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This course provides educators with survival strategies when incorporating technology into the P–12 classroom. Managing and integrating portable devices, cloud computing, and web-based applications are introduced. Participants examine basic computer maintenance and troubleshooting, personal and professional productivity, and issues regarding the safe and ethical use of technology.
Determine why teachers should possess basic troubleshooting skills.
Identify hardware and software components.
Evaluate advantages and disadvantages of integrating cloud computing in the classroom.
Compare commercial, freeware, and open source applications.
Determine educational functions of basic productivity tools.
Develop effective electronic communication with students and their families.
Distinguish between authentic and nonessential use of technology for learning.
Construct effective technology assessments.
Summarize concerns involving the safe use of technology in the classroom.
Explain appropriate and ethical technology use in the classroom.