NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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K-12 Professionals

Technology in the Classroom, Part 1

HNES 2000

2 CREDITS

$250

Online

Instructor: Kristen {Hetland} Ford

Grading: Letter

Monday, October 09, 2017 - Monday, December 04, 2017

Course completion December 11, 2017

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $250

Course Description:

This course will introduce classroom teachers to a variety of electronic and digital technology that can be implemented in the teaching/learning process as well as used to engage 21st Century students in the classroom.  This course will also allow teachers the time necessary to reach a high degree of competence to and develop self-efficacy in these various technology platforms. Finally, this course will provide teachers an opportunity to begin to implement these technologies into their respective course curricula. 

Objectives:

  1. The students will be able to explain the research and rationale for incorporating various technologies in the classroom.
  2. The students will be able to demonstrate competency in a variety technology platforms used in the classroom.
  3. The students will be able to utilize a variety of technology platforms to help increase student engagement as well as modify certain class assignments by integrating technologies.

Required Materials/Text:

1. Reliable access to the Internet and a computer

2. Text: None.  Materials will be disseminated electronically. 

"I learned a lot of different technology platforms that I can use with students and parents."

"I really enjoyed using Google Classroom, in particular on the student side - as it let me see and learn how my students use Google Classroom."

"I loved trying out all the different types of technology. I will be using Jing and the QR code a lot this year."

"The host of new resources I was able to experience and accumulate is very valuable."

"The projects completed throughout the course will be used in my classroom."

About The Instructor

Dr. Kristen Hetland-FordKristen {Hetland} Ford

Kristen earned her Ph.D. in Human Development with emphasis in wellness from North Dakota State University; received her M.S. in School Health Education from University of Wisconsin and received her B.A. in Physical & Health Education from Concordia College. Kristen is currently an associate professor in the Health, Physical Education & Exercise Science Department at Concordia College (Moorhead) and comes with 15+ years teaching experience.

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