TEP 204

Technology and Professional Assessment

Summer 2004

Instructor:      Chris Halter (email: chalter@ucsd.edu)

Meeting Times:

9am to 12pm Session

1pm to 4pm Session

Meeting Place

June 21 to July 21

Monday/Wednesday

KECK Computer Lab

June 21 to July 21

Monday/Wednesday

KECK Computer lab

My Office: UCTR Bldg 519, 2nd Floor            My Office Phone: 858/534-8186

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Advanced techniques for using network-based resources for teaching and learning will be introduced. Students will review relevant research on advanced technologies related to assessment of professional performance and student achievement. Students will present a Web based professional Teaching Performance Assessment Portfolio (TEP ePortfolio) that reflects teaching performance during their student teaching or internship field experience.


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Textbook

Better Teaching and Learning in the Digital Classroom by David Gordon

Course Reader

This Reader will be entirely online at
http://tepserver.ucsd.edu/courses/tep204/

 

Course Scope

In this course, you will learn to use a variety of computer applications and advanced technology tools to examine the professional growth of a new teacher and to explore the use of technology supported curriculum in the K-12 classroom.

You will also research the connection between technology and learning, exploring its current effects and application in the classroom and its potential to transform the way we teach and learn.

 

Class Format

The first half class will be devoted to lectures, demonstrations and discussions. The remaining class time will be devoted to hands-on laboratory activities.

 

Computer Availability

The TEP Keck Laboratory Classroom contains 30 networked Macintosh computers and two laser printers for student use.  This facility is available to you from 8:30-5:00 Monday through Friday.

Course Grading

    Participation in class discussions and activities (20%)
    In-Class Group Assignments (40%)

    Out-of-Class Group/Individual Assignments (40%)

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Overview of Course Assignments and Projects

 

This course will have several class group assignments/activities and several independent assignments/activities.

In-Class Group Assignments

1. Technology Integration

In this activity you will explore the ways that technology can be integrated into your classroom practice.

2. Technology as a Curriculum Tool

In this activity you will explore many exemplar technology uses in K-12 lessons. You will be asked to describe the effective features of several of these technology embedded activities. Then you will be asked about your professional plans of adopting some of these strategies into yuor own practice.

3. Take Action: Ongoing Professional Development

In this activity you will be asked to examine many websites that relate to the professional development of teachers. You will develop a rubric designed to evaluate these websites and plan a short 20 minute professional development activity for yourself and others.

 

Out-of-Class Group/Independent Assignments

 

1. Video evidence exemplifying your teaching practice (iMovie)

You will create a digital video that will highlight your teaching practice. This video may contain video clips, digital photographs, or scanned images of student work. It may also contain audio, music, or narration. The format of the digital video will be as follows: Frame size: 320x240, Frame rate: 12-15 frames per second, Format: Quicktime digital video, Duration: up to 3 minutes.
 
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Date

Class Activity

Reading(s) and Videos

Assignments Due

Session 1

Mon, 6/21

1. Review syllabus and course assignments/requirements

2. Technology Integration (ppt)

3. iMovie Application Review

 

Reading

  • Gordon, p. 3-26
  • Technology Integration (GLEF online)
    Why | What | How

Video

Upload Activity Results to DISCUS

Session 2

Wed, 6/23

1. Technology as a Tool (ppt)

2. iMovie Video Production work

 

Articles

  • Gordon, p. 65-92
  • Technology as a Tool (pick ONE)

Video

Upload Activity Results to DISCUS

Upload Reading Reaction for Week One (DISCUS)

Session 3

Mon, 6/28

1. Take Action Professional Development Resource List

2. iMovie Video Production work

 

 

Articles

  • Gordon, p. 127-140

Video

Upload Activity Results to DISCUS

 

 

Session 4

Wed, 6/30

1. Introduction to iDVD

2. iMovie Video Production work

 

 

 

Video

 

Upload Reading Reaction for Week TWO (DISCUS)

Session 5

Mon, 7/5

Fourth of July Holiday

 

 

Session 6

Wed, 7/7

iMovie Video Production work

 

 

Session 7

Mon, 7/12

iMovie Video Production work

 

 

Session 8

Wed, 7/14

iMovie Video Production work

FINAL WORKDAY!!

 

ALL Video projects due today.

Session 9

Mon, 7/19

Movie Day!!

 

 

Session 10

Wed, 7/21

M.Ed Colloquium for all students

 

 

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