EDUC1215 Technology Strategies for Educators

Course Description

This course is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to support and reinforce the instruction of K-6 students in the area of technology. Students will utilize technology to gather and develop classroom lesson plans. Students will examine assistive/augmentative technology and the technologies required of prospective and practicing teachers. Students will also learn to apply those skills and knowledge when assisting students.
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Define terminology related to the instruction of technology and assistive/augmentative technology.
  • Demonstrate how to access and effectively use available resources using technology, including assistive/augmentative technology.
  • Identify technology resources to enable and empower learners with diverse backgrounds, characteristics, and abilities.
  • Demonstrate the use of technology to gather and record data regarding student performance.
  • Utilize educational technology to broaden student knowledge about technology, to deliver instruction to students at different levels and paces, and to stimulate advanced levels of learning.
  • Analyze the technical skills and continuous development needed to effectively use technology and assistive/augmentative technology with students.
  • Apply the concepts of social, ethical, legal, and human issues surrounding the use of information and technology in prekindergarten through grade 12 schools.

Prerequisite

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2 credits: 2 lectures / presentations, 0 lab, 0 other