Rationale for CI 2300 Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age

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Rationale for CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age

The course was built with the NC Professional Teaching Standards in mind.1Rationale for CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age

The team of folks who developed it included Joe Murphy, Jeff Goodman, Diane Marks, and David Considine. Among us, weve taught many levels in k-12 and higher education and in a wide range of disciplines.

2Rationale for CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeTeachers need to be able to connect core curricular content to 21st century skills

3Rationale for CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeTeachers need to be able to connect core curricular content to 21st century skills

Google insights address: http://www.google.com/insights/search/4Rationale for CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeTeachers need to think critically about the effect of media and technology on learning, values and behavior.

http://www.botjunkie.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/10/robot_suit1.jpg5Rationale for CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeTeacher need to ground production skills in: sound pedagogy, strong design principles, and an understanding of legal and ethical issues related to 21st century tools

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http://www.holyspirit.edu.ph/_cmsadmin/uploads/SmartBoard2.jpghttp://f6design.com/journal/wp-content/uploads/2006/11/web_design_tips_editorial.jpg6CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeUnit 1Media and Technology in Life and Learning1. How and why is technology being used in the classroom and with what impact?

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http://images.apple.com/au/pr/casestudies/2007/01/corpus_christi/images/JDM_0098.jpg7CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeUnit 1Media and Technology in Life and Learning2. How does this technology connect to specific curricula? With what lens should we assess this integration?

Image from: http://blog.svconline.com/briefingroom/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/smart-board-600i.JPG8CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeUnit 1Media and Technology in Life and Learning3. How does this technology connect to kids experiences outside of school

Image from: http://citizenshift.org/blogs/wp-content/uploads/2007/12/img_0562s.jpg9CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeUnit 1Media and Technology in Life and Learning4. How does this technology prepare students for life in a democratic society and jobs in the future workplace? How does technology relate to issues of social justice and societal change?

Image from: http://www.wsarchitects.com/images/WorkplacePlanning%20Group.jpg

10CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeUnit 1Media and Technology in Life and LearningWhat is the relationship between technology and the new understandings of the neurobiology of learning and attention?

11CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeUnit 1Media and Technology in Life and LearningEach week, there is a reading or viewing, and students respond in an on-line forum using a 4-2-2 approach.

4 quotes with agree/ disagree/ find interesting2 questions 2 connections to students life12CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeUnit 2/Project Media Analysis and EvaluationStudents develop and present a lesson plan in which they analyze and evaluate a piece of mass media, connecting it to a core curricular area and the Information Skills Curriculum.

13The focus is on developing questions that require higher order thinking.

CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeUnit 2/Project Media Analysis and Evaluation14The lesson includes a media production component that is related to the analysis.

CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeUnit 2/Project Media Analysis and Evaluation

On left: sample student-made music festival posterOn right: special ed student project on internet hoaxes.15A rationale for the inclusion of this type of lesson in the curriculum is required, including reference to curricular standardsThe NC Professional Teacher Standards andcharacteristics and needs of learners

CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeUnit 2/Project Media Analysis and EvaluationImage from: http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_FjVp-cAooI8/SFsb14iVInI/AAAAAAAAAJg/S-OCis5fxr4/s400/multiple_intelligences_diagram.jpg16Students lead an analysis of the media they chose, record this, and reflect on their teaching.

CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeUnit 2/Project Media Analysis and Evaluation17North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards addressed through this project:

1d. Teachers advocate for schools and studentsAdvocate for positive change in policies and practices affecting student learning.

3d. Teachers make instruction relevant to studentsDemonstrate the relationship between the core content and 21st Century content that includes global awareness; financial, economic, business and entrepreneurial literacy; civic literacy; and health and wellness awareness

4d. Teachers integrate and utilize technology in their instructionKnow appropriate useHelp students use technology to learn content, think critically, solve problems, discern reliability, use information, communicate, innovate, and collaborate.

