ED 275 Instructional Technology


This course is designed to assist students in developing an understanding of the relationship of content courses and teaching. It explores a variety of technology resources and equips students with knowledge of a variety of basic technological concepts and practical experiences in infusion of technology in an educational curriculum. Students will develop skills in the operation and use of Windows OS compatible technology include (but are not limited to) word processing, database, spreadsheet, PowerPoint, scanning, dye cuts, opaque projection, transparency production, digital camera systems, internet resources, and other relevant experiences.


All course objectives and activities are tied to the Conceptual Framework and the following Alabama Quality Teaching Standards for Knowledge and Ability





Professional Studies Knowledge and Ability Standards


CF1, CF7  (2)(c)5.(i)Knowledge of the purposes, strengths, and limitations of formative and summative assessment and of formal and informal assessment strategies. 
CF1, CF7 (2)(c)5.(ii) Knowledge of the relationship between assessment and learning and of how to integrate appropriate assessments into all stages of the learning process. 
CF1, CF4(3)(c)1.(iii)Knowledge of media communication technologies that enrich learning opportunities. 
CF1, CF4  CF2, CF4(3)(c)4.(ii)  (3)(c)4.(iii)Knowledge of the wide range of technologies that support and enhance instruction, including classroom and school resources as well as distance learning and online learning opportunities.Ability to integrate technology into the teaching of all content areas.    
CF1 (5)(c)2.(i) Knowledge of a range of professional literature, particularly resources that relate to one's own teaching field(s). 
CF1, CF11 (5)(c)4.(i) Knowledge of research relating collective responsibility for student learning to increased achievement for all students. 
CF1, CF4 (5)(c)5.(ii) Knowledge of safe, responsible, legal, and ethical uses of technologies including fair-use and copyright guidelines and Internet-user protection policies.