Teachers Discovering Computers: Teaching in a Connected World, Seventh Edition introduces future educators to technology and digital media in order to help them successfully teach the current generation of digital students.
Gary B. Shelly wrote and published his first computer education textbook in 1969. More than twenty million copies of Shelly Cashman Series' textbooks have been sold. Gary and a talented group of contributing authors have produced books on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software that are the leading textbooks in the computer technology market today. Gary has hosted the annual Shelly Cashman Institute, a week-long training event focusing on the latest topics in technology, for the past 34 years.
Glenda A. Gunter is an Associate Professor, Co-chair of the Instructional Design & Technology programs at the University of Central Florida, and has a Ph.D. in Instructional/Educational Technology. She has a strong background in K-20 education, instructional design, digital media and technology, curriculum integration, K-12 literacy, and program development and evaluation. Dr. Gunter is the recipient of the 2010 Sloan-C Award for Excellence in Online Teaching.
Randolph E. Gunter has over 40 years of experience in education and training. He has a Ph.D. in Educational Technology, has co-authored 12 textbooks, written dozens of articles, and presented at over 50 conferences. He is Chairman and Chief Visionary Officer of 21st Century Learning Solutions, Inc., specializing in online training for K-12 schools, higher education, and major corporations.
1. Integrating Educational Technology into the Curriculum. SF 1: Guide to Professional, State, and Federal Educational Web Sites. 2. Communications, Networks, the Internet, and the World Wide Web. 3. Software for Educators. 4. Hardware for Educators. 5. Technology, Digital Media, and Curriculum Integration. SF 5: Learning Theories and Educational Research. 6. The Changing Face of Education: Teaching Online. SF 6: The New World of Tablet Computing: Apps, iPads, and More. 7. Evaluating Educational Technology and Integration Strategies. 8. Security Issues, Ethics, and Emerging Technologies in Education. Appendix: References.