Integrating Technology in Elementary Education

Integrating Technology in Elementary Education
Integrating instructional technology into K-6 instructional strategies.
IP&T
444
 Hours1.0 Credit, 1.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesConcurrent with El Ed 445 and El Ed 446.
 TaughtFall
Course Outcomes

1. TECHNOLOGICAL LITERACY

Students will increase their familiarity with and ability to use a wide range of educational technologies.

2. DISPOSITIONS TOWARD EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY

Students will develop positive dispositions towards using educational technologies that can help improve student learning.

3. EFFECTIVE CONTENT-SPECIFIC TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION

Student will strengthen their knowledge of ways to use technology in teaching core content areas (fine arts, language arts, math, science, & social studies) that lead to improved effectiveness, engagement, and/or efficiency.

4. TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION IN REAL-WORLD SETTINGS

Students will practice their technology integration skills in real-world upper elementary level settings and learn to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of their performance.

5. ETHICAL AND SAFE USE OF TECHNOLOGY

Students will understand basic issues related to internet safety for children and create lessons that help children have positive, safe experiences with online technologies. Students will follow fairuse guidelines as they incorporate digital media into their teaching.