The second edition of Herring's book has been entirely rewritten and includes seven new case studies containing information on recent technology changes in both the hardware and software available for use in schools. The case studies focus on the need for teacher/school librarian cooperation in developing IT programmes that relate to the curriculum. These practical essays are supported by illustrations, tables and graphs, and are written in non-technical language with some references for further reading. Topics covered include: information skills, software selection, database creation, issue systems, in-service training. Recent developments in CD-ROM hypertext, and the use of multimedia are reported. This is a book for school librarians and teachers wishing to exploit IT for curricular ends, as well as for paraprofessionals involved in school library work.This request came from one of a group of pupils researching current affairs topics as part of GCSE English coursework. Pupils are required to write a discursive essay on a controversial topic of their own choice, presenting a range of views andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Information Technology in Schools|
|Author||:||James E. Herring|
|Publisher||:||Library Association Publishing (UK) - 1992|