This book focuses on the major software categories and applications available to educators.
This text emphasizes using the full range of available technologies to promote teaching and learning. It covers all major software application categories and helps readers focus on the concept each category or application represents. The unique functions and features of each application are identified. Then, each chapter emphasizes why that application is a useful educational tool and how educators can design instruction to maximize the application's potential.
For technology educators.
Intended for pre-service and in-service teachers, this volume describes a wide range of available technologies and how they may be used to promote classroom teaching and learning. Covers skills software, computer graphics, word processors, databases, telecommunications, simulations, multimedia and hypermedia, mathematical devices, and emerging technologies such as virtual learning. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)