Integrating Technology into Education
Learn how to use free/low cost technology tools for teaching and learning in your classroom. Keep up-to-date with latest tech tools curated by an instructional technology expert!
Would you like to go beyond just using computers and office products in your classroom?
There are many free/low cost technology tools out there which you can utilize in your professional life in various ways such organization, learning and better yet teaching more effectively! Among the topics will be covered in this course are:
Teaching and Learning with Visuals and Video,
Web 2.0 tools,
Web Design Tools,
Mobile Devices and Applications,
Course Management Systems and Lesson Planning Tools,
Personal Organization & Professional Development for Teachers,
and many more…
Exploring technology worthy of use can be time-consuming and intimidating for many teachers. However, this course will feature tools that are easy to master and effective with educators in mind. Also, the course will be updated frequently with new tools based on the feedback from users.
What are the requirements?
Eventhough no technical skills is needed to take this course, basic knowledge of computers and internet tools is recommended
Internet Connectivity and Browser
Creating accounts on various web tools may be needed
What am I going to get from this course?
Understand the Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling
Create Digital Stories
How to use Photo Story 3
How to use and create videos with Movie Maker
How to use and create videos with Wevideo
What is the target audience?
This course is developed teachers and educators in mind. However, since the course includes fundamentals, it can be taken by pretty much anybody!
|Section 1: Teaching and Learning with Video|
Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling
Photo Story 3: How to create a Digital Story with Photo Story 3
Photo Story 3: Narrate a story with background music, and finalize your video
Movie Maker 2012: How to create Movie Maker Projects
Movie Maker 2012: Titles, Credits, Transitions, Visual Effects, Saving Videos
WeVideo: Introduction, Uploading Media, Captions, Transform, Animation & Themes
WeVideo: Titles, Credits, Advanced Timeline, Audio & Video Tracks, Publishing
Teaching and Learning with Video: Quiz
|Section 2: Working with Google Forms|
Google Forms: How to create forms with Google Forms and Questions Types
Viewing Responses, Adding Pages, Images, Videos & Sending Forms
Google Forms: Quiz
|Section 3: LearnBoost: Class Management and Lesson Plan Software|
Creating Account and Adding Class
Adding Students to Class Roster in
Creating Seating Chart and Schedule
Setting and Using Gradebook
Taking Attendance and Reporting
Creating Lesson Plans in LearnBoost
To-Do-List and Calendar in LearnBoost
|Section 4: Presentation Tools|
Prezi: Introduction to Prezi Presentation
Prezi: Creating Prezi Presentations and Prezi Interface
Prezi: Working with Text and Images
Prezi: Working with Frames and Paths
Prezi: Drawing Frames, Arrows, and Lines & Adding Symbols, Shapes, and Diagrams
Prezi: Adding YouTube Videos, Background Music & Voice-overs to Prezi
Prezi: Adding PowerPoint and Other Files to Your Prezi
Adding PowerPoint and Other Files to Your Prezi
Prezi: Customizing Themes & Creating Prezis from Templates
|Section 5: Collaboration Tools|
|Section 6: Screencasting|
Creating Screencasts with ScreenR
Creating Screencasts with ScreencastOmatic
Creating Screencasts with SnagIt
Dr. Bulent Dogan, Lifelong Learner and Educator!
I am an Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology at the North American University, Houston, TX. I have been teaching for 6 years in K-12 and 4 years in Higher Education. I have taught various courses in computers, graphic design, video technology and educational technology previously. I am a trainer, instructional designer, and graphic designer.
I coordinate several instructional projects such as Digital Storytelling Contests (DISTCO). My research interests include Digital Storytelling, Tablets/Games in Education and Social Media in Higher Education…
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All level
- Language English
- Students 89
- Assessments Self