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.
See what other educators are saying about this course
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., Special Education Teacher
Information I never gave thought to before.J.G.
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
I found the content enlightening and provocative. I was able to use many of the ideas right away AND forward many aspects/articles from this course to my administrators.S.N., Social Studies Teacher
I learn to see edtech from different perspectives.W.H., Math Teacher
I found the resources and developing an educational rubric to be most to be most valuable.H.H., 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.
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 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
As with every Eduspire course, I learned information that I can take into my classroom.C.S., Math Teacher
I really enjoyed the ability to look at education technology from the business point of view instead of the teacher perspective.J.W.
I enjoyed learning about various emergent technologies and I can best evaluate and incorporate them into my classroom.M.Z., Social Studies Teacher
Highly recommend this course to other teachers!j.f.
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
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.