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Technology Survival for Educators




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Course level: Continuing Teacher Education

This course provides educators with survival strategies when incorporating technology into the P-12 classroom. Managing and integrating common classroom technology and portable devices as well as integrating web-based and cloud computing applications are introduced. Participants examine basic maintenance and troubleshooting, personal and professional productivity, and issues regarding the safe and ethical use of technology. This course is not available for enrollment to residents of Alabama, Arkansas, and Kentucky.



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Understanding Basic Troubleshooting; Integrating and Managing Portable Devices in an Educational Setting

  • Determine why teachers should possess basic troubleshooting skills.
  • Identify hardware and software components.
  • Identify resources to assist teachers in troubleshooting common classroom technology and portable devices.
  • Identify portable devices.
  • Develop strategies to manage portable devices in the classroom.
  • Describe the benefits and challenges of implementing a “bring your own device” policy in educational settings.

Integrating Cloud Computing and Web-Based Applications

  • Evaluate advantages and disadvantages of integrating cloud computing in the classroom.
  • Compare commercial, freeware, and open source applications.
  • Create a collection of web-based resources.

Integrating Technology for Personal and Professional Productivity

  • Develop effective electronic communication with students and their families.
  • Distinguish between authentic and nonessential use of technology for learning.
  • Construct effective technology assessments.
  • Develop strategies for integrating technology to improve personal and professional productivity.

Integrating Technology Safely and Ethically in the Classroom

  • Summarize concerns involving the safe use of technology in the classroom.
  • Explain appropriate and ethical technology use in the classroom.
  • Identify copyright issues and ethical guidelines for integrating technology in the classroom.


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We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( for more than 40 years.

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Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

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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