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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This was a great course! Very accessible to all content and grade level teachers.D.M., Language Arts Teacher
The activities were thought-provoking and worthwhile.A.F., Math Teacher
I learned some very beneficial information that will help me as a future instructional technology specialist!R.Y., Elementary Teacher
Great combination of resources and assignments to help illustrate the topic.C.S.
The course was informative and interesting.B.Q., Librarian
I was not entirely sure what to expect with the class. I found class enlightening. I was challenged to think critical how I was using the technology in my class and the kinds of assignments I was giving in class.J.T., Science Teacher
Very helpful and informative course.G.D., Tech Specialist
This course was very helpful for classroom teachers. I feel that I can now make wise decisions on which technologies I should implement in my classroom.S.L., Math Teacher
What I found most valuable was to be on the receiving end of an online assignment. I have a better understanding of how my students might view this form of instruction.J.T., Science Teacher
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
I really enjoyed learning more about the newest education technology that is coming into our districts.D.M., Language Arts Teacher
It provided very relevant material that can be applied right away to my classroom.J.H.
Jeff Mummert was always prepared. Things always made sense to me, so I didn't really need to ask for any help throughout the course.M.V.
I think I will be able to more effectively integrate edtech into my instruction.J.Z., Science Teacher
I feel it will make me think more about the technology that I use in my class and help me to evaluate it.J.F., Music Teacher