The New Educational Technologies and Learning: Empowering Teachers to Teach and Students to Learn in the Information Age

The New Educational Technologies and Learning: Empowering Teachers to Teach and Students to Learn in the Information Age

by Ibrahim Michail Hefzallah
     
 

ISBN-10: 0398069514

ISBN-13: 9780398069513

Pub. Date: 05/01/1999

Publisher: Charles C. Thomas Publisher, Limited

This book examines the new learning and telecommunications technologies and their potential applications to enrich the learning process, to ensure educational equality for all students and to help cultivate the educated person. In the light of recent studies, educational technology developments, and emerging educational needs of the twenty-first century, the book…  See more details below

Overview

This book examines the new learning and telecommunications technologies and their potential applications to enrich the learning process, to ensure educational equality for all students and to help cultivate the educated person. In the light of recent studies, educational technology developments, and emerging educational needs of the twenty-first century, the book chapters have been revised and updated in this new edition. A new section on children and youth's safety on the Internet was added, and a new chapter on television in education was introduced. It will be an excellent resource for teachers, student teachers, and school administrators.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780398069513
Publisher:
Charles C. Thomas Publisher, Limited
Publication date:
05/01/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
322
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Sect. IEducation in the information age
1Educational reform5
2The education person in the information age17
Sect. IIThe learning environment
3Significance of the learning environment37
4The educational technology environment53
5Mediated interaction62
Sect. IIIThe new learning and telecommunications technologies
6Forerunners to computers in education79
7Current uses of computers in education88
8Compact disc read-only-memory (CD-ROM)125
9The Internet - its early development and accelerated growth151
10Unique characteristics of the Internet and its potential applications in education174
11Commonly used Internet resource tools and their potential applications in education190
12Television in education233
13Satellite communications for learning254
14Distance education279
Sect. IVEffective utilization of the new learning and telecommunications technologies
15Empowering teachers to use the new learning and telecommunications technologies in their teaching309
AppThe School Media Specialist program at the Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions, Fairfield University337

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