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EDUC 201 Ivy Tech Community College Central Indiana

Revised Spring 2012

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Rate Your !ducational Technology 'iteracy


For this assignment you will do a sel()assessment o( your current technology literacy. You will visit this chec*list three times during the course. During the (irst wee* o( class+ you will chec* o(( those items in the ,eginning column about which you have a (ull wor*ing *nowledge. During the si-th session o( class+ you.ll reopen the document you have saved and do a second evaluation in the /iddle column to show your growth in *nowledge o( the standards. You.ll save and submit the document with the (irst two columns and re(lections recorded during wee* 0. You.ll give this document a last visit during the (inal wee* 1session &02 o( the class. You will enter chec*mar*s in the !nd column and your (inal re(lections. The completed document will show your ,eginning+ /iddle and !nd sel()assessments and growth in technology literacy through the course. You will learn much about educational technology as you read through your te-t. Rate yoursel( and your current competencies using the (ollowing chec*list in order to determine your level o( educational technology literacy at the beginning+ middle and end o( this course. 3lace an 4 in the space ne-t to the competency you e-hibit. You will revisit this two more times during the semester. It is completely normal to (eel that you have some competencies and not others5 6(ter chec*ing which competencies you possess+ please re(lect on your level o( competency in relationship to the categories listed and what you can do to (urther develop that competency this semester. !ach competency that you chec*ed needs to be addressed in your re(lection. 7ote that there are three sections o( competencies in this document. ,e sure to scroll all the way to the bottom.

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End "hat comprises educational technology and the pro#essional standards associated "ith it$

Beginning: Explain the thinking behind your rankings at th is time. In the past% educational technology "as comprised o# audiovisual e&uipment such as a tape recorder or videocassette player$ Soon a#ter% it "as discovered that #ilms incorporating sound and images could 'e used to teach as "ell$ During ((II% technologies such as the overhead pro)ector% slide pro)ector and simulators "ere added to the technology repertoire$ In the 1*+0s% the "idespread use o# the television helped to spur the education technology advancement$ Since then% the advent o# po"er#ul and ine,pensive computers have o##ered teachers an ama-ing array o# teaching and learning support media #rom "hich to choose$ ./ever0Du##y 1 !cDonald% p$ 2*030% 20114 To #urther my competencies this semester in this area% I plan on completing my assigned readings and e,ploring other "e'sites that "ill allo" me to correlate educational technology "ith standards that I "ill 'e responsi'le #or teaching$ !iddle5 E,plain things that have changed or have 'een con#irmed$

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"hat comprises educational technology and the pro#essional standards associated "ith it$ my pro#essional re&uirement and responsi'ilities related to technology$ learning theories and their impact on implementation o# educational technology$ social% ethical% and legal issues associated "ith technology$ ho" to use technology in a manner that ensures my students= sa#ety$ emerging technologies that "ill a##ect education in the #uture$ o# the "ays technology "ill help me to engage in li#elong learning and pro#essional development$

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eginning5 E,plain the thin>ing 'ehind your ran>ing at this time$ I "or> #or a school system at this time$ (e are al"ays getting emails on "ays that technology can help me learn ne" things$ I also have some #oresight into ho" technology "ill a##ect education in the #uture$ ;ust in the small time I have 'een out o# high school technology has come a long "ay$ ?ther than those t"o things I really need some help in understanding these principles$ !iddle5 E,plain things that have changed or have 'een con#irmed$

Since I 'egan this class I have 'een a'le to gather a 'etter understanding #or ho" to implement technology$ I al"ays >ne" that the technology "as there% 'ut I never >ne" e,actly ho" to implement it$ It also has 'een very eye opening to see ho" technology #its to the educational standard that are set #orth #or us educators$ End5 E,plain "hy your ideas changed or didn=t change as a result o# this class$

