Explores present and emerging technologies used for educational
purposes, including email and the Internet in the educational
environment. More advanced technologies such as presentation software
and database management systems are presented and discussed.
Examine, evaluate, and demonstrate a variety of technological tools for
Topic Outline (including but not restricted to the
E-Mail as a
spreadsheets as Record-keeping Tool
applications for the classroom use
Students will read "Evaluation of Web Design for the College Course"
and apply criteria to their own existing or proposed web site. Students
will read articles and evaluate technology tools available for use in
the classroom by visiting instructional technology websites. Students
will participate in an online discussion board. Students will write a
lesson plan that demonstrates the integration of technology into an
instructional setting. Students will develop and present a proposal to
integrate selected technology into the curriculum.
During class meetings, students will be taught skills in using word
processing, record-keeping, and presentation software for classroom
use. Students will be taught Internet skills including email, web
browsing, searches, and web page creation to facilitate classroom
communication. Students will be taught course management system basics.