Applying Educational Media & Technology
This course is a foundation class for the Master's Degree program in Educational
Technology Leadership at The George Washington
University. It provides an introduction to the theory and practice of
educational technology. While the primary focus of the course is on the use of
technology in school settings, the course will also be relevant to persons
involved in training and adult education. The intent of the course is to
provide a general understanding of instructional theory and media, and enable
educators to make more rational choices regarding technology. Not only are the
key characteristics of different media surveyed, principles and issues
concerning their appropriate use are also discussed.
Critically analyze the
educational technology literature in terms of the significant issues associated
with using technology in classrooms.
Develop a plan for applying
any theory and technology covered in this course to a specific learning or
materials using any of the technologies covered in the course.
Describe the strengths and
limitations of educational technology and articulate a personal philosophy of
how technology should be used in schools.
None currently indicated.