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Connecting Student Smartphones to Education

Non-Credit Course
15 Clock Hours

Course Description
Participants in the course will receive a comprehensive overview of how smartphones can be used to collaborate, create, and assess in the classroom.  Teachers will examine current trends, beliefs, and applications of the smartphone and how to effectively manage these devices with students in their classroom.  Completion of the course will provide you with a wealth of ideas and skills to create your dynamic classroom using your smartphone.

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 this course:

1. To design and develop 21st century skills across curriculums (NBPTS 1; ISTE 1; InTASC 1, 3, 5, 7; DFFET 1abe, 2bc, 3cde, 4acef)
2. To appraise key technological tools (smartphones) and strategies for their impact on teaching and learning (NBPTS 1, 2, 3, 5; ISTE 2, 3; InTASC 1, 2, 4-8; DFFET 1de, 2bc, 3ce, 4af)
3. To employ emerging technology tools to design, develop, and evaluate relevant experiences for students (NBPTS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; InTASC 1-8; DFFET 1abde, 2c, 3bcde, 4acef)
4. To employ other educational professionals to improve student learning through the use of smartphones in the classroom (NBPTS 5; ISTE 5; InTASC 9,10; DFFET 2c, 3ce, 4acef)

Self-Paced courses are delivered within our online classroom and available 24/7. You can begin your study program at any time.

Ongoing Enrollment
Online structured courses are delivered within our online classroom and available within a specific scheduled time window with your instructor.

Site based courses are delivered on site in certain locations during a specific date range with a live instructor.