Explores teaching and learning principles as applied to the American Indian population. Participants read published case studies, develop and compare their own case studies to published work, and develop an action plan to improve instruction for American Indian students in their classrooms.
This course provides an overview of the research and application of educational technology to support and enhance student learning. Participants will gain a better understanding of how to integrate technology into their teaching practices.
This course provides an introduction to instructional design and an in-depth exploration and application of web-based and digital resources for learning. The course provides an overview of effective web-based resources, including Web 2.0, evaluation strategies for reviewing digital resources, video, discussion threads, and learning objects. Participants will also integrate best-practices in the area of web-based learning environments and develop learning activities and a collection of resources for educational environments. Participants will develop a simple online course structure that will be developed in future courses.
This course provides an overview of online subscription databases used by K-12 students for research and by teachers for professional development. Searching techniques, navigation of the databases, selection of appropriate databases, and integration of database content into core subject content areas and teacher professional development projects are covered.
Provides an overview of digital media application for teaching and learning. Participants will learn to design and produce and digital products to support the curriculum in their classroom. The course will also focus on designing instruction that integrates student use of digital media as learning tools for students.
This online course covers both practical and pedagogical aspects of teaching online. As part of this experience, you will use the Blackboard/WebCT course management system to develop a sample course of your own design, including a syllabus, discussions, course content, and other components that are optimized for the online teaching and learning environment.
This online course is designed to help develop educational technology leaders. In this course students evaluate, plan, and create educational technology-based solutions for learning environments while considering best-practices in technology integration. Participants will learn about topics in educational technology such as, future trends, government policies, professional development models, and evaluation tools. Pre-requisite skills for course: Students should feel fairly comfortable with technology including various hardware and software applications. Participants are expected to have uninterrupted access to the Internet and a computer. EDU 6420, EDU 6430, EDU 6440, or Instructor permission.
Master the essential basics of technologies that are available for the online environment. This online course covers both practical and pedagogical aspects of online technologies. Participants will explore a wide range of online technologies and how they can be used to enhance the online learning environment. Participants will evaluate, select, and integrate technologies into their online course structures.