Managing Information Technology in Secondary Schools

Managing Information Technology in Secondary Schools

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The widespread introduction of information technology has had a huge impact throughout the secondary school, yet many schools still encounter problems in that IT is both a subject in itself and also a cross-curriculum skill. Moreover, it can be difficult to achieve the necessary balance between what is desirable and what is practical when faced with limited finance and staff skills and knowledge. The book also includes a useful glossary of technical terms. It also provides helpful activities which can be used for staff training. By examining IT from a whole school perspective, this book gives guidance to managers and governors on how to formulate a whole school policy for IT, and how to develop strategies for managing IT effectively. An important aspect of this is how to provide equality of access to IT through the organization of curriculum and resources.However, there are a number of health problems that have been associated with using computers. ... Headaches and eye strain may be caused by a poor quality monitor display and intensive computer usage over a long period of time. A poor anbsp;...

Title:Managing Information Technology in Secondary Schools
Author:Roger Crawford
Publisher:Psychology Press - 1997


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