Teaching and Learning with Technology

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9780132824903: Teaching and Learning with Technology

This book is a current look at the range of educational technologies available for use in today's classrooms, and the many ways teachers can use technology to effectively enhance teaching and learning. Chapter learning outcomes are aligned to NETS-T Standards, and key topics in the chapters; a unique explanation-demonstration-application approach introduces and demonstrates content and follows up with application activities.

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An updated, streamlined Enhanced Pearson eText based on the highly successful previous editions of Teaching and Learning with Technology, this resource presents student-friendly resource for preparing the 21st century teacher to integrate technology into the classroom as an educational technology leader and advocate. This eText provides a current look at the range of educational technologies available for use in today’s classrooms, and the many ways teachers can use technology to effectively enhance teaching and learning. Chapter learning outcomes are aligned to NETS-T Standards, and key topics in the chapters; a unique explanation-demonstration-application approach introduces and demonstrates content and follows up with application activities; and this new edition includes a number of outstanding interactive features within the Pearson eText  bring the concepts to life, among them:

 

  • Voices from the Classroom is a feature with videos of educators both in an out of the classroom demonstrating and discussing the technology relevant to almost every chapter. These voices of real teacher telling their own stories about technologies they have integrated into their teaching help students see how educational technology is relevant to real classrooms.
  • Tech Tutors are videos that demonstrate key technology skills teachers that teachers will need to know and use in the classroom.
  • Skills Builders provide a follow up to Tech Tutor tutorials by offering a series of online and downloadable PDFs of step-by-step, hands-on practice activities in Microsoft Office productivity packages for PC and Mac as well as for other useful software. These popular activities have been updated for Windows 7 and Windows 8 as well as Office 2010 and 2013.  
  • Hands On Learning activities are pop-up activities that apply and use the technology under study.  These activities are diverse and robust applications of content and may be printed or shared electronically.
  • Foto Flips are interactive images that allow students to flip through and examine multiple images, each with a detailed caption, whether segments of a timeline or sample technologies.
  • In Depth features arepop-up PDFs they offer essential foundational content for those who need additional support. 
  • Flash Reviews are provided at the end of each chapter to offer students an opportunity to test their knowledge of key terms in an interactive format.
  • Chapter Assessments - Each chapter includes questions that test students’ knowledge of the content they have just read throughout the chapter.  Feedback is provided for the correct answer.
  • Embedded links to websites are included in all chapters and enables students to explore links of interest more deeply in order to expand their own knowledge and to help them complete chapter activities.
  • Interactive Glossary offers students an opportunity to clarify any term of which they are unsure. This interactive glossary enables students to read and comprehend with clarity, without skipping concepts they do not understand.

 

In-text features include:

  • Teacher2Teacher interviews that spotlight the accomplishments of educators from across the globe as they describe their experiences in their own classrooms and schools.
  • Tech Tips that offer educators useful how-to's and resources to help them manage and maximize the usefulness of the technologies in their schools and classrooms.
  • Tech Tools 4 Schools provides online and classroom tools of particular usefulness in the classroom, offered within the context of each chapter's content focus.
  • Self-Checks are questions asked at the end of longer sectionsthat give students an opportunity to stop and check their understanding of what they have just read before moving to the next topic.
  • Marginal notes appear in all chapters and include reminders and brief summaries of key content to help students focus on essential ideas from the body of the text.
  • Revised rubrics will help students better assess their software and hardware needs for their classes.

Also available in this package is a black and white, print, loose-leaf version of the text.

 

About the Author:

Dr. Judy Lever-Duffy, Professor of Computer Science and Education at Miami Dade College, Miami, Florida, has recently retired to pursue a full time writing career.  She has taught computer and education courses at the undergraduate and graduate level both on campus and via distance delivery. She holds a B.A. degree in Education from Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, and an M.S. in Computer Studies and Ed.D. in School Management and Instructional Leadership from Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Dr. Lever-Duffy enjoys teaching, writing, traveling, and living in the Florida Keys.

 

Dr. Jean B. McDonald, Senior Lecturer at the University of Memphis Lambuth, Jackson, Tennessee, teaches educational technology and is the doctoral cohort in the Department of Instruction and Curriculum Leadership. She holds a B.S. degree in English and an M.A. in English from Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, and an Ed.D. from the University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee.

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