Synopses & Reviews
Add excitement to your classroom with A GUIDED TOUR OF HOT TECHNOLOGIES 2010. Keep yourself and your students up-to-date on the hottest technologies on the Internet from the newest Google Apps to what's new in cloud computing. Play one of the 30 mini-movies on this CD- or Web-based product to spice up your lecture and spark classroom discussion. Or, assign a mini-movie for homework and ask students to complete the correlated assignment. A GUIDED TOUR OF HOT TECHNOLOGIES 2010 takes the prep-work out of providing your students with information on new technologies and helps keep students engaged with content relevant to their lives.
A GUIDED TOUR OF HOT TECHNOLOGIES can add excitement to your daily use of technology. These short videos about the hottest technologies on the Internet ? from the latest Google tools to new ways to share information in the cloud ? provide current and relevant information on technologies that you can put to use right away.
With A GUIDED TOUR OF HOT TECHNOLOGIES you can stay up-to-date on the hottest technologies on the Internet from the newest Web browser, Google Chrome, to how to get information anywhere at anytime with ChaCha.com.
About the Author
Corinne Hoisington is a professor at Central Virginia Community College in Lynchburg, VA with over 20 years of teaching experience. Professor Hoisington is the 2004 recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in Computer Programming. She also serves on the editorial board for the International Merlot Online Project in education. Corinne is the co-author of the Shelly Cashman Series' Visual Basic 2008 and Visual Basic 2005 texts and the author of A Guided Tour of Office 2007, A Guided Tour of Vista, and A Guided Tour of Expression Web.
Table of Contents
Section 1. Get Info Anywhere at Anytime. Explore ChaCha. Explore Cuil. Explore Zillow. Activities. Section 2. What's New in Sharing Information. Explore PollEverywhere. Explore Moblying. Explore Catch a Video. Activities. Section 3. What's New in Web 2.0 Social Networking Information. Explore Delicious. Explore StumbleUpon. Explore LinkedIn. Activities. Section 4. What's New in Internet Explorer 8.0. Explore Mapping Accelerators and Translation Accelerators. Explore WebSlices. Explore Private Browsing. Activities. Section 5. What's New in Plug-Ins. Explore Silverlight. Explore Silverlight Sites. Explore Tafiti.com. Activities. Seciton 6. What's New in Web 2.0 Tools. Explore Twitter. Explore Technorati. Explore Mashups and PopFly. Activities. Section 7. What's New in Google Chrome and Google Tools Part 1. Explore Google Chrome Features Part 1. Explore Google Chrome Features Part 2. Explore Google Traffic/Live Maps. Activities. Section 8. What's New in Google Tools Part 2. Explore Google Translate. Explore Google Finance. Explore Google Sites. Activities. Section 9. What's New in Sites for the College Student. Explore OfficeLive. Explore Tiny URL. Explore YouSendIt. Activities. Section 10. What's New in Hot Web Sites. Explore Newseum. Explore iSpeech. Explore Yelp. Activities.