2020-2021 Catalog 
    Dec 03, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

EDU 255 - Fundamentals of Educational Technology

Description: Designed for educators in diverse settings (e.g. public and private sectors, pre-K to grade 12, and higher education). Emphasis on systematic processes for designing, developing, evaluating and implementing technology effectively into instruction and the impact emerging technologies have on the educational environment. Aligned with International Society for Technology in Education, National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS-T).

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Course Content:
  1. Instructional design
  2. Theoretical concepts in educational technology
  3. Photo sharing
  4. Video sharing
  5. Podcasting
  6. Blogs
  7. Wikis
  8. E-portfolios
  9. Collaborative editing
  10. Social networking
  11. Web conferencing

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Facilitate student learning and creativity. (2-11)
  2. Design and develop digital-age learning experiences and assessment. (2-11)
  3. Model digital-age work and learning. (2-11)
  4. Model and promote digital citizenship and responsibility. (3-10)
  5. Document professional growth and leadership involvement. (8-11)
  6. Discuss instructional design theories and applications. (1,2)
  7. Identify issues that shape technology's current and future role in restructuring education. (2)
  8. Identify learning activities that seamlessly integrate on-line learning environments into instruction. (3-11)
  9. Utilize digital media to communicate and work collaboratively. (3-11)
  10. Select and use appropriate applications. (2)
  11. Design and develop effective learning communities supported by technology. (1,8,9)
  12. Implement instructional strategies for applying technology to maximize learning of diverse students. (1,2,8,9)