cmp521 | Graduate

Using Computers In Education

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This course examines how emerging technology can affect the classroom teacher, school administrator, school board members, students, and parents. It explores how technology influences curriculum, instructional design, and educational standards. Equity issues and the consequences to students who lack technological skills and knowledge are also the focal points of this course. This course uses a variety of media and technologies to prepare teaching materials, develop curriculum, and deliver instruction.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Current State of Educational Technology

    • Analyze the impact of cultural diversity and educational equity on current uses of technology in education.
    • Examine aspects for planning technology integration at a district/school level.
    • Evaluate emerging trends in educational technology.
    • Demonstrate appropriate strategies essential to continued growth and development of skills in understanding and implementing emerging technology concepts.
    • Apply the five phases of a technology integration model.
    • Identify professional associations that represent technology teachers.
    • Justify the use of technology in education.

    Integrating Software and Applications

    • Devise criteria and methods for educational software selection.
    • Identify uses of software applications in the classroom.
    • Evaluate software applications integration in the classroom.
    • Coordinate instructional software and software tools to learner needs.
    • Compare and contrast various types of instructional software.
    • Analyze Integrated Learning Systems (ILS) and other networked products.
    • Examine effective distance learning instructional strategies.
    • Assess Internet integration in the classroom.

    Integrating Technology in Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies

    • Identify exemplary Internet sites and software packages for subject-area instruction in language arts, math, science, and social studies.
    • Examine current issues in language arts, math, science, and social studies instruction that may impact the selection and use of technology.

    Integrating Technology in Art, Music, Physical Education and Special Education

    • Identify exemplary Internet sites and software packages for subject-area instruction in art, music, physical education, and special education.
    • Examine current issues in art, music, physical education, and special education instruction that may impact the selection and use of technology.

    Hypermedia and Multimedia

    • Compare and contrast hypermedia and multimedia.
    • Examine planning models to implement hypermedia and multimedia projects.
    • Generate effective presentation software techniques.

    Computers as a Tool for Teachers

    • Assess ways teachers can use computers as a productivity tool for teaching.
    • Examine ways teachers can use computers as a management tool.
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