New Technologies For Education / Edition 3

New Technologies For Education / Edition 3

by Ann E. Barron, Gary W. Orwig
     
 

ISBN-10: 1563084775

ISBN-13: 9781563084775

Pub. Date: 01/15/1997

Publisher: ABC-Clio, LLC

This third edition has been extensively revised and expanded. Barron and Orwig cite new software titles, CD-ROM products, hardware, and multimedia system specifications, and they discuss new capabilities and uses for technology. Results of recent research are incorporated into the text, and all reading lists have been updated.

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This third edition has been extensively revised and expanded. Barron and Orwig cite new software titles, CD-ROM products, hardware, and multimedia system specifications, and they discuss new capabilities and uses for technology. Results of recent research are incorporated into the text, and all reading lists have been updated.

The third edition of this very popular book offers an updated look at the technologies that are profoundly affecting education, including LANs, the Internet, and multimedia. Designed for all educators who are interested in the instructional applications of technology, it provides an overview of compact disc technologies, videodiscs, digital audio, digitized video, telecommunications, and hypermedia. The advantages, disadvantages, and educational applications of each technology are presented, along with detailed graphics and generous glossaries. Each chapter also provides a scenario to illustrate implementation techniques, a copy-ready brochure for in-service training workshops, and abundant resource information. Because technology is changing so rapidly, this new edition has been extensively revised and enlarged with new material where appropriate. Barron and Orwig cite new software titles, CD-ROM products, hardware, and multimedia system specifications, and they discuss new capabilities and uses f

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563084775
Publisher:
ABC-Clio, LLC
Publication date:
01/15/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
295
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.65(d)
Age Range:
5 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1Teaching with New Technology
Trends in Technology2
Benefits of Technology in Education3
Implementation6
2Compact Disc - Read Only Memory (CD-ROM)
Educational Applications19
Search and Retrieval of Information26
Hardware Configuration29
Advantages and Disadvantages of CD-ROM34
Other Compact Disc Technologies36
3Interactive Videodisc
Levels of Interactivity53
Educational Applications57
Repurposing Videodiscs61
Advantages and Disadvantages of Videodiscs69
Videodisc Resources74
4Digital Audio
Digitizing Audio with MS-DOS Computers87
Macintosh Computers89
Educational Applications for Digital Audio90
Compact Disc Audio92
Text-to-Speech Synthesis94
Music95
5Digital Images and Video
Scanned Images109
Analog Video versus Digital Video111
Digitizing Video113
QuickTime and Video for Windows116
Still Video Cameras118
Compact Disc-Interactive (CD-i)119
6Creating Hypermedia Applications
Hypermedia Development in Education135
Hypermedia Development Programs137
Overview of Hyperstudio138
Creating a Hyperstudio Stack (Macintosh Version)138
Overview of LinkWay Live145
Creating a Link Way Live Folder146
Other Hypermedia Programs149
Advantages and Disadvantages of Hypermedia151
Tips and Techniques for Creating Hypermedia Programs152
7Local Area Networks
Educational Applications166
LAN Basics167
File Servers171
Printer Servers and Printers172
Workstations173
LAN Component Variations174
LAN Software177
Integrated Learning Systems179
LAN Implementation181
Follow-Up181
Advantages and Disadvantages of LANs183
8Telecommunications
The Internet195
Integrated Online Services205
Bulletin Board Systems206
Modems208
Advice for Getting Started in Telecommunications214
9Teleconferencing
Educational Applications229
Audio Teleconferencing230
Audiographic Teleconferencing234
Videoconferencing237
Digital Data Lines240
A Final Word253
Index255

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