Schedule of Classes




2022 Fall: August 17 - December 20

Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
EDTC 610 Web-Based Teaching and Learning: Design and Pedagogy (3)
Prerequisite: EDTC 600; prerequisite or corequisite: EDTC 605. An examination of the theory that informs web-based education and the implementation of best pedagogical practices. Challenges related to the original design and/or adaptation of effective web-based instruction are explored. Focus is on developing the knowledge and skills to create multiple types of web-based assignments and units for K-12 students using web authoring software. Topics also include constructing evaluation tools to assess K-12 student learning outcomes across different content areas and grade levels. Strategies for effective online group collaboration are discussed and implemented.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
82880 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Dove, Teresa G. Syllabus Course Materials
EDTC 615 Using Technology for Instructional Improvement: Research, Data, and Best Practices (3)
Prerequisite: EDTC 605; prerequisite or corequisite: EDTC 610. Overview of systematic planning, development, and evaluation of media-rich classroom instruction. Research and assessment data are analyzed for their use in promoting student learning and technology integration. Collecting, summarizing, analyzing, and applying assessment data to classroom improvement with techniques for organization and participation in a grade-level or school-wide collaborative team are included.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
82881 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Rippard, Kelly S Syllabus Course Materials
EDTC 620 Technology in K-12 Education: Synchronous, Asynchronous, and Multimedia Technologies (3)
Prerequisite: EDTC 610; prerequisite or corequisite: EDTC 615. A study of various technologies to assist teachers in strengthening content delivery and K-12 student learning. Focus is on designing and developing instructionally effective visual materials and multimedia for incorporation into the classroom. Examples include presentations, graphics, and a classroom website with instructional and administrative components. Knowledge and skills are also developed in the educational applications of real-time technologies that enable video- and audio-conferencing in classroom and schools.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
82882 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Nolan, Lynn N Syllabus Course Materials
EDTC 625 Hardware and Software in Instructional Development (3)
Prerequisite: EDTC 615; prerequisite or corequisite: EDTC 620. A study of the application of hardware and software programs in K-12 classroom and school settings. Various operating systems and network issues commonly found in schools are examined. Topics include a wide range of instructional software packages related to specific subjects and grade levels, assistive technologies appropriate for different student needs, and free Web 2.0 tools for classroom instruction and professional growth. Discussion also covers hardware and software choices compatible with curricular goals and troubleshooting strategies--both technical and instructional--for teachers and students. Research on specific hardware and software is analyzed. Emerging technology-enabled curricular innovations are also examined.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
82883 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Ruffini, Michael F Syllabus Course Materials
EDTC 630 Administration of Technology Initiatives: Planning, Budgeting, and Evaluation (3)
Prerequisite: EDTC 620; prerequisite or corequisite: EDTC 625. An overview of the administration of technology in K-12 school systems. The impact of technology in schools is explored from a variety of perspectives, including access, planning, budgeting, maintenance, and life cycle management at the classroom, school, and district levels. Criteria for making financial and instructional decisions about technology are developed and evaluated. Emphasis is on knowledge and skills teachers can use to acquire classroom technology, including grant writing and public-private sector partnerships.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
82884 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Donovan, Loretta C Syllabus Course Materials
EDTC 640 Leading Technology Change in Schools (3)
Prerequisite: EDTC 625; prerequisite or corequisite: EDTC 630. An overview of the theories, approaches, and strategies that help teachers assume leadership roles in implementing technology change in K-12 schools. Topics include the role of change agents in K-12 schools, strategies to meet the needs of technologically unskilled teachers, tools and techniques to respond to diverse competency levels, and various training models and approaches for adult learners. Structured observation is employed to critically assess the effectiveness of various technology training formats. In a guided project, a technology-training seminar is designed, developed, and implemented for delivery to colleagues.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
82885 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Donovan, Loretta C Syllabus Course Materials
EDTC 645 Integration of Technology: Global Perspectives (3)
Prerequisite: EDTC 630; prerequisite or corequisite: EDTC 640. Exploration of global perspectives on advancing K-12 student learning through technology. Investigation covers how schools design innovative units and programs that take full advantage of technology's ability to reach beyond national borders and promote global understanding and how various nations approach the challenge of technology integration in the schools. Focus is on evaluating best practices in the United States and other nations and on analyzing the role of policy in shaping the way resources are deployed to advance effective technology integration. Major projects include designing models for integrating global understanding into curriculum and instruction, developing case studies of technology integration in various countries, and evaluating relevant research.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
82886 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Wieczorek, Joseph A Syllabus Course Materials
EDTC 650 Teaching and Learning in K-12 Virtual Schools (3)
Prerequisite: EDTC 640 or DETC 620. An introduction to K-12 distance education, including the policies and structures of K-12 virtual schools, teaching and course development strategies appropriate for K-12 online courses, and current issues involved in the K-12 virtual enterprise. Emphasis is on K-12 schools that offer courses online; discussion also covers principles that apply to other forms of K-12 distance education, such as television and correspondence courses. Topics include different models of current K-12 virtual schools; district, state, and national regulations governing these schools; role of parental involvement and student support systems; social and collaborative aspects of learning at a distance; and training and mentoring of online K-12 teachers. Trends in international K-12 virtual schools are compared with those in the United States. The effectiveness of virtual schools and courses at the elementary and secondary school levels are explored.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
82887 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Grant, Allen C Syllabus Course Materials
EDTC 670 Integrative Capstone Project (3)
(Intended as the final course in the MEd program.) Prerequisites: First nine courses in the program; may be taken concurrently with EDTC 645 or EDTC 650. A self-directed project, in which teachers collaborate with colleagues within or across grade levels or departments to incorporate innovations into their curricula. A portfolio is built to demonstrate the development, implementation, and outcomes of the project. Study is designed to provide teachers the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills gained from previous coursework
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
82888 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Green, Timothy D Syllabus Course Materials
Top of Page