ERIC Number: ED416852
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Resources, Electronic Classrooms, Electronic Libraries, Elementary Secondary Education, Hypermedia, Interactive Video, Internet, Learning Activities, Library Automation, Library Role, Multimedia Instruction, Online Searching, Online Vendors, Optical Data Disks, Teacher Role, Telecommunications, World Wide Web
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
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