Academic Catalog

LINC 97: IPADS IN EDUCATION

Foothill College Course Outline of Record

Foothill College Course Outline of Record
Heading Value
Units: 0.5
Hours: 6 lecture per quarter (6 total per quarter)
This course meets 1 time per quarter.
Advisory: Appropriate skills and abilities with mobile computer systems and internet technologies.
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 how iPad technology can be used as a tool to aid students in mastery of Common Core Standards and learning outcomes.
  • Analyze how iPad technology can be used as a tool to aid students in mastery of Common Core Standards and learning outcomes.
  • Setup and use the basic features of iPad
  • Setup and use the basic features of iPad

Description

Tablet computer technology is having greater influence in education and impacting student learning with mobile, rich media applications. Explore using the Apple iPad in every level of education; analyze changes mobile computing brings to the teaching and learning environment; evaluate applications relevant for academic disciplines and that reflect the Common Core State Standards. Provides practice in using iPads in a classroom setting and for developing instructional resources and learning aids.

Course Objectives

The student will be able to:
A. Set up and use the basic features of the iPad
B. Analyze how iPad technology can be used as a tool to aid students in mastery of Common Core Standards and learning outcomes
C. Develop a lesson or learning aid using the iPad and specific applications aligned with standards
D. Develop resources and methods for using the iPad as an assessment tool or information management device
E. Create custom instructional materials using iBooks in iTunes U

Course Content

A. iPad set up and basic functions
1. Hardware buttons, switches, and ports; Software sliders, buttons, and switches
2. Settings
3. Apps
4. Screen shots
5. File organization
6. Camera/video
B. iPad technology as a tool for mastery of Common Core Standards and learning outcomes
1. Examine and evaluate the types of iPad applications that aid in meeting college and career readiness Common Core Standards in reading, writing, listening, speaking
2. Examine and evaluate the types of iPad applications that demonstrate the practice and proficiencies required in Common Core Math Standards
3. Examine and evaluate iPad applications that require higher order thinking skills from Bloom's Taxonomy
C. Develop a lesson or learning resource using the iPad
1. Identify the standards and goals of the lesson
2. Choose appropriate iPad applications for instruction and for student use
3. Design and create a student-centered lesson
D. iPad as an assessment tool
1. Identify iPad applications that can be used for test and quizzes
2. Identify iPad applications that can be tools for performance-based assessments
E. Create iBooks in iTunes U
1. Explore and evaluate iTunes U courses
2. Explore teacher-created iBooks
3. iBooks features and uses
4. Develop an iBook
5. Upload to iTunes

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 and iPad connected online. Computer laboratories equipped with iPads, online PCs or Macintosh computers, network server access, and printers.
B. When taught via the Internet: Students must have an iPad with 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 iPad-based lesson, instructional tool, or learning tool
B. Presenting the project to peers for feedback
C. Making constructive contributions to class discussions and peer reviews using critical analysis

Method(s) of Instruction

During periods of instruction the student will be:
A. Listening actively to lecture presentations delivered in student-centered learning style by taking notes, following demonstrations, or completing an activity
B. Participating in facilitated discussions of live presentations, readings or video presentations
C. Presenting in small group and whole class situations
D. Watching demonstrations and developing mastery

Representative Text(s) and Other Materials

Gliksman, Sam. iPad in Education for Dummies. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, 2015.

Instructor-assigned notes and materials.



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. Each class session requires the student to read and analyze selected web sites or student projects related to that session's topics. Class discussion is encouraged.

B. Each session's topic requires a written response to an assignment that is turned in for instructor or peer review.

C. When taught online these methods may take the form of video, audio, animation and web page presentations. Assignments will be submitted online as well.

 

Discipline(s)

Instructional Design/Technology