Rethinking Education and Technology

Rethinking Education and Technology

296.00

This course discusses the use of technology in the classroom, offering an overview that includes online social networks, distance learning, digital home schooling models, video games and more.  The course will aim to rethink education in the light of technology, and discusses how teachers can help students capture the magnitude of involvement of technology in the learning process.  

2 Semester Credits, ED 501

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Learning Outcomes

  • Realize the positive relationship in the interaction of technology in the classroom
  • Rethink how we learn, motivate and transition education in a technological society
  • Enhance the concept of education and life-long learning

Text:  Collins, A. & Halverson, R. (2009).  Rethinking education in the age of technology.  NY: Teachers College Press.

Requirements of Participation

Class assignments and activities are designed to enhance students’ education and develop their skills in research, critical analysis, and academic writing.