Classroom Technology

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Presentation on technology that can be used in the classroom.

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  • 1. Chapter 4: Digital Technologies in the Classroom Rebekah Lemus, Alan Fox, and Becca Pester

2. Before Digital

  • Dittograph Machine
    • Black and blue transfer paper
    • Limited copies
    • No mistakes

3. Personal Computer

  • Finished product viewed on screen
  • Correction able
  • Fonts and graphics were alterable
  • Printing
    • Multiple copies made easy
    • Color prints
    • Transparencies
    • Graphics

4. Input Devices

  • Keyboard and mouse
  • Scanner
  • Digital cameras
  • Digital tablets
  • Sound input
  • Pen input
  • Touch screen devices
  • Input via voice
  • Electronic whiteboards

5. Keyboard and mouse 6. Scanner

  • Flatbed scanner
    • Recognizes printed characters
  • OCR Software
    • Resolution: DPI (Dots per Inch)
  • Ports
    • USB (Universal Serial Bus)
    • USB expansion hub

7. Digital Camera

  • No light sensitive film
  • Save on memory card, disk, or CD
    • 8 megabyte memory card holds approximately 30 medium-resolution images
  • Transfer images to computer for storage
    • Via cable and port
  • Viewing and Printing
    • View before pictures are taken and after
    • Delete to save memory space
    • Print on photography paper or regular paper

8. Web-cam

  • Mounted on monitor
  • Connected via USB port to computer
  • Microphone, still, video, and audio capabilities via the Internet
  • Classroom usage
    • Take pictures of student work
    • Customize class website
    • Record field trip
    • Document science experiment

9. Graphic Tablets

  • Digitizers
  • Pen shaped device
  • Electronic pressure-sensitive pad
    • Circuits completed
  • Classroom uses
    • Diagrams
    • Artwork
    • Alter digital images on screen
    • During presentation circle key ideas/words
    • Annotate scanned images

10. Sound Input Devices

  • Small speakers and personal microphone
  • Via ports
  • Music, sound, spoken word digitized and stored
    • Special effects added, sped up or slowed down
  • Output sound through speakers

11. Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) 12. Touch Screen Divices 13. Input via Voice 14. Electronic Whiteboards 15. Activity: Portraits

  • Pass the digital camera, taking a picture of the person that passed it to you
  • Once the digital pictures are uploaded into the computer, retrieve your own picture from the collaborative file called portraits
  • Open your picture with Photoshop and alter it three different ways
  • Save your new portrait to the collaborative folder as [Your Name]
  • Sign your name on your picture using the graphic tablet
  • Use these pictures during the slide show to familiarize yourself with all the students in the class