med566 | Graduate

Teaching Methods: Secondary Technology

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The primary focus of this course is the integration of educational technology, particularly the identification of instructional technology to support student learning in a secondary setting.  Participants explore, evaluate, select, and integrate the most effective forms of technology resources for student achievement. Another emphasis is on the role of the teacher as a technology leader.

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

Course details:

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

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    Teacher as Technology Leader

    • Recommend ways to collaborate for better use of technology.
    • Model ethical behavior in the use of technology.
    • Explain processes to acquire technology appropriate for classroom settings.
    • Determine opportunities to implement technology that influences student achievement.

    Technology Integration

    • Incorporate technology across the curriculum.
    • Asses technology for effectiveness, efficiency and engagement.


    • All objectives apply.

    Foundations of Educational Technology

    • Differentiate educational technology and instructional technology.
    • Describe the key components of 21st century learning, including distance learning.
    • Define the issues shaping the use of technology in education.
    • Summarize the copyright and Fair Use laws relevant to education.
    • Identify the national technology standards.
    • Contrast technology and media.

    Technology Resources

    • Describe the changing role of the media center.
    • Identify the differences between the one-room computer, a multiple-computer classroom, laptop carts, and computer laboratories.
    • List the advantages and limitations of integrating free and inexpensive materials.
    • Analyze appropriate technology for learning.
    • Determine possible roles for games and simulations in teaching and learning.
    • Determine possible roles for social media in teaching and learning.

    Educational and Instructional Technology

    • Differentiate between teacher centered and learner centered strategies.
    • Apply the ASSURE and TIP models of technology integration.
    • Identify Web 2.0 resources that assist learning.
    • Locate technology research tools to foster student learning.
    • Use educational technology for planning, organizing, and collecting data.
    • Use educational technology for administrative purposes.
    • Determine strategies for supporting ELL with technology.
    • Determine strategies for supporting special needs students with technology.
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