracy
10(1)
Storage
10(1)
Communications
10(1)
Computer Software
10(7)
System Software
13(2)
Application Software
15(1)
Software Development
16(1)
Networks and the Internet
17(3)
Why Use Computer Technology in Education?
20(1)
An Example of How One School Uses Computers
21(4)
Superintendent
21(1)
Principal
22(1)
School Secretary
22(1)
Technology Coordinator
23(1)
Cafeteria Manager
23(1)
Media Specialist
23(1)
Teachers
24(1)
Parent
25(1)
Community
25(1)
Summary of an Introduction to Using Computers in Education
25(1)
InBrief
26(1)
KeyTerms
27(1)
AtTheMovies
28(1)
CheckPoint
29(1)
TeacherTime
30(2)
CyberClass
32(1)
EdIssues
33(1)
NetStuff
34(2)
Time 2000 Milestones in Computer History 36(14)
Communications, Networks, the Internet, and the World Wide Web
Objectives
1(1)
What Is Communications?
2(1)
Communications Networks
3(3)
Local Area Networks
6(1)
Wide Area Networks
6(1)
Networking the Classroom, School, and District
6(3)
The Benefits of Computer Networks in Education
9(1)
What Is the Internet?
9(2)
History of the Internet
11(1)
How the Internet Works
12(5)
Internet Service Provides versus Online Services
13(1)
Connecting to the Internet
14(1)
The Internet Backbone
15(1)
Internet Addresses
16(1)
The World Wide Web
17(10)
How a Web Page Works
18(1)
Web Browser Software
19(2)
Searching for Information on the Web
21(1)
Multimedia on the Web
21(6)
Other Internet Services
27(5)
E-mail
28(1)
FTP
28(2)
Telenet
30(1)
Newsgroups
30(2)
Mailing Lists
32(1)
Chat Rooms
32(1)
Portals
32(1)
Netiquette
32(2)
Using the Internet: Cookies and Security
34(1)
Cookies
34(1)
Internet Security
35(1)
The Impact of the Internet and the World Wide Web on Education
35(2)
How to Connect to the Internet and the World Wide Web
37(2)
The Future of the Internet and the World Wide Web
39(1)
Summary of Communications, Networks, the Internet, and the World Wide Web
39(1)
InBrief
40(2)
KeyTerms
42(1)
AtTheMovies
43(1)
CheckPoint
44(1)
TeacherTime
45(1)
CyberClass
46(1)
EdIssues
47(2)
NetStuff
49(1)
Guide to World Wide Web Sites 50
Software Applications for Education
Objectives
1(1)
Application Software
2(6)
The Role of the Operating System
3(1)
The Role of the User Interface
4(1)
Starting a Software Application
5(1)
Working with Software Applications
6(2)
Productivity Software
8(13)
Word Processing Software
8(4)
Spreadsheet Software
12(2)
Database Software
14(2)
Presentation Graphics Software
16(3)
Personal Information Managers
19(1)
Software Suites and Integrated Software
20(1)
Graphics and Multimedia Software
21(3)
Desktop Publishing Software
21(1)
Paint/Image Editing Software
22(1)
Clip Art/Image Gallery
22(1)
Multimedia Authoring Software
23(1)
Web Page Authoring Software
23(1)
Software for School and Professional Use
24(3)
School and Student Management Software
25(1)
Grade Book Software
25(1)
Educational/Reference
26(1)
Special Needs Software
27(1)
Software for Home and Personal Use
27(1)
Personal Finance Software
27(1)
Tax Preparation Software
28(1)
Legal Software
28(1)
Personal Computer Entertainment Software
28(1)
Learning Aids and Support Tools
28(2)
Software Versions and Upgrades
30(3)
Using Different Software Versions
31(1)
Working with Macintosh Computers and PCs
32(1)
Summary of Software Applications for Education
33(1)
InBrief
34(2)
KeyTerms
36(1)
AtTheMovies
37(1)
CheckPoint
38(1)
TeacherTime
39(1)
CyberClass
40(1)
EdIssues
41(2)
NetStuff
43(1)
Creating a Teacher's Web Page 44(2)
Hardware Applications for Education
Objectives
1(1)
The System Unit
2(1)
Data Representation
3(1)
The Components of the System Unit
4(8)
The Motherboard
4(1)
CPU and Microprocessor
5(1)
The Control Unit
6(1)
The Arithmetic/Logic Unit
6(1)
The System Clock
7(1)
Microprocessor Comparison
8(1)
Memory
8(1)
Random Access Memory (RAM)
9(2)
Read-Only Memory (ROM)
11(1)
Expansion Slots and Expansion Cards
11(1)
Ports and Connectors
12(1)
Summary of the System Unit
12(1)
What Is Input?
13(1)
What Are Input Devices?
14(6)
The Keyboard
14(1)
Pointing Devices
15(2)
Optical Scanner
17(1)
Optical Readers
17(1)
Digital Cameras
18(1)
Audio and Video Input
18(1)
Input Devices for Challenged Students
19(1)
Summary of Input
20(1)
What Is Output?
20(1)
What Are Output Devices?
21(5)
Monitors
21(1)
Monitor Quality
22(1)
Printers
22(1)
Impact Printers
23(1)
Nonimpact Printers
23(1)
Data Projectors
24(1)
Facsimile (Fax) Machine
25(1)
Multifunction Devices
25(1)
Audio Output
25(1)
Output Devices for Challenged Students
26(1)
Summary of Output
26(1)
What Is Storage?
