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Author Reich, Justin, 1977- author.

Title Best ideas for teaching with technology : a practical guide for teachers, by teachers / Justin Reich and Thomas Daccord ; with a foreword by Alan November
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Rouledge, 2015
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Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Introduction; 1. Lectures: Enhancing Teaching and Learning with Multimedia; Introduction; Multimedia Presentations with Images, Video, and Audio; Prepared Presentations with PowerPoint, Impress, and Keynote; Making and Editing PowerPoint Presentations; PowerPoint as an Activity: Engaging Students with Presentations; Searching for Images, Audio, and Video: How to Find All That Good Stuff in the First Place; Searching for Images with Google Image Search; Searching for Audio and Video with AltaVista
3. Note Taking and OrganizationIntroduction; Beyond the Trapper Keeper: Keeping Students Organized Online; Find a Place to Save; Online Student Portfolios: A System for Saving; Taking Notes with Computers; Software Tools for Taking Notes; Using Word Processors for Taking Notes: Microsoft Word, Apple's Appleworks, or Open Office Writing; Nonlinear Note-Taking with Graphic Organizers; The Future of Note Taking: Tablet PCs in the Classroom; Tracking Class Participation; Class Scribe: Sharing Class Notes Created by One Student; Taking One for the Team: Collaborative Note Taking; Final Thoughts
Advanced Features in BloggerBlogging Logistics ... Blogistics?; Blog Protocol and Privacy Issues; Blogging and RSS; Collecting and Reading RSS Feeds with Bloglines; Select Examples of Blogging Activities for the Classroom; Edublogging Assessment; Other Blogging Resources; Chatting; Sample Assignment for a First In-Class Chat; A Sample Chatting Exercise on the Bhagavad-Gita; Basic Guidelines for Chat Groups; Starting a Chat Room with Chatzy; Bringing the World into Your Room: Skype and iChat; Skype; iChat; Some Hints for Better Calls and Videoconferences; Final Thoughts
Final Thoughts2. Discussion and Communication; Introduction; Creative Uses of Email; Using Email to ""Jump Start"" a Class: Daily Warm-up; Reaching Outside the Classroom: Emails to Authors and Other Professionals; Writing Letters to the Editor and Submitting Editorials; Using Email to Connect Your Students to the World: ePals; Educational Uses of Blogging; Breaking Down the blog; Best Practices in Educational Blogging; Ten Things to Do With Your Class Blog; Setting Up a Blog; Blog Types: Single Class Blog, a Blog for Each Student, or Both?; Examples from Real Classroom Blogs
Searching for Audio and Video with GoogleTen Ideas for Teaching with Multimedia; Using Video in the Classroom; Bookmarking; BrowserPoint: Simple Web Site Presentations with Tabbed Browsing; Creating BrowserPoint Presentations; Advanced BrowserPoint; Examples in BrowserPoint; Projectors: Sharing Your Screen with the Classroom; Getting Started with Projectors; The Natives Are Restless: Dealing with Native Resolutions; Should You Buy Your Own Projector?; Getting Data into Your Classroom; Lugging the Lappy; Thumb Drives; Portable Music Players as Hard Drives; Online Storage and Saving
Summary This practical, how-to guide makes it easy for teachers to incorporate the latest technology in their classes. Employing an informal workshop approach, the book avoids technical jargon and pays special attention to the needs of teachers who are expanding the use of computers in their classrooms. The authors focus on what teachers do and how they can do it better, and provide a wide variety of proven tools, tips, and methods for enhancing these activities with technology.""Best Ideas for Teaching with Technology"" provides extensively illustrated tutorials for a wide variety of software, online
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Computer-assisted instruction.
Educational technology.
Internet in education.
Computer-assisted instruction.
EDUCATION -- Administration -- General.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
Educational technology.
Internet in education.
Form Electronic book
Author Daccord, Thomas, author.
ISBN 0765621312