EDU 5300 - Computer and Technology in Education
Credits: 3 hrs.
This course provides experiences in effectively using media and technology to improve instruction for all learners. Focus is placed on learning about a wide variety of instructional media and technologies and the strategies for selecting and integrating them into curriculum and instruction in varied learning environments and with populations of diverse learners; designing and using multimedia materials in K-12 classrooms; evaluation of instructional hardware and software, evaluation and selection of internet/web resources; using technology to collect, analyze and communicate information on student learning. An end product is the production of a digital portfolio that is aligned to NCDPI licensure requirements and ISTE-NETS for teachers. Prior knowledge and skill in using computers, other peripherals and software such as MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, etc) is required.