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Course Syllabus in Integrating Technology into Daily Instruction

A. Course Code:
B. Course Title:

MSEd 005
Integrating Technology into Daily Instruction

C. Course Description:

In this course you will examine ways in which newer electronic technologies/media can be integrated effectively in educational settings for the enhancement of teaching and learning of students with disabilities focus on moderate to severe
exceptionalities. The class meets in a technology rich classroom environment to maximize the opportunity for hands-on learning.

D. Prerequisite:
E. Credit Units:
F. Course Outcome:

Time Allotment

Week 1

3 units
At the end of the course, the students will be able to:
1. Recognize the importance of continued professional growth and leadership in achieving and maintaining expertise in the use of technology in special education
2. Use technology to facilitate and inspire student's learning and creativity
3. Demonstrate awareness of the current trends and issues in educational technology
4. Innovate existing instructional material to meet 21st Century special education curriculum
5. Design and deveop digital-age learning experiences and assessments

Learning Outcome

Learning Content

PRELIMINARY PERIOD
Learning Strategies
Brainstorming, Concept
Clarification

A. Technology and Special Education:
• Definition, History and Philosophy of Technology
• Roles of Technology in Education and Special Education
Analyze the advantage of integrating
• Technical Aspects
technology in teaching individuals with special
• Factors at Work
needs
• Trends in Educational Technology
> Mass Instructional Technology
> Technology of Individualized Instruction

Resources

What is Educational Technology?,
http://web.warwick.ac.uk/ETS/Publications/Guides/
Individualized and Mass Instruction,
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Individualized_instruction

Advanced organizer, Think-PairShare

One-Minute Paper, Pro-Con Grid
M. Ainscow & M. Haile-Giorgis, The Education of Children with
Special Needs: Barriers and Opportunities in Central and
Eastern Europe, Economic and Social Policy Series No. 67

Week 2

Explain how to overcome barriers to
communication with individuals with special
needs

B. Educational Technology and Communication
• Communication Process: Barriers in communication in
reference to children with special needs
• Information Processing Theory in SPED Types of Learning
Styles

Week 3

Compare and contrast different teaching
models depending on purpose

C. Models of Teaching and Individualized Learning
• Developmental Model
• Concept Attainment Model
• Advance Organizer Model

Compare and contrast different teaching
models depending on purpose

Discussion, Model Making, Media
Tushti Sharma, Models of Teaching Methods,
Production
http://www.scribd.com/doc/14554184/Models-of-TeachingD. Models of Teaching and Individualized Learning (Continuation)
Methods#scribd
• Non directive Learning Model
• Programmed Learning Model - Concept, Principles, Types,
Developing programmed Learning Package
Ellington, Henry, How To Design Programmed Learning
Materials. Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 12,
files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED289495.pdf

Evaluate basic software package as aid to
learning through analytic memo

E. Basic Application Software as Aid to Learning: An Overview
• Word Processing
• Database Management
• Spreadsheets
• Graphics
• Presentation Software
• Internet

Week 4

Week 5

Week 6
Time Allotment

Week 7

Learning Outcome

Recognize various computer hardware and
software that can be used to teaching

Students with Special Needs in Communication,
http://education.qld.gov.au/studentservices/learning/disability/s
pecialists/slt/communication.html

Round Table, Similarities and
Differeneces

Tushti Sharma, Models of Teaching Methods,
http://www.scribd.com/doc/14554184/Models-of-TeachingMethods#scribd

Lecture, Media Production,
Multimedia application

*** Prelim Exam ***
MIDTERM PERIOD
Learning Strategies
Cooperative Learning, Focused
A. Use of Computer Packages in Special Education: An Overview listing
• Historical Background
• Types of Computer Packages
> Hardware – Definition, Types and Suggested Examples in
relation to Teaching
> Software – Definition, Types and Suggested Examples in
relation to Teaching
Learning Content

Assessment
In-class activities, Exit Slip (Things I
learned today, Things I found interesting,
Questions I still have)

Bakcground Knowledge Probe, OneSentence Summary

Bakcground Knowledge Probe, OneSentence Summary

Analytic Memo, Concept Mapping

Basic Application Software, www. books.mcgrawhill.com/computing/oleary/pdf/ole65985_ch03_web.pdf

