This paper discusses the use of digital cameras in K-12 education. Examples are provided of the integration of the digital camera and visual images into: reading and writing; science, social studies, and mathematics; projects; scientific experiments; desktop publishing; visual arts; data analysis; computer literacy; classroom atmosphere; and assessment. Advantages and disadvantages of using the digital camera in the instructional process are described, and considerations when purchasing digital cameras for the K-12 classroom are summarized, including viewfinders, storage, resolution, lenses, software, virtual reality, and computer applications. World Wide Web sites for more information on the digital camera are listed. (MES)
In: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference: Proceedings of SITE 2000 (11th, San Diego, California, February 8-12, 2000). Volumes 1-3; see IR 020 112.
Digital Photography; Technology Utilization; Web Sites