1st Edition

Integration of Technology into the Classroom Case Studies

    286 Pages
    by CRC Press

    256 Pages
    by CRC Press

    This is Volume 16, number 2 of Computers in Schools and uses case studies and research to focus on the integration of computing and Information Technology into the classroom. The case studies illustrate successful experiences of teachers harnessing the power of technology to enrich and enhance teaching and learning experiences in the classroom.

    Introduction, Integration of Technology into the Classroom: Case Studies; Research: First Steps toward a Statistically Generated Information Technology Integration Model; Case Studies: Are We Rejecting Rigor or Rediscovering Richness? Electronic Expressions: Using E-Mail to Support Emergent Writers; Social and Academic Integration using E-Mail between children with and without hearing impairments; Internet Learning Connections Between Second-Graders and University Teacher Education Electronic Mentors; Integrating Standards-Based Education in a Telecommunications Project: A Case Study; Integrating Literacy and Tool-Based Technologies: Examining the Successes and Challenges; Stepping Stones for Linking, Learning and Moving Toward Electronic Literary: Integrating Emerging Technology in an Author Study Project; Computer Technology Integration: The Winds of Change for Actively Teaching Math and Science; Actively Engaging Learners in Interdisciplinary Curriculum through the Integration of Technology; Collecting and Manipulating Weather Data: using technology Tools in a First-Grade classroom; Videoconferencing in the Classroom: Special Projects towards Cultural Understanding; Teaching and Learning in World-Wide Web Connected classrooms; Persistence and Motivation: A new teachers path to technology infusion; Students and Support for Technology in the Elementary classroom; Hyperstudio for Grade-One Students: A Case Study; How can Technology enhance Children’s' Natural Curiosity?


    D LaMont Johnson and Cleborne D. Maddux are both Professors of Education in the Department of Counselling and Educational Psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno. Leping Liu is Assistant Professor of Education in the Department of Reading, Special Education and Instructional Technology at Towson University.