NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

Bringing Education to You

K-12 Professionals

Teaching in the 21st Century Classroom

EDUC 600



St. Cloud

Instructor: Dewey Walsh

Grading: Letter

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Tuesday Evenings 4:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Location: AmericInn, St. Cloud, Minnesota

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $290

Course Description:

This course will provide teachers with information and resources that will help them move their teaching and classroom into the 21st Century where students, digital natives, are learning through technology. Participants will learn about the Digital Information Age and its relevance to learning.   The course will focus on learning, building and using tools and online resources that will benefit their students. 

Goals and Objectives:

1.    Understand the relevance and integration of technology on students in the 21st century.

2.    Understand Digital Information Age vocabulary

3.    Learn about new tools, wikis, blogs, Web 2.0 Desktop Software for collaboration, communication and creation.

4.   Learn about peripheral apparatuses as Electronic Interactive Whiteboard, Digital, Still and Video Cameras

5.    Learn about instructional strategies for teaching and learning through Virtual Field Trips, Online Mentors and Experts.

6.    Learn what's available and where to find technival assistance to access help and information.


The required text is: Schrum, L. & Levin, B ((2009). Leading 21st century schools. CA: Corwin

Special Instructions:

The cost of the course does not include textbook.

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