EEC 0810-620-063

Technology and Instruction

Course Goals:
  • To Develop a Working Knowledge of Instructional Technology Used in both the General Education and Special Education Setting
  • To Enhance Technical Skills and Knowledge of Web 2.0 Tools
  • To Develop a Database of Educational Resources Available on the Web
  • To Develop Electronic Presentation Skills
  • To Design and Publish a Blog and Wiki

Required Readings and Supplies:

Suggested Reading:

  1. 21st Century Skills: Rethinking How Students Learn
  2. Empowering Students with Technology by Alan November
  3. Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and Other Powerful Tools for Classrooms by Will Richardson
  4. Personal Learning Networks: Using the Power of Connections to Transform Education by Will Richardson and Rob Mancabelli
  5. A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change
  6. Framework for 21st Century Learning
  7. ISTE - NETS Standards

Syllabus - Technology and Instruction Syllabus Fall 2011.doc



Speech Tools / Determining Readability


Project Based Learning

Microsoft Office / Searching the Internet / Custom Search Engines

Creating a Group Presentation

Podcasts, Screencasts, and other Web 2.0 tools

Project Based Learning (PBL)

Will Richardson Stuff.ppt


Guest Speakers:
Mrs. Maichin's and Ms. Zaleski's Presentation - 21st Century Classroom Presentation.pdf
Think Different.MOV
Google Earth.MOV
Science Lab Video.MOV

Below are a collection of videos that demonstrate the importance of technology today:

Changing Education Paradigms: Sir Ken Robinson

The Dreaded Stairs

Did You Know 4.0

Education Today and Tomorrow

A Vision of Students Today

Digital Students at Analog Schools