EDUCATION 526. Internet Literacy for Educators

Three credits

(Previously titled Telecommunications for the 21st Century – do not repeat for additional credit)

This course will explore developmentally appropriate teaching and learning opportunities that are available to classroom teachers via the Internet. Students will learn to use various types of electronic communications including the development of curriculum web sites that address content standards and student technology standards. The use of technology to communicate with peers, parents and the larger community to nurture student learning will be explored. The safe and healthy use of technology resources to facilitate equitable access of resources for all students will be endorsed. Research of best practice regarding online pedagogy will be examined. Required for Classroom Technology Program.