There are no prerequisites for this course.
There are no corequisites for this course.
||This course will assist educators in developing skills and
competencies which are essential if they are to integrate technology
into the delivery of classroom instruction. Students will operate,
select, produce and manage instructional technology materials and
systems. They will systematically integrate conventional
instructional media and computer based technologies into the
Meets A.A. computer competence requirement.
- Benard J. Poole. Essential MS Office: Tutorials for Teadchers (eBook), 2011 ed., http://www.pitt.edu/-poole/office2010frame.html, 2010. ISBN: XXXXXXXXXXXXX
|Program Learning Outcomes:
After the completion of the course, the student will be able to:
1. Create a portfolio with samples reflecting ways technology can
support classroom management, administration, and teaching.
2. Create and evaluate products that critique various software and
hardware tools for instructional purposes.
3. List and describe legal and ethical issues for using technoloy
in the classroom.
4. Develop an Internet-based project such as web-quests, lesson
plans, and curriculum units.
5. Identify and summarize a selection of applicable websites
providing test data from national, state, and local educational
6. Identify and summarize a selection of technological tools for
assisting students with special and/or diverse needs, and link the
technology to specific outcomes for these students.
7. Summarize a selection of technological tools for assisting
students who are English Language Learners, and link the technology
to strategies for teaching these students.
|Course Learning Outcomes:
1. Students will present examples showing the use of technology for
classroom management, administration, teaching and learning.
2. Students will select and evaluate appropriate software and
hardware for application in the classroom.
3. Students will demonstrate legal and ethical use of technology in
4. Students will demonstrate research skills by using internet
resources and appropriate software.
5. Students will research and present applicable national, state,
and local resources for evidence based data for use in appropriate
6. Students will explain Universal Design principles and select
appropriate technology tools that will link outcomes to instruction
for students with special and/or diverse needs.
7. Students will identify and select appropriate technology tools
that link to instructional strategies for teaching English Language
Global Learning Outcomes:
IV. Information Management: Students will develop effective
reading, writing, speaking and listening skills to communicate
verbally and nonverbally on literal and figurative levels.
A. Use information-seeking strategies necessary to access
information efficiently and effectively using a variety of sources
B. Identify and use appropriate technology, including computer and
multimedia resources and visual symbols, to address a variety of
tasks and problems.
C. Demonstrate proper social and ethical behaviors when using
technology and identify the consequences of misuse.
|Methods of Evaluation:
||Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning
outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the
instructor, within the policies of the college and the department.
Detailed explanation is included in the expanded syllabus developed
by the instructor for each section being taught.
|| It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.
|Student Email Accounts
||Pensacola State College provides an institutional email account to all credit students. Pirate Mail is the official method of communication, and students must use Pirate Mail when communicating with the College. In cases where companion software is used for a particular class, emails may be exchanged between instructor and student using the companion software.
|| For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.