Teaching and Learning With Technology


Written by teachers for teachers, this text offers a clear and current look at the range of educational technologies and how teachers can effectively use technology to enhance learning.

Written by Teachers for Teachers, this text provides readers with a clear understanding of educational media and how it can be used effectively to enhance learning.

The text explores the current and emerging technologies and ...

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Written by teachers for teachers, this text offers a clear and current look at the range of educational technologies and how teachers can effectively use technology to enhance learning.

Written by Teachers for Teachers, this text provides readers with a clear understanding of educational media and how it can be used effectively to enhance learning.

The text explores the current and emerging technologies and multimedia available to teachers while consistently maintaining an instructional focus.

Pre-service and in-service teachers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132824903
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 1/28/2014
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 432

Meet the Author

Dr. Judy Lever-Duffy is Professor of Computer Science and Education, at Miami Dade College, Miami, Florida and teaches computer and education courses on campus and in MDC's Virtual College. She holds a B.A. degree in Education from Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida and an MS in Computer Studies and Ed.D. in School Management and Instructional Leadership from Nova Southeastern University, Ft, Lauderdale, Florida. Dr. Lever-Duffy enjoys teaching, writing, traveling, and living in the Florida Keys.

Dr. Jean McDonald is Associate Professor of Education, at Lambuth University, Jackson, Tennessee and teaches educational technology and methods courses for middle school and high school pre-service teachers. She holds a B.S. degree in English and an M.A. in English from Bradley University, Peoria, and an Ed.D. from the University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. McDonald enjoys international travel, reading, and classical music.

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Table of Contents

Foreword by David Thornburg


Part One: Technologies for Teaching and Learning

Chapter 1: Theoretical Foundations

   What is Educational Technology?

   Why Study Educational Technology?

   Teaching and Learning: A Closer Look at the Instructional Event

   Learning as Communication: A Framework for Exploring Teaching and Learning

   Perspectives on Learning

   A View of the Learner

   A View of the Teacher

   Toward a Holistic View of Teaching, Learning, and Technology

   Teaching, Learning, and Educational Technology: A Personal Synthesis

Chapter 2: Designing and Planning Technology-Enhanced Instruction

   Planning for Effective Instruction

   Using an Instructional Planning System

   The Dynamic Instructional Design Model

   Using the DID Model to Plan Instruction

   Creating Lesson Plans from the DID Model

   Instructional Action Planning

   The Instructional Action Planner: Getting Ready to Teach

   Linking Planning, Teaching, Learning, and Technology

Part Two: Applying Technologies for Effective Instruction

Chapter 3: Computers in the Learning Environment

   Computers, Teaching and You

   Computer Basics

   What Educators Need to Know about Software

   What Educators Need to Know about Hardware


   Networking Computers

   Using a School Network

   Sharing and Communicating via a Network


Chapter 4: Digital Technologies in the Classroom

   Digital Technologies in the Classroom

   Input Devices for Teaching and Learning

   Output Devices for Teaching and Learning

   Emerging Digital Technologies for the Classroom

   From Hardware to Software

Chapter 5: Administrative Software

   Understanding Software

   Evaluating and Using Productivity Software

   Evaluating and Using School and Classroom Management Software

   Software, Teaching, and Learning: A Practical Approach

Chapter 6: Academic Software

   Academic Software

   Desktop Publishing Software

   Graphic Software

   Reference Software

   Tutorials and Drill and Practice Software

   Educational Games


   Special Needs Software

   Integrated Learning Systems

   Other Academic Software

   Academic Software in Teaching and Learning

Chapter 7: The Internet and the World Wide Web

   Connecting to the Internet

   Telecommunication Technologies

   Internet Tools and Services

   Internet Service Providers

   The Internet: Connecting Networks to Networks across the Globe

   Internet-Based Communications

   Other Internet Services

   Using the Internet and Web in Teaching and Learning

Chapter 8: Using the Web for Teaching and Learning

   Educational Resources

   Web-Enhanced Instruction

   Class Web Sites

    Web Authoring Tools

   Moving your Site to the Internet

   Internet Issues and Concerns

   Using the Web in Teaching and Learning: Final Thoughts

Chapter 9: Audiovisual Technologies

   Audiovisual Technologies

   Traditional and Digital Technologies in Instruction

   Audio in Teaching and Learning

   Traditional Audio Media

   Digital Audio Media

   Visual Technologies in Teaching and Learning

   Visual Communication and Learning

   Non-projected Visuals in Teaching and Learning

   Projected Visuals in Teaching and Learning

   Multimedia in Teaching and Learning

   Traditional Video Technologies

   Digital Video Technologies

   Internet Video

   Using Motion Video in Teaching and Learning

Part 3: Technology in Schools: Changing Teaching and Learning

Chapter 10: Distance Education: Using Technology to Redefine the Classroom

   What Do I Need to Know about Distance Education?

   Distance Education: A Brief History

   Designing Instruction for Distance Delivery

   Support Technologies for Distance Teaching and Learning

   Issues in Implementing Distance and Alternative Delivery Systems

   Reinventing the Classroom: The Future of Distance and Alternative Delivery

Chapter 11: Issues in Implementing Technology in Schools

   Planning for and Implementing Technology

   Legal Issues in the Digital Age

   Social Issues in the Digital Age

   Ethical Issues in the Digital Age

   Emerging Technologies

Chapter 12:  Technology, Teaching, and You

   Educational Technology Literacy

   Professional Educational Technology Requirements

   Technology Standards

   Teaching Professional Preparation for Educational Technology Literacy

   Technology Training for Other Educators

   Maintaining and Expanding Your Technology Literacy

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