Resources

Assessment
Quiz

Educational Software,
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Educational_software
Education Software,
http://www.edinformatics.com/education/computers/

sagepub.Hasselbring & C.A. Converging Trends in Educational and Assistive Technology Brainstorming. Remedial and Special Education. assisting and enabling learning for all T. Visual Lists Analyze how computer can be used in various methods of teaching E. Emerging issues and current trends in assistive technology use 2007-2010: practising. Research Process Familiarize onself with various electronic systems in teaching A. Use of Computer Technology to Help Students with Special Needs.mcgrawhill. http://rse.org/wiki/Educational_software Empty Outlines.A. http://www.edinformatics. https://en.org Discussion. books. W. One-Sentence in Early Childhood Special Education. C. Community Links. Converging Trends in Educational and Assistive Technology Focused Listing. assisting and enabling learning for all T.specialeducationphilippines.2. Wissick. Use of Electronic Systems • Teleconferencing • Interactive video • Computer Conferencing • Multi-Media.Background Knowledge Probe. Scenarios. Brown D. http://www.wikipedia.E.com Abbott C1. Standen P.edutopia.H. Fall 2000 20: 145-158 Summary Distance Learning. http://www.. Gray.futureofchildren. Standen P. Research and Studies • Critical Issues in Special Education Technology Research • Identifying Emerging Trends for Implementing Learning Technologies for Individuals with Special Needs Research Process.L. Case Study. Quiz J. Evett L. H. Application Cards Education Software. Emerging issues and current trends in assistive technology use 2007-2010: practising.Topics Classroom Opinion Polls.com/2013/01/06/whatis-distance-learning/ Think-Pair-Share. Collaborative Teaching Educational Software. Smith-Canter. Media Presentation.S.E. Silver-Pacuilla. Problem Solving Resources Assessment Chain Notes.15 Week 16 Learning Outcome Learning Content Assistive Technology for Young Children in Special Education: It Anecdotal notes Makes a Difference. H. http://www. Heads together. Round Robin Week 11 Port Folio Computer-Assisted Instruction of Early Academic Skills .com/education/computers/ *** Midterm Exam *** FINAL PERIOD Learning Strategies Discussion.D.study • Distance Learning Week 12 Assess the effectiveness of software in teaching and remediation of lessons for students with special needs E.. Peer Survey Week 8 Week 9 Week 10 Create a week of sample activities integrating basic application software to teaching B. Brown D. Use of software for Individuals with Special needs • Teaching and Remediation Midterm Examination Time Allotment Week 13 . Use of Internet Exemplify the common trends and issues in education technology for student with special needs B. I. Use of Computer for Individuals with Special Needs • Educational Management • Library • Assessment and Evaluation of Persons with Disabilities • Information Handling • Graphics Basic Application Software.com/computing/oleary/pdf/ole65985_ch03_web.org/assistivetechnology-young-children-special-education Abbott C1. Gray. Concept Clarification Quiz T.Williams-Glaser. Evett L. www.1. Assistive Technology and Computer Aids to Teaching and Learning • Assistive Technology > Definition > History > Philosophy > Assistive Technology as Aid to Teaching/Learning > Current Trends in Assistive Technology • Computer Aids > Definition and Concept > Computer Aids used to Teaching/Learning > Current Trends in Assistive Technology Recall the importance of computer in information handling D. Integrating Basic Application Software in the Classroom • Word Processing > Producing and Using Symbols and Special Characters • Database Management > Making Reports > Creating a Database • Spreadsheets > Making a Simple Spreadsheet > Creating a Grade book • Graphics > Experimenting with Clipart > Learning about Drawing Objects • Presentation Software > Creating and Utilizing Powerpoint Presentation Summarize and classify different assistive technologies and computer aids to learning according to purpose C. Gardner. Silver-Pacuilla. Use of Computer Assisted Instructions • Tutorial • Self. Schweder & L.pdf Lecture. Pro-Con Grid .

Week 17 .eric.gov/fulltext/ED289495. Visual Learning.pdf Rubrics . 12. Media Production *** Final Exam *** Ellington.ed. files. Creation and Application of Educational Technologies for Inservice Programmes Metacognitive Reflection.18 Final Examination Design an instructional material/media that makes use of technology suited for students with special needs C. How To Design Programmed Learning Materials. Henry. Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.

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