Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Educational Technology Syllabus

University of San Carlos
College of Education


Course Number : Educ 154C
Course Title : Educational Technology with Field Study
Credit : 4 units
Pre-requisite : Educ 151, 152 & 153

Course Description:

This course is designed to introduce students with the basic learning theories and principles as bases in the design, development, implementation and evaluation of instruction using educational technology. They are exposed to both traditional and innovative technologies to facilitate and foster meaningful and effective learning. Researches and field observation on the effectiveness of any supporting material in teaching are utilized to further enhance and facilitate the delivery of instruction in the teaching-learning process.

General Objectives:

Provided with varied learning strategies and materials, students are expected to:

1. Acquire adequate understanding in the importance of technology in education.
2. Realize the value and importance of technology in education.
3. Develop skills in the development and utilization of technology in education.
4. Utilize research output and the web in the choosing, designing technology in education.
5. Design both conventional and non conventional technology in support to the delivery of instruction.
6. Develop assessment tools in the evaluation of technology in education.

Course Outline

Unit I Technology in Education

a. Meaning
b. Evolution and Development
Unit II Traditional Educational Technology/Materials

Cone of Experiences

a. Direct and Purposeful ( Games & Experiments)
b. Contrived Experiences (Three Dimensional, Mock up, Diorama)
c. Dramatized Experiences(Pageant, Socio-Drama)
d. Demonstration Boards (chalkboard, peg board etc.)
e. Field Trips
f. Exhibits
g. Still Pictures(drawings, graphs, cartoon, etc.)

Unit III Trends in Educational Technology

a. Projected materials
b. Audio Materials
c. Interactive Materials

Unit IV ICT in Education

a. Computer
b. Internet
c. Multimedia/Hypermedia
Unit V Educational Technology in Instructional Planning

a. Multiple Intelligence
b. Learning Styles
c. Blooms Taxonomy

Unit VI Technology and Student Assessment

a. Rubrics
b. Checklist
c. Blogs

Evaluative Measures:

Observations: Classroom observations are designed to provide an opportunity to observe the students in different educational settings.

Internet Exchanges: Students will pass through email their assigned task and will take note of the comments of the teacher. For discussion and interaction log on …

Field Study/Journal Entries: Students are required to write their daily experiences during the field study.

Portfolio: Students will pass a portfolio that includes the prescribed requirements in the course. This would include the repertoire of teaching materials, journal entries, research outputs, internet exchanges, enrichment of the topics discussed.

Oral/Written Presentation: Students will be asked to lead the class discussion on one of the course topics. The assignments are designed to develop students become "expert" on a concept or strategy and present it to the class in a manner that encourages thoughtful discussion. After the completion of the presentation, students will need to submit 1) an in-depth written discussion of the topic and 2) a reflection on your learning from the assignment and the ways in which these learning will be important in your teaching.

Attendance/Participation: Students are required to participate in class discussion and share expectations regarding assignments.

Major Examinations: Students must take and pass the major examination. Passing percentage is 75% of the total items.

Research Presentation: Students must present research outputs as enrichment in the lesson or topic discussed.

Grading System:

Class Standing: 80%
Group Dynamics 15%
Written tasks 15%,
Portfolio , 20%
Development of Instructional Materials/Demonstration 20%
Major exam 20%
TOTAL 100%

- Integrating Technology for Meaningful Learning
By: Mark Grabe
Cindy Grabe (1999)

- Teaching and Learning Technology
By: Robert McCorrick,
Patricia Murphy, and
Michael Harrison (1993)

- Training to meet the Technology Challenge
By. Mr. Tevor Bently

- Barron Ann & Gary W. Orwig. New Technologies for Education. A Beginner’s Guide. 2nd ed. Libraries Unlimited, Inc., Colorado. 2000

- Robley, M.D. Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching. 4th ed. Pearson Merill Prentice Hall, New Jersey., 2006

- Corpuz, Breda, et. Al. Principles of Teaching 2. Lorimar Publishing Inc. Phils. 2006

- Using Information Technology A Practical Introduction to Computers and Communications. Williams, Sawyer, Hutchinson (1995)


Instructional Technology

The Assure Model for Selecting Instructional Media http://www.unca.edu/education/edtech/techcourse/assure.htm

Edgar Dale’s Cone of Experiences

Find your strengths (M.I. Assessment)
Learning Styles Questionnaires

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