tec 948 & tec 965 overview

The Courses TEC 948 Teaching and Learning Online TEC 965 Teach with Moodle Madera VIP-T1 Virtual Instruction al Program for Teacher s

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The CoursesTEC 948 Teaching and Learning OnlineTEC 965 Teach with Moodle

Madera VIP-T1

Virtual Instructional

Program for Teachers

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TEC 948 Teaching and Learning Online

0 The history and evolution of online teaching is explored as well as the strategies, theories, and concepts that surround the online classroom.

0 Course Participants will strengthen the essential skills and knowledge necessary to be an effective online instructor and meet needs of 21st century students as identified in the National Educational Technology Plan.

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Course Objectives

1. Experience the online environment from a student perspective.2. Explore and identify the role of the online environment in

contemporary education and the driving forces behind the growth of e-learning.

3. Explore and define how technology supports the research and standards focused on online teaching and learning.

4. Compare and contrast the traditional classroom and the online classroom.

5. Explore the relationship between theories of learning and teaching styles.

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Course Objectives (contd.)

6. Identify how the online environment supports constructivism. 7. Define the roles of the teacher and the student in the online

classroom. 8. Investigate the role of learning styles in the online classroom. 9. Develop a basic understanding of copyright and accessibility

issues. 10. Analyze and identify how you will be using the online

environment in your teaching practices.

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Course Modules

1. Orientation and Introductions2. Net Generation3. The Impact of the Internet and Technology on Education4. What is Online Teaching and Learning5. The Online Instructor6. The Online Student7. Evaluating Information on the Internet8. Issues of Copyright and Accessibility9. Pedagogy10. ePortfolio Practicum

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TEC 965 Teach With Moodle

0 Using a systematic approach guided by Bloom’s Taxonomy for 21st Century Learners, and sound instructional design principles, course participants plan and design an online course module in Moodle.

0 While this course will be using Moodle, the instructional strategies, design principles and pedagogy can be transferred to other course management systems.

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Course Objectives

1. Explore the state of online teaching and learning in the US and identify how the growth of online learning is impacting education.

2. Identify how online teaching and learning meets the goals of the NETP, the NETS-S/T, and the iNACOL Standards of Quality.

3. Actively engage with the Moodle tools from both an instructor and student role.

4. Customize and modify the Moodle settings to create an appropriate online learning environment.

5. Demonstrate the ability to evaluate quality in existing online courses through the use of research based resources

6. Explore, analyze and implement sound instructional design principles.

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Course Objectives (contd.)

7. Refine the objectives for you course reflecting the modified Bloom’s Taxonomy to Meet 21st Century Pedagogies.

8. Develop a course framework and begin the process of building an online module.

9. Create grade-level appropriate, standards-based online learning activities.

10. Demonstrate the ability to organize and structure online course content based on best practices.

11. Reflect upon your experiences using Moodle.12. Participate as a member of a community of learners through

an active online network.

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Course Modules

1. Orientation and Introductions 2. Current Research and the National Technology Standards for Teachers 3. Getting Started with Moodle 4. Quality in Online Courses 5. Moodle Sandbox 6. Moodle Toolbox 7. Final Project 8. Assessing Readiness iNACOL Standards for Quality in Online Courses 9. Building a Personal Learning Network 10. ePortfolio Practicum

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0 Signature ePortfolio Assignments0 Activities0 My Journal Entries0 Discussions

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The Madera Cohort

0 11 teachers0 Summer 2011 kick-off week

0 Technology and Google Tools0 Met synchronously in Blackboard Collaborate weekly0 Moodle 2.20 Authentic projects0 ePortfolio

0 Interactive portfolio using Google Sites based on the work of Helen C. Barrett, Ph. D.