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ERIC Number: ED416852
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 191
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7864-0211-3
Multimedia Activities for Students: A Teachers' and Librarians' Handbook.
Sorrow, Barbara Head
This book is a collection of multimedia ideas and activities for use in classrooms and libraries. Each activity is intended to be adaptable and for use in many subject areas and for a wide range of age groups. The book emphasizes the creative learning of the student, programs, and available resources. Six chapters are as follows: (1) "Technology"--introduction to how technology is changing the prevailing vision of learning; (2) "Information"--defines and discusses how research processes are organized, analyzed, and utilized; (3) "Cooperative Learning with Multimedia"--a lesson with the objective of researching information from CD-ROM multimedia programs to analyze and organize information into acceptable methods of utilization; (4) "Activities"--includes twenty-three activities:"Group Multimedia Activity"; "Student Activity: Pseudonyms"; "Presidential Nicknames"; "Famous Author's Nicknames"; "Famous Places in Literature"; "Famous Quotes"; "Famous Literary Characters"; "Sharing Books with Multimedia"; "Multimedia Research Time"; "Basic Guide for Using Wilsondisc"; "Newberry Medal Books/Round Table"; "Questionnaire"; "Round Table Critique Form"; "She Wrote Murder?"; "Supreme Court Cases: Judging the Words We Live by"; "Researching a Word"; "Authors' Famous Last Words"; "Social Studies"; "Multimedia Book/Movie Review"; "Wonder?"; "Internet"; and "Reference: World Almanacs and CD-ROM Resources"; (5) "Resources"--each entry includes the producer, operating system, subject, price and full description; and (6) "Distributors/Producers"--list of multimedia producers and distributors in the education field. A glossary, index and list of search tools and internet sites are also included. (Contains 180 references.) (JAK)
McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, P.O. Box 611, Jefferson, NC 28640 ($22.50); 1-800-253-2187.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A