IT 3210: Teachers & Technology
Course TimeLine (Monday Classes)
Note: Course TimeLine is tentative and is subject to change!


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Week Topic Reading Assignment*
Creating Environments for Learning
1
8/23
Course Introduction & Syllabus review 

Participant Introduction 

Facilities Tour 

 

Syllabus

Instructional Technology Center

Information Sheet & various forms and surveys 

Initial Reflection Paper 

DUE end of first class

2

8/30

Introduction to WebCT

Introduction to Learning Environments

Technology Integration

Grabe & Grabe- 
Ch. 1
 Be certain to have your PawPrints/Panther account active prior to class
9/6 Labor Day Holiday - No Class Meeting
3
9/13
Design Concepts - Lesson Plans & Objectives

Introduction to Inspiration Software

Chapter 2 Remember to check your WebCT account!

Complete WebCT forms in class

Reach Out and Touch Someone/Someplace <Real & Virtual>
4

9/21

Learning at a Distance:
(Class meets via WebCT)
Electronic Communications
Chapter 6

WebCT readings

Initial ideas for LE Portfolio
(e-mailed to all via WebCT)
5

9/27

Learning at a Distance:
(Class meets via WebCT)
Information Literacy

Search Strategies

WebCT readings WebCT Lesson #1
Sharing Thoughts/Ideas
6

10/4

Distribution of Information 

Visual Literacy

Designing Effective Presentations

Chapter 9  Group Contract (if needed) 
WebCT Lesson #2
Unit 2 Quiz
Complete WebCT forms in class
MIDTERM

7

10/11

Professionalism 

Alternative Writing using Desktop Publishing Software

  PowerPointWork Sample

Mid-Term Reflection Paper 

Making Life Easier
8

10/18

Time Management 

Organization/Manipulation of Data - Spreadsheeting

Chapter 5 Desktop Publishing Work Sample 

Portfolio Check

9

10/25

Org/Man Data (continued) - 
Database Design and Use
  Spreadsheet Work Sample 
10

11/1

Capturing Cognitive Processes

Media Literacy
 

Chapters 3, 11 Database Work Sample
 
Choosing the Right Stuff
11/1
cont'd
Technology Management 

Evaluation

Chapters 3 & 11
Emerging Technologies
11

11/8

Thoughtful/Meaninful Use of High Tech Cognitive Tools

HyperStudio Basics

Chapters 7, 8, 10 Inspiration Work Sample
12

11/15

Thoughtful/Meaninful Use of High Tech Cognitive Tools:

Creating HyperStudio Stacks

  Evaluation Work Sample
13

11/22

Distance Learning 

Creating Instructional 
Web Pages

HyperStudio Work Sample 
Finishing Up
14

11/29

Work Week   Web Page Creation Work Sample
15

12/6

LEP Presentations . Final Reflection Paper
Final Exam Week Learning Environment Portfilios due in your instructor's office/mailbox no later than 5 p.m., Monday, December 13, 1999.

*Note: Unless otherwise indicated, all assignments listed in the last column are due at the beginning of the class period. Remember, no late work will be accepted!

Last revised 19 August, 1999.