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Developing Educational Technology

Course #: 02-1059

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CE Credit Hours: 3.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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Course Description

Course Description

The demand for high-quality educational tools and apps is increasing as communities become more connected, devices become more affordable, and teachers and parents look for new ways to use technology to engage students.  This continuing education course, developed using information from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Technology, provides insight on how technology tools and apps that are based on sound research can support more effective approaches to teaching and learning. The course offers several opportunities that technology has the potential to address, based on urgent needs heard from educators, parents, and students. The components and importance of each opportunity are addressed.

Course Objectives

1. Identify ways that technological tools and apps can improve mastery of academic skills and offer skills to promote lifelong learning.

2. Discuss how educational technology can increase family engagement in the academic process and help students plan for future educational opportunities.

3. Describe how technology can provide new opportunities to assess student learning and analyze specific tools that can help teachers with the assessment process.

4. Summarize how advances in technology can make just-in-time personalized professional learning available to educators wherever they may be as well as improve educator productivity.

5. Evaluate how technology can increase the ability for students with differing needs to participate in the same learning activities as their peers and how it can support important trends in the Education Landscape.

6. Asses how education research can be analyzed to develop educational tools and apps, and how school funding, staff, and infrastructure elements can impact educational technology implementation.

7. Outline meaningful strategies to get appropriate apps and tools to educators and describe what innovative practices look like within districts.

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