Technology Literacy Applications in Learning Environments, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1591404819
  • ISBN-13: 9781591404811
  • DDC: 371.33
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 385 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released October 2006
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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Technology Literacy Applications in Learning Environments presents readers with a view of technology literacy in a learning environment. While word processing skills are important, the development of technology skills covers the areas of presentation software, storage, human interaction, and virtual reality. Instructional technology is dedicated to discovering and developing the pedagogical skills of teaching and learning in a technology-enhanced learning environment.

Technology Literacy Applications in Learning Environments discusses many important topics, such as the defining aspects of instructional technology skills, the use of technology literacy in higher education, and the growing digital divide. This book provides readers a series of examples and guides that support instructional technology literacy, making it a necessary collection addition for academics, researchers, educators, and IT professionals everywhere.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Technology Literacy Applications in Learning Environments Table of Contents.
1: Defining Instructional Technology Literacy.
2: The Pillars of Instructional Technology.
3: The Role of Information Technology in Learning: A Meta-Analysis.
4: Computing and ICT Literacy: From Students' Misconceptions and Mental Schemes to the Monitoring of the Teaching-Learning Process.
5: Technology-Infused Instruction: A New Paradigm for Literacy.
6: Integrating Technology Literacy and Information Literacy.
7: Design, Management, and Evaluation of Online Portfolios: Matching Supply and Demand for Building-Level Educational Administrators.
8: Higher Education Instructional Technology Literacy.
9: Developing Graduate Qualities through Information Systems and Information Technology Literacy Skills.
10: Understanding the Role of Type Preferences in Fostering Technological Literacy.
11: Evolution of a Collaborative Undergraduate Information Literacy Education Program.
12: Achieving University-Wide Instructional Technology Literacy: Examples of Development Programs and Their Effectiveness.
13: Technology for Management, Communication, and Instruction: Supporting Teacher Development.
14: Mentoring and Technology Integration for Teachers.
15: Information Systems Education for the 21st Century: Aligning Curriculum Content and Delivery with the Professional Workplace.
16: Business Graduates as End-User Developers: Understanding Information Literacy Skills Required.
17: Problems Accessing Technology that Hinders Literacy.
18: Narrowing the Digital Divide: Technology Integration in a High-Poverty School.
19: Digital Access, ICT Fluency, and the Economically Disadvantaged: Approaches to Minimize the Digital Divide.
20: Examples and Guide that Promote Instructional Technology Literacy.
21: Learning to Become a Knowledge-Centric Organization.
22: Fundamentals of Multimedia.
23: What Literacy for Software Developers?.
24: Computer and Information Systems in Latin Paleography Between Research and Didactic Application.
25: The Role of Project Management in Technology Literacy.
26: Developing Technology Applications: Effective Project Management.
27: Enabling Electronic Teaching and Learning Communities with MERLOT.
28: Virtual Reality, Telemedicine, and Beyond: Some Examples.
29: Virtual Reality in Education.
About the Editor.
About the Authors.