DURATION OF COURSE, CREDIT VALUE & COURSE TYPE||2 (2 class + 0) hours, 2 credit, area core|
ACADEMIC YEAR & SEMESTER||2019-2020 Fall Semester|
COURSE PERIODS AND CLASSROOMS||Thursday: 08:30-10:20 |
STAFF MEMBER||Mobina Beheshti|
OFFICE AND PHONE NUMBERS||CT123B. 630 1669 |
OFFICE HOURS||Wednesdays 08:30-10:30 (appointment via email is suggested)|
This course covers the topics such as information technologies in education; teaching process and the categorisation of educational technology; learning theories related to educational technologies; recent trends in learning theories; digital literacies; educational technologies as tools and materials; material design; theme-based material design; developing discipline-specific learning resource centre; evaluating educational materials. (taken and translated from)
The subject is designed to help learners develop broad knowledge in integrating ICTs into education. In this respect, upon the completion of the course students will be able to:
- identify the characteristics of 21st-century teachers & learners,
- integrate technology and media into instruction based on learning theories,
- develop knowledge in Web 2.0 tools, educational materials, and activities,
- evaluate educational materials and technology,
- enhance the teaching and learning process with multimedia.
CONTENT & SCHEDULE
1. Week|| |
2. Week ||ISTE Standards of Teachers and Students in the 21st century|
3. Week ||Chapter 2: Theory into Practice: Foundations for Transformative Technology Integration (Part 1)|
4. Week ||Chapter 2: Theory into Practice: Foundations for Transformative Technology Integration (Part 2)|
5. Week||Chapter 4: Technology Device and Software Resources for Classroom Productivity (Part 1)|
6. Week||Chapter 4: Technology Device and Software Resources for Classroom Productivity (Part 2)|
8. Week ||No class|
9. Week||Mid – Term Exams Period|
10. Week||Chapter 5: Instructional Software for Student Learning (Part 1)|
Chapter 5: Instructional Software for Student Learning (Part 2)
Chapter 7: Web-Based Communication, Collaboration, Design, Creation, and Making (Part 1)
Chapter 7: Web-Based Communication, Collaboration, Design, Creation, and Making (Part 2)
Chapter 9: Teaching and Learning with Technology in Special Education
TEACHING / LEARNING APPROACH
In order to help learners reflect on and articulate the uses of ICTs in education face-to-face teaching, online discussions, required readings, and several take-homes and in-class assignments will be administered. Also, mid-term and final examinations will be administered.
- Roblyer M.D. and Hughes J. E. (2018)
Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching: Transforming Learning Across Disciplines (8th ed.). NewYork: Pearson.
- Smaldino, S., Lowther, D. L., and Russel, J. D. (2012).
Instructional technology and media for learning (10th ed.). Boston: Pearson.
- Oliver, R., & Herrington, J. (2001).
Teaching and learning online a beginner's guide to e-learning and e-teaching in higher education. Perth: Centre for Research in Information Technology and Communications, Edith Cowan University. (Freely available online)
- Howland, J. L., Jonassen, D., & Marra, R. M. (2011).
Meaningful learning with technology (4th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.
REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCCESS
In order to successfully complete the course students are required to
- participate to discussions in class and online environment
- show curiosity
- attend at least 80% of lectures
- complete assigned reading/s and tasks on time
- take both mid-term and final exams
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Student success will be evaluated as follows:
- Midterm Exam: 30%
- Attendance 5%
- Quiz 1: 5%
- Quiz 2: 5%
- Final Exam: 40%
- Term Project: 15%
Total scores will be graded according to following criteria:
A = 90 – 100 % C+ = 65 – 69 % D– = 45 – 49 %
A– = 85 – 89 % C = 60 – 64 % F = 00 – 44 % or for Plagiarism
B+ = 80 – 84 % C– = 56 – 59 % NG = Below 80 % attendance or
B = 75 – 79 % D+ = 53 – 55 % lack of assessments
B– = 70 – 74 % D = 50 – 52 %