Theory and Practice
EDTC 808 - Summer Institute II
Summer 2015 - Dr. Carnahan
This course is the second five-week intensive summer seminar for Year II doctoral cohort candidates. The course focuses on building the skills, knowledge, understanding and commitment necessary to become effective leaders in a variety of organizational settings.
A revision of the professional growth plan.
A revision of the online portfolio.
Ericka Collado's reflection on career objectives through the analysis of job postings in areas of interest.
EDTC 805 - Cross-discipline Studies in Technology
Fall 2014 - Dr. Zieger
The focus of the course is exploration and evaluation of advanced and emergent technologies and the means by which educational and training leaders learn about them and sustain them in a learning environment. This course assists educational and corporate professionals to develop innovative educational and organization practices across disciplines.
A presentation on the use of tablets in the k-12 setting.
A technology integration lesson to a class of graduate students enrolled in NJCU's Master of Arts in World Language Education that included a reflection on their perceptions of the challenges foreign language teachers face when integrating technology.
A virtual theme park inspired in the life of Frida Kahlo and the cultural tradition of the Day of the Dead that serves as a culturally thematic unit for students in k-5.
EDTC 807 - Implementation and Evaluation of Curriculum
Spring 2015 - Dr. Shamburg
This course will provide candidates with a comprehensive understanding of the landscape of implementation and evaluation of educational technology programs. The philosophies, methods, and processes of curriculum design in educational technology will provide the framework for curricular models; resources for decision-making; and evaluation methods for educational and corporate settings.
A research paper on Reconstructionism and the School for the Future.
A research paper on Bloom's Taxonomy.
A research paper that provides technology recommendations for young children.
A research paper on foreign language instruction in the American curriculum.
EDTC 676 - Effective Models of E-learning
Summer 2015 - Dr. Zieger
This course focuses on concepts and strategies necessary to step into a leadership role in the integration and application of technology and distance learning. Topics include strategic planning, leadership styles, institutional change process, designing world-class eLearning, and policy issues in distance learning.
A lesson on leadership through a virtual expedition of Mount Everest.
Analysis of two case studies in a higher education setting.
An eLearning plan for a World Languages credit recovery course.
EDTC 677 - Methods for Building On-line Communities
This course provides a background in theory and practice surrounding online interaction environments. It is concerned with the practical issues of design and use of online tools to support communities. Assignments include weekly readings, design sketches, critiques of existing systems and a final design project.
Analysis of chatbots.org as a community of practice.
Examination of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's online community strategy.
ChatEdBots: An online community for teachers interested in the use of virtual conversational agents and humanoid robots as instructional tools.