Society, Ethics, and Technology, Update Edition

Author: Morton Winston,Ralph Edelbach

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 084003380X

Category: Education

Page: 480

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From the forefront of news today to your classroom, SOCIETY, ETHICS, AND TECHNOLOGY, 4e, UPDATE EDITION: Now with Technology and Ethics in the news and information on Engineering Ethics, SOCIETY, ETHICS, AND TECHNOLOGY stresses the latest technological innovations and how these advancements represent new ethical challenges and dilemmas for society as a whole. Winston/Edelbach's timely anthology closely examines technological change and its social consequences from a variety of historical, social, and philosophical perspectives. Your students gain a strong foundation in theoretical and applied ethical matters as they learn how to examine critically the social effects of technology surrounding their daily lives. In addition to highlighting ethical theory, readings assist students in establishing solid decision-making frameworks. Detailed coverage examines the impact of specific, recent technological advances, such as artificial intelligence and surveillance. Special coverage of the history of technology focuses on medieval and twentieth-century developments as well as the technological underpinnings of contemporary globalization. In addition to the history of technology, the book delves into what the future holds in areas such as human rights, information technology, biotechnology, energy, and the environment. Readings in this edition from prominent scholars and leaders focus on the most current issues and debates, while useful introductions and Focus Questions guide student comprehension. Additional readings, drawn from a variety of contemporary social issues, touch on numerous disciplines, from philosophy and sociology to engineering and computer science. This update edition now includes information on engineering ethics as well as summaries of recent news events with discussion and writing questions to help focus students' attention on the related ethical issues. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The 21st-Century Elementary School Library Program: Managing For Results, 2nd Edition

Author: Carl A. Harvey II

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440842450

Category: Education

Page: 149

View: 7049

Compact yet remarkably comprehensive, this book covers all the major aspects of school library services, from administration to instruction focused from the elementary school librarian perspective—now updated and expanded to include the latest developments in makerspaces, the Common Core, social networking, and eBooks. • Provides information written by a former practicing school librarian and guidance that is applicable immediately in school libraries • Updated to include collection development in the digital age to address eBooks and other digital acquisitions • Covers the instructional stance of school libraries

Elementary statistics

Author: Mario F. Triola

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

ISBN: N.A

Category: Mathematics

Page: 838

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Implications of Migration on Income and Welfare of Nationals

Author: Kenichi Ueda

Publisher: International Monetary Fund

ISBN: N.A

Category: Labor market

Page: 31

View: 9315

As labor has become more mobile in today's world, it is important to understand the income and welfare of nationals regardless of their residence. This paper develops two key concepts, gross migration-corrected product (GMP) and welfare cost of migration, and calculates them using New Zealand data. Growth performance measured by New Zealanders' income has been clearly better than suggested by the GDP. The welfare cost associated with a marginal change in the tax rate appears quite high.

Promoting Your School

Going Beyond PR

Author: Carolyn Warner

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781412958134

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 2515

To help schools develop community support, this third edition offers practical communication strategies to strengthen the partnership between schools, parents, businesses, and the community.

Newsletters in Print

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Newsletters

Page: N.A

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Teaching Reading in Today’s Elementary Schools

Author: Betty Roe,Sandra Smith,Paul C. Burns

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111298122

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 592

View: 9587

This market-leading text sets the standard for reading instruction to ensure that aspiring teachers are able to help students learn not only how to recognize words, but also how to comprehend what they read--and enjoy the process. The book balances new approaches to reading, such as language arts integration and emergent literacy/literacy as a continuum, with more traditional foundations of strong skills and phonics instruction. Updates to the Eleventh Edition include discussion of the latest technology for literacy learning, how writing instruction impacts literacy learning, and recent movements in literacy assessment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Digest of Education Statistics (1999)

Author: Thomas D. Snyder

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 0756701309

Category:

Page: 549

View: 9425

Issued by the Nat. Center for Educ. Statistics (NCES). Provides a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from kindergarten through graduate school. Includes a selection of data from many sources, both government and private, and draws especially on the results of surveys and activities carried out by NCES. Chapters: (1) all levels of education; (2) elementary and secondary education; (3) post-secondary education; (4) federal programs for education and related activities; (5) outcomes of education; (6) international comparisons of education; and (7) learning resources and technology. Includes 33 figures and 434 tables.

