ERIC Number: ED508889
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Reference Count: 0
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).
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Constructivism (Learning), Web Sites, Instructional Design, Electronic Publishing, Elementary Secondary Education, Online Courses, At Risk Students, Educational Technology, Computer Uses in Education, Teaching Methods, Computer Literacy, Web Based Instruction, Information Technology, Video Technology, Technology Integration, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Computer Mediated Communication, Childrens Literature, Portfolios (Background Materials), College School Cooperation, English (Second Language)
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