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Technology Tools for the Digital Teacher

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

Course Description. 
Educators will become skilled on how to use digital resources to collaborate, create, communicate, and assess students.  Participants will gain an understanding of internet resources to create an online classroom (using a web-based learning management system), flipped classroom and screen-casting, formative assessments, eBooks, videos, communication options for students and parents, and more to maximize the learning environment and reach students through different learning mediums.  

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 1-2; ISTE (International Standard for Technology in Education) 1)
2. To appraise key technological tools and online resources and strategies for their impact on teaching and learning (NBPTS 1, 2, 3, 5; ISTE 2, 3)
3. To employ emerging technology tools and world-wide-web resources to design, develop, and evaluate relevant experiences for students (NBPTS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
4. To employ other educational professionals to improve student learning through the use of digital resources in the classroom (NBPTS 5; ISTE 5;10;)
5. To demonstrate proficient knowledge of skills and concepts related to digital resources and their integration into the classroom to enhanced create learning experiences for students (NBPTS 1-5; ISTE 1-4; 5, 6;)

 

 

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.

04/15/19 - 05/12/19 Online
Apr 15 - May 12, 2019
Site based courses are delivered on site in certain locations during a specific date range with a live instructor.