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					       LANSchool
More Effective Teaching in
   the Computer Lab
          Jerry Kandies
      Delta State University
     Lecture & Presentations
Students not paying attention…..

• Completing other assignments
• Navigating the Internet
• Checking e-mail
 Information System
     Components




Figure 1-9
           LCD Projectors

• Pro: Effective tools for demonstrating
  computer skill processes

• Con: Hard for students to see the details
  projected on the screen
            LANSchool
• Broadcast software tool
• Runs on any Windows® computer running
  the TCP/IP network protocol
 Can Perform the Following
          Tasks
– Broadcast the instructor computer screen to
  all others in the lab
– View any student’s computer in the classroom
  channel
– Take control of any student’s computer in the
  classroom
– Blank all computer screens to a black screen
– Capture one student computer screen and re-
  broadcast the student screen to all other
  screens in the classroom
       More Engaged in the
        Learning Process
• Removes distractions
• “Locks” the students out of any other
  activities on their computers during the
  demonstration
• Student can walk the class through a skill
  process
• Excellent tool for instruction of courses
  that involve close scrutiny of programming
  code.
     SQL SELECT statement
• Requires correct syntax
• Requires precise punctuation
  – placement of the comma
  – semi-colon
  – quotation marks
  – number of parenthesis needed for the nested
    functions
select ename, hiredate,
TO_CHAR(round(sal + NVL(comm, 0) * 1.15), 'fm$99,999.00')
as "New Salary" from emp
        Foe To The Student
• Resent the loss of freedom
• Can burn out staring at a screen too long
            Judicious Use
• Mix it up with other multi-media
• The reality is that many students
  appreciate the many benefits they are
  getting from the software.

				
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