TES 125

Communication Technologies and Systems

Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering

Course Description

Use of, interaction with, and teaching about communication, technologies.

When Taught

Fall

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

2

Fixed

4

Title

Course Outcomes - Level 2

Learning Outcome

Historical Development: Introduce students to past communication technologies, with a focus on their development, usability, sustainability, evolution, and relative impact on: society, politics, economy, environment, and leisure. Ethics: Help students develop an understanding of the ethical development and use of communication technologies. User and Actor Skills: Help students develop the skills to not only be users, but actors in the positive development and evolution of society's Technology (Postman, 1999). Tools and Services: Expose and train students in a broad range of communication technology tools and services (i.e., media authoring, desktop publishing, web authoring, HTML and CSS languages, Java and JavaScript, social media, Video and TV production, RSS and ATOM feeds and subscriptions, Vod and podcasting, digital photography (techniques, tools, storage), computer hardware and networking issues, GPS technologies, and 3D modeling. Technology Assessment: Throughout this semester students will be asked to collect, implement, and assess the relative value of various contemporary technologies, and will be asked to discuss if and how the technologies should be used in classrooms and in the world.

Title

Course Outcomes - Level 1

Learning Outcome

UETS Standard 4: Content Knowledge UETS Standard 7: Instructional Strategies UETS Standard 6: Instructional Planning UETS Standard 8: Professional Growth/Reflection STEL CDS Standard 1. Students will develop an understanding of the nature and characteristics of technology and engineering (as it pertains to communication technologies).   STEL CDS Standard 2. Students will develop an understanding of the core concepts of technology and engineering (as it pertains to communication technologies).   STEL CDS Standard 3. Students will develop an understanding of the Integration of Knowledge, Technologies, and Practices (as it pertains to communication technologies).   STELCDS Standard 4: Students will develop an understanding Impacts of Technology (as it pertains to communication technologies).   STEL CDS Standard 5: Students will develop an understanding Influence of Society on Technological Development (as it pertains to communication technologies).   STEL CDS Standard 6:  Students will develop an understanding History of Technology (as it pertains to communication technologies).   STEL CDS Standard 7: Students will develop an understanding Design in Technology and Engineering Education (as it pertains to communication technologies).   STEL CDS Standard 8: Students will develop an understanding Applying, Maintaining, and Assessing Technological Products and Systems (as it pertains to communication technologies).   STEL TEP Standards 1 - 8: 1. Systems Thinking 2. Creativity 3. Making and Doing 4. Critical Thinking 5. Optimism 6. Collaboration 7. Communication 8. Attention to Ethics (as they pertain to communication technologies).   STEL TEC Standards 5: Information and Communication.