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1 Introducing

2 Agenda What is GTW? Benefits for Instructors Benefits for Students Take a look Complete Learning Package Access to GTW Ordering Information Learn More

3 What is the Global Technology Watch? Portal to technology-related news and resources – Current and archived news articles (newspapers, academic journals, magazines, etc.) – Videos – Podcasts – Opinion Pieces – Web sites – Reference – Statistics Updated 4 times a day!

4 Benefits for Instructors Takes the guesswork and last-minute searching out of providing your students with the most up-to-date and relevant technology-related information Helps breathe new life into your Computing course by emphasizing why computer concepts matter in today's world.

5 Benefits for Students Helps students get more out of your computing course by tying the concepts covered in class to current technology news from around the globe. – Makes concepts relevant and interesting – Gives students a global perspective

6 Breadth of Topics With over 20 topics, it is easy to find information relevant to what you're covering in class and subjects that your students find interesting. Enables more lively discussion topics and assignments. Many of the Related Portals coincide with Cengage Learnings Computer Concepts textbooks.

7 LETS TAKE A LOOK Global Technology Watch

8 Typical Topic Page Video Images Podcasts Primary Sources External Web sites Global Perspective General information about the topic

9 Typical Topic Page - continued Information gathered from: Newspapers Magazines Academic Journals Reference Material Statistical Studies

10 Interactive World Map Helps students see computer concepts from a global perspective

11 THE COMPLETE LEARNING PACKAGE Global Technology Watch

12 Complete Learning Package Premium Content AssignmentsRubrics Mapped to textbooks

13 Assignments and Rubrics GTW comes with many open- ended assignments that ask students to think critically about current technology news. Assignments include: – Discussion topics – Research & Explore projects – Watch & Listen activities. Grading rubrics provided

14 Mapped to Textbooks Pair GTW with any of Cengage Learnings computer concepts texts to keep your course current. Mapping grids are provided to help you match textbook chapters with corresponding GTW portals and assignments.

15 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Global Technology Watch

16 Accessing GTW Content and Instructor Resources Log into Search for and add the Global Technology Watch Instant Access Code to your bookshelf Click Global Technology Watch to access the content Click Instructor Companion Site to access the Instructor Resources (assignments, rubrics, etc.)

17 Ordering Information Contact your sales representative to add Global Technology Watch to your book order. ISBN Product Printed Access Card – Provide this to your campus bookstore (if not purchasing in a bundle) Instant Access Code – Provide this to students who wish to purchase from CengageBrain.com Ask your sales representative to create a bundle

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