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Integrating Information & Communications Technologies Into the Classroom

Integrating Information & Communications Technologies Into the Classroom
Author(s)/Editor(s): Lawrence A. Tomei (Robert Morris University, USA)
Copyright: ©2007
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-258-9
ISBN13: 9781599042589
ISBN10: 1599042584
EISBN13: 9781599042602

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Integrating Information & Communications Technologies Into the Classroom examines topics critical to business, computer science, and information technology education, such as: school improvement and reform, standards-based technology education programs, data-driven decision making, and strategic technology education planning. This book also includes subjects, such as: the effects of human factors on Web-based instruction; the impact of gender, politics, culture, and economics on instructional technology; the effects of technology on socialization and group processes; and, the barriers, challenges, and successes of technology integration into the classroom.

Integrating Information & Communications Technologies Into the Classroom considers the effects of technology in society, equity issues, technology education and copyright laws, censorship, acceptable use and fair use laws, community education, and public outreach, using technology.



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Reviews and Testimonials

"Twenty contributions from educators and researchers explore ways of integrating informaton and communications technologies (ICT) into classroom instruction. Chapters in the first section deal specifically with business, computer science, and information technology education. Later chapters address such topics as distance learning technology education and telecommunications services management as a university discipline."

– Book News Inc., August 2007

This book offers some good papers between the covers.

– British Journal of Educational Technology, Vol.39, No.6 (2008)

Author's/Editor's Biography

Lawrence Tomei (Ed.)
Lawrence A. Tomei is Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and a professor in education at Robert Morris University. Born in Akron, Ohio, he earned a BSBA from the University of Akron (1972) and entered the US Air Force, serving until his retirement as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1994. Dr. Tomei completed his MPA and MEd at the University of Oklahoma (1975, 1978) and EdD from USC (1983). His articles and books on instructional technology include: Professional Portfolios for Teachers (1999), Teaching Digitally: Integrating Technology Into the Classroom (2001), Technology Facade (2002), Challenges of Teaching with Technology Across the Curriculum (2003), and Taxonomy for the Technology Domain (2005).

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