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Technology Integration For Educators

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This course is designed to prepare educators to use technology to inform teaching and learning in middle and high school settings. Teacher candidates create and design effective, relevant, and engaging student learning outcomes across the content areas. Candidates incorporate technology-based instructional strategies into student-centered learning, applying industry standards and fair use guidelines. Educational technology integration and classroom use of digital tools and resources, software applications, and assessments are also examined.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks 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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    Integrating Technology Into the 21st-Century Classroom: Basic Tools

    • Determine characteristics of instructional software products that are beneficial to the secondary classroom.
    • Analyze integration strategies, selection criteria, benefits, and limitations of instructional software products.
    • Examine the effectiveness of educational software tools in the classroom.
    • Investigate assistive technology tools and resources.

    Integrating Technology Into the 21st-Century Classroom: Advanced Tools

    • Assess the advanced uses of classroom software tools.
    • Evaluate how educators make use of data collection and analysis tools.
    • Examine the use of digital assessment tools in the classroom.
    • Assess planning and organizational software for use in the secondary classroom.

    Exploring Technology Tools That Enhance Teaching and Learning

    • Examine guidelines for digital citizenship to support student safety in a digital environment.
    • Evaluate online communication and social networking tools.
    • Determine apps to meet educational needs of diverse learners.
    • Compare inquiry-based, project-based, and problem-based learning strategies and resources.
    • Integrate critical thinking strategies into teaching using educational technology.

    Exploring Online and Blended Learning Environments

    • Examine examples of current online course models and practices.
    • Examine examples of current blended learning models and practices.
    • Analyze assessment tools and strategies to build into a distance learning infrastructure.
    • Identify features of current day virtual schools.
    • Assess integrative and engaging strategies for virtual environments.

    Integrating Technology Across the Curriculum

    • Identify implications for technology integration across grade levels and curricula.
    • Select technology integration strategies that can meet the varied needs of students.
    • Develop a strategy for building teacher knowledge and skills in technology integration.

    Creating a Foundation for Effective Technology Integration in the Classroom

    • Analyze historical perspectives of instructional technology.
    • Examine the impact of societal, educational, cultural, and ethical issues in the field of educational technology.
    • Identify trends in emerging technologies and their effect on 21st-century teaching.
    • Contrast objectivist and constructivist teaching strategies.
    • Analyze learning theories that have contributed to technology integration.
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