- Name: Information Technology in Teaching
- Division: Professional & Applied Technology
- Discipline: Education
- Units (Credits): 3.00
I. Catalog Course Description
Studies the use of microcomputers in operations and word processing applicable to classroom for teachers to operate and utilize microcomputers in education. Special instruction fees.
II: Course Objectives
The successful student will demonstrate an ability to complete the following:
- Relate the major teaching and learning theories to information technology applications in education,
- Discuss issues and trends in educational computing.
- Start up a computer, access a desired program using the Windows operating system, enter information into a document via the keyboard and print out the results.
- Read, compose and send e-mail messages.
- Describe the advantages of computer-based word processing; identify the desirable features of a good word processing program; and produce pages of printed text using Microsoft Word.
- Identify the basic functions of and terminology associated with an electronic spreadsheet; recognize the advantages of using spreadsheets; produce and print a spreadsheet using Excel.
- Discuss ways that computers can be used to automate some of the tasks that teachers perform; describe ways that presentation software can be used to enhance teaching; demonstrate a working knowledge of PowerPoint.
- Describe the World Wide Web and how it works; use a browser to search for documents and explore the Internet.
III: Course Linkage
This course addresses the following Student Learning Objectives of the General Education Mission by ensuring that successful students:
- Are able to demonstrate college level reading, writing, and oral communication skills.
- Possess adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
- Can engage in meaningful self assessments and work effectively with others.
- Utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
- Have knowledge of the subject matter to a level that is appropriate to the emphasis of their degree.
- Develop and improve their creative abilities.
- Appreciate the need for continuing education and lifelong learning.
- Will succeed at transfer institutions.
Scheduled EDU-204 classes:
There are currently no EDU-204 classes scheduled for this term.