?ther than "hat I had already >no"n$ I "as really a'le to pic> up "hat a teachers responsi'ility in related to technology "as$ That also ties into the other t"o things that "ere 'etter understood this last part o# class in the legal% ethical% and social issues related to technology in education$ 6nd also ho" to ensure my students sa#ety$ (e learned that as a teacher you really need to "atch over "hat your students are doing "hen they are using technology$ Cy'er0'ullying is a 'ig pro'lem in this day% and some say that it is "orse than #ace0to0#ace 'ullying$ 6lso "e learned a'out the act that allo"s teachers to use copyrighted so#t"are and material "hile they are teaching$ !y responsi'ility "hen I do graduate is going to 'e not only ma>ing sure "hat my students use technology #or% 'ut that they >no" ho" to use it$

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Revised Spring 2012

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technology #or communication and colla'oration$ technology to improve my pro#essional productivity$ technology to create more e##ective lessons$ technology to help manage my classroom$ technology to address special needs students= uni&ue re&uirements$ technology to support learner0centered strategies and meet content standards$

technology to accurately assess student progress in a variety o# "ays$ technology to address student diversity and ensure e&uity in my classroom$

eginning5 E,plain the thin>ing 'ehind your ran>ing at this time$ I use technology every day to communicate and colla'orate$ I also use technology to #urther my productivity as a coach$ I ma>e spreadsheets and use online stat trac>ers daily$ !iddle5 E,plain things that are con#irmed or changed or con#using$

I #eel this is the area that I have most e,celed my >no"ledge in$ I #eel that I can really 'etter manage my classroom 'y my o"n use o# technology to organi-e my material$ I also learned ho" to 'etter design lesson plans "ith the help o# technology$ I "as also a"e struc> 'y ho" you can use technology to teach special needs >ids$ End5 E,plain "hy your ideas changed or didn=t change as a result o# this class$

(hen ma>ing sure that student diversity is met in the classroom you need to ma>e sure that you understand that not all students have access to technology at home$ @ou as an educator might have to spend a 'it more one on one time "ith these students to ensure that they are >ept in speed "ith the ever0 changing technological "orld$ (hen assessing students using technology there are a variety o# "ays$ I #eel that giving tests and pro)ects on the computer is the 'est "ay$ @ou have to e,pose your class to technology0enriched assignments as much as possi'le$ /oo> at this class #or e,ample$ I have not tal>ed to anyone #ace0to0#ace one time$ It has all 'een through a computerAAAA

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6ssignment developed 'y Ivy Tech Community College 7aculty at Indianapolis$ th Content adapted #rom 8Teaching and /earning "ith Technology9 3 Edition: 'y ;udy /ever0Du##y and ;ean $ !cDonald$ <gs$ 22022$

EDUC 201 Ivy Tech Community College Central Indiana

Revised Spring 2012

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prepare a comprehensive instructional plan that uses technology e##ectively$ use academic so#t"are to rein#orce student learning$ use the Internet #or glo'al communication and research$ use a variety o# technologies #or precise and clear presentation o# ideas$ use most traditional and digital classroom technologies to support teaching and learning$

eginning5 E,plain the thin>ing 'ehind your ran>ing at this time$ 7ace'oo> has revolutioni-ed the "orld$ I have #riends overseas that I spea> to on occasion% "ithout technology I "ould 'e hand"riting a letter$ I use many technological things to do research all the time% mainly the internet$ !iddle5 E,plain things that are con#irmed or changed or con#using$

I #eel that I can use technology #or presenting ideas as good as I have ever 'een a'le to$ I love the program inspiration$ This is an a"esome tool to use to 'etter organi-e your thoughts and present them clearly$ End5 E,plain "hy your ideas changed or didn=t change as a result o# this class$

The t"o things that I could not do 'e#ore 'ut no" #eel that I could do are preparing comprehensive plans #or e##ective instruction and use all classroom technologies to support teaching and learning$ There are so many resources availa'le to help teachers in 'oth o# these categories$ I #eel that "hen "e researched using Diigo not only "ere "e a'le to #ind e##ective help in 'oth o# these% "e "ere actually using digital classroom technologies to support our learning as #uture educators$

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6ssignment developed 'y Ivy Tech Community College 7aculty at Indianapolis$ th Content adapted #rom 8Teaching and /earning "ith Technology9 3 Edition: 'y ;udy /ever0Du##y and ;ean $ !cDonald$ <gs$ 22022$