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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I'm not as intimidated by technology as I once was, thanks to the course.M.G.
As with every Eduspire course, I learned information that I can take into my classroom.C.S., Math Teacher
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.
All of the assignments were useful to me!S.B., Math Teacher
I enjoyed creating my own ed-tech evaluation tool in order to think critically about how technologies can be used in education.M.Z., Social Studies Teacher
Great introduction to the wide range of new technologies out there.M.O., Language Arts Teacher
Highly recommend this course to other teachers!J.F.
I learn to see edtech from different perspectives.W.H., Math Teacher
Great course! Made me think about about many different concepts related to the future of education.J.W., Math Teacher
The most valuable part of the course for me was exploring the various and most worthwhile technology that can be utilized in the classroom.M.G.
Learning more about up and coming tech and how to evaluate techN.C.
Very helpful and informative course.G.D., Tech Specialist
Research into what districts need to look for in emerging technology.C.S.
I found the content enlightening and provocative. I was able to use many of the ideas right away AND forward many aspects/articles from this course to my administrators.S.N., Social Studies Teacher
Taking this class made me think about all types of technology that is available in education not just what I would think about using with students. I learned a lot about Artificial Intelligence and would not have learned about that on my own.C.P., Special Education Teacher