Web Literacy for Educators / Edition 1

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Overview

The author offers exercises, examples, handouts, and basic tips to help both learners and educators find and evaluate information on the Web for quality and validity.

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Editorial Reviews

Cheryl Oakes
"A huge contribution. The coverage is very complete, and the examples are engaging and very informative. "
Betsy Muller
"Both thenewcomerand the tech-savvy educator can find something useful from this well-organized, easy-to-follow book.A wonderful additionfor any educator. "
Wisconsin Bookwatch
"Internet technology expert Alan November addresses everything an educator needs to know in this modern era to make use of the Internet for a better curriculum and how to address the problems it brings, such as plagiarism. "
The Bookwatch
"An outstanding guide for any education library. "
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412958431
  • Publisher: Corwin Press
  • Publication date: 4/22/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 381,885
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Alan November began his education career as a science and math teacher and a residential dorm counselor on an island reform school in Boston Harbor.November went on as a teacher and administrator in the Boston Public Schools, Lexington and Wellesley (Massachusetts) Public Schools, and the Glenbrook High Schools in Illinois.He has also taught in the graduate schools of education at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and Seton Hall in New Jersey.He was the cofounder of the Institute for Education Leadership and Technology at Stanford University.He has presented in all 50 states, every province of Canada, across Europe, Asia, Central America, and South Africa.He is most proud of being named one of the first Christa Mc Auliffe Educators in the United States.November is the author of the best-selling book Empowering Students With Technology.Each July, November leads the international Building Learning Communities summer conference near Boston.

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Table of Contents

Preface
On the Web
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
1. Web Basics for Critical Thinking
2. The Empowered Researcher
3. Get REAL: How to Validate Information on the Web
4. Look at the Links
5. Research Outside the Box: A Guide to Creative Searching
6. Expanding the Boundaries: Blogs, RSS, Podcasts, and Wikis
7. Strategies and Evaluation: Putting It All Together
References
Index

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 26, 2014

    Recommended for those who aren't Tech Savvy!

    I bought this book for a TIE )Technology in Education) class and so far I am learning lots of new concepts. It also is a good reference. The author is very knowledgeable and writes the book in a way anyone could read it.

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