ERIC Number: ED426415
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching Literacy Using Information Technology: A Collection of Articles from the Australian Literacy Educators' Association.
Hancock, Joelie, Ed.
The book offers practical information for classroom teachers and teacher educators on effectively incorporating computer technology in the classroom. The book focuses on the change associated with the growing presence in educational institutions of the new communication and information processing technologies, which is most significant for language and literacy educators. The book is dedicated to the theme of literacy and the new technologies, with all the articles focusing on exploring the intimate connections between language and literacy practices and the uses of digital media and telecommunication technologies in educational settings. Articles in the book are: (1) "Using Information Technology in Language and Literacy Education: An Introduction" (Ilana Snyder); (2)"Integrating Computers into the Literacy Curriculum: More Difficult Than We First Imagined" (Ilana Snyder); (3) "Reflections on Research in Computers and Composition Studies at the Century's End" (Gail Hawisher and Cynthia Selfe); (4) "Reading and Writing the Internet" (Phil Moore); (5) "Everything Is Connected: An Information Technology Program Comes Together" (John Travers); (6) "Making Moves with Information Technology: An Information Technology Centre Works Closely with the Resource Centre in a Small School" (Wendy Edwards); (7) "Nasties on the Net: Media Hype or Major Concerns for Schools?" (Ken Dillon); (8) "One Small Step..." (Vivienne Hand); (9) "CD-ROMs as an Information Source" (Lesley Russell); (10) "Conversations with Teachers: Talking with Lorraine Hook"; and (11)"Conversations with Teachers: Talking with Judy Simms." (CR)
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Information Processing, Information Technology, Internet, Language Arts, Literacy, Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction
Order Department, International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Road, P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139; Web site: http://www.reading.org ($15.96 members, $19.95 nonmembers).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.; Australian Literacy Educators' Association, Adelaide.
Identifiers - Location: Australia