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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Learning more about up and coming tech and how to evaluate techN.C.
I feel the part of this course that was most valuable was the weekly research assignment and the cost/benefit analysis activities.S.S., Elementary Teacher
I anticipate using the critical cost/benefit analysis when considering future ed tech in my school/classrooms.S.S., Elementary Teacher
I felt this course took a great critical look at the use of technology within the classroom in different forms.S.S., Elementary Teacher
This course was informational from a business/tech aspect side of education.E.M., Language Arts Teacher
Great introduction to the wide range of new technologies out there.M.O., Language Arts Teacher
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.
This is an essential part of a MET program since the adoption of technology is essential to all districts.B.G., 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.
The course was very beneficial for enlightening me to the new technology out there waiting to be tried. I hadn't heard of most of the technology mentioned so it was nice to get acquainted with some of their features and their possibilities in the classroom.K.P., Science Teacher
AR is a main goal of mine; this course has helped me discover solid AR apps.J.D., Language Arts 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.
I really liked the way we created a rubric, then the pitch, then assessed based on our rubric. I would like to try something like that with my students.C.F., Language Arts 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