Integrating Technology in Elementary Education
|Hours||1.0 Credit, 1.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab|
|Prerequisites||Concurrent with El Ed 445 and El Ed 446.|
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.