cur545 | Graduate
Using Technology For Teaching And Learning
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Engaging Learners Using Technology Integration
- 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.
- 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.
Technology Tools for Teaching and Learning
- 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.
Digital Teaching and Learning
- Analyze methods for integrating technology into content standards.
- Describe characteristics of the 21st-century teacher and learner.
- Identify the stakeholders for 21st-century technology integration.
- 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 digital and media literacies.
Trends in Teaching and Learning with Technology
- Analyze emerging educational technology trends at the local, state, and national level.
- Evaluate research-based games, virtual simulations, and remediation software that promote learning.
Technology Issues and Management
- 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).
- Describe ways teachers can promote safe and responsible technology and social media use.
- Recommend solutions to bridge the digital divide in your educational setting.
- Identify and review copyright and fair use as it applies to technology use
Leadership for Technology Integration
- 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.
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