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Peter J. Rich, Brigham Young University - Provo and Charles B. Hodges, Georgia Southern University2017
Georgia Southern University faculty member Charles B. Hodges and Brigham Young University faculty member Peter J. Rich co-edited "Emerging Research, Practice, and Policy on Computational Thinking."
Book Summary: This book reports on research and practice on computational thinking and the effect it is having on education worldwide, both inside and outside of formal schooling. With coding becoming a required skill in an increasing number of national curricula (e.g., the United Kingdom, Israel, Estonia, Finland), the ability to think computationally is quickly becoming a primary 21st century “basic” domain of knowledge. The authors of this book investigate how this skill can ... Read more
Gail K. Dickinson and Judi Repman1-2015
Georgia Southern University faculty members Terry Diamanduros and Elizabeth Downs co-authored "Creating a Safe School Environment: How to Prevent Cyberbullying at Your School" in the publication School Library Management.
Chapter Summary: This book compiles selected articles from Library Media Connection to help school librarians and pre-service librarians learn about how to implement best practices for school library management.
At a time when budget cuts threaten the role of the school librarian, dynamic learning experiences can resurrect the usefulness of the library and the role of its staff. The seventh edition of this popular book helps librarians develop engaging school ... Read more
Drew Polly, Clif Mims, and Kay A. Persichitte2012
Georgia Southern faculty members Stephanie A. Jones, Lucy Santos Green, Charles B. Hodges, and Elizabeth Downs co-authored "Supplementing the Learning Management System: Using Web 2.0 for Collaboration, Communication, and Productivity in the Preparation of School Technology Leaders" in the publication Developing Technology-Rich Teacher Education Programs: Key Issues.
Chapter Summary: This chapter describes how and why Web 2.0 tools are being used in a completely online M.Ed. program in Instructional Technology. Examples of specific tools and their implementation are provided along with the theoretical or pragmatic bases for their use. McGee and Diaz’s (2007) categories for Web 2.0 tools, documentative, communicative, ... Read more
Elizabeth Downs, Georgia Southern University2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Elizabeth Downs authored The School Library Media Specialist's Policy and Procedure Writer.
Book Summary: In one detailed multimedia source, you'll find everything you need to evaluate your library's current policies and procedures, and suggestions to help you develop new ones in today's more complex digital content environment.
Among the many areas covered are:
* Collection Development
* Equipment and Materials Maintenance
* Year-End Reporting
* Web Publishing and Design
* Reading Incentive Programs
* Serving Students with Special Needs
You'll find more than 300 sample policies, procedures, ... Read more