A Guided Tour of Hot Technologies, 3rd Edition

  • Corinne Hoisington Central Virginia Community College
  • ISBN-10: 1111825084  |  ISBN-13: 9781111825089
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2010
  • © 2012 | Published
 

About

Overview

Add excitement to your classroom with A GUIDED TOUR OF HOT TECHNOLOGIES. Keep yourself and your students up-to-date on the hottest technologies on the Internet, from the latest Google tools to new ways to share information in the cloud. Play one of these short videos to spice up your lecture and spark classroom discussion. Or, assign a video for homework and ask students to complete the correlated assignment. A GUIDED TOUR OF HOT TECHNOLOGIES takes the prep work out of providing your students with current, engaging content relevant to their lives.


Features/Benefits

  • Adds excitement to the classroom with information on the hottest technologies available on the Web.
  • Sparks classroom discussion with 30 short videos on the latest tools on the Internet.
  • Takes the prep work out of providing students with cutting-edge technology applications.
  • Keeps students engaged with content relevant to their lives by allowing them to experience the most cutting-edge new tools on the Web by watching them in action and then trying them out on their own.
  • Comes with assignments, which ask students to test drive the technology after watching the video.

Table of Contents

SECTION I: SHARING A WORLD OF INFORMATION.
Posterous.
Evri.
Xtranormal.com.
SECTION II: DIGITAL RESEARCH.
Google Wonder Wheel.
Google Timeline.
Carrot2.org and Google Scholar.
SECTION III: THE WORLD AT OUR FINGERTIPS IN WEB 2.0.
Wordle.
Ustream.TV.
ToonDoo.
SECTION IV: NEW SEARCH ENGINES.
Wolfram Alpha.
Bing Part I.
Bing Part 2.
SECTION V: CLOUD COMPUTING.
Cloud Computing – Overview (Google, Amazon, Microsoft).
Cloud Computing – Zoho Example.
Windows Live.
SECTION VI: WEB DESIGN AND GRAPHICS.
Yola.
Colorhunter.
Sumopaint.
SECTION VII: GET INFO ANYWHERE AT ANYTIME.
PollEverwhere.com.
Zamzar.
Slideshare.net.
SECTION VIII: WHAT'S NEW IN GOOGLE TOOLS.
Google Latitude.
Google Translate.
Google Traffic Maps/ Live Maps.
Section IX: What's New in Browsers & Information.
Internet Explorer 9.0 – Part 1.
Internet Explorer 9.0 – Part 2.
Academic Earth.
SECTION X: WHAT'S NEW IN HOT WEB SITES.
Newseum.org.
Zillow.com.
Yelp.com.

What's New

  • Coverage of NEW internet technologies -- including Google Wonder Wheel and Wolfram Alpha.

Learning Resource Bundles

Learning Resource Bundles

Convenient, cost-effective bundles provide additional resources to boost student engagement. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.


Bundle: Microsoft® Office 2010: Illustrated Introductory, First Course + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Printed Access Card + Microsoft® Office 2010 180-day Subscription + A Guided Tour of Hot Technologies, 3rd
ISBN-10: 1428385428  | ISBN-13: 9781428385429


ePack: SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access Code + A Guided Tour of Hot Technologies, 3rd
ISBN-10:  1133640850  | ISBN-13:  9781133640851


Bundle: Microsoft® Office 2010: Illustrated Introductory, First Course + Microsoft Office 2010 Illustrated Introductory Video Companion DVD + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Printed Access Card + Microsoft® Office 2010 180-day Subscription + A Guided Tour of Hot Technologies, 3rd
ISBN-10:  1133538614  | ISBN-13:  9781133538615


Bundle: Microsoft® Office 2010: Introductory + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Printed Access Card + A Guided Tour of Hot Technologies
ISBN-10:  1133430260  | ISBN-13:  9781133430261


ePack: A Guided Tour of Hot Technologies, 3rd + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access
ISBN-10:  1305592816  | ISBN-13:  9781305592810


ePack: CMPTR (with Computers & Technology CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card) + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access Code + A Guided Tour of Hot Technologies, 3rd
ISBN-10:  1133640869  | ISBN-13:  9781133640868



ISBN-10:  1133161154  | ISBN-13:  9781133161158


ePack: Microsoft® Office 2010: Introductory + A Guided Tour of Hot Technologies, 3rd + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access
ISBN-10:  1285931823 | ISBN-13:  9781285931821


Meet the Author

About the Author

Corinne Hoisington

Corinne Hoisington is a professor at Central Virginia Community College in Lynchburg, Virginia. With more than 25 years of teaching experience, Professor Hoisington has been honored with the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in Computer Programming award. A dynamic speaker, she regularly presents on new technology and education trends to instructors across North America. She is the author of several best-selling Shelly Cashman Series texts on Windows, Visual Basic, and Adobe Dreamweaver, as well as Android app development.