Technology in the Classroom

Course Description

Comprehensive overview of technology use in an educational environment. Includes hands-on practice of word processing, presentations, spreadsheet, and database management. Topics include: introduction to Internet, integrating technology into teaching and learning, technology management, and strategies for integration of technology into the curriculum. Complies with the requirements for a California Teaching Credential.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and operate computer systems, hardware components and a variety of educational software.
  • Apply learned skills in the selection, evaluation and appropriate uses of computer-based learning materials consistent with theories of learning and intelligence.
  • Create and discuss a plan for integration of computer-based application into instruction in the candidate’s selected subject area and/or grade level.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and ability to use computer-based technology productivity/multimedia programs such as word processing, spreadsheet, database, Inspiration and HyperStudio to enhance the development of student’s problem solving skills, critical thinking skills, and/or creative processes.
  • Discuss and assess issues related to the law and ethics, access and equity of computer usage.

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