Using Technology Classroom / Edition 4

Using Technology Classroom / Edition 4

by Gary G. Bitter, Melissa Pierson, Melissa E. Pierson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205287697

ISBN-13: 9780205287697

Pub. Date: 12/07/1998

Publisher: Viacom

/* 3247L-1, Bitter, Gary G., Using Technology in the Classroom, 5/e */ Using Technology in the Classroom highlights the essential topics related to technology in education. Completely re-vamped and updated, this book includes the most current information on the use of technology in the classroom: online educational resources

Overview

/* 3247L-1, Bitter, Gary G., Using Technology in the Classroom, 5/e */ Using Technology in the Classroom highlights the essential topics related to technology in education. Completely re-vamped and updated, this book includes the most current information on the use of technology in the classroom: online educational resources, the latest in educational software, electronic communication, creating Web-based instruction, emerging technology, as well as how to utilize each of these elements and implement a technology based curriculum. Educational Website addresses, screen captures, Internet activities, resources, and applications all provide clear and comprehensive information to equip readers with the basic tools needed for understanding and integrating technology into education. For educators wanting to incorporate technology in the classroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205287697
Publisher:
Viacom
Publication date:
12/07/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
6.96(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Preface xvii
Getting Started with Technology
1(40)
Focus Questions
1(1)
Introduction
1(1)
Literacy
2(1)
Trends of the Information Age
2(1)
Racing Toward the Twenty-First Century: The Third Millennium
3(1)
What Is of Such Intrinsic Value?
4(1)
How Is This Affecting Education and Educators?
4(8)
ISTE-Recommended Foundations in Technology for All Teachers
5(1)
ISTE Technology Foundation Standards for All Students
6(1)
NETS Profiles of Technology-Literate K-12 Students
7(1)
Profile for Technology-Literate Students Grades PreK-2
8(1)
Profile for Technology-Literate Students Grades 3-5
9(1)
Profile for Technology-Literate Students Grades 6-8
10(1)
Profile for Technology-Literate Student Grades 9-12
11(1)
Computer Usage in Society
12(3)
A Brief History of Computers
15(9)
The First Generation of Computers
17(2)
The Second Generation of Computers
19(1)
The Third Generation of Computer
19(2)
The Fourth Generation of Computer
21(1)
Future Generations of Computer
22(1)
Analog and Digital Computer
23(1)
The Language of Computer
24(2)
Primary Components of a Microcomputer
26(8)
The keyboard/CPU
26(1)
Microcomputer Memory
27(1)
Memory Storage Devices
28(3)
Display Devices
31(1)
Printing Devices
32(2)
Using Your Microcomputer
34(1)
Programing Your Microcomputer
35(1)
The Personal Computer and the WWW
36(1)
Summary
36(2)
Learner Activities
38(1)
Bibliography
39(2)
What Have We Learned from Research?
41(18)
Focus Question
41(1)
Apple Classrooms of Tomorrow
42(5)
Findings
43(1)
Changes in Teachers
43(3)
Changes in Students
46(1)
ACOT Result
47(1)
Findings from Other Studies
47(6)
Computer-Using Teachers and Students
47(1)
Environmental Requirements for Change
48(1)
Specific Academic Effects
49(4)
Future Trends
53(1)
Caveats
53(1)
Conclusions
54(1)
Summary
55(1)
Learner Activities
56(1)
Bibliography
57(2)
Electronic Messaging
59(14)
Focus Questions
59(1)
Electronic-Mail Fundamentals
59(3)
Sending a Message
60(1)
Responding to a Message
61(1)
Advanced Features of E-Mail Software Applications
62(3)
Listservs
65(1)
Joining a Listserv
65(1)
Conversations for Everyone
66(1)
The Issue of Privacy
66(2)
Implications for Education
68(3)
Classrom Vignette
70(1)
Summary
71(1)
Learner Activities
71(1)
Bibliography
72(1)
Feeling at Home on the Internet
73(15)
