Technology: Byte Size, Big Learning
EDUC 792 or 600
Instructor: Dr. Olufunmilayo Amobi
Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)
Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)
Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development
NDSU Credit Fee: $385
Partner Class Offered Through Learner's Edge
Because the digital world can be overwhelming, this course is designed to help you explore the online realm in small, manageable bytes. You will gain an understanding of a wide variety of online tools to enhance your classroom and instruction. Overall guidance for the new digital learners and in-depth direction for the more advanced will be provided. Find ways to stretch both your learning and your students through the user-friendly text and our stimulating online environment.
As a result of participation in this course, students will be able to:
1. Gain understanding of advanced Google searches.
2. Create a social networking site, including Twitter and Skype.
3. Engage in collaborative online editing.
4. Produce a voice thread or photo story.
5. Understand social media and its effect on the classroom.
Churches, A, Crockett, L and Jukes, I. (2010), The Digital Diet.. Kelowna, BC Canada: 21st Century Fluency Project Inc. and Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Articles: (referenced in the study guide and linked in your online course)
Prensky, Marc. Educational Leadership: Turning On the Lights, March 2008, Volume 65, Number 6, Pages 40-45.
Course is not available print-based.