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

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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.

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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. I New paradigm of learning and teaching in a networked environment : implications for ICT literacy 1
Ch. II Technologies challenging literacy : hypertext, community building, reflection, and critical literacy 21
Ch. III Technological literacy, perspectives, standards, and skills in the USA 34
Ch. IV Globalization, at-risk students, and the reconceptualization of technological literacy 55
Ch. V ICT in schools : what is of educational value? 73
Ch. VI Web-based technologies, technology literacy, and learning 94
Ch. VII New media pathways : navigating the links between home, school, and the workplace 118
Ch. VIII Responsible technologies and literacy : ethical and legal issues 137
Ch. IX Internet chatrooms : e-space for youth of the risk society 158
Ch. X Re-schooling and information communication technology : a case study of Ireland 176
Ch. XI Transforming the K-12 classroom with ICT : recognizing and engaging new configurations of student learning 195
Ch. XII The complexities of measuring technological literacy 217
Ch. XIII Systemic innovations and the role of change-technology : issues of sustainbility and generalizability 234
Ch. XIV Digital video in the K-12 classroom : a new tool for learning 247
Ch. XV Technology as a classroom tool : learning with laptop computers 271
Ch. XVI Tapping into digital literacy : handheld computers in the K-12 classroom 287
Ch. XVII Digital literacy and the use of wireless portable computers, planners, and cell phones for K-12 education 308
Ch. XVIII Using WebQuests to support the development of digital literacy and other essential skills at the K-12 level 322
Ch. XIX Let them blog : using Weblogs to advance literacy in the K-12 classroom 337
Ch. XX Information problem-solving using the Internet 357
Ch. XXI How to teach using today's technology : matching the teaching strategy to e-learning approach 372
Ch. XXII Integrating computer literacy into mathematics instruction 394
Ch. XXIII Teaching and learning with tablet PCs 410
Ch. XXIV Using technology to create children's books for students by students 425
Ch. XXV Electronic portfolios and education : a different way to assess academic success 437
Ch. XXVI Teachers and technology : engaging pedagogy and practice 452
Ch. XXVII Literacy in K-12 teacher education : the case study of a multimedia resource 469
Ch. XXVIII Demystifying constructivism : the role for the teacher in new technology exploiting learning situations 493
Ch. XXIX K-12 educators as instructional designers 515
Ch. XXX Creating a virtual literacy community between high school and university students 531
Ch. XXXI Online learning communities : enhancing learning in the K-12 setting 552
Ch. XXXII Knowledge management, communities of practice, and the role of technology : lessons learned from the past and implications for the future 573
Ch. XXXIII The emerging use of e-learning environments in K-12 education : implications for school decision makers 586
Ch. XXXIV A socio-technical analysis of factors affecting the integration of ICT in primary and secondary education 604
Ch. XXXV Teaching English as a second language with technology : making appropriate pedagogical choices 626
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