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EDC 257 - 21st Century Learning

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Introduction to strategies, tools, and resources for teaching in today’s classrooms. Includes K-12 content standards, instructional objectives, lesson planning, data literacy, and 21st century skills. Also includes benefits and challenges of technology integration and functions of technology.

Information: Post Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course. 
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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Examine learning standards. (Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) 4; Council for Exceptional children (CEC) 5)
  2. Identify the components of a lesson plan. (InTASC 7; International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) 5; CEC 5)
  3. Analyze assessment data. (InTASC 6; CEC 4)
  4. Design an online survey. (InTASC 6; ISTE 2; CEC 5)
  5. Navigate educational technologies. (InTASC 5, 8; ISTE 5; CEC 5)
  6. Create a digital video or website. (InTASC 5, 8; ISTE 5; CEC 5)

Outline:
  1. K-12 Content Standards
    1. Arizona K12 Content Standards and Common Core Standards
    2. ISTE Standards for Teachers and Students
    3. 21st Century Learning FrameworkUsing standards to drive instruction
  2. Instructional Objectives
    1. Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy
    2. Performance objectives
    3. Goals vs. Objectives
    4. Smart goals
    5. Task analysis
  3. Unit and Lesson Planning
    1. Long range planning
    2. Essential elements of instruction
    3. Developing and adapting lesson plans
    4. Choosing resources and activities
  4. Data Literacy
    1. Types of student data
    2. Using data to drive instruction
    3. Aligning assessments with goals
    4. Evaluating learner progress against standards
  5. 21st Century Learning
    1. Interdisciplinary themes
    2. Learning and innovation
    3. Life and career skills
    4. Information, media and technology Skills
  6. Challenges of Technology Integration
    1. Social and educational issues
    2. Cultural and equity issues
    3. Legal and ethical issues
  7. Benefits of Technology Integration
    1. Engaging learners
      1. Diverse modalities
      2. Real-world relevance
      3. Authentic audiences for student work
      4. Leveraging out-of-school practices
    2. Supporting individual needs
      1. Differentiated instruction
      2. Universal design for learning
  8. Technology Functions
    1. Listening/viewing
    2. Searching/annotating
    3. Communicating/collaborating
    4. Producing/presenting
    5. Sharing/networking
    6. Storing/curating
  9. Technology Tools
    1. Types of technology (drills, tutorials, simulations, games)
    2. Basic tools (word processing, spreadsheets, presentation tools)
    3. Advanced software tools
    4. Teacher productivity tools
    5. Web-based tools


Effective Term:
Spring 2021



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