Technology Integration: Instructional Strategies and Classroom Management
This course focuses on the integration of technology processes and resources for enhancing the teaching and learning process. Explores educational and management software, productivity 34 tools, emerging technologies (e.g., CD-ROM, laserdisc, multimedia/hypermedia, telecommunications), instructional strategies, key issues and trends related to computer technology in the teaching/learning environment. Students design, develop, implement and evaluate instructional units that integrate technology into instructional lessons and units. Required for education technology majors.
Technology Production: Desktop Materials Management
This course focuses on the design, development and evaluation of instructional materials using technology tools for production. Skills in the design, development and delivery of effective communications through print, projected and display media are emphasized. Tools for writing, communication, information organization, calculation, desktop presentations, graphics and multimedia production are used to produce K-12 classroom projects. Principles of page layout, typography, graphic placement and organization are applied to the development of materials for all types of classroom materials.
Technology Production: Telecommunications I: Video-Based Production and Distance Learning.
This course focuses on the systematic design and development of effective, efficient and appealing educational video and distance learning resources. Students plan and design informational and instructional sequences, then develop a video. Specifically, students apply storyboarding/scripting, directing, camera techniques, in-camera editing, titling, visual effects and other video techniques to the development of quality video productions. Students explore alternative video-based distance learning platforms. Finally, students design, develop, implement and evaluate instructional units that involve learners in developing projects that incorporate video into the teaching/learning environment.