Focus Questions
73(1)
The World Wide Web
74(4)
Hypertext
75(1)
The Purpose of Web Browsers
75(1)
How to Use a Web Browser
76(2)
Searching the World Wide Web
78(2)
Searching Strategies
78(2)
Other Internet Services
80(2)
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
80(1)
Telnt
81(1)
Newsgroups
82(1)
Privacy and Security
82(3)
Privacy
83(1)
Security
83(1)
Classroom Vignette
84(1)
Summary
85(1)
Learner Activities
85(1)
Bibliography
86(2)
Educational Software Types
88(19)
Focus Questions
88(1)
Understanding the Categories
88(1)
Drill-and-Practice Software
89(2)
Category Description
89(1)
Practical Integration
90(1)
Classroom Vignette
90(1)
Instructional Game Software
91(1)
Category Description
91(1)
Practical Integration
91(1)
Integrated Learning Systems
91(2)
Category Description
91(1)
Classroom Vignette
92(1)
practical Integration
92(1)
Problem-Solving Software
93(2)
Category Description
93(1)
Practical Integration
93(1)
Classroom Vignette
94(1)
Reference Software
95(1)
Category Description
95(1)
Practical Integration
95(1)
Classroom Vignette
96(1)
Simulation Software
96(2)
Category Description
96(1)
Practical Integration
97(1)
Tool Software
98(3)
Category Description
98(1)
Classroom Vignette
99(1)
Practical Integration
99(1)
Classroom Vignette
100(1)
Tutorial Software
101(3)
Category Description
101(3)
Practical Integration
104(1)
Summary
104(1)
Learner Activities
105(1)
Bibliography
105(2)
Selecting Educational Software
107(16)
Focus Questions
107(1)
Software Assessment Terminology
107(1)
Guiding Principles behind Developing a Software Review and Selection Plan
108(1)
A Software Review and Selection Process
109(1)
Software Review Organizations and Other Review Information
110(1)
An Example Educational Software Review Form
111(5)
Identifying Information
112(2)
Content and Technical Information
114(2)
Evaluation Summary
116(1)
Objections to Current Review Practices and Future Trends
116(5)
Classroom Vignette
120(1)
Summary
121(1)
Learner Activities
121(1)
Bibliography
122(1)
Integrating Word Wide Web Resources
123(19)
Focus Question
123(1)
Planning for the Instructional Use of Online Resources
123(1)
Preparing a Learning Experience
124(1)
Assessing an Online Learning Experience
125(1)
A Frameword of Educational Resources
125(1)
Planting the Information
126(1)
Harvesting the Information
127(9)
Jumping Off Sites
127(1)
Content resources
128(6)
Experience Simulations
134(1)
Research Tools
135(1)
Cultivating the Information
136(2)
Distance Education
138(2)
Classroom Vignette
139(1)
Summary
140(1)
Learner Activities
140(1)
Bibliography
141(1)
Designing Instruction for the Internet
142(15)
Focus Questions
142(1)
Getting a Mental Plan
142(2)
Audience
143(1)
Types of Information
143(1)
Presentation Strategies
143(1)
Sketching Out a Visual Plan
144(2)
Tagging the Website
146(5)
Document Tags
148(1)
Paragraph Tags
148(1)
Character Tags
149(1)
Hypertext Anchor Tags
149(1)
Multimedia Tags
150(1)
HTML Editors
151(1)
Maintaining a Quality Website
152(1)
Check Your Site
152(1)
Update Your Site
153(1)
Improve Your Site
153(1)
Involving Students in Web Design
153(1)
Classroom Vignette
154(1)
Summary
154(1)
Learner Activities
155(1)
Bibilography
155(2)
Designing Lesson Plans: Subject Areas
157(17)
Focus Questions
157(1)
Formulating Lesson Plans
158(2)
Lesson Plans for Mathematics
160(2)
Lesson Plan 1: Matthew's Skateboard
161(1)
Lesson Plan 2: Slippery Oil Prices
161(1)
Lesson Plans for Science
162(2)
Lesson Plan 3: The Weather Report
162(1)
Lesson Plan: 4: Computer Pioneers
163(1)
Lesson Plans for Language Arts
164(2)
Lesson Plan 5: Write a Story
165(1)
Lesson Plan 6: Research Notes
165(1)
Lesson Plan for Social Studies
166(3)
Lesson Plan 7: Computer Attitudes
167(1)
Lesson Plan 8: Career Decisions
168(1)
Lesson Plans for Special Education
169(2)
Lesson Plan 9: Budgeting Time
169(1)
Lesson Plan 10: First Aid
170(1)
Summary
171(1)
Learner Activities
171(1)
Bibliography
172(2)
