Hypermedia As a Student Tool: A Guide for Teachers / Edition 2

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Newly revised and expanded to reflect current technological changes, this popular work helps students become expert hypermedia authors and designers while they learn in subject areas across the curriculum! The authors show how a variety of hypermedia programs operate, provide instructional strategies, and describe how to create learning environments that encourage student collaboration. Directions are provided for many of the hypermedia programs currently used in schools with Windows and Macintosh platforms. This new edition includes additional lessons involving hypermedia in the content areas and shows how to use the World Wide Web as a research tool and source for visuals in student stacks. Presenting classroom-tested lessons that can be adapted to a variety of teaching styles and curriculum needs (math, science, social studies, language arts, and foreign language), this is a complete program for integrating hypermedia production skills into the classroom. Grades 3-12. Software covered: HyperStud

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Provides a complete program for integrating hypermedia production skills into the classroom, for teachers of lower grades through high school. Section I describes activities adaptable to various teaching styles and curriculum needs, covering everything from rain forests to fractions to pioneers. Activities include step-by-step instructions and reproducible handouts. Section II gives student directions for using many of the hypermedia programs and software support materials currently being used in schools, such as HyperStudio for Apple IIGS, HyperCard, and Multimedia Scrapbook. Appendices offer assessment tools, generic planning sheets, and teacher support materials. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563085697
  • Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
  • Publication date: 5/15/1998
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 345
  • Product dimensions: 8.59 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Meet the Author

MARIANNE G. HANDLER is former Coordinator, Technology in Education Program, College of Education, National-Louis University, Wheeling, Illinois.

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Table of Contents

1 Beginning Experiences 3
2 Language Arts 21
3 Mathematics 34
4 Science 43
5 Social Studies 73
6 Visual Literacy 129
7 Hypermedia and the World Wide Web 144
8 HyperStudio IIGS Support Materials 155
9 HyperCard 2.3.5 Support Materials 170
10 HyperStudio 3.1 for the Macintosh Support Materials 194
11 Digital Chisel:HTML Support Materials 216
12 HyperStudio 3.1 for Windows Support Materials 238
13 Multimedia ScrapBook for Windows Support Materials 260
14 SuperLink Support Materials 279
App. A Assessment Tools 299
App. B Generic Planning Sheets 305
App. C Teacher Support Materials 319
References and Resources 327
Index 331
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