EdTech 504:

Theoretical Foundations of Ed Tech

Instructor Dr. K. Diane Hall

Course Description and Objectives

This course provides an overview of classic and contemporary theories of learning and their applications in educational technology and emerging orientations; implications for practice. Students explore foundations, history, perspectives, and literature in the field and are motivated to think more critically about their efforts and career goals.

AECT Standards

For standards mapping to completed course artifacts, please select from the list below.

STANDARD 1 DESIGN

Candidates demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to design conditions for learning by applying principles of instructional systems design, message design, instructional strategies, and learner characteristics.

STANDARD 2 DEVELOPMENT

Candidates demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to develop instructional materials and experiences using print, audiovisual, computer-based, and integrated technologies.

  • 2.1 Print Technologies
  • 2.2 Audiovisual Technologies
  • 2.3 Computer-based Technologies
  • 2.4 Integrated Technologies

STANDARD 3 UTILIZATION

Candidates demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to use processes and resources for learning by applying principles and theories of media utilization, diffusion, implementation, and policy-making.

STANDARD 5 EVALUATION

Resources

Jonassen, D. a. (2000). Theoretical Foundations of Learning Environments. Mahwah: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

 

What You Need to be Successful

Computer - PC or Mac with multimedia capabilitieis

Software - Adobe Web and Graphics Suite, Presentation, Word Processing, Spreadsheet, Open Source

Time Management - Deadlines approach quickly - don't wait until the last minute to get the job done!

 

About Stefanie

Mrs. Brimacomb

Stefanie Brimacomb is a multi-endorsed math, business, and computer teacher in a remote Idaho town where online learning is essential to provide students a competitive education.

Contact Information

e-mail:brimstef@citlink.net
cell/text:(208)413-3783

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