Technology Today (1 semester credit - Ashland University)
This three part integrated course, Technology for Today's Classroom, helps to bridge the gap, enabling safe implementation of technology in classrooms and preventing misuse by either students or adults while promoting effective learning.
The first section enhances professional development by presenting tools, techniques and resources to advance skills in using technology. Introduction to Technology for Teachers highlights the advantages of using technology as both a resource and a tool for educators in their classrooms.
Technology can promote effective learning only when used in the right manner. Technology in the 21st century Classroom imparts valuable information regarding the principles of integrating technology in a way that promotes learning without being a distraction.
The third section of this course stresses the need to protect students from possible dangers in the online world. It helps to create awareness about the threats existing in the virtual world. Internet Safety is filled with practical ideas and steps that educators can take to ensure safety of the students who have access to the internet whether through classroom technology, at home or via their cell phones.
This integrated course helps educators gain an extensive outlook using technology effectively and safely.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Plan implementation of technology in the classroom.
- Distinguish between concepts of digital literacy, informational literacy, visual literacy, global literacy and network literacy.
- Recognize safe online practices.
Online semester graduate credit courses help teachers complete continuing education requirements.
- Start ANY Time
- All ONLINE 24x7
- Regionally Accredited
- 1 semester Credit Graduate Courses
- A-F Grading
- No Textbook Needed
- Includes ALL Content
- Complete in 4 to 6 Weeks
- Official Transcript in Approximately 1 Week
After completing the course, you will be directed to the university for registration.