Technology Integration For Educators – tech507 (3 credits)

This course is designed to prepare educators to integrate technology for engaging and effective P-12 student learning across the content areas. Participants incorporate technology-based instructional design strategies into a student-centered learning environment, using the National Educational Technology Standards, and inquiry-based, problem-based, and project based learning. Digital tools and resources, software applications, fair use guidelines, and assessment are also examined.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Integrating Technology Into the Classroom

  • Differentiate between teacher-centered and student-centered learning.
  • Identify solutions to potential problems and barriers of integrating technology.
  • Explore technology integration planning models and theories.
  • 1.4 Apply copyright and fair use guidelines for using technology resources.

Identifying Student-Centered Learning Needs

  • Examine the diverse learning styles and needs of learners.
  • Determine digital tools and applications that meet the diverse needs of learners.
  • Integrate tools for communication and collaboration.

Integrating Digital Tools and Software Applications

  • Identify digital tools and applications that can be integrated into student-centered learning.
  • Assess benefits for integrating multimedia.
  • Analyze the benefits of visual and graphic organizers.
  • Compare Web 1.0, Web 2.0, and Web 3.0 tools for educational applications.
  • Explain current issues that may affect the selection and use of technology to enhance student-centered learning.

Exploring Inquiry-Based, Project-Based, and Problem-Based Learning

  • Compare inquiry-based, project-based, and problem-based learning strategies and resources.
  • Analyze real-world, relevant, and authentic learning activities.
  • Incorporate critical thinking strategies into teaching.
  • Analyze the role of social media in the classroom.

Integrating Assessment Strategies

  • Explain current issues that may affect the selection and use of technology for student, peer, and assignment assessment.
  • Examine effective formative and summative assessments.
  • Design assessment instruments for inquiry-based, project-based, and problem-based learning.


  • All objectives apply.

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