Using Technology With Classroom Instruction That Works
This edition of the book puts light on the ubiquitous aspect of technology and it makes readers learn about the features of 21st century. However the first edition of this book had answered few questions that generally strike in our mind such as ways to incorporate technology into curriculum, which technology will be best in supporting particular learning tasks and objectives and how an instructor can be ensured that used technology will enhance instructions rather than distracting them from it.
But this revised 2nd edition is updated with the new answers and concepts. It has taken into account the several advances of the technology that have occurred after the publication of first book. it contains the details about the advances including the mobile devices, web based multimedia tools and social networks. It has been published after the up to date research and instructional planning framework describes about the most appropriate and beneficial technology applications and resources.
It has approach for making students aware about features of technology with classroom instructions that work of setting objectives and providing feedback, cooperative learning, questions along with cues and advance organizers, nonlinguistic representations, assigning homework and providing practice along with the identification of similarities and gaps with generating and testing hypotheses.
This book recommends many word processing applications educational games and online resources that can make chapter more effective and fun.