ERIC Number: ED453788
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Teaching Digitally: A Guide for Integrating Technology into the Classroom Curriculum [with CD-ROM].
Tomei, Lawrence A.
This book is designed as a personal reference tool for K-12 teachers, distance educators, and corporate trainers integrating technology into the curriculum. "Part 1: Understanding the Basics of Instructional Technology" sets the stage with an introductory examination of the discipline of instructional technology. Part 1 contains chapters: "Technology for Teaching" and "A Primer on Personal Computers.""Part 2: Preparing Instructional Materials" offers the tools to produce individualized student materials, classroom presentations, and interactive World Wide Web-based resources. Part 2 contains four chapters: "Resources of the Internet,""Text Materials for the Classroom,""Visual Presentations for the Classroom," and "Web Home pages for the Classroom.""Part 3: Preparing Instructional Lessons" covers the advanced applications of technology necessary to prepare exciting, multimedia-rich, student-centered lessons. Part 3 contains four chapters: "A Model for Preparing Technology-Based Lessons,""The HyperBook Lesson,""The Interactive Lesson," and "The Virtual Tour Lesson.""Part 4: Assessing Instructional Technology" recognizes that although successful technology must be grounded in the pedagogies of teaching and learning, evaluating the effectiveness of technology-based lessons demands its own perspective. Part 4 contains one chapter: "Evaluating Technology-Based Resources." The book also includes a glossary, an index, directories, folders, and files of the enclosed CD-ROM. (MES)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Development, Instructional Material Evaluation, Internet, Material Development, Technology Integration
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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