Course DescriptionThis course will provide K–16 educators the opportunity to understand and use global collaborative web technologies to impact learning and teaching. Teachers will use these technologies to design and develop relevant learning experiences across curriculums. Online collaboration; creating and publishing text, images, audio and video to the Web; management of multiple streams of information; social networking; and the practical use of other Web 2.0/3.0 tools will be critiqued, analyzed, and evaluated for classroom uses. This course will allow for examination of the ethics, safety, and security involved with the use of these technologies.
By the conclusion of the course, each participant should be able to do the following:
- Recognize the impact of collaborative web technologies on student learning.
- Develop learning experiences and assessments that incorporate collaborative web technologies.
- Collaborate and apply collaborative web technology skills.
- Understand societal and ethical responsibilities of technology use.
- Model use of collaborative web technologies.
NotesSystem Requirements - computer with
- word processing software,
- reliable, unfiltered Internet access connection,
- modern Web browser
PrerequisitesThis course is recommended for K–16 school personnel who require a greater understanding of collaborative web technologies and 21st Century Literacies and their
impact on teaching and learning across curriculums. Participants must hold a baccalaureate degree.