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 learn to see edtech from different perspectives.W.H., Math Teacher
Great combination of resources and assignments to help illustrate the topic.C.S.
I thought this course was well organized and the information was relavent to today’s technolgy. Overall, this course opened my eyes to many new views of technology tools in a classroom.K.R.
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
The activities were thought-provoking and worthwhile.A.F., Math Teacher
I'm not as intimidated by technology as I once was, thanks to the course.M.G.
The course was informative and interesting.B.Q., Librarian
This course provides opportunity to look at new technology in education, but more importantly it explores how we evaluate and look at new technology for purchase.P.G., Elementary Teacher
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.
Valuable exploration of new technologies and implementation of those technologies in schoolsK.S., Social Studies 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.
AR is a main goal of mine; this course has helped me discover solid AR apps.J.D., Language Arts Teacher
I anticipate using the critical cost/benefit analysis when considering future ed tech in my school/classrooms.S.S., Elementary Teacher
Looking at new technology to purchase this year.C.S.
I don't really consider myself a very tech-savvy person, but through this course, I gained confidence and knowledge to explore various educational technology. Jeff Mummert is a very educated and experienced in technology. Jeff was helpful when I had trouble and very prompt in responding to messages. I would highly recommend this course for the novice and experienced educator exploring technology for the classroom.M.G.