Perfect for pre-service and practicing teachers The Computer as an Eduational Tool: Productivity and Problem Solving guides the reader as they learn:
- to become proficient at applying the computer to solve problems,
- to infuse the computer into the curriculum in order to help students do the same,
- and to integrate technology into their professional, academic, and personal lives in useful and meaningful ways.
Written by leaders in the field of Educational Technology this text illustrates how technology can be used to support learning while being transparent as possible--that is, that the use of technology does not call attention to itself but rather is a means to an end. This philosophy is reflected throughout the book and illustrates how the computer can empower the user to solve problems effectively and efficiently.
Table of Contents
PART I Foundations & Theory
Chapter 1 Learning and Instruction
Chapter 2 Computer Applications in Education
Chapter 3 The Impact of the Computer on Education
Chapter 4 Legal and Ethical Issues
Chapter 5 Learning About the Computer
PART II Classroom Applications as Learning Tools
Chapter 6 Learning with Graphics Tools
Chapter 7 Learning with Word Processor Tools
Chapter 8 Learning with Spreadsheet Tools
Chapter 9 Learning with Database Tools
Chapter 10 Learning with Multimedia Tools
Chapter 11 Learning with Internet Tools
Chapter 12 Internet Applications in Education
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$64.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-208123-8