Course Introduction


Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.



Perceptions of Technology in School Discussion

  1. What are your perceptions of how is technology being used in schools by teachers and students (good and bad)?
  2. Organize ideas in categories: "right on," "maybe, but...," "no way"
  3. Groups share
  4. What conclusions can we draw about technology in schools today?

Educational Technology in its Place


Introductions


Big Ideas for the Course | Syllabus

  • Considering the needs of students -> Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
  • Connecting the technology content -> Content Tool Collection
  • Connecting the technology to pedagogy -> Tech Management Plan
  • Connecting content, pedagogy, and technology -> Technology Integration Lesson Plan

Introducing the eFolio

  • What exactly is the eFolio? | eFolio Helpdesk
  • Why are we doing it?
  • How will I develop it?
  • What do I need to do for this course? | eFolio assignment

"Parking Lot" for additional questions or ideas




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