Proposed Course description (see appendix 4)

Proposed Course map (Table 4)- sequencing of objectives, etc.

(see appendix 7 for a preliminary worksheet showing the process- several iterations occurred before this map was firmed up.)

 

Week

Pedagogy (lectures and readings)

Associated goals (see Table 1)

Integration (assignments)

Tech -Tool utilized

(lab activities)

1

Jan 11

Theoretical foundations

a. Learning theory

  1. Behavioral
  2. Information processing
  3. Constructivism

b. Systems theory

c. Communications theory

A,H,I

Overview of lab and course site

Hands on with hardware

Configuring system

Computer literacy-

Components

Functions

System

Connectivity

 

2

Jan 18

Instructional approaches

  • Presentation
  • Demonstration
  • Discussion
  • Cooperative learning
  • Discovery
  • Problem solving
  • Games
  • Simulation
  • Drill and Practice
  • Tutorial

A,E,H,I

Hands on- use scanner

Configure printer

Hook up data projector demo

Capture video demo/digital camera

Quiz on basic computer functions

Peripherals

  • Scanner
  • Printer
  • Digital camera
  • Data projector
  • Video

3

Jan 25

Preplanning

  • Specify outcomes
  • Identify students
  • Learner environment

B,J

Word processing assignment

(Saved as html)

troubleshooting as topic

Core Software- Word

4

Feb 1

Instructional planning

  1. Events
  2. Managing course information
  3. Course communications
  4. Creativity

B,C,D,J,R

Blackboard course management

  1. Assign shell
  2. Database

Discussion board postings

Posting word documents to Database in BB

  1. Blackboard,
  2. Inspiration
  1. Communications
  2. Management tools
  3. Other communications

5

Feb 8

Media selection-Graphics production

B,C,J,M,N

Production of PPT presentation

PPT templates and wizards

Core software-Powerpoint

6

Feb 15

Media selection

  1. Preparation
  2. Varieties of media

E,H,J,M,O,T

Review of Instructional software

(use online evaluation form)

Filetype overview

Powerpoint critiques

Overview of Instructional software

  1. Audio
  2. Video
  3. Computer based

7

Feb 22

Using IT-WWW as a resource

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

Search engine scavenger hunt

Bookmark export

Discussion board postings

Blackboard, IE

8

Mar 1

Using IT-Communications alternatives and uses

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

Discussion board postings

Reviews of websites

Reflective Journals Posted

Blackboard

  1. Discussion board
  2. E-mail
  3. Listserv
  4. Chat

9

Mar 15

Using IT-Publishing to the web

B,C,J,L

Unit Lesson plan- macro/ Individual

Blackboard and Word web publishing

10

Mar 22

The WWW and the Classroom -ethical and legal issues

B,C,G,J,N

Reflective Journals Posted

Blackboard and IE

11

Mar 29

Learning environments- group and individual

V,W

Portfolio /Group area of BB

Offline content integration

BB and CAI

12

Apr 5

Distance education alternatives

Access/ADA issues

O,R,S,T,W

Tour of facilities

Visit by Access rep

Distance Education technologies

13

Apr 12

Best practices- TBA

F,L,M,O,T,U

Webquest reviews

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

WWW

14

Apr 19

Best practices-Evaluation of students and courses

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

BB survey and quiz /Gradebook,

Learn to use it.

Blackboard course management tools

15

Apr 26

Future trends -Leveraging reality against vision

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

Group Unit Lesson plan-micro

BB Group course resources complete

16

May 3

Review

     

May 10

Final

Critique - Final