About the Book
Global Encyclopaedia of Educational Technology is an integration of different methods based on both learning theory and teaching practice. The revised edition presents effective theory and research-based strategies for integrating technology resources and technology-based methods into everyday classroom practices. It is written from the teacher’s perspective, making it ideal for both novice and experienced computer users. Unique coverage of integrating technology into specific content areas demonstrates how to use technology to teach language arts, social studies, science, math, music art, physical education, and special education, rather than just providing generic strategies. For practicing teachers and computer users the book is a paradise.
About the Author
Rita Raj is an Associate Professor in the English Department at George Mason University. Her father was serving in the Indian Air Force. She completed her elementary and secondary education in Delhi. Then she joined her mother who is working as an advisor to company planning in USA. Her research work was based on modern technological interactions with education. She started building web based learning environments in 1996. Her most recent client is the National Security Agency, for which she Co-directed a team in the design, construction, and assessment of publications include articles on game based learning, digital writing courses, asynchronous discussion databases, and virtual organization and distance learning. Earlier articles include cultural studies in the classroom, computer-generated graphics, and organizational dynamics. She devoted the earlier part of her career to producing and directing broadcast documentaries.