Week

Pedagogy (lectures and readings)

Associated goals (see Table 1)

Integration (assignments)

Tech -Tool utilized

(lab activities)

1

Jan 11

Overview lecture

housekeeping

A. H. I

Overview of lab and course site

lab

2

Jan 18

Theoretical foundations

a. Learning theory

1.     Behavioral

2.     Information         processing

3.     Constructivism

b. Systems theory

c. Communications theory

A,H,I

 

Hands on with hardware

Configuring system

Computer literacy-

Components

Functions

System

Connectivity

 

 

3

Jan 25

Instructional approaches

·      Presentation

·      Demonstration

·      Discussion

·      Cooperative learning

·      Discovery

·      Problem solving

·      Games

·      Simulation

·      Drill and Practice

·      Tutorial

 

A,E,H,I

Hands on-

 

Input/output connectivity

 

use scanner

Configure printer

Hook up data projector demo

 

Peripherals

ScannerPrinter

 

Instructor will demo the course discussion board and Google search engine, printer configuration

 

4

Feb 1

Preplanning

·      Specify outcomes

·      Identify students

·      Learner environment

 

B,J

Word processing assignment

(Saved as html)

troubleshooting as topic

Core Software- Word

 

5

Feb 8

Instructional planning

4.     Events

5.     Managing course information

6.     Course communications

7.     Creativity

B,C,D,J,R

Blackboard course management

a.     Assign shell

b.     Database

 

Discussion board postings

Posting word documents to Database in BB

 

Word 2000, Frontpage 2000, Blackboard, Internet Explorer

6

Feb 15

Media selection-Graphics production

 

C,D,E,F,J,L,P

Search engine usage

Search engine scavenger hunt

Bookmark export

Discussion board postings

 

Core software-Frontpage 2000

Net based search engines

7

Feb 22

Media selection

a.     Preparation

b.     Varieties of media

 

 

Using IT-WWW as a resource

E,H,J,M,O,T

Review of Instructional software

(use online evaluation form)

Filetype overview

 

a.     Resource building- posting url’s

b.     Blackboard resources

8

Mar 1

Instructional design

B,C,J,M,N

PPT templates and wizards

Quiz intro

Powerpoint

 

BB online quiz

9

Mar 15

Presentation design

B,C,J,M,N

PPT templates and wizards

Powerpoint

10

Mar 22

Using IT-Publishing to the web

Sound Lesson plans and

Instructional objectives

B,C,F,L,M,O,T,U

Unit Lesson plan- macro/ Individual

 

Lesson plan templates

Blackboard and Word web publishing,

Google

11

Mar 29

The WWW and the Classroom -ethical and legal issues

B,C,G,J,N

Powerpoints complete

Blackboard and IE

Powerpoint

12

Apr 5

Learning environments- group and individual

Online testing- issues

V,W

Portfolio /Group area of BB

Offline content integration

BB

Assessment Manager

 

13

Apr 12

Using IT-Communications alternatives and uses

B,C,D,F,J,L,P,Q,R,U

BB survey and quiz /Gradebook,

Learn to use it.

Blackboard

a.     Discussion board

b.     E-mail

c.     Listserv

d.    Chat

e.     Dropbox

f.      Group Pages

14

Apr 19

Best practices- TBA

Webquests

Collaborative learning

F,L,M,O,T,U

Webquest reviews

Discussion board postings- how would you use your favorite one in a class?

WWW

15

Apr 26

Best practices-Evaluation

 

Distance education alternatives

Access/ADA issues

C,D,J,L,M,O,R,T,U

Video/

Powerpoint presentation

Adaptive technologies Video and Access presentation

16

May 3

Future trends -Leveraging reality against vision

 

Review

C,F,G,J,L,O,R,T

Group Unit Lesson plan-micro

BB Group course resources complete

 

 

O,R,S,T,W

 

Distance Education technologies

May 10

Final

Critique - Final