EDC601 Instructional Technology
Instructional uses of multimedia and the Internet; discussion of the hardware and software necessary for multimedia and Internet productions; integration of multimedia components into classroom instruction using presentation software and Web site development.
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- Movie Project
- Hypermedia Project
- Instructional Game (You will have to RUN the projector. Don’t be scared, you will be happy that you did!)
EDU670 Principles in Curriculum Design
Basic principles of curriculum design; sources of curricula and factors that influence curricular decisions; curricular thinking of experts in the field; multiple dimensions in curriculum decision making.
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- Coordinating Website: www.yourmultimediaportfolio.com
EDF689 Methods and Techniques of Educational Research
Background of educational research; selection and development of research problems; sources of information and data; methods, tools, and techniques; collection, treatment, application, and interpretation of research data; organizing and writing a research report.
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EDC604 Authoring for Educators
Authoring software; hardware and software necessary for multimedia productions; creating computer-aided instruction materials for use in classroom instruction; using an authoring package to create lessons utilizing this technology; creating Web sites.
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EDC672 The Microcomputer in the Instructional Program
Increasing the effectiveness of instructional programs through the use of microcomputers: selecting microcomputer software; fulfilling the specific curricular needs of learners, and aiding the management of the instructional program.
EDC707 Computer Applications in Educational Administration
Course is designed to acquaint students with recent advances in cybernetic systems as effective tools to improve instruction, organization, administration of education. Laboratory experiences emphasize effective use of data processing systems rather than technical aspects of programming.
EDC594 Educational Hardware and Software
Provides students with knowledge and skills in configuring, using, maintaining, troubleshooting and developing a range of current and emerging educational hardware (and associated software). Topics included motherboards, memory, computer parts, multimedia display, and peripherals.
EDC594 Integrated Digital Video in the Classroom
In this course, students are encouraged to examine the roles and applications of digital video technologies (Apple’s iMovie and Microsoft’s Movie Maker) in the teaching-learning process; integration of digital video technology in the context of curriculum subjects; and contemporary learning theories.
- Directing for Content Presentation (Group Presentation)
- Lighting Design Presentation (Individual Presentation)
- Vodcasting and Vlogging in your Online Course (Final Project)
EDC590 Independent Study: Web-Conferencing
This independent study was a hands-on course involving myself, my peer, Heather Natale, and our instructor, John Thompson, Ed. D. Heather and I would test a selected piece of software, and would present it to our instructor later in the week. Throughout the Summer, we tested over 7 free Web-conferencing tools. The three of us never met in person, and all of our communication was done via Skype before we would jump into the different software being tested. We documented our experience and tribulations along the way. Our final product was a reflective paper and a chart reflecting each tool’s abilities and quirks.
EDC590 Independent Study: Teacher’s without Borders Volunteer Project
I set out to tackle a very large volunteer project for Teachers without Borders. The process of completing my outcomes did not come without setbacks and tribulations. My completed project included 5 well-developed courses for their OpenCourseWare, 5 video tutorials for developing courses using the OpenCourseWare and 3 suggested collaboration projects for teachers. I had to make and maintain relationships with individuals within the organization.
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