tech521 | Graduate

Presentation Technology For Educators

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In this course, participants explore various presentation tools for creating effective presentations. Participants develop presentations and instructional materials to enhance their students' learning. The course emphasizes the integration of features such as animation, speaker notes, multimedia, charts, Web 2.0 tools, and the Internet. Presentation design and delivery best practices are also covered.

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Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 4

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    Presentation Planning and Multimedia Presentation Tools

    • Research ethical considerations, such as copyright and fair use issues, regarding educational presentations and media use.
    • Establish general guidelines for using multimedia in presentations.
    • Analyze current software and online multimedia tools that can be used by both students and educators to enhance classroom presentations.
    • Incorporate one or more multimedia pieces into a presentation.
    • Develop instructional activities that support students in creation of their own presentations.
    • Describe the qualities of an effective presentation.

    Traditional Software Applications

    • Examine traditional software applications.
    • Describe the components of an effective instructional presentation.
    • Construct a presentation using a traditional software application.

    Online Presentation Applications

    • Compare the characteristics and purposes of various online presentation applications.
    • Identify advantages and disadvantages of using online presentation applications compared to traditional software applications.
    • Describe ways that online presentation tools can be used to create a more interactive and collaborative environment in the classroom.
    • Create a presentation using one or more online presentation tools.
    • Compose effective presentation speaker notes.

    Presentation Assessment Strategies

    • Identify ways to address potential assessment challenges when incorporating multimedia presentations in the classroom.
    • Identify effective techniques to assess student learning before, during, and after multimedia presentations.
    • Discuss effective ways to use presentation tools as forms of assessment in the classroom.
    • Create an assessment tool to evaluate students’ learning following a multimedia presentation.
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