Computer Education for Teachers: Integrating Technology into Classroom Teaching, 6th Edition
November 2008, ©2009
Chapter 1. The Historical Past.
Chapter 2. Getting Started On The Computer.
Part 2. Integrating The Internet Into The Classroom.
Chapter 3. Networking, Internet And Distance Learning.
Chapter 4. The Web.
Chapter 5. Internet Issues.
Part 3. Using And Selecting Educational Technology.
Chapter 6. Word Processing.
Chapter 7. Desktop Publishing.
Chapter 8. Databases.
Chapter 9. Spreadsheets And Integrated Programs.
Chapter 10. Digital Photography And Newer Technologies.
Chapter 11. Multimedia And Video Technology.
Chapter 12. Selecting Software And Integrating It Into The Classroom.
Chapter 13. Technology In Special Education: Assistive Technology.
Chapter 14. Teacher Support Tools, Music, Art, And Graphics Software.
Part 4. What Teachers Should Know About Educational Technology.
Chapter 15. One Computer In The Classroom.
Chapter 16. Learning Theorists, And Research.
Chapter 17. The Future.
Appendix A. Directory Of Selected Software Publishers.
Appendix B. Recommended Mail Order And Online Software Sources.
- Online video tutorials demonstrating projects such as creating a newsletter and producing a Podcast.
- Digital photography chapter and an expanded section on using a video camera.
- The latest innovations discussed, such as Podcasts, Google Earth, Skype, Twitter, Moodle, Wikis, Blogs, Second Life, YouTube, MySpace, Clickers, Open Journaling, Mapping Mashups, and Screencasting.
- Online project templates and examples.
- Numerous evaluation and checklists in PDF format for downloading.
- Papers by distinguished individuals such as Dr. David Moursund, Dr. George Friedman, Jane Caughlin, and Tony Brewer.
- Accessbility: readers need not have any prior experience with computers. The clear, straighforward writing style makes the topics accessible to all.
- Extensive illustrations: a wealth of illustrations and screen shots clearly convey the salient features of the latest and best software and help computer novices identify hardware.
- Learning tools: proven learning support features include each chapter's Introduction, Objectives, Summary, Chapter Mastery Test, Key Terms, and Suggested Readings and References.
- Current Research: the inclusion of the latest research on computers provides readers with an understanding of effective and ineffective uses of computer hardware and software.
- Discussions of advances in computer technology: these explorations keep readers on the cutting edge of computer knowledge.