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.
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.
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.
I have an idea as to how to evaluate emerging ed tech; I also learned about new ed tech that might be useful to me!J.C., World Languages Teacher
I'm not as intimidated by technology as I once was, thanks to the course.M.G.
I really enjoyed the ability to look at education technology from the business point of view instead of the teacher perspective.J.W.
Great course! Made me think about about many different concepts related to the future of education.J.W., Math Teacher
I found the resources and developing an educational rubric to be most to be most valuable.H.H., Elementary Teacher
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 liked the course a lot. The material was relevant and caused me to think on a deeper level.G.S., Tech Specialist
This is an essential part of a MET program since the adoption of technology is essential to all districts.B.G., Math Teacher
I liked the pace of this course and that we were able to make choices that directly applied to our classroom.E.K., Reading Specialist
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.
The relevancy of the information and application to my classroom.J.H.