Technology and the School Library: A Comprehensive Guide for Media Specialists and Other Educators / Edition 1by Odin L. Jurkowski
Pub. Date: 10/11/2006
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Technology has become one of the three main areas of focus for school librarians, along with collaboration and leadership. To meet the growing need in this area, Technology and the School Library provides an overview of the types of technologies used in school libraries, from traditional low-tech options to the latest developments. This book also describes how the
Technology has become one of the three main areas of focus for school librarians, along with collaboration and leadership. To meet the growing need in this area, Technology and the School Library provides an overview of the types of technologies used in school libraries, from traditional low-tech options to the latest developments. This book also describes how the school librarian interacts with and works with the technology. This starting point is a detailed picture of how the school librarian can build a technology-rich library. Major topics covered in this volume include information resources in the school library, the different varieties of educational software available, resources available via the web, and the importance of creating a school library web site. This book also addresses tools that can be used in classrooms and technology administrationeverything from automation and filters to security on student computers and security systems in general. Also discussed is the creation of technology plans in order to look to the future. This up-to-date overview of technology will provide soon-to-be school librarians, as well as current school librarians, the background and breadth to realize the potential they have for improving library services to children.
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- New Edition
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- 6.08(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.49(d)
Table of Contents
Part 1 Introduction Part 2 Part 1 Information Tools Chapter 3 1 Hardware Chapter 4 2 Software Chapter 5 3 Networks Part 6 Part 2 Information Resources Chapter 7 4 Educational Software Chapter 8 5 The Internet Chapter 9 6 School Library Websites Part 10 Part 3 From the Library to the Classroom Chapter 11 7 Equipment Chapter 12 8 Classroom Support Part 13 Part 4 Technology Administration in the School Library Chapter 14 9 Automation Chapter 15 10 Student Computers Chapter 16 11 Security Systems Chapter 17 12 Technology Plans Part 18 Part 5 Technology and the Teaching Component Chapter 19 13 Professional Development Chapter 20 14 Instructional Handouts and Materials Part 21 Conclusion Part 22 Bibliography Part 23 Index Part 24 About the Author
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