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Educational Leadership And Technology

RRP $287.99

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Providing models of exemplary use and the latest research, Educational Leadership and Technology reveals the transformational power of emerging technologies to improve student learning, and explores how leaders can bring about this technology integration. Organized according to the impact of new technologies on learning, assessment, teaching, infrastructure, and productivity, the book provides an overview of topics, issues, and strategies expected of effective school principals leaders. Authors Garland and Tadeja offer a critical analysis of today 's emerging technology, while also addressing the need for collaborative efforts of parents, community, and students to implement technologies effectively.

Special Features Include:

  • Full integration of National Technology Standards for Administrators (NETS.A) and the National Education Technology Plan (NETP)
  • End-of-chapter exercises, case studies, and reflections that encourage student involvement and provide context of real-world scenarios
  • School Administrator 's Technology Leadership Self-Assessment a unique and impartial survey in each chapter with self-scoring guide that helps readers determine their technology use and readiness for implementation
  • A robust companion website with PowerPoint Slides, lecture notes, strategies, and links to website and video resources which will reflect changes in technology, policy, and practice
  • Discussion of the newest and emerging technologies, including Cloudware, social media, mobile media, virtual manipulatives, ebooks, and e-games.
  • This book is an important resource for new and aspiring elementary, middle, and high school principals as well as superintendents and technology coordinators.


    An Introduction To Umts Technology

    RRP $366.99

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    An Introduction to UMTS: Specifications, Testing and Standards Bodies is the most comprehensive text for practicing engineers and technicians about testing, specification and standards bodies of cellular communications equipment. It is aimed at those responsible for developing and maintaining both mobile and base station units. Each chapter discusses in detail the necessary elements moving to the more advanced components. In addition to testing, specification and standards bodies, readers will learn: the development life cycle of UE and Node-B building blocks; what needs to be tested; when and how testing should be performed; as well as certification formalities, including processes and procedures; and testing tools and languages.


    Accounting, Technology And Society

    RRP $352.99

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    Complicated problems in society are increasingly being understood as technological or engineering problems. This techno-utopianism colours much discussion around politics, the economy and society. The ability to think critically about this is important but rare across the social sciences.

    This book enables students to understand, measure and evaluate the role of technology in accounting and how that affects the wider world. With coverage of key technologies such as mobile and wireless, cloud computing, robotics and nanotechnology, the author demonstrates how organizations leverage disruptive technologies in order to create value.

    Benefitting from an admirably broad scope, this text will provide advanced students of accounting a thorough understanding of the role of technology in their field whilst students in other disciplines will see the importance of accounting in understanding contemporary society.


    Building A Mobile App

    RRP $14.95

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    Coding is cool, and these fun projects help you get started today!

    Building a Mobile App offers basic lessons in Android development, designed specifically for kids! Three fun projects walk you through basic coding skills using MIT's App Inventor?a free, online programming tool that uses a simple block style language that makes coding easy to learn. No long chapters to read, and no homework?just dive right in! You'll begin with a basic project that shows you how to make an app that works; next, you'll put those skills to work on a photo editing app that takes your skills to the next level. Finally, you'll level up one more time to become a Game Maker?that's right, you'll actually build a mobile game that you can send to your friends! Each project includes step-by-step directions and plenty of graphics to help you stay on track, and easy-to-read instructions help you complete each project frustration-free.

    App building can get pretty complicated, but it doesn't have to start out that way. Start small to pick up the basics quickly, and you'll be coding in no time! This book helps you get started quickly and easily, with a focus on fun.

    • Build your own Android mobile apps using a free online platform!
    • Code everything yourself, including buttons, screens, and interactions!
    • Build an app that lets you draw on pictures you take!
    • Create a simple, interactive game you can share with your friends!

    Adults all over the world turn to For Dummies books for clear instruction with a sense of humor; the Dummies Junior books bring that same "learning is fun" attitude to kids, with projects designed specifically for a kid's interests, needs, and skill level. Building a Mobile App gets kids coding quickly, with fun projects they'll be happy to show off!


    Ethics, Science, Technology And Engineering

    RRP $2.00

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    Described by Catholic World (2006) as "a treasure trove for beginning literacy" in the disciplines of science, technology, and ethics, the 2005 edition of Encyclopedia Of Science, Technology, and Ethics (ESTE) is being revised to include new analytical and interpretive essays on the events, scholarship, people, and legal decisions that have marked the period since the first edition was researched and published. In addition, to help make ESTE more global and interdisciplinary in scope and reach, the second edition will engage consultants from ethics centers around the world, and will feature the revised title Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering: A Global Resource. Highlights of the new edition include an updated glossary and chronology, in addition to scores of new entries, hundreds of revised entries, and more than 300 graphics/images. To be published in four volumes by Macmillan Reference USA, an imprint of Gale/Cengage Learning.







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