A Guided Tour of Hot Technologies 2010

  • AUTHOR: Corinne Hoisington
  • ISBN-13: 9780538752879 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • Mixed Media 
  • 1st Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2010
  • ©2011     Published
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Overview

About The Product

Add excitement to your classroom with A GUIDED TOUR OF HOT TECHNOLOGIES 2010. Keep yourself and your students up-to-date on the hottest technologies on the Internet from the newest Google Apps to what's new in cloud computing. Play one of the 30 mini-movies on this CD- or Web-based product to spice up your lecture and spark classroom discussion. Or, assign a mini-movie for homework and ask students to complete the correlated assignment. A GUIDED TOUR OF HOT TECHNOLOGIES 2010 takes the prep-work out of providing your students with information on new technologies and helps keep students engaged with 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 mini-movies on the latest technologies from Google Apps to cloud computing.
  • 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.
  • Comes with assignments, which ask students to experience the technology on their own.
  • Now available for purchase as a CD or Web streaming video!

About the Contributor

AUTHOR
  • 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.

Table of Contents

SECTION I: THE WORLD AT OUR FINGERTIPS IN WEB 2.0.
Wordle. Ustream.TV. ToonDoo.
SECTION II: NEW SEARCH ENGINES.
Bing Part 1. Bing Part 2. Cuil.
SECTION III: CLOUD COMPUTING.
Cloud Computing – Overview. Cloud Computing – Zoho. Cloud Computing – Microsoft.
SECTION IV: WEB DESIGN AND GRAPHICS.
Nola. Pictaculous. Sumopaint.
SECTION V: GET INFO ANYWHERE AT ANYTIME.
ChaCha.com. Tag Galaxy. Zillow.com.
SECTION VI: WHAT'S NEW IN SHARING INFORMATION.
PollEverywhere.com. Zamzar. SlideShare.net.
SECTION VII: WHAT'S NEW IN WEB 2.0 SOCIAL NETWORKING INFORMATION.
Delicious. StumbleUpon. Linked In Professional Social Network.
SECTION VIII: WHAT'S NEW IN GOOGLE TOOLS.
Google Latitude. Google Translate. Google Finance.
SECTION IX: WHAT'S NEW IN SITES FOR THE COLLEGE STUDENT.
Academic Earth. Google Traffic Maps/Live Maps. LiveMocha.com.
SECTION X: WHAT'S NEW IN HOT WEB SITES.
Newseum.org. Slide.com. Yelp.com.