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Web Literacy for Educators - Alan C. November

Web Literacy for Educators

By: Alan C. November (Editor)

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Published: 1st April 2008
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Boost teacher/student Web literacy while using the Internet to enrich classroom instruction! This practical guidebook helps both teachers and students effectively find, sort, and evaluate information on the Web and illustrates how to use the Internet as a powerful tool for strengthening critical thinking skills across all content areas and grade levels. The author offers methods to conduct smarter, faster, and more productive student research and provides basic steps to help learners judge information for quality and validity. This resource covers: Formative assessments in each chapter Need-to-know information for studentsAE out-of-school, unfiltered researchTips for addressing plagiarismCommonly-used terminology

"A huge contribution. The coverage is very complete, and the examples are engaging and very informative." -- Cheryl Oakes, Collaborative Content Coach for Technology
"Both the newcomer and the tech-savvy educator can find something useful from this well-organized, easy-to-follow book. A wonderful addition for any educator." -- Betsy Muller, Technology Consultant and Teacher
"Internet technology expert Alan November addresses everything an educator needs to know in this modern era to make use of the Internet for a better curriculum and how to address the problems it brings, such as plagiarism." -- Wisconsin Bookwatch, June 2008
"An outstanding guide for any education library." -- The Bookwatch, July 2008

Preface
On the Web
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
Web Basics for Critical Thinking
The Empowered Researcher
Get REAL: How to Validate Information on the Web
Look at the Links
Research Outside the Box: A Guide to Creative Searching
Expanding the Boundaries: Blogs, RSS, Podcasts, and Wikis
Strategies and Evaluation: Putting It All Together
References
Index
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ISBN: 9781412958424
ISBN-10: 1412958423
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 1st April 2008
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.7  x 1.35
Weight (kg): 0.43