to the Online Version of
ED280 Educational Media and Technology
Welcome to the online
version of the Educational Media and Technology course site!
This course will prepare you for using technology both in
your classes and in your future classroom. Prepares teacher to use
technology for instruction, assessment, management and research.
3 semester credits
Classroom Contact Hours:
45 Clock Hours
G.; Cashman, T.J.; Gunter, R.E; Gunter, G.A. (2002). Integrating
Technology in the Classroom. (2nd Edition).Boston, MA:Course
Technology- Thomson Learning.
- Microsoft Office
Suite (needs to include Microsoft Word, Power Point, and Excel)
- Microsoft Front Page
(or another web editor)
- Inspiration or
These packages are
available in all on-campus labs, and most schools or libraries.
Check for availability near you. Substitutions with other packages
may be possible, but support WILL NOT be available for packages
other than those listed above. Student will be responsible for
learning substituted software on their own. Contact the instructor
with further questions.
Course Web Site: http://blackboard.colostate-pueblo.edu
Book Web Site: http://www.scsite.com/tdc2
This course will be conducted totally online. Students will be
expected to have the proper connection and technological equipment
and skills to participate in the course. This equipment consists of:
1. An internet
connection of at least 56K baud is recommended.
2. An updated browser (Netscape 4.0+ or Internet Explorer 5.0 +)
3. You may be instructed to download software as needed to view
different files as the course progresses.
The course will consist
of 5 modules taught over 15 weeks. During:
Online Learning You will explore your own learning style to be
sure you are suited to taking this course online, introduce yourself
to your classmates by creating a mini web page about yourself. You
will begin to explore your feelings toward, and knowledge about
technology in the classroom.
Module 1 You
will explore the federal and local policies on technology and
education in your area, by reading and critiquing articles. You will
become familiar with your district's Acceptable Use Policy. You will
explore and critique software packages applicable to your
discipline. You will become familiar with the basics of a computer,
and create a flowchart to solve technology problems.
Module 2 You
will explore the technology skills your students will need to have,
and become familiar with the ISTE NETS for students. You will create
a spreadsheet to be able to chart your students' skills.
Module 3 You
will create a Power Point presentation on a lesson you plan for use
in the classroom. This lesson plan will include using technology and
integrating the lesson across disciplines. Your lesson will also
include details on how you will manage technology use by students
during the lesson.
Module 4 You
will explore uses for the Internet in the classroom, as well as its
uses for you as a professional.
To get started in the class, you
will need your CSU-Pueblo login and password to get into the course
site ....click on the Course
Documents button on the left side inside the site.
Then find the Introduction to Online Learning folder
under Course Documents OR start reading the documents
below, which will lead you through this course. Have
fun, and welcome aboard!