Computers can help teachers accomplish many of their tasks more efficiently and effectively, but how can a time-strapped teacher determine which pieces of technology are likely to be most helpful? This easy-to-read book offers useful guidance for real-world situations. Organized around specific instructional goals (improving student writing, promoting collaborative learning) and commonly encountered tasks (communicating with students between class, distributing course materials), the book shows teachers at all instructional levels when and how technology can help them meet everyday challenges.
Written in an anecdotal, non-technical style, the book and its accompanying CD-ROM cover how to use technology to:
communicate with students
distribute course materials
promote collaborative learning
learn through experience
clarify course objectives
improve student writing
develop student research skills
use assessment and feedback
collect course materials
Teachers looking for tools to help them work better and more quickly will welcome this invaluable guide to the technology that will expedite their search.