Technology in the Classroom
3 Credit Hours
In this course students will become members of a TLC (Technical Learning Community) comprised of 1-5 education majors and 1 K-12 and 1 Iowa Central teacher/mentor. Students will: 1. Study and discuss Best Learning Practices using online streaming video data bases and the textbook. 2. Learn the roles of educational media and computers in the teaching/learning process, using the text and the National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS) as a guide, 3. Operate, select, prepare, utilize, and evaluate media and computer software for educational use, and 4. Using what they have learned, create or revise a real life learning lesson or unit and help implement it in their mentor's classroom for the purpose of improving student achievement.