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Integrating iPads into the Classroom

Graduate-Level Credit / Non-Credit Hours
3 Semester Credits, 5 Quarter Credits, or 45 Clock Hours

Course Description
Educators will learn how to use the iPad, iTunes, and various other applications for delivering any course content to their students.  Educators will become skilled on how the iPad can promote their content area, differentiate instruction, provide multiple representations, and motivate their own professional development.  Educators will gain understanding of Internet resources, iPad applications, the flipped classroom, eBooks, videos, and more 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; InTASC 1, 3, 5, 7; DFFET 1abe, 2bc, 3cde, 4acef)
2. To appraise key technological tools (iPads and Apps) 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 and the iPad 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 the iPad in the classroom (NBPTS 5; ISTE 5; InTASC 9,10; 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; InTASC 4, 5, 6; DFFET 1abcdef, 2c, 3cde, 4acef)


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By Heather Novak
Reviewed 1 year ago
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By Thomas Syska
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Paul Wright is an excellent instructor!


By Elizabeth Gallo
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Instructor was great and had great feedback and ideas/answers to questions.


By Shelisa Henrichs
Reviewed 1 year ago
Paul was an excellent instructor. Very prompt with grading.


By Erin Arnold
Reviewed 1 year ago
Thank you for all of your time and help!


By Toni Powers
Reviewed 1 year ago
Great instructor with very immediate responses and grading!


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