EDT 50010 Instructional Technology: Theory and Practice

This course will enable participants to develop an understanding of instructional technology and how it can be used to create authentic learning, engage learners and increase rigor in their curricula. Participants will review and discuss literature and research conclusions about instructional technology theory and develop a repertoire of effective techniques and strategies that have reliable evidence of substantial success in instructional settings. Topics such as technology standards, pedagogy, learning strategies, creating a community of learners, assessment of technology products, questioning techniques, and classroom management strategies will be examined.