Professional Development Center

EDU 300 Educational Media and Technology

Course Number: EDU 300
Course Title: Educational Media and Technology
Class #: 84944
Dates: September 2-December 19, 2014
Times: Asynchronous Weekly Online Sessions
Delivery: Online
Faculty: Barbara Stebbins, University of Southern Maine
Credit: Three (3) Undergraduate Credits
Tuition/Fees: $937.00 (Maine Resident)
Registration Form: Click here or call 780-5055

Students will explore the role of educational technologies in the teaching-learning process and examine how computers and software plus other media tools can promote learning and the acquisition of functional, useful skills for the technological climate in today's society. Topics will include the discussion of educational technology history and theories; the evaluation of internet educational resources, multimedia, educational software and computer-assisted instruction (CAl); the exploration of assistive technology; the discussion of instructional design and curriculum integration, ie, creation of lesson plans and unit studies; the utilization of presentation software; the administration and management of technology, information literacy skills, designing web pages for classroom instruction and the impact of Web 2.0 in today's schools.