Satellite Geodesy

Author: Günter Seeber

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 9783110175493

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 589

View: 5466

Completely revised and updated edition. The book covers the entire field of satellite geodesy (status spring/\break summer 2002). Basic chapters on reference systems, time, signal propagation, and satellite orbits are updated. All currently important observation methods are included and also all newly launched satellites of interest to geodesy. Particular emphasis is given to the current status of the Global Positioning System (GPS), which covers now about one third of the book. A new chapter on Differential GPS and active GPS reference networks is included. The GPS modernization plans, GLONASS, the forthcoming European system GALILEO, modern developments in GPS data analysis, error modelling, precise real time methods and ambiguity resolution are dealt with in detail. New satellite laser ranging missions, new altimetry missions (e.g. TOPEX/Poseidon, ERS-1/2, GFO, JASON), and new and forthcoming gravity field missions (CHAMP, GRACE, GOCE) are also considered. The book serves as a textbook for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, as well as a reference for professionals and scientists in the field of engineering and geosciences such as geodesy, surveying, geo-information, navigation, geophysics and oceanography.

Planning for Technology

A Guide for School Administrators, Technology Coordinators, and Curriculum Leaders

Author: Bruce M. Whitehead,Devon F. N. Jensen,Floyd Boschee

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1483306461

Category: Education

Page: 296

View: 2811

Stay a step ahead of technological change so that every student can flourish! Students and classrooms are growing more technologically savvy every semester, and falling behind is not an option. This new edition of an essential text shows educational leaders how to equip their students for the future, with updates such as: Digital developments of the past decade that school leaders must address New content covering the Common Core, distributed leadership, adult learning theory, digital citizenship, cybersecurity, cloud computing, and more A new chapter on creating a “culture of technology” that goes beyond mere user manuals to create responsible, tech-savvy students

Children and Their Art: Art Education for Elementary and Middle Schools

Author: Michael Day,Al Hurwitz

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 049591357X

Category: Art

Page: 432

View: 6693

A trusted guide and companion for current and future art educators, CHILDREN AND THEIR ART presents a professional approach to teaching art consistent with national standards for student learning. This Ninth Edition is targeted at middle level and elementary schools. The authors are experienced as art teachers in the public schools and have a broad knowledge about school art programs. The Ninth Edition provides updated developments in theory, research and practices, with a strong emphasis on how digital technology provides new ways of teaching art. The most comprehensive textbook available for teaching art education methods, CHILDREN AND THEIR ART covers all aspects of teaching art in the elementary and middle school classroom: the basic principles and goals of art education, the characteristics and needs of children as learners, the core principles of art as a subject--aesthetics, principles of design, art history, new developments in art media and technology. It also covers all aspects of instruction: curriculum planning, sample lessons, suggested readings, and internet resources. Among numerous updates throughout the text, the Ninth Edition features a brand-new chapter on new media in art education with 22 new images. It features the use of digital technology in elementary and middle school classrooms and examples of digital art created by students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Census and you

monthly news from the U.S. Bureau of the Census

Author: United States. Bureau of the Census

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: United States

Page: N.A

View: 903

New Serial Titles

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Periodicals

Page: N.A

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A union list of serials commencing publication after Dec. 31, 1949.

Instructional Technology and Media for Learning: Pearson New International Edition

Author: Sharon E. Smaldino,Deborah L. Lowther,James D. Russell

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 129203520X

Category: Education

Page: 364

View: 4184

A core text for Intro to Educational Technology courses. With its hallmark ASSURE technology integration model and classroom cases, this renowned text places readers squarely in the classroom while providing a framework that teaches them to apply what they learn about computers, multimedia, Internet, distance learning, and audio/visual technologies to the 21st Century classroom instruction. Filled with examples drawn from authentic elementary and secondary education situations, this text paints a vivid picture of technology and media enhancing and supporting teaching and learning. The ASSURE cases are supported by video, guided reflection prompts, and lesson plans that demonstrate strong technology integration and lesson planning. In addition to preparing educators with best practices to incorporate technology and media to meet the needs of 21st Century learners, the book includes strong coverage of copyright concerns, free and inexpensive media resources, as well as learning theory and instructional models. The tenth edition updates reflect the accelerating trend toward digitizing information and school use of technologies, especially in the Web 2.0 era. The tenth edition also addresses the interaction among the roles of teachers, technology coordinators, and school media specialists, all complementary and interdependent teams within the school.