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LINC 50F: INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGY INTO A STANDARDS-BASED CURRICULUM I

Foothill College Course Outline of Record

Foothill College Course Outline of Record
Heading Value
Units: 2
Hours: 2 lecture per week (24 total per quarter)
Advisory: Basic computer skills and knowledge of Macintosh or Windows operating systems; familiarity using Web browsers, email, bookmarking, searching and downloading; not open to students with credit in LINC 225.
Degree & Credit Status: Degree-Applicable Credit Course
Foothill GE: Non-GE
Transferable: CSU
Grade Type: Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)
Repeatability: Not Repeatable

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze a variety of technologies for teaching and learning that match standards based objectives and 21st century skills.
  • Examine standards, 21st century skills.
  • Compare and contrast student projects and learning outcomes that utilized technologies with those that did not.

Description

Intended for educators (K-14) and includes hands-on experiences that demonstrate the effective integration of technologies and 21st century skills for teaching and learning with any standards based curriculum. Emphasis is given to developing effective student-centered projects or activities using appropriate educational technologies.

Course Objectives

The student will be able to:
A. Examine standards, 21st century skills.
B. Analyze a variety of technologies for teaching and learning that match standards based objectives and 21st century skills.
C. Compare and contrast student projects and learning outcomes that utilized technologies with those that did not.
D. Design and develop a student-centered classroom project using integrated technology.
E. Plan a comprehensive, standards-based, student-centered project utilizing technologies in the classroom environment.
F. Evaluate student learning outcomes of the classroom project.

Course Content

A. Examine standards, 21st century skills
1. Academic contents standards (elementary, secondary, post-secondary levels)
2. ISTE NETS standards
3. Teaching standards
4. 21st century skills
B. Analyze a variety of technologies for teaching and learning
1. Student project types and models
2. Technologies (internet and computer-based)
C. Compare and contrast learning outcomes of student projects
1. Types of student projects with integrated technologies
2. Types of student projects without integrated technologies
D. Design and develop a student-centered classroom project
1. Project Based Learning
2. Inquiry-Based Learning
3. Elements of student-centered project
E. Plan a comprehensive, standards-based, student-centered project
1. Project management
2. Development plan
3. Implementation plan
F. Evaluate student learning outcomes of the classroom project
1. Pre- and post data collection
2. Rubric for development and evaluation purposes
3. Self-reflection

Lab Content

Not applicable.

Special Facilities and/or Equipment

A. When offered on/off campus: Lecture room equipped with LCD projector, whiteboard, and a demonstration computer connected online. Computer laboratories equipped with online PCs and/or Macintosh computers, network server access, and printers.
B. When taught via the Internet: Students must have current email accounts and/or ongoing access to computers with email software, web browsing capability, and access to the World Wide Web.

Method(s) of Evaluation

The student will demonstrate proficiency by:
A. Developing an integrated student-centered, technology enhanced lesson plan or project.
B. Presenting the project to peers.
C. Making constructive contributions to class discussions.
D. Evaluating the course project.

Method(s) of Instruction

During periods of instruction the student will be:
A. Actively listening to lecture presentations delivered in student-centered learning style.
B. Participating in facilitated discussions of readings or video presentations.
C. Presenting in small group and whole class meetings.

Representative Text(s) and Other Materials

A. Instructor-assigned notes and materials. Example textbooks include:

1. Morrison, Valerie, Stephanie Novak, and Tim Vanderwerff. Meeting Common Core Technology Standards: Strategies for Grades K-2. International Society for Technology in Education, 2016.

2. Morrison, Valerie, Stephanie Novak, and Tim Vanderwerff. Meeting Common Core Technology Standards: Strategies for Grades 3-5. International Society for Technology in Education, 2016.

3. Morrison, Valerie, Stephanie Novak, and Tim Vanderwerff. Meeting Common Core Technology Standards: Strategies for Grades 6-8. International Society for Technology in Education, 2016.

4. Morrison, Valerie, Stephanie Novak, and Tim Vanderwerff. Meeting Common Core Technology Standards: Strategies for Grades 9-12. International Society for Technology in Education, 2016.

B. When course is taught online: Additional information, notes, handouts, syllabus, assignments, tests, and other relevant course material will be delivered by email and on the World Wide Web, and discussion may be handled with internet communication tools.

 

Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments

A. Writing assignments include an instructional design plan, peer evaluations, and critical analysis of educational projects, technology tools, systems, or processes.

B. Outside assignments include conducting project development, writing the instructional plan, reading, and participating in online peer collaboration activities.

 

Discipline(s)

Instructional Design/Technology