Critical Technology Issues for School Leaders / Edition 1

Critical Technology Issues for School Leaders / Edition 1

by Susan J. Brooks-Young
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412927307

ISBN-13: 9781412927307

Pub. Date: 04/11/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This resource helps school leaders focus on critical technology leadership issues and practical solutions for integrating technology into any school, administration, or professional development program.

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This resource helps school leaders focus on critical technology leadership issues and practical solutions for integrating technology into any school, administration, or professional development program.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412927307
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/11/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part 1: New Literacies
1. Integration Issues for Twenty-First-Century Teachers
2. Information Literacy
3. Visual Literacy: Taking Things at Face Value
4. Library/Media Centers: Strategy for Improved Student Performance
5. Don’t Limit the Value of the Library/Media Center
Part 2: Engaging Teachers and Students
6. Implementing Your Vision: Professional Development Through Promoting Effective Technology Integration
7. Provide Your Own Professional Development
8. Establishing a Web Presence: What to Do Before Building a Classroom Web Site
9. Set Out on a Web Quest
10. Blogs in K-12 Education: Where’s the Fit?
11. Video Streaming: Harnessing a Unique Capability of Technology
12. Distance Learning in the K-12 Learning Environment
13. Project-Based Learning: Technology Makes It Realistic!
Part 3: Providing a Reliable Infrastructure
14. Managing Total Cost of Ownership
15. Tech-Ready Facilities
16. Software and Networks: The New Challenges
17. The Evolving Role of the Technology Coordinator
18. What to Do When Things Aren’t Working
Part 4: Legal and Social Concerns
19. Teachers, Students, and Technology Use: Some Cautions
20. Copyright and Technology Use in the Classroom
21. Monitoring Student Internet Use: It’s More Than Filtering
22. Spreading the Word Quickly: Technology-Based Home/School Communication
23. Assistive Technologies: Meeting the Needs of Students With Physical Disabilities
24. Sitting Pretty? The Ergonomics of Computer Workstations
Subject Index

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