Using Technology in the Classroom / Edition 7

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Overview

“I have used Bitter’s book since the first edition and have yet to find a better textbook focusing on the same topic…. I feel that the material in this text is very important for developing an understanding of educational technology.”

–Bonnie Kunel, Villa Julie College

Thoroughly revised and updated, this text includes the most current information on the use of technology in the classroom. Topics covered in this book include social, ethical, legal and human issues in educational technology. The book also contains discussion of emerging technologies, e-portfolios, podcasting, and digital storytelling, as well as coverage of how to utilize each of these elements to develop and implement a technology-rich curriculum.

New to This Edition

Extensive updates throughout keep this text completely current!

  • New coverage in Chapter 3 includes discussion of blogging, wikis, Web 2.0, RSS, V-logs, text and instant messaging; digital divide; and social networking, which is also discussed in Chapter 5. New coverage in Chapter 9 includes integrating technology in early childhood, educationally challenged, and multi-disciplinary activities.
  • The assistive technologies section in Chapter 4 has been expanded with more detail to help students understand options for working with exceptional learners.
  • Expanded discussions in Chapters 6 and 7 provide useful insights for teachers about how students can digitally research information.
  • All new Chapter 10, Gaming and Virtual Environments and an expanded discussion of simulations and data analysis in Chapter 12 emphasize how these applications can be applied in the curriculum. The chapters include many new examples to illustrate how games, virtual environments, and simulations can be used successfully for motivation as well as to increase student achievement. Chapter 14 emphasizes video, sound, and graphics for authoring and presenting with multimedia technology. Step-by-step directions for podcasting, including iPod applications, are provided.
  • Chapter 15 includes detailed discussions on assessment and e-portfolios, emphasizing technology as a data collection tool.
  • Chapter 16 emphasizes professional practice using and applying technology for lesson plans, parent letters, educational funding, classroom layouts, professional development, and becoming a professional educator with supporting related associations.
  • TECHNOLOGY ADVANTAGE An author-created companion website, www.ablongman.com/bitter7e, provides instructor PowerPointTM presentations and student simulations, technology skills tutorials, software samples, and an online study guide.
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Editorial Reviews

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Designed for undergraduate and graduate technology-based education courses, this textbook covers the history, components and uses of computers; educational software and its use in designing lesson plans; and administering and organizing with technology. Also presents the results of several studies on the use of technologies in the classroom and discusses social issues and ethics. The CD-ROM provides a demonstration version of Only the Best, a searchable database of reviews of hundreds of commercially available K-12 educational software programs. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205508945
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 6/1/2007
  • Series: Pearson Custom Education Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 404,117
  • Product dimensions: 7.57 (w) x 9.09 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Table of Contents

C H A P T E R 1 Getting Started with Technology

C H A P T E R 2 Productivity Tool and Application Software

C H A P T E R 3 Getting to Know the World Wide Web

C H A P T E R 4 Emerging and Assistive Technologies and the Future

C H A P T E R 5 Social, Ethical, Legal, and Human Issues

C H A P T E R 6 Learning and Teaching with Technology

C H A P T E R 7 Planning and Developing Technology-Rich Instruction

C H A P T E R 8 Selecting and Integrating World Wide Web Resources Including Designing Online Instruction

C H A P T E R 9 Technology Integration in the Content Area, Including Early Childhood, Educationally Challenged and Multidisciplinary Units

C H A P T E R 10 Gaming and Virtual Environments

C H A P T E R 11 Mathematical Modeling

C H A P T E R 12 Simulations and Data Analysis

C H A P T E R 13 Organizing and Managing One-One Computing

C H A P T E R 14 Producing and Presenting including Podcasting and Digital Storytelling

C H A P T E R 15 Assessing and Evaluating including e-Portfolios

C H A P T E R 16 Classroom, Administration, Professional Practice and Development

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    I enjoyed the book, it provided me with information that I needed for the class.

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