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ERIC Number: ED508889
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 665
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-1-5914-0494-0ISBN-978-1-5914-0494-1
Handbook of Research on Literacy in Technology at the K-12 Level
Hin, Leo Tan Wee, Ed.; Subramaniam, R., Ed.
Idea Group Publishing
The "Handbook of Research on Literacy in Technology at the K-12 Level" is the first reference work to provide comprehensive coverage of the issues, methods, and theories that define the converging worlds of literacy and technology at the pre-collegiate level. Over 50 international experts have combined their research and practical experience into 35 all-inclusive chapters, redefining the way teaching and learning is dispensed. This authoritative handbook details the needs of teachers, researchers, and scholars through state-of-the-art perspectives, exposing them to new ideas and interesting developments. The "Handbook of Research on Literacy in Technology at the K-12 Level" is instrumental in providing access to the latest knowledge in the field. Chapters of this book include: (1) New Paradigm of Learning and Teaching in a Networked Environment (Yin Cheng); (2) Technologies Challenging Literacy (Agni Stylianou-Georgiou, Charalambos Vrasidas, Niki Christodoulou, Michalinos Zembylas, and Elena Landone); (3) Technological Literacy, Perspectives, Standards, and Skills in the USA (Jared Berrett); (4) Globalization, At-Risk Students, and the Reconceptualization of Technological Literacy (Leonard Waks); (5) ICT in Schools (Aidan Mulkeen); (6) Web-Based Technologies, Technology Literacy, and Learning (Wan Ng); (7) New Media Pathways (Helen Nixon, Stephen Atkinson, and Catherine Beavis); (8) Responsible Technologies and Literacy (Elizabeth Buchanan and Tomas Lipinski); (9) Internet Chatrooms (Cushla Kapitzke); (10) Re-Schooling and Information Communication Technology (Roger Austin and John Anderson); (11) Transforming the K-12 Classroom with ICT (Colin Baskin); (12) The Complexities of Measuring Technological Literacy (Marcie Bober); (13) Systemic Innovations and the Role of Change-Technology (Chee-Kit Looi, Wei-Ying Lim, Thiam-Seng Koh, and Wei-Loong Hung); (14) Digital Video in the K-12 Classroom (Christopher Essex); (15) Technology as a Classroom Tool (Ann Barron, J. Harmes, and Katherine Kemker); (16) Tapping into Digital Literacy (Mark van't Hooft); (17) Digital Literacy and the Use of Wireless Portable Computers, Planners, and Cell Phones for K-12 Education (Virginia Garland); (18) Using WebQuests to Support the Development of Digital Literacy and Other Essential Skills at the K-12 Level (Susan Gibson); (19) Let Them Blog (David Huffaker); (20) Information Problem-Solving Using the Internet (Steven Mills); (21) How to Teach Using Today's Technology (Moti Frank); (22) Integrating Computer Literacy into Mathematics Instruction (Allan Yuen and Patrick Wong); (23) Teaching and Learning with Tablet PCs (Leo Hin and R. Subramaniam); (24) Using Technology to Create Children's Books for Students by Students (Lyn Howell); (25) Electronic Portfolios and Education (Stephenie Hewett); (26) Teachers and Technology (Karen Cadiero-Kaplan); (27) Literacy in K-12 Teacher Education (Kristina Love); (28) Demystifying Constructivism (Paul Adams); (29) K-12 Educators as Instructional Designers (Kendall Hartley); (30) Creating a Virtual Literacy Community between High School and University Students (Tamara Jetton and Cathy Soenksen); (31) Online Learning Communities (Chris Brook and Ron Oliver); (32) Knowledge Management, Communities of Practice, and the Role of Technology (Lee Hin, Thiam-Seng Koh, and Wei-Loong Hung); (33) The Emerging Use of E-Learning Environments in K-12 Education (Christopher O'Mahony); (34) A Socio-Technical Analysis of Factors Affecting the Integration of ICT in Primary and Secondary Education (Charoula Angeli and Nicos Valanides); and (35) Teaching English as a Second Language with Technology (Kate Reynolds, Ingrid Schaller, and Dale Gable).
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
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Language: English
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