STANDARD 1 - Technology for Educators

CPS 111 – Introduction to Technology for Educators
Instructor: Ms. Rudolph
Photos Courtesy of Teachers Discovering Computers Textbook
21st Century Educational Vision
• Don Knezek, ISTE CEO, 2008:
(International Society for Technology Education)
“The digital-age teaching professional
must demonstrate a vision of technology
infusion and develop the technology skills
of others. These are the hallmarks of the
new education leader.”
21st Century Educational Vision
Today’s teachers have the responsibility
to prepare students to be:
Capable information technology users
Information seekers, analyzers and evaluators
Problem solvers and decision makers
Creative and effective users of productivity tools
Communicators, collaborators, publishers, and
• Informed, responsible, and contributing citizens.
Course Description
This course introduces educators and education majors to
knowledge and skills required to demonstrate an
introductory proficiency in the current technology
standards defined both at state and national levels
The course introduces both the
• National Standards and Performance
Indicators for Teachers (NETS-T)
• Illinois State Board of Education: Illinois
Standards in Technology for All Teachers
National Standards and Performance
Indicators for Teachers
The following diagram identifies the
National ISTE NETS-T standards and performance indicator areas
Copyright © 2008, ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education), 1.800.336.5191 (U.S. &
Canada) or 1.541.302.3777 (Int’l),, All rights reserved
Illinois State Board of Education:
Illinois Technology Standards
for All Teachers
STANDARD 1 - Basic Computer/Technology Operations and Concepts
STANDARD 2 - Personal and Professional Use of Technology
STANDARD 3 - Application of Technology in Instruction
STANDARD 4 - Social, Ethical, and Human Issues
STANDARD 5 - Productivity Tools
STANDARD 6 - Telecommunications and Information Access
STANDARD 7 - Research, Problem Solving, and Product Development
STANDARD 8 - Information Literacy Skills
Course Description
The course provides opportunities for
• growth in technology and educational terminology
• exploration of technology and curriculum integration
• development of hands-on technology skills
• reflection on issues surrounding the use of technology in
the classroom and on one’s perspectives regarding
technology in education
Course Assignments
The course will ask students
to complete a variety of
weekly assignments.
These assignments will
provide experience with
utilizing technology to
increase productivity and
These assignments will also
provide experience with
combining digital
technology pieces together
with subject-related areas of
the curriculum to enhance
Course Description
Activities will include
• Use of various hardware devices such as digital
cameras, interactive whiteboards, student response
systems, projection systems and computers
• Use of various computer software for producing word
processor documents, spreadsheets, publisher
documents, digital media presentations, and audio/
video recording
• Use of Web “cloud” applications for research, social
bookmarking, website construction, wiki collaboration,
and multi-media storage and distribution
Course Experiences
The student will have an opportunity to experience
technology integration via assignments and lab
Some examples are:
- Digital photo editing
- Wiki Collaboration
- Social Bookmarking
- Spreadsheet Gradebook
- Classroom Website
- Audio Podcasting
- Digital Media Presentation
- Classroom Newsletter
- WebQuest
- Screencast Video
- Technology Integrated Lesson Plan
Course Benefits
In addition to the digital and web technology knowledge
and skills that a student will learn in this course,
the resources that are introduced in this course will be very
helpful in future educational degree course work and
with developing one’s own technology integrated
Course Grade
Your course grade will involve completion of
3 Examinations
8 Chapter Quizzes
16 Chapter Assignments (minimum 1 per week)
1 Emerging Technology Trends Presentation
1 Final Project Portfolio
Grades will be based on the following:
A = 90 - 100%
B = 80 - 89%
C = 70 - 79%
D = 60 - 69%
E = Below 60%
Course Materials Needed
Teachers Discovering Computers, Integrating Technology in a Connected
World, 7th edition, Shelly, Cashman, Gunter, and Gunter
ISBN 978-1-133-52655-1
--- OR electronic version --
eBook ISBN: 978-1-133-52655-1
USB Flash Drive for storage of course work.
Web Access to online Blackboard and other
Web2.0 tools that we will use during the course
Access to software for word processing,
spreadsheet, and presentation creations (preferably
Microsoft Office version 2007 or 2010)
• Again, welcome to the class.
• I am looking forward to exploring
technology-integrated education with you
• Hope you enjoy this
class and have at least
one moment in this
class like the student in
this photograph.