2009 Technology Smorgasbord


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For Credit or Clock Hours 15 hours = 1 credit, $50/graduate level credit through UCD

Course Syllabus for Jeffco Public Schools
School of Education and Human Development
University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center
January – April 2009

Course Instuctor(s): Instructor of Record: Leah Lindblom
Other Instructors: Jason Neely, Julie Dill, Jeff Cook, Susie Lackey, Lynee Zajac-Beck, Shane Stalter, Matt Moore, Mark Biller, Kent Stannard, Clif Bluhm, Shannon MacKenzie

Course Description: This course will examine how teachers can best impact student achievement and assessment through the use of several technology tools: SMART Boards, clickers, document cameras, web 2.0 tools, and many others.

Course Dates and Times: Tuesdays January 13 – April 21, 2009
Session
Date
Time
1. SMART Board Level 1: Setup, software install, toolbars, gallery tour.
Jan 13
3:30 – 5:30
2. SMART Board Level 2: Manipulating objects; advanced tools; working with Ink Aware Applications.
Jan 20
3:30 – 5:30
3. SMART Board Level 3: Embedding video and sound; Using the groups feature of version 10.
Jan 27
3:30 – 5:30
4. SMART Clickers: Setup, software install, classroom applications.
Feb 3
3:30 – 5:30
5. SMART Toys: Setup and use of SMART Document Camera and Airliner Slate.
Feb 10
3:30 – 5:30
6. Technology Collaboration Tools for Students: Web 2.0 uses in the classroom.
Feb 17
3:30 – 5:30
7. Technology Collaboration Tools for Teachers: Web 2.0 tools for collaborating with colleagues.
Feb 24
3:30 – 5:30
8. Advancing Student Presentations: Other tools for students to use besides PowerPoint and poster board presentations.
Mar 3
3:30 – 5:30
9. Powerful PowerPoints: using PowerPoint for more than bulleted slides.
Mar 10
3:30 – 5:30
10. Converting Video Files
Mar 17
3:30 – 5:30
11. School Center: web page development
Mar 24
3:30 – 5:30
12. Are you Technologically Safe?: Safe and efficient web browsing tips.
Apr 7
3:30 – 5:30
13. Turnitin.com: setup and configuration of accounts.
Apr 14
3:30 – 5:30
14. File Management: navigating network, saving, deleting and backing up files.
Apr 21
3:30 – 5:30
15. Jeffco Tech Tools: Blackboard, ESS, OWA, Navigating Employee Connections
Apr 28
3:30 – 5:30