Ruth Ellen Verock
01/23/2017 - 05/2/2017
3:00pm - 7:00pm, 5:15pm - 7:15pm
UMCS 001, UMCS 004
Open to EDUC 180 Days in Springfield students only. CPE class; $45/term non-refundable reg. fee + $438/credit. Refund and class swap policies differ from Univ. day classes; please see www.UMassULearn.net for more information. Innovative technologies are constantly emerging and influencing individuals' productivity, relationships, and access to information. Individuals use tools such as social networks, digital cameras, blogs, wikis, podcasts, whiteboards, and Web 2.0 tools to communicate, network, and engage in the global learning community. Educators can use such tools within the middle and high school environment to enhance productivity and students' understanding of the curriculum. Through this course, you will develop a greater understanding of the > potential uses of technology in K-12 educational settings and methods for integrating technology tools into the curriculum. You will also explore emerging and established technologies, learn to use identified tools in the classroom, and develop educational materials for use within your classroom or school community. Textbooks to be determined. Contact instructor for details.