EDU 928 Emergent Educational Technologies
Survey emerging technologies that will have applications in the classroom environment. Students will study educational technology integration and the “ed tech” business model and how implementing new technologies will impact the classroom.
[Formerly titled Exploring the New Frontier in Educational Technology.]
A survey of the technologies currently used in classrooms as well as those that will be available in the near future. Students will analyze past classroom technologies and the present "ed tech" business model and how it affects the classroom. Individually applicable rubrics and plans using future technology will be developed and evaluated.
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Information I never gave thought to before.J.G.
This course helped me to evaluate technology from a different perspective. Making decisions on what kind of technology will best fit in our district needs to be based on a well thought-out plan.T.S.
Learning more about up and coming tech and how to evaluate techN.C.
This course was very valuable for today's tech-infused classroom. The course explores some of the latest technologies but more importantly it provides the tools and knowledge to pick the technology that will work the best for your students.S.S.
All of the assignments were useful to me!S.B., Math Teacher
It will help me evaluate why I am using certain technologies in my classroom, and it encourages me to think of innovative ways to use new technologies.M.V.
Good course. Lots of useful informationH.M., Elementary Teacher
Jeff was always prepared and very helpful. I was having difficulties with the technology on my one project, and Jeff provided an alternate technology for me to use, and I was able to complete it and turn it in on time.M.G.
Research into what districts need to look for in emerging technology.C.S.
I enjoyed learning about various emergent technologies and I can best evaluate and incorporate them into my classroom.M.Z., Social Studies Teacher
Great course. Made me aware of new technology I can use in the classroom and helped me judge whether or not it would be successful in the classroomV.T., Language Arts Teacher
The relevancy of the information and application to my classroom.J.H.
The course was eye opening to the resources to discover new educational technologies, as well as the process used to select and implement them.M.T.
This course helped guide me through ways to evaluate new technology and it's appropriateness for the classroom when it comes to budget and needs.H.H., Elementary Teacher
It provided very relevant material that can be applied right away to my classroom.J.H.