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EDU 206 - Teaching with Technology

Course Description

This course is an introduction to online teaching and learning. Its purpose is to increase the students's understanding and awareness of online teaching styles and strategies, as they relate to today's technologies. This course will combine educational theory with computer-based activities to complement major course concepts. The course emphasizes practices, concepts and theories applicable to any level of teaching and/or online learning. Such knowledge will help students develop skills that will influence how they practice teaching with technology in either a classroom or online environment.

Students are expected to have basic knowledge of computer applications, have the ability to use an internet browser and have internet access.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

Demonstrate knowledge of computers, networking, the Internet and World Wide Web as they relate to PK-college level education.
Discuss and critique issues related to use of computers in education, including security, equity, copyright and ethics of using the Internet in the classroom.
Identify and demonstrate the best practices associated with online materials, assessments, and evaluation.
Integrate technology in curriculum planning and in lesson delivery (PDE competency).
Develop an awareness of the use of technology to differentiate instruction for student populations such as special education students, English Language Learners, and gifted students.
Create an e-portfolio using the college system and using products developed in coursework.
Demonstrate the ability to access needed information effectively and efficiently.
Analyze administrative educational policies and properly incorporate and apply those policies when deisgning course assignments.
Identify the ethical, legal and socio-economic issues surrounding information and information technology.
Demonstrate an understanding of the research process by developing a research question, search strategy, and select appropriate research tools and resources.

College Academic Learning Goals Designations: Information Literacy (IL) and Information Technology (TC)

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3


Course Prerequisites: REA 050 or REA 075 and ENG 050 or ENG 099orpaasstest