NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

Bringing Education to You

K-12 Professionals

Technology: Byte Size, Big Learning

EDUC 792 or 600

3 CREDITS

$390

Online

Instructor: Dr. Olufunmilayo Amobi

Grading: Letter

Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $390

Partner Class Offered Through Learner's Edge

Course Description:

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.

Objectives:

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.

Texts/Readings:

Text(s): 
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.

 

**Registration Instructions:

Course is not available print-based.

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