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Advanced iPad Applications: Collaborate, Create, Communicate, and Assess

Graduate-Level Credit / Non-Credit Hours
3 Semester Credits or 45 Clock Hours

Course Description
This course is specifically designed to teach educators how to collaborate with parents and students using the iPad. Learn about tools/apps used to create lessons, books, videos, and more. Educators will learn how to enhance communication with students and parents using the iPad, and how to assess students. Educators will leave the course knowing a wide range of applications to maximize the learning environment. 

Global Goals of the Course
To deepen and/or apply the content and skills of the teacher’s existing professional knowledge base by meeting the following global goals of the course:

1. To design and develop 21st century skills across curriculums (NBPTS 1; ISTE 1; DFFET (Danielson Framework for Effective Teaching. These are the Domains and Standards) 1abe, 2bc, 3cde, 4acef)
2. To appraise key technological tools (iPad and Apps) and strategies for their impact on teaching and learning (NBPTS 1, 2, 3, 5; ISTE 2, 3; DFFET 1de, 2bc, 3ce, 4af)
3. To employ emerging technology tools and the iPad to design, develop, and evaluate relevant experiences for students (NBPTS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; DFFET 1abde, 2c, 3bcde, 4acef)
4. To employ other educational professionals to improve student learning through the use of the iPad in the classroom (NBPTS 5; ISTE 5;10; DFFET 2c, 3ce, 4acef)
5. To demonstrate proficient knowledge of skills and concepts related to iPad Apps and integration of the iPad to create learning experiences for students (NBPTS 1-5; ISTE 1-4; 5, 6; DFFET 1abcdef, 2c, 3cde, 4acef)


By Sherry Northrup
Reviewed 2 years ago
Loved the course. Paul was very helpful! I learned a great deal of information that I will use in the classroom.

By Shelley Garner
Reviewed 2 years ago
Very supportive

By Heidi Schultz
Reviewed 2 years ago
This professor is thorough, fair, up-to-date on technology in the classroom, and is personable. I will look for more of his classes.

By Michelle Neuberg
Reviewed 1 year ago
Paul Wright is a great instructor. Always has great feedback and suggestions and puts students interest first. He works with you to make a connection to your classroom and students.

By Ivonne Ballesteros
Reviewed 6 months ago
I love that Paul Wright was always available and always encouraging when I felt overwhelmed. Technology is not my best friend.

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