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EDU 1103 Educational Technology

This is a required course for all preservice teachers. It encompasses effective identification, location, evaluation, design, preparation and efficient usage of technology as an instructional resource in the classroom. Candidates will develop increased classroom communication abilities through lectures, discussions, modeling, laboratory experiences and completion of a comprehensive project.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Education
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Develop the basic understanding of using existing and emergent educational technologies in achieving curricular goals including classroom management, curriculum design, and instructional strategies.
  • Develop basic technology competencies through effective use of multiple operating systems.
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of technology operations and concepts.
  • Develop an understanding of copyright law, use of copyrighted materials, software licensing, and other ethical issues.
  • Develop the basic understanding of productivity and utility software capabilities and be able to use a variety of applications.
  • Develop the ability to align curricular goals, instructional objectives, and the capabilities of electronic media through the principles of effective visual design, specification of clear instructional objectives, and the production of electronic media in various digital and non-digital formats.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3