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INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY (GRAD)

Section and Number: 
EDC 526
.5

The objective of this course is to introduce new digital media-various forms of educational technology through hands-on project-based learning to pre-service teachers. This course provides various opportunities for engagement and reflection on the role these technology tools can play in teaching/learning processes in a classroom. Students will become familiar with various technological and digital tools, become capable of using some of the digital tools in their classrooms. In addition, students will learn current issues on technology use in classrooms and will become familiar with basic learning theories, which will help in determining appropriate applications of educational technology in educational settings. Students will obtain the skills to research evidence to evaluate technological and digital tools so they can decide the best tools to use and the best way to implement them in their classrooms. Students will learn about eh research process including how to critically review and incorporate peer-reviewed research in the application of theory into practice.