CBSE 7215X Introduction to Technology in Childhood Education
30 hours, 30 hours laboratory; 3 credits
Introduction to educational uses of technology. Definition and development of computer literacy. Evaluation and use of software in reading, writing, science, social studies, and mathematics. Media, calculators, and other instructional tools. The internet as a resource for teaching and learning. Project-based instruction. Roles of technology in classrooms and in relation to school curricula, and the consequent new roles for teachers. Survey of relevant education research.
Prerequisite: 12 credits in education and permission of the program head of Childhood and Special Education: Mathematics.