EDUC4454: Educational Technology Class 1 September 22nd, 2008
Welcome! And the journey begins I’m Here to help Stephen Tedesco Email: email@example.com Office: BCEC-010 Website: www.nipissingu.ca/faculty/stephent/ Phone: 519-752-1542
About the Course • Focus • Attitudes about technology as a resource • Balanced Perspective • Teacher applied ICT skills • Class information management • Lesson ideas & materials • Communication resources • SMART Board skills • Integration Experience • Test drive applying ICT during practice teaching experience
Required Materials • Data Management Devices • Solid State • Optical • Magnetic • ITeach Manual, DVD and Laptop • Open-mindedness and a willing to test drive technology Save Early, Safe Often … Save in More than one place!
Amazon.ca: $118.80 Alibris.com: $94.09 Abebooks.ca: $65.05 If you wish to buy this textbook you will find it a terrific addition to your professional library. Optional TextbookRoblyer, M., (2006). Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching. Upper Saddle River: Pearson/Merrill Prentice Hall.
Support • B.Ed. Course Software • Stephen Tedesco • Weekly Tutorials • One-on-One Help • Office: BCEC-010 • Hours: Open Door Policy (appointments available) • Hardware (Laptop) • Jesse Gibson • B.Ed. ITeach Graduate • Office: BCEC-009 • Hours: Tuesday - Thursday
Course Website http://www.nipissingu.ca/faculty/stephent/
Personal Profile • Who Am I? • Sharing your personal life experiences with me • ICT Emotions “Snap Shots” • Sharing your emotions and perspective on how you perceive technology playing a role in your classroom and the world of education • Personal Strength & Technology Role Clip • Record a brief audio clip capturing your perspective on: • Your greatest strength as an educator • Your view on the role that technology will play in today’s classroom
Fall Practice Teaching ICT School Inventory • 2 Phases • Fall Practice Teaching ICT School Inventory • Provides you with an awareness of what ICT resources are available to use during the fall practice teaching experience. • ICT Integration Activity Lesson Plan & Report • During your November 10th – 28th or February 9th – March 27th practice teaching placement, you are asked to complete at least one lesson that involves some degree (component) of ICT.
Case Studies • Included on the course website are three case studies profiling topics which are meaningful and relevant to you as a new teacher: • Cyber bullying: Ministry of Education Regulations regarding student & teacher safety. • I only have 1 computer in my classroom and I want to integrate technology…What can I do? • Preparing for the Interview: The Principal is going to ask me how I feel about technology as a resource for my classroom…How do I prepare?
Websites, e-Portfolio, or ApplyToEducation • Websites and e-Portfolios are an effective communication tool for teachers to share information with classroom stakeholders. • Skills will be developed to allow the pre-service teacher to construct and maintain a website which may be used for: • Supporting teaching activities during the B.Ed. practicum experience (e.g., posting reviews, homework, quizzes, communicating with classroom stakeholders) • Assisting with the employment pursuit process (e.g., teaching job application assistance, posting your resume and PT reports on-line) • Alternatively, students have the option to complete their professional profile on ApplyToEducation.com to support their future employment pursuits.
Self-Evaluation Movie • Opportunity to self-assess your growth through the Educational Technology course. • A short multimedia movie will be constructed by each student using the Microsoft Movie Maker software.
Digital Bell Work • Opening Routine when you arrive to class • Pick up one of the ITeach USB Memory Sticks • Copy and paste the Class folder to your laptop
Next Class • SMART Board Skill # 1 • Build a working “Teacher” website • TeacherWeb.com • Bring a few pictures (digital format) • Have your practice teaching placement school information handy • Bring any other items you wish to include on your site • Case Study #1 • Dry run with the online quiz site