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 course will help me to better evaluate educational technologies.R.Y., Elementary Teacher
Great course! Made me think about about many different concepts related to the future of education.J.A., Math Teacher
I found the resources and developing an educational rubric to be most to be most valuable.H.H., Elementary Teacher
I'm not as intimidated by technology as I once was, thanks to the course.M.G.
It provided very relevant material that can be applied right away to my classroom.J.H.
The relevancy of the information and application to my classroom.J.H.
I think I will be able to more effectively integrate edtech into my instruction.J.Z., Science 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
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 will use all of the information learned here.S.B., Math Teacher
I anticipate using the critical cost/benefit analysis when considering future ed tech in my school/classrooms.S.S., Elementary Teacher
I learned a lot about choosing edtech for my school and classroom.C.F., Language Arts 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
Creating a pitch to dive into a meaningful piece of technology was helpful since I had to understand more of the logistics behind the program.C.H., Special Education Teacher