4e. Teachers help students develop critical thinking and problem-solving skillsEncourage students to ask questions, think creatively, develop and test innovative ideas, synthesize knowledge and draw conclusions

CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeUnit 2/Project Media Analysis and Evaluationhttp://2.bp.blogspot.com/_FjVp-cAooI8/SFsb14iVInI/AAAAAAAAAJg/S-OCis5fxr4/s400/multiple_intelligences_diagram.jpg18CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeUnit 3/ ProjectDesigning and Producing Media for InstructionStudents develop a lesson that utilizes self-made media to connect two or more curricular areas.

19The focus is on appropriate use of media in the context of engaging, interactive experiences.

CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeUnit 3/ ProjectDesigning and Producing Media for Instruction20A wide variety of media may be employed:Web pagesVideoAudioGraphicsAttention throughout is on effective design as well as production sills.

CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeUnit 3/ ProjectDesigning and Producing Media for InstructionImages from: http://www.ibiblio.org/expo/vatican.exhibit/exhibit/e-music/images/music16.jpghttp://thespacereport.org/store/images/categories/video_icon_full.jpg21Again, students are recorded teaching and must listen to this and reflect on their work.

CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeUnit 3/ ProjectDesigning and Producing Media for Instruction22North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards addressed through this project:

1e. Teachers demonstrate high ethical standardsDemonstrate ethical principlesUphold the Code of Ethics and Standards for the Professional Conduct

3a. Teachers align their instruction with the North Carolina Standard Course of Study.Investigate the content standards developed by professional organizations in their specialty area. Develop and apply strategies to make the curriculum rigorous and relevant for all students and provide a balanced curriculum that enhances literacy skills. 3c. Teachers recognize the interconnectedness of content areas/disciplinesKnow links between grade/subject and the North Carolina Standard Course of StudyRelate content to other disciplines to promote global awareness and its relevance

CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeUnit 3/ ProjectDesigning and Producing Media for Instruction23CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeProject 2Media Analysis and EvaluationNorth Carolina Professional Teaching Standards addressed through this project (continued):4c. Teachers use a variety of instructional methodsEmploy a wide range of techniques using information and communication technology, learning styles, and differentiated instruction

4d. Teachers integrate and utilize technology in their instructionKnow appropriate useHelp students use technology to learn content, think critically, solve problems, discern reliability, use information, communicate, innovate, and collaborate.

4e. Teachers help students develop critical thinking and problem-solving skillsEncourage students to ask questions, think creatively, develop and test innovative ideas, synthesize knowledge and draw conclusions

5c. Teachers function effectively in a complex, dynamic environmentActively investigate and consider new ideas that improve teaching and learning

24CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeProject 2Media Analysis and EvaluationNorth Carolina Professional Teaching Standards addressed through this project (continued):4c. Teachers use a variety of instructional methodsEmploy a wide range of techniques using information and communication technology, learning styles, and differentiated instruction

4d. Teachers integrate and utilize technology in their instructionKnow appropriate useHelp students use technology to learn content, think critically, solve problems, discern reliability, use information, communicate, innovate, and collaborate.

4e. Teachers help students develop critical thinking and problem-solving skillsEncourage students to ask questions, think creatively, develop and test innovative ideas, synthesize knowledge and draw conclusions

5c. Teachers function effectively in a complex, dynamic environmentActively investigate and consider new ideas that improve teaching and learning

25LeCI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeLessons Learned/ Thoughts for the Future

26Common assignments and rubrics for CI 2300 are available online:http://faculty.rcoe.appstate.edu/goodmanjm/2300/Le

CI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeLessons Learned/ Thoughts for the Future27LeCI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeLessons Learned/ Thoughts for the Future

Its a 2 hour course, and thats not enough28LeCI 2300Teaching and Learning in the Digital AgeLessons Learned/ Thoughts for the Future

Ideally, the course provides a lens through which students will look at things in their teacher education and in education in general. 29

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