Empowering Students with Technology / Edition 2
  • Empowering Students with Technology / Edition 2
  • Empowering Students with Technology / Edition 2

Empowering Students with Technology / Edition 2

by Alan C. November
     
 

Expand classroom experiences and spark student excitement with learning adventures powered by technology!

Demonstrating how technology can improve school performance, this second edition of the bestseller shows how computer and Internet technologies enhance students’ critical thinking, research, and problem-solving skills; level

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Overview

Expand classroom experiences and spark student excitement with learning adventures powered by technology!

Demonstrating how technology can improve school performance, this second edition of the bestseller shows how computer and Internet technologies enhance students’ critical thinking, research, and problem-solving skills; level the learning field for disadvantaged students; and open doors for children who are disabled. Offering more than 50 Web sites, plus new resources, practical lesson ideas, sample activities, more information about online learning, and real-world examples, this timely revision examines:

  • Information literacy
  • Learning in a globally connected community
  • Increased access to information
  • Applications for digital cameras, fax machines, cell phones, and more

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412974257
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/24/2009
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
115
Sales rank:
894,364
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
1. Teaching and Learning the Structure of Information
Information Literacy: A New Basic Skill
MAPping the Internet: Meta-Web Information, Author, and Purpose
Confusing Technical Mastery With Critical Thinking
Blocking Versus Access
Professional Growth Opportunity: Relate and Reflect on Chapter 1
2. Empowering Learning by Expanding Relationships
Planning for Learning (Instead of Technology)
Revisiting the Role of the Family
E-mail in a Cultural Context
Teacher-Created Web Sites
Publishing Student Work on the Web
Professional Growth Opportunity: Relate and Reflect on Chapter 2
3. Emerging Roles Within the Knowledge Community
Teachers as Digital Immigrants
Help and Support in Your Own Backyard
Benchmarking Educational Practice to the Knowledge Community
Shifting Control
Raising Expectations: Students as Knowledge Producers
Managing Fear
Professional Growth Opportunity: Relate and Reflect on Chapter 3
4. Accessing Primary Sources to Enhance Critical Thinking
Using Primary Sources
Teaching the Skills to Assess Primary Sources
Professional Growth Opportunity: Relate and Reflect on Chapter 4
5. Online Learning
Pioneers on the Digital Frontier
Changing Roles and Interactions
Students Involved in Online Learning
Teachers Involved in Online Learning
Individual Courses: Supporting Learning
Professional Growth Opportunity: Relate and Reflect on Chapter 5
Appendix
Bibliography
Index

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