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Using Technology for Teaching & Learning

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$1620

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02 Nov 2021

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Using Technology for Teaching & Learning

Course level: EDU Graduate

Learners evaluate technology use and technology integration for teaching and learning while considering the value of current technologies and tools as part of an interactive experience in a 21st-century classroom. Learners will review the considerations and responsibilities of using and maintaining technology in today's schools, including safety, ethics, resources, and financial needs. Using the knowledge gained in this course, students will determine how they will advocate and be change agents for technology integration within their districts, schools, classrooms, and the community. This course is not available for enrollment to residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and New York.

Prerequisites

This graduate level course requires proof of completion of a Bachelor's degree. Be prepared to provide documentation during the checkout process.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Week 1

  • Identify the stakeholders for 21st-century technology integration.
  • Describe characteristics of the 21st-century teacher and learner.
  • Identify state and national educational technology standards
  • Examine the role of ISTE and other content area organizations when integrating technology with curriculum.
  • Explain the difference between technology use and technology integration.
  • Analyze methods for integrating technology into content standards.
  • Analyze digital and media literacies.

Week 2

  • Evaluate the technology integration process and the issues associated with each step.
  • Identify lesson planning models that integrate technology.
  • Explain how technology creates opportunities for differentiated instruction.
  • Discuss how technology is used in a diverse classroom to meet the needs of English language learners and special education students.
  • Demonstrate how to incorporate digital content and electronic resources that support curriculum standards, encourage web activities, and provide application tools for instructional planning.
  • Analyze how student learning might be enhanced by digital and media applications.
  • Describe how schools and school districts are using technology for instructional design, student assessment, and student evaluation.
  • Defend instructional strategies using technologies that align with assessment.

Week 3

  • Evaluate technology tools for communication, collaboration, and design.
  • Evaluate technology tools for researching and organizing.
  • Select technology support for content learning in subject content areas.
  • Discuss how to integrate computer applications in a multi-computer classroom, a one computer classroom, using laptops, or hand held devices.
  • Construct a plan, procedure, or strategy that allows for the use of computer resources during classroom instruction.

Week 4

  • Analyze emerging educational technology trends at the local, state, and national level.
  • Evaluate research-based games, virtual simulations, and remediation software that promote learning.

Week 5

  • Identify Internet safety using acts and programs such as Child Internet Protection Act (CIPA) and I-safety.
  • Examine FERPA laws as they apply to privacy and technology.
  • Evaluate acceptable use policies (AUP).
  • Identify and review copyright and fair use as it applies to technology use.
  • Describe ways teachers can promote safe and responsible technology and social media use.
  • Recommend solutions to bridge the digital divide in your educational setting.

Week 6

  • Evaluate the process of creating significant change in any organization.
  • Analyze how to recognize true technology integration into any curriculum.
  • Propose ways to provide outreach to the community-at-large using technology resources.
  • Create ways to provide for information and involvement opportunities of the families.
  • Discuss the funding opportunities that are available to schools and school districts to meet the needs of the 21st-century learner.
  • Identify budgeting and funding considerations for technology integration within an educational setting.

Prerequisite details

Prerequisites details

A prerequisite is required for this course. The purpose of a prerequisite is to ensure students have the knowledge and/or skills needed to be successful in the course. Students are required to provide proof of prerequisite during the enrollment/registration process.

To meet a course prerequisite requirement, a student must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Successfully completed the prerequisites course at University of Phoenix

  • Provide proof via transcript of completing a comparable course (at least 75% match) or higher level course with at least a grade of C at another institution.

  • Have a University of Phoenix approved Student Appeal on file with the University.

Prepare your documents

During the checkout process you will be prompted to provide proof of the requirement(s). If you completed the prerequisite at another institution, be prepared to upload an official/unofficial transcript.

Still have questions?

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Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

 

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