Teaching and Learning in the Information Age: A Guide to Educational Telecommunications

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Allyn and Bacon, 1997 - Education - 179 pages
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A curriculum-based book with a blend of applications, theory, history and research, this also offers a practical approach to implementing telecommunications in schools. As well as practical applications, it provides teacher stories which relate the information presented to the classroom. An entire chapter is devoted to research for educators, and the book provides frequent references to the locations of resources.

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Contents

Why Use Telecommunications?
25
Bringing CMC into Classrooms
41
Communities of Practice
63
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Lynne Schrum is Dean of the College of Education and Human Services at West Virginia University. Previously, she was a professor and coordinator of elementary education in the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University. Her research and teaching focus on preparing teachers for the 21st century, appropriate uses of information technology, and leadership in a digital world. She has written eleven books and numerous articles on these subjects; the most recent is How 2, Web 2: How to for Educators. Schrum served on AERA s Council, was editor of the Journal of Research on Technology in Education (JRTE) (2002-2012), and is a past-president of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).

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