27(8)
Storage Media and Devices
27(1)
Floppy Disks
28(1)
Characteristics of a Floppy Disk
29(2)
High-Capacity Disk Drives
31(1)
Hard Disks
31(1)
Compact Discs
32(2)
CD-ROM
34(1)
DVD-ROM
34(1)
Summary of Storage
35(1)
InBrief
36(2)
KeyTerms
38(1)
AtTheMovies
39(1)
CheckPoint
40(1)
TeacherTime
41(1)
CyberClass
42(1)
EdIssues
43(2)
NetStuff
45(1)
Buyer's Guide 2000 How to Purchase Install, and Maintain a Personal Computer 46
Using Multimedia in Education
Objectives
1(1)
What Is Multimedia?
2(7)
Text
4(1)
Graphics
4(2)
Animation
6(1)
Audio
7(1)
Video
7(2)
Multimedia Applications
9(8)
Computer-Based Training (CBT)
9(1)
Electronic Books and References
10(1)
How-To Guides
11(1)
Multimedia and Electronic Magazines (E-Zines)
12(1)
Entertainment and Edutainment
12(2)
Virtual Reality
14(1)
Information Kiosks
15(1)
The World Wide Web
16(1)
K-12 Educational Software Applications
17(6)
Computer-Assisted Instruction (CAI)
18(1)
Drill-and-Practice Software
18(1)
Educational Games
19(1)
Tutorials
19(1)
Educational Simulations
20(1)
Integrated Learning Systems
21(1)
Applications for Students with Disabilities
21(1)
Web-Based Education
22(1)
Multimedia Personal Computers
23(4)
Sound Card
24(1)
CD-ROM and DVD-ROM Drives
24(1)
Speakers and Microphones
24(1)
Video Capture Card
25(1)
Monitor and Video Adapter
25(1)
Data Projectors and Projection Systems
25(1)
Videodisc Players
26(1)
Creating Multimedia Applications
27(2)
Obtaining Graphics for a Multimedia Application
27(1)
Multimedia Authoring Software
28(1)
Why Are Multimedia Applications Important for Education?
29(1)
Summary of Multimedia in Education
29(1)
InBrief
30(2)
KeyTerms
32(1)
AtTheMovies
33(1)
CheckPoint
34(1)
Teachertime
35(1)
CyberClass
36(1)
EdIssues
37(2)
NetStuff
39(1)
Creating a HyperStudio Project 40(1)
Education and Technology Integration
Objectives
1(1)
What Is Curriculum?
2(3)
Curriculum Standards and Benchmarks
4(1)
What Is Technology Integration?
5(2)
Classroom Integration versus 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
11(1)
Technology and the Learning Process
12(4)
Strategies for Teaching with Technology
16(1)
The Role of the School District
16(1)
Planning for Technology Integration in the Classroom
17(2)
Using a Computer Lab
17(1)
One-Computer Classroom
18(1)
Two-Computer Classroom
18(1)
More Than Two Computers
19(1)
Planning Lessons with Technology
19(2)
KWL Charts
19(2)
Instructional Models
21(3)
The Assure Model
21(3)
Getting Started at a New School
24(4)
Information About Technology
24(2)
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
29
The Classroom Centers
28(2)
The Results of Technology Integration
30(1)
Summary of Education and Technology Integration
31(1)
InBrief
32(2)
KeyTerms
34(1)
AtTheMovies
35(1)
CheckPoint
36(1)
TeacherTime
37(1)
CyberClass
38(1)
EdIssues
39(1)
NetStuff
40(1)
Guide to Educational Sites and Professional Organizations 41(1)
Integrating Educational Technology into the Curriculum
Objectives
1(1)
Evaluating Educational Technology
2(10)
Sources of Information
2(4)
Evaluating Software Applications
6(4)
Evaluating Web Resources
10(2)
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Technology Integration
12(10)
Tools for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Technology Integration
15(2)
Evaluating Technology-Based Student Projects
17(2)
Putting It All Together --- Evaluating Technology Integration
19(3)
Integration Strategies
22(4)
One-Computer Classroom
22(2)
Multi-Computer Classroom
24(2)
Computer Lab
26(1)
Curriculum Integration Activities
26(16)
Curriculum Pages
26(3)
Creating Lesson Plans
29(13)
Finding Funds to Support Classroom Technology Integration
42(1)
Fundraising Drives and Contests
42(1)
Grants
43(1)
Summary of Integrating Educational Technology into the Curriculum
43(1)
InBrief
44(2)
KeyTerms
46(1)
AtTheMovies
47(1)
CheckPoint
48(1)
TeacherTime
49(1)
CyberClass
50(1)
EdIssues
51(2)
NetStuff
53
Security Issues, Ethics, and Emerging Technologies in Education
Objectives
1(1)
Computer Security: Risks and Safeguards
2(12)
Computer Viruses
2(2)
Virus Detection and Removal
4(2)
Unauthorized Access and Use
6(2)
Hardware Theft and Vandalism
8(1)
Software Theft
8(3)
Information Theft
11(1)
System Failure
12(1)
Backup Procedures
13(1)
Ethics and the Information Age
14(6)
Information Privacy
15(2)
Employee and Student Monitoring
17(1)
Copyright Laws
17(3)
Internet Ethics and Objectionable Materials
20(7)
Federal Government and Organizational Controls
22(1)
Parental Controls
23(2)
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)
Summary of Security Issues, Ethics, and Emerging Technologies in Education
32(1)
Summary of Teachers Discovering Computers
33(1)
InBrief
34(1)
KeyTerms
35(1)
AtTheMovies
36(1)
CheckPoint
37(1)
TeacherTime
38(1)
CyberClass
39(1)
EdIssues
40(1)
NetStuff
41(1)
Guide to State and Federal Government Educational Web Sites 42
Index 1(14)
Photo Credits 15


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