Educational Technology 101 (K-12)/Flex Course

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This course will introduce you to all the latest technology you have been hearing about. Learn the basics of the following educational technology topics as well as how to use all of them in your classroom: blogs, classroom websites, podcasts, wikis, digital storytelling, YouTube and TeacherTube, virtual field trips, WebQuests and even social media including Facebook, Twitter, and Skype. If you have a computer in your classroom, you need this course!

Syllabus

Unit One

Introduction to Educational Technology
Introduction to Microsoft Word
Introduction to Microsoft Excel
Internet Safety
Assignment #1: Write an autobiography
Test #1
Unit Two

Successful Search Strategies
Information Literacy
Creating a WebQuest
Assignment #2: Article reflection
Test #2
Unit Three

Keep it Simple with RSS
The World of Wikis
Going Blog Wild
Assignment #3: Share Your Expertise
Test #3
Unit Four

Classroom Websites
Digital Storytelling
Podcasting
Test #4
Unit Five

Virtual Field Trips
YouTube and TeacherTube
Social Media
Test #5
Unit Six

Interactive Websites
Introduction to Interactive Whiteboards
Using an IWB for Brainstorming and Concept Mapping
Assignment #4: Create a classroom wiki
Assignment #5: Reading/Learning Log (Based on required resource book)

key words, tags

Educational technology, K-12 teaching, professional development


Course properties

Form of education
Formal
Formal education level
Professional development
Learning language
English
Discipline
Teacher training without subject specialization, Education
Provider’s course code
UCSD Course Number: EDUC31493
Course authors
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Organization
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Currency
USD
Course cost
264.0
IP transfer allowed
Previous courses entrance requirements
This course has a modestly-priced required resource book (available in both new and used versions) that can be purchased through Amazon using the following link. http://www.amazon.com/Stratosphere-Integrating-Technology-Pedagogy-Knowledge/dp/0132483149/ Note that you can begin and participate in your course before the book arrives. "Stratosphere: Integrating Technology, Pedagogy, and Change Knowledge” by Michael Fullan
Career list corresponds to course
K-12 teachers
Entrance test
Groups formation by readiness level
Teachers presence
Tutors presence
Facilitators presence
Interactivity in training materials
Collaborative learning presence
Discussions, forums presence
Webinars, video conferences presence
meetup presence
LMS integration
Learning Analytics
Certification presence
Certification types
Credit
Certificate name
Credit from UC San Diego Extension
Course time limits
Opportunity to enter after start
Learning types (sync/async)
asynchronous
Module unit
Unit
Course modules number
6
Tests (exams) number
5
Personal learning path possibility, course individualization
Special needs support

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