Course Number and Title: IDT G25 Advanced Learning Technologies
This course prepares educators to leverage appropriate technologies to promote student-centered, active learning. Participants develop strategies and skills to effectively integrate social media as well as emerging and synchronous technologies into instruction and professional development.
- Design instruction using technology to promote student-centered, active learning. (CCC 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; PGC 1, 2, 3, 5, 6)
- Develop strategies to use technology to communicate and collaborate with field-specific professionals. (CCC 1, 2, 3, 4; PGC 5, 6)
- Develop a plan to effectively integrate social media into a lesson. (CCC 1, 2, 4; PGC 1, 2, 3, 5)
- Develop a plan to use synchronous technology to communicate with and engage learners. (CCC 1, 2, 3, 4; PGC 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
See Core Curriculum Competencies and Program Graduate Competencies at the end of the syllabus. CCPOs are linked to every competency they develop.
Upon completion of this course, the student will:
- Design instruction using technology to promote student-centered, active learning.
- Discuss the benefits and challenges of using technology to facilitate student learning.
- Discuss best practices and key trends in emerging technology.
- Evaluate appropriate technology that fosters student success and enhances student learning.
- Connect appropriate technology with relevant learning objectives.
- Develop a plan to assess implementation of technology.
- Discuss accessibility standards for the creation and delivery of digital content.
- Develop strategies to use technology to communicate and collaborate with field-specific professionals.
- Discuss strategies to use social media for continuous learning and professional development.
- Identify resources for field-specific online communities.
- Reflect on the usefulness of selected technology.
- Develop a plan to effectively integrate social media into a lesson.
- Evaluate the impact of social media on teaching and learning.
- Identify and explore social media and collaboration tools that facilitate student learning and engagement.
- Discuss meaningful integration of social media into instruction.
- Develop a plan to use synchronous technology to communicate with and engage learners.
- Evaluate the impact of synchronous technology on effective communication.
- Identify and explore the use of synchronous technology to communicate and engage learners.
- Identify user-support resources for synchronous technology.
- Discuss meaningful integration of synchronous technology into instruction.
- Design a lesson that incorporates synchronous technology.
- Use synchronous technology.
Students must demonstrate proficiency on all CCPOs at a minimal 75 percent level to successfully complete the course. The grade will be determined using the Delaware Tech grading system:
Students should refer to the Student Handbook for information on the Academic Standing Policy, the Academic Integrity Policy, Student Rights and Responsibilities, and other policies relevant to their academic progress.
Calculated using the following weighted average
Creating Accessible Content
Technology Lesson Plan - Mapping Objectives
Synchronous Technology Lesson Plan
Professional Development Plan
- Apply clear and effective communication skills.
- Use critical thinking to solve problems.
- Collaborate to achieve a common goal.
- Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct.
- Use information literacy for effective vocational and/or academic research.
- Apply quantitative reasoning and/or scientific inquiry to solve practical problems.
- Develop and apply a dynamic approach to teaching that is grounded in pedagogical principles and an appreciation for the needs of diverse learners.
- Design and develop learner-centered courses based on sound instructional design principles.
- Apply learner-centered instructional strategies to enhance student engagement, learning, and success.
- Design and implement a variety of formative and summative assessments to evaluate learning, communicate feedback, and guide instruction.
- Leverage appropriate technologies to advance teaching and learning.
- Engage in continuous development to maximize instructional effectiveness.
The College is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the campus Disabilities Support Counselor to request an accommodation needed due to a disability. A listing of campus Disabilities Support Counselors and contact information can be found at the disabilities services web page or visit the campus Advising Center.