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The Digital Classroom

Instructional technology has become a vital component of K-12 education. Students are learning how to use technology to complete homework assignments, work collaboratively with their peers, and be successful individuals in today's society. This course was designed to prepare educators to integrate technology in order to support engaged and effective K-12 student learning across the content areas. Participants incorporate technology-based instructional design strategies within a student-centered learning environment. Content will also include an examination of Internet tools which can be integrated in all classrooms levels and content areas, the idea of going paperless, and digital best practices. 

Carlow University ED • Notre Dame College ED 


Graduate participants earn 3 semester hours of graduate credit and will receive a transcript from one of our partner institutions below. Professional development participants will receive a certificate of completion for 45 hours of professional developments credit for face-to-face classes and 60 hours of professional development credit for online classes.

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Course Schedule

  • 10/8/18 - 1/8/19
  • 12/11/18 - 3/12/19
  • 2/12/19 - 5/14/19
  • 4/9/19 - 7/9/19
  • 6/11/19 - 9/10/19
  • 8/13/19 - 11/12/19
  • 10/8/19 - 1/14/20
  • 12/10/19 - 3/10/20
Objectives

Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of the course the learner will be able to:

 

  • define what a digital classroom is
  • create a list of benefits and challenges of a digital classroom
  • examine oneself as a digital navigator
  • compare and examine Google Docs, Slides and Sheets
  • critique Google Classroom in detail
  • acquire the tools needed  successfully move towards a digital classroom
  • create an organized, ongoing resource list of professional and educational websites
  • connect strategies for working with Students with Disabilities to the digital classroom
    environment
  • compare the pros/cons of digital learning
  • create the assessments digitally
  • critique the latest research regarding digital technology
  • prove how social media can impact digital learning
  • describe cyber bullying and study strategies  incorporate Internet Safety in daily lessons
Partner Universities

Our Partners are well-established regionally and nationally accredited colleges and universities, recognized for academic excellence and their commitment to teachers.

Important Information

Online 3-graduate credit courses are 13 weeks in length.

Face-to-face courses are held Friday evening from 6:00pm-9:00pm and Saturday/Sunday, 8:30am-5:30pm.

Weekday courses are Monday-Friday from 8:00am- 6:00pm.

It is the responsibility of the student to check with their state, county, district, or school to ensure that all requirements are being met by the course you're taking.  

Check the Partner Universities tab for specific university information as well as course numbers which are specific to the university partner. 

Students are to purchase their own textbook, the information for which can be found here.  Most courses require a book but some do not, so check the list for your specific course. If no book is required it will be specified. 

Professional development (PD) participants receive a certificate of completion from TEI for 45 hours of PD credit for face to face classes and 60 hours of PD credit for online classes. These certificates are mailed within one week of the end of the class.