Learning in the 21st Century

K12 Continuing Education

LEARNING IN THE 21ST CENTURY

SUMMER 2018 COURSES

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COURSE OVERVIEW

This course examines the basis for educational change in the 21st Century and exposes students to 21st Century pedagogies with a focus on the TPACK 21stcenturyframework for transformational integration of technology. This course is designed for the teacher who wants to design, develop and facilitate experiences for students that meet the needs of the 21st Century learner. Participants will be exposed to a variety of technological tools. They will use those tools together with the TPACK framework, an understanding of Creativity and Innovation, Blended Learning, Personalized Learning, Project-Based Learning, and Problem-Based Learning to adapt and revise lessons and units of instruction.

Note: There is no device provided with this course. All participants will need to supply their own device in order to access the course via Schoology. While this course is entirely online, it is not self-paced. Assignments will be due on a weekly basis, and participants will be expected to attend virtual class meetings and virtually collaborate with other members of the course.

GOALS

  • To use knowledge of subject matter, pedagogy, and technology to facilitate experiences that advance student learning, creativity, and innovation. (ISTE Standards for Teachers, 1)
  • To design, develop, and evaluate authentic learning experiences and assessments that incorporate contemporary tools and resources to maximize content learning. (ISTE Standards for Teachers, 2)
  • To collaborate with peers using digital tools and resources to support student success and innovation. (ISTE Standards for Teachers, 3)