Handbook Of Research On Literacy In Technology At The K-12 Level

Handbook Of Research On Literacy In Technology At The K-12 Level

by Leo Tan Wee Hin
     
 

ISBN-10: 1591404940

ISBN-13: 9781591404941

Pub. Date: 12/31/2005

Publisher: IGI Global

The Handbook of Research on Literacy in Technology at the K-12 Level is the first reference work to provide comprehensive coverage of the issues, methods, and theories that define the converging worlds of literacy and technology at the pre-collegiate level. Over 50 international experts have combined their research and practical experience into 35

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The Handbook of Research on Literacy in Technology at the K-12 Level is the first reference work to provide comprehensive coverage of the issues, methods, and theories that define the converging worlds of literacy and technology at the pre-collegiate level. Over 50 international experts have combined their research and practical experience into 35 all-inclusive chapters, redefining the way teaching and learning is dispensed. This authoritative handbook details the needs of teachers, researchers, and scholars through state-of-the-art perspectives, exposing them to new ideas and interesting developments. The Handbook of Research on Literacy in Technology at the K-12 Level is instrumental in providing access to the latest knowledge in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591404941
Publisher:
IGI Global
Publication date:
12/31/2005
Pages:
686
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.44(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. INew paradigm of learning and teaching in a networked environment : implications for ICT literacy1
Ch. IITechnologies challenging literacy : hypertext, community building, reflection, and critical literacy21
Ch. IIITechnological literacy, perspectives, standards, and skills in the USA34
Ch. IVGlobalization, at-risk students, and the reconceptualization of technological literacy55
Ch. VICT in schools : what is of educational value?73
Ch. VIWeb-based technologies, technology literacy, and learning94
Ch. VIINew media pathways : navigating the links between home, school, and the workplace118
Ch. VIIIResponsible technologies and literacy : ethical and legal issues137
Ch. IXInternet chatrooms : e-space for youth of the risk society158
Ch. XRe-schooling and information communication technology : a case study of Ireland176
Ch. XITransforming the K-12 classroom with ICT : recognizing and engaging new configurations of student learning195
Ch. XIIThe complexities of measuring technological literacy217
Ch. XIIISystemic innovations and the role of change-technology : issues of sustainbility and generalizability234
Ch. XIVDigital video in the K-12 classroom : a new tool for learning247
Ch. XVTechnology as a classroom tool : learning with laptop computers271
Ch. XVITapping into digital literacy : handheld computers in the K-12 classroom287
Ch. XVIIDigital literacy and the use of wireless portable computers, planners, and cell phones for K-12 education308
Ch. XVIIIUsing WebQuests to support the development of digital literacy and other essential skills at the K-12 level322
Ch. XIXLet them blog : using Weblogs to advance literacy in the K-12 classroom337
Ch. XXInformation problem-solving using the Internet357
Ch. XXIHow to teach using today's technology : matching the teaching strategy to e-learning approach372
Ch. XXIIIntegrating computer literacy into mathematics instruction394
Ch. XXIIITeaching and learning with tablet PCs410
Ch. XXIVUsing technology to create children's books for students by students425
Ch. XXVElectronic portfolios and education : a different way to assess academic success437
Ch. XXVITeachers and technology : engaging pedagogy and practice452
Ch. XXVIILiteracy in K-12 teacher education : the case study of a multimedia resource469
Ch. XXVIIIDemystifying constructivism : the role for the teacher in new technology exploiting learning situations493
Ch. XXIXK-12 educators as instructional designers515
Ch. XXXCreating a virtual literacy community between high school and university students531
Ch. XXXIOnline learning communities : enhancing learning in the K-12 setting552
Ch. XXXIIKnowledge management, communities of practice, and the role of technology : lessons learned from the past and implications for the future573
Ch. XXXIIIThe emerging use of e-learning environments in K-12 education : implications for school decision makers586
Ch. XXXIVA socio-technical analysis of factors affecting the integration of ICT in primary and secondary education604
Ch. XXXVTeaching English as a second language with technology : making appropriate pedagogical choices626

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