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A Guided Tour of Hot Technologies 3e

ISBN-13: 9781111825089 / ISBN-10: 1111825084

Corinne Hoisington, Central Virginia Community College
Published by Cengage Learning, ©2012
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£20.99

Add excitement to your classroom with A GUIDED TOUR OF HOT TECHNOLOGIES. Keep yourself and your students up-to-date on the hottest technologies on the Internet, from the latest Google tools to new ways to share information in the cloud.

Play one of these short videos to spice up your lecture and spark classroom discussion. Or, assign a video for homework and ask students to complete the correlated assignment. A GUIDED TOUR OF HOT TECHNOLOGIES takes the prep work out of providing your students with current, engaging content relevant to their lives.

Features

  • Adds excitement to the classroom with information on the hottest technologies available on the Web.
  • Sparks classroom discussion with 30 short videos on the latest tools on the Internet.
  • Takes the prep work out of providing students with cutting-edge technology applications.
  • Keeps students engaged with content relevant to their lives by allowing them to experience the most cutting-edge new tools on the Web by watching them in action and then trying them out on their own.
  • Comes with assignments, which ask students to test drive the technology after watching the video.

SECTION I: SHARING A WORLD OF INFORMATION.
Posterous.
Evri.
Xtranormal.com.
SECTION II: DIGITAL RESEARCH.
Google Wonder Wheel.
Google Timeline.
Carrot2.org and Google Scholar.
SECTION III: THE WORLD AT OUR FINGERTIPS IN WEB 2.0.
Wordle.
Ustream.TV.
ToonDoo.
SECTION IV: NEW SEARCH ENGINES.
Wolfram Alpha.
Bing Part I.
Bing Part 2.
SECTION V: CLOUD COMPUTING.
Cloud Computing – Overview (Google, Amazon, Microsoft).
Cloud Computing – Zoho Example.
Windows Live.
SECTION VI: WEB DESIGN AND GRAPHICS.
Yola.
Colorhunter.
Sumopaint.
SECTION VII: GET INFO ANYWHERE AT ANYTIME.
PollEverwhere.com.
Zamzar.
Slideshare.net.
SECTION VIII: WHAT'S NEW IN GOOGLE TOOLS.
Google Latitude.
Google Translate.
Google Traffic Maps/ Live Maps.
Section IX: What's New in Browsers & Information.
Internet Explorer 9.0 – Part 1.
Internet Explorer 9.0 – Part 2.
Academic Earth.
SECTION X: WHAT'S NEW IN HOT WEB SITES.
Newseum.org.
Zillow.com.
Yelp.com.
Coverage of NEW internet technologies -- including Google Wonder Wheel and Wolfram Alpha.
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Corinne Hoisington
Corinne Hoisington is a professor at Central Virginia Community College in Lynchburg, Virginia. With more than 25 years of teaching experience, Professor Hoisington has been honored with the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in Computer Programming award. A dynamic speaker, she regularly presents on new technology and education trends to instructors across North America. She is the author of several best-selling Shelly Cashman Series texts on Windows, Visual Basic, and Adobe Dreamweaver, as well as Android app development.