Instructor Guide - Lesson Four

Lesson Title- Instructional approaches    
Course- EDU 102 FV    
Instructor- Anthony Foster    
Lesson Goal- Marriage of best instructional practices and mastery of productivity tools    

Terminal Objective

K1. Students, when given the appropriate web content creation tools, will collaboratively create an online learning environment.

Objective Type: Terminal

J1. Students, when given theoretical constructs defining best practices, will construct a unit lesson plan incorporating those theories into practical usage. Unit will cover one hour of instructional time.

Objective Type: Terminal


Desired Learning outcomes

Learning Objectives

To introduce students to basic preplanning activities and beginning resource editing using word processing software.


Core software Word 2000, Blackboard, Internet Explorer  
Equipment Data Projector / computers  
Materials Floppy disks  
Time Required 2 hours 30 minutes  
Location SS112  
Synopsis of Lesson Students are given concrete applications related to a variety of instructional approaches using technologies available in lab  

Lesson Plan

Desired Learning Outcomes Student Activity Instructor Activity
Introduction Time:10 minutes

Students listen.



Gaining attention:

This lesson covers preplanning and then move on to a word processing overview


Body Time:2 hours 10 minutes

q. Students, when given a variety of software packages, will create and post all class projects to their student dropoff site with at least a 70 percent completion rate.

Objective Type: Enabling

A1. Students, when given writing assignments, will utilize Office and Blackboard to complete 100 percent of those assignments.

Objective Type: Enabling

h. Students, when asked to print a document with a specified format will reformat a document, choose a printer configuration and successfully print that document with 90% accuracy

Objective type: enabling

k. Students, when given a reflection assignment, will post an answer to a discussion board by cutting and pasting from their word processor with 100 % accuracy.

Objective Type: Enabling

e. Students, when given a discovery exercise, will determine the function of specific parts of a computer system with 80% accuracy.

Objective Type: Enabling


complete word processing assignment

(Saved as html)

Specific discipline as topic

First two exercises are concurrent:

Exercise one: Image capture - students scan images and take each other's pictures with digital camera while class composes 200 words to describe why they are in this class. Instructor demo's HP Scanject scanning and use of digital camera in two by two scenario.

Exercise two: Websearch-Using Internet Explorer, find three url's that might could enhance learning in your classroom. instructor demo of how to organize and save favoroites to an external html file.

Exercise three: complete computer parts inventory exercise


Body 1: Preplanning

  • Specify outcomes
  • Identify students
  • Learner environment


Body 2:Word processing overview-

Core Software- Word 2000

Tutorial led by instructor with data projector- (includes demonstration of Save as, insert image, insert table, merge table cells)

cut and paste to Blackboard

Discovery exercise- computer parts ID

Instructor helps students scan and oversees their work on exercises



Conclusion Time:10 minutes



Students will save work to floppy disks

Instructor will lead summary discussion (Outline lesson on board to reiterate.)

Instructor will answer student questions

Instructor will alert students to next class topics