Higher Education

Web 2.0: Making the Web Work for You, Illustrated, 1st Edition

  • Jane Hosie-Bounar
  • Barbara M. Waxer Santa Fe Community College
  • ISBN-10: 0538473215  |  ISBN-13: 9780538473217
  • 120 Pages
  • © 2011 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $35.25
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Incorporating Web 2.0 lessons into your course just got easier. Introducing a new title from the Illustrated Series – WEB 2.0: MAKING THE WEB WORK FOR YOU is the perfect complement for any computing course. This streamlined book incorporates the Illustrated two page spread, keeping students engaged in Web 2.0 topics without having to sift through dense text.

Features and Benefits

  • Makes Web 2.0 topics relevant to students' academic lives with instruction on evaluating research results and finding media for projects.
  • Teaches students to collaborate and share information over the Web.
  • Discusses the importance and consequences of perfecting your online persona.
  • Gives plenty of assessment and practice opportunities.
  • Perfect for teacher training courses! This streamlined book gets teachers up to speed on the latest Web 2.0 tools and uses in their classroom.

Table of Contents

Unit A: Research 2.0.
Unit B: Finding Media for Projects.
Unit C: Collaborating and Sharing Information.
Unit D: Perfecting Your Persona.

Learning Resource Bundles

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ISBN-10: 1111869391 | ISBN-13: 9781111869397

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Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 0538473223 | ISBN-13: 9780538473224)

Now all instructor materials are available on one convenient and easy-to-use CD. Designed to help facilitate classroom instruction, this CD has instructor files unique to the textbook. A variety of ancillaries are included such as data and solution files, syllabi, and PowerPoint presentations. All of these tools can help motivate students and enhance their knowledge and course appreciation.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Jane Hosie-Bounar

Author and instructional design expert Jane Hosie-Bounar has written articles, textbooks, and online training for a variety of software products, including Microsoft Office, Windows 8, and Adobe Photoshop. She has also written about using Web 2.0 technology for research and collaboration, and to create and manage an online persona. In addition to writing technical books and online training, she is a fiction writer whose novel Life Belts won the Delacorte Press Prize.

Barbara M. Waxer

In addition to writing popular textbooks on Microsoft® and Adobe®, Barbara Waxer teaches Copyright and Digital Media at Santa Fe Community College. Her text INTERNET SURF AND TURF: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO COPYRIGHT, FAIR USE AND FINDING MEDIA won the 2006 Texty Award, presented by the Text and Academic Authors Association, as well as the New England Book Show Award in the College Category.