Presents an approach in which elementary school students use computers to solve problems as part of the learning process, rather than merely as an education delivery system to replace teachers. Based on a 1996 survey showing that the experience students get on computers in classrooms are nothing lik
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This book presents a rationale and teaching model for integrating computer technology into the curriculum. It addresses a variety of computer software applications, presents real examples of how to integrate technology into the classroom, and focuses on how the computer can be used as a tool for teachers. A Guide for General Education (K-12) teachers.About the Author:
Gary R. Morrison received his doctorate in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University. Since then, he has worked as instructional designer at the University of Mid-America, Solar Turbines International, General Electric Company's Corporate Consulting Group, and Tenneco Oil Company. As a professor at the University of Memphis, he taught courses in instructional design and served as a faculty associate in the Center of Academic Excellence. Presently, he is a professor in the Instructional Design and Technology Program at Old Dominion University, where he teaches courses in instructional design and distance learning. His credits include print projects, multimedia projects, and more than 30 hours of instructional video programs, including a rive-part series that was aired nationally on PBS-affiliated stations.
Dr. Morrison has written more than 100 papers on topics related to instructional design and computer-based instruction and has contributed to several books and instructional software packages. He is co-author of Designing Effective Instruction with Steven M. Ross and Jerold E. Kemp. He is the associate editor of the research section of Educational Technology Research and Development and past president of AEC:T's Research and Theory Division, and Design and Development Division.
Deborah L. Lowther received her Ph.D. in Educational Technology from Arizona State University. Before completing her doctoral work, she was a seventh-grade science teacher. She is currently an associate professor in the Department of Instruction and Curriculum Leadership at the University of Memphis. Her area of concentration is Instructional Design and Technology. She teaches courses primarily focused toward preparing preservice and inservice teachers to integrate computer technology into their curriculum. She also teaches courses that lead to state certification in instructional computing applications. Her research is centered on factors influencing the integration of technology into various learning environments. Over the past 8 years, Dr. Lowther has been very involved with technology integration from the international to the local level. Her involvement includes conference presentations; co-guest editing Technology in the K-12 Schools, a special edition of a national journal; working with multiple grants focused toward technology integration; providing professional development to K-12 schools across the nation. She is currently the Principal Investigator of Professional Development for the Appalachian Technology in Education Consortium.
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Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG013270000X
Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX013270000X
Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 013270000X