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The Technology Toolbelt for Teaching
Instructors are pressured to integrate technology into their traditional or online instruction. This book offers a hands-on resource that shows how to integrate technology into lessons and offers information about common technologies, categorizing by groups, and explains the purposes they serve pedagogically as well as how they can be most effectively used in online or fac ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published March 15th 2011 by Jossey-Bass
(first published January 31st 2011)
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This book is extremely comprehensive. It is ideal for both hybrid and online courses. By starting out with instructional design practices, the authors explain the place for technology in teaching: it is a tool that enhances (vs. replaces) the teaching experience. The tool selection matrix is extremely effective- it helps instructors to have some sort of selection criteria for choosing the right tool for their situation. Finally, they have designed this book in a way that can last through time. A ...more
This was a quick read - well written and thorough, but technology so quickly outdates itself. The book acknowledged that between writing and publishing, technology will have changed and stated that they had to make predictions about which apps would catch on and which ones wouldn't. It's a very, very basic intro to many apps and forms of technologies, but it stops at that - a basic intro.