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.
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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