Synopses & Reviews
In this extensive collection of select articles, reports, and essays, leading experts and distinguished authors explore educational technology and its impact on learning. They draw from the most current research and best practices to examine:
- Technology and reform, including film and radio in the classroom, research from the Apple Classrooms of Tomorrow, statewide instructional technology programs, technology in the community, and evaluation
- Teaching with technology, plus the evolution of technology- and student-centered classrooms, lessons from an on-line community of education professionals, the integration of technology with teacher preparation, and Internet use by teachers
- Equitable access and technical literacy, including how to invest in technology, evaluate content, bridge the digital divide, engage students in a knowledge society, and create the virtual high school
Filled with diverse perceptions and insights, The Jossey-Bass Reader on Technology and Learning will inspire teachers, administrators, superintendents, school technology directors, and policy makers to become thoughtful leaders in innovation and change.
This comprehensive anthology brings together the most innovative thinkers to debate how technology can be used to enhance teaching and learning in schools.
Filled with diverse perceptions and insights, "The Jossey-Bass Reader on Technology and Learning" will inspire teachers, administrators, superintAndents, school technology directors, and policy makers to become thoughtful leaders in innovation and change.
Table of Contents
Introduction (R. Pea).
Part One: Reports & Standards.
Summary of Findings and Recommendations from Report to the President on the Use of Technology to Strengthen K-12 Education in the United States (President's Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology, Panel on Education Technology).
National Education Technology Standards for Students (International Society for Technology in Education).
New Technology Standards for Teachers (California Commission on Teacher Credentialing).
Excerpts from Long-Range Plan for Technology, 19962010.
Challenges of Creating a Nation of Technology-Enabled Schools (T. Glennan & A. Melmed).
Internet Use by Teachers (H. Becker).
The Link to Higher Scores (J. Archer).
Part Two: Equity, Access & Literacy.
The Digital Divide (D. Tapscott).
Should We Be Worried? What the Research Says about Gender Differences in Access, Use, Attitudes, and Acheivement with Computers (H. Kirkpatrick & L. Cuban).
Girl Games and Technological Desire (C. Brunner, et al.).
Rethinking How to Invest in Technology (C. Dede).
The World's the Limit in the Virtual High School (S. Berman & R. Tinker).
Computer Technology, Science Education, and Students with Learning Disabilities (D. Kumar & C. Wilson).
The Computer Doesn't Embarrass Me (T. Hasselbring, et al.).
Digital Literacy (P. Gilster).
Part Three: Technology and School Change.
Computers and Computer Culture (S. Papert).
Teaching By Machine (D. Tyack & L. Cuban).
The Evolution of Instruction in Technology-Rich Classrooms (J. Sandholtz, et al.).
Redefining Computer Appropriation: A Five Year Study of ACOT Students (R. Tierney).
Some New Gods That Fail (N. Postman).
Computer Mini-School: Technology Builds Community (A. Gooden).
Engaging Students in a Knowledge Society (M. Scardamalia & C. Bereiter).
Using Technology to Support Innovative Assessment (K. Sheingold & J. Frederiksen).