Integrating Technology: A Practical Guide
- By James G. Lengel, Kathleen M. Lengel
- Pub. Date: Sep 2, 2005 by Pearson.
- ISBN-10: 0-205-45939-0
- ISBN-13: 978-0-205-45939-1
List Price: $38.99
- The book is very user-friendly, providing resources for all teachers K-16 as they use technology to support their curriculum. Every chapter includes easy step-by-step instructions that all teachers can follow.
- This book is organized around students first and then moves on to teachers and classrooms to illustrate a logical sequence of needs.
- Technologies, such as Word-processors and spreadsheets, the ineternmet, presentations and multimedia, that teachers use the most are emphasized.
- Information about additional online resources such as related topics, online examples, or free resources available to teachers can be explored through the use of chapter ending sections called “Learn More”.
- Throughout the book, vignettes are provided that describe real teachers facing real challenges as they integrate technology into their teaching.
- A website (www.ablongman.com/lengel1e) where readers can learn more about each topic, connect to other resources, and extend their learning has been built by the authors and is referenced throughout the book.
A hands-on, concise, how-to guide for all teachers who want to incorporate technology in their classrooms!
Integrating Technology is a practical, step-by-step guide that helps teachers, elementary through university, successfully use computers and the Internet in their classes. Based on the authors’ decades of work helping teachers use technology to support curriculum, this book is for beginners who are just getting started and need ideas and support, as well as experienced teachers who need a handbook on concrete strategies and instructions. This book also is an ideal resource for administrators.
- Provides end-of-chapter lists of additional online resources, such as related topics, online examples, and free resources
- Addresses students first and then moves on to teachers and classrooms to illustrate a logical sequence of needs
- Focuses on technologies that are commonly used, such as word-processors, spreadsheets, the Internet, presentations, and multimedia
- Includes vignettes throughout that describe real teachers facing real challenges as they integrate technology into their teaching
Table of Contents
Why Can’t They Be Like We Were?
The Digital Divide
Getting a Move On: Teachers as Learners
What Teachers Need: AEIOU
Designing Technology-rich Lesson Plans
An Example: Notecards
Techy-talk A to Z
Classrooms Yesterday and Today: The Big Dig
Computers for Communication
One to One Computing
Learning and Working Environments
Looking Ahead: Transition to College
4. Getting Started
Desktop or Laptop?
Organizing Your Files
When to Call for Help
5. Going Paperless
Why Go Paperless?
Planning Your Work
Thinking, Writing, and Publishing
III. THE INTERNET.
6. Using the Internet: Beyond Browsing
Finding it on the Web
7. Internet in the Classroom
An Internet Briefing
Virtual Field Trips
The Internet at Home
8. Publishing on the Web
An Educational Startup Page
Writing for the Web
Looking Good Online
Design Principles for the Web
Building a Web Page with Word
Building a Web Page with Dreamweaver
IV. THE MEDIA.
9. Media: Words
Editing Text in Word
Brochures in Word
Newsletters in Word
Accentuate the Positive: Foreign words
Math Equations in Word
10. Media: Numbers
11. Media: Images
Using Digital Images
12. Media: Video
Shooting Good Video
13. Media in the Classroom
Evaluating Multimedia Assignments
14. Presenting Ideas
PowerPoint Hints and Tips
Animation With Powerpoint
Flash: An Introduction
15. Distance Learning
Supply and Demand
A Synchronous Online Seminar
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