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 will use all of the information learned here.S.B., Math 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
I learned some very beneficial information that will help me as a future instructional technology specialist!R.Y., Elementary Teacher
It was really interesting to think about all the new technology out there that could be used in education. It was very useful to consider HOW tech is chosen for our schools and reflect on what we, personally, value.A.T., Elementary 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
Very useful and updated. I have already started using the apps and tools I learned about in this course.J.D., Language Arts Teacher
I like the course activities allowed me to select topics and technologies that are most relevant to my work.A.R., Tech Specialist
Great course. Made me aware of new technology I can use in the classroom and helped me judge whether or not it would be successful in the classroomV.T., Language Arts Teacher
Looking at new technology to purchase this year.C.S.
I will think much more deeply about choosing technology to use in my classroom.A.T., Elementary Teacher
It will help me utilize technology in a more impactful mannerH.B., 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 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 thought the course was great! I enjoyed the variety of assignments.J.F., Music Teacher