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Technology Survival For Educators

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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 graduate-level course is 4 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

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

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

    • Describe the benefits and challenges of implementing a "bring your own device" policy in educational settings.
    • 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.

    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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