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 Course Title:   Instructional Technology


 Department:    EDUC

 Course #:    260

 Credits:    3

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    3

 CIP:    131501

 EPC:    839

 REV:    2017

 Course Description  

Interactive hands-on approach to learning and evaluating different software programs for use in educational technology and its application in today's classroom. Emphasis on turning basic technology skills into effective and enhanced instructional skills.



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 33

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Perform computer tasks involving the following five basic areas: File management, word processing, spreadsheets, desktop publishing, and graphics.
  2. Design presentations of instructional materials that will enhance the curriculum beyond traditional curriculum presentations.
  3. Formulate instruction to be delivered with the aid of technology.
  4. Demonstrate basic troubleshooting techniques for a variety of technology machines.
  5. Evaluate software.
  6. Examine and evaluate Internet and World Wide Web educational resource sites.
  7. Utilize the Internet and the World Wide Web for instructional and learning purposes.
  8. Compile World Wide Web educational resource site addresses for your professional needs.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

1. Information Literacy

Definition: Recognizing when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
1.2 Access the needed information effectively, efficiently, ethically, and legally.
1.3 Evaluate information and its sources critically.

10. Technology

Definition: Understanding the role of technology in society and using technology appropriately and effectively.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
10.1 Demonstrate an understanding of the development and impact of technology in human experience (history, global, and local).
10.3 Use technology appropriate to the context and task to effectively retrieve and manage information, solve problems, and facilitate communication.

Course Contents

  1. MS Word: Resumes, letterhead, tables.
  2. MS Publisher: Tables and hidden text documents.
  3. Classroom management software.
  4. Publisher: Newsletters.
  5. Introduction to the Internet.
  6. Research modules.
  7. Importing images.
  8. PowerPoint.
  9. Online forms.
  10. Software evaluation.
  11. MS Excel.
  12. CD Burner.
  13. On-line resources for educators.