Designing Lesson Plans: Integrating CAI Software
174(11)
Focus Questions
174(1)
CAI Software for Science
175(2)
Lesson Plan 1: Dinosaur Hunter
175(1)
Lesson Plan 2: El Nino
176(1)
CAI Software for Social Science
177(1)
Lesson Plan 3: Create and Administer a Survey
177(1)
Lesson Plan 4: Multicultural Poets on Identity
177(1)
CAI Software for Language Arts
178(1)
Lesson Plan 5: Write Your Own Book
178(1)
Lesson Plan 6: Readiness for School
179(1)
CAI Software for Mathematics
179(2)
Lesson Plan 7: Math Explorations
179(1)
Lesson Plan 8: Geometry
180(1)
CAI Software for Special Education
181(1)
Lesson Plan 9: Logic Builders
181(1)
Lesson Plan 10: Recreation and Leisure
182(1)
Where to Find Out More about CAI Software
182(1)
Summary
182(1)
Learner Activities
183(1)
Bibliography
183(2)
Administrating with Technology
185(15)
Focus Questions
185(1)
Communicating
186(2)
Letters
186(1)
Newsletters
187(1)
Official Correspondence
188(1)
Student Contact Information
188(1)
Planning
188(4)
Lesson Plans
189(1)
Planning for Individual Student Needs
190(1)
Designing a Classroom Layout
191(1)
Scheduling
192(1)
Budgeting Money
192(1)
Booking Classroom Guests
192(1)
Generating
193(1)
Evaluating
193(5)
Quantitative Record Keeping
194(2)
Classroom Vignette
196(1)
Qualitative Record Keeping
197(1)
Conclusion
198(1)
Summary
198(1)
Learner Activities
199(1)
Bibliography
199(1)
Organizing with Technology
200(16)
Focus Questions
200(1)
Computer Labs versus Classroom Computer
200(2)
Organizing Learning in a Lab Setting
202(5)
Equipment
202(1)
Preplanning and Preinstructing
202(1)
Assistance
203(1)
Teamwork and Creative Scheduling
204(1)
Basic Lab Procedures
204(2)
File Storage
206(1)
Organizing Learning in a Classroom Setting
207(4)
Room Arrangement
207(1)
Technical Procedures
208(1)
Scheduling Computer Use
209(1)
Assistance
210(1)
Teamwork
211(1)
The Role of the Library Media Center
211(2)
Classroom vignette
213(1)
Summary
213(1)
Learner Activities
214(1)
Bibliography
215(1)
Producing and Presenting with Technology
216(15)
Focus Questions
216(1)
Putting It ALl Together
216(1)
Planning and Research Preparation
217(2)
Defining the Purpose
217(1)
Background Research
218(1)
Storyboarding
218(1)
Screen Design
218(1)
Producing Multimedia Elements
219(4)
Graphics
219(2)
Video
221(1)
Audio
222(1)
Animation
223(1)
Authoring Multimedia Productions
223(3)
Building Blocks
223(1)
Objects
224(1)
Transitions
225(1)
Presenting with Multimedia Technology
226(2)
Hardware
226(1)
Classroom Vignette
227(1)
Software
227(1)
Preparation
228(1)
Summary
228(1)
Learner Activities
229(1)
Bibliography
229(2)
Ethics, Equity, and Social Issues
231(13)
Focus Questions
231(1)
Introduction
231(1)
Computer Fraud and Misuse
232(1)
Theft of Goods
233(1)
Theft of Information
233(1)
Theft of Time
234(1)
Theft of Programs
234(2)
Computer Software: Copyright Issues
235(1)
Physical Abuse of Computer
236(1)
Maintaining Security
237(1)
Individual Privacy
238(2)
Ethical Concerns in Education
240(1)
Equity in Education
240(1)
Summary
241(1)
Learner Activities
242(1)
Bibliography
243(1)
Emerging Technologies
244(17)
Focus Questions
244(1)
Integrated Circuitry
245(1)
Speech Synthesis and Recognition
245(1)
Graphics
246(1)
Applications of Tomorrow's Technology
247(1)
Computers in the Schools
248(2)
The Future Student Computer
250(1)
Databases in the Future
250(1)
Data Communications
251(1)
Artificial Intelligence
251(1)
Other Emerging Technologies
252(3)
Computers in the Homes of Tomorrow
255(3)
Computers for People with Disabilities
258(2)
Summary
260(1)
Learner Activities
261(1)
Bibliography
261(4)
Appendix A: Software Publisher Contact Information 265(9)
Appendix B: Designing Lesson Plans: Logo as a Learning Tool 274(5)
Appendix C: Word Processing 279(9)
Appendix D: Spreadsheets 288(12)
Appendix E: Databases 300(8)
Appendix F: Only the Best Software Instructions 308(3)
Index 311

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