The Classroom Technology Specialist program is geared towards the knowledge of equipping modern-day teachers into integrating technology in their classroom-set up. The world is changing and so is the way of educational delivery. It is crucial for teachers to stay updated with the latest concepts in an educational setting when it comes to integrating technology with teaching. Technology has changed the way we see things and it has tremendous future for education since technology has made the learning process easy and simplified. Technology has made education a shared responsibility between the student and teacher. Students take responsibility for their outcomes in the learning process, while the teachers guide them and thus the technology acts as a multidirectional tool. Technology in education has been shown to increase academic performance of the students. Technology integration uses computers, smartphones, social media, networks, software, the Internet and other technology resources in a daily classroom setting. This program is geared towards many aspects of technology integration for teachers in a classroom. This is an online program for teachers to excel their career and learn more about the integration of technology into their classroom. This is a self-paced course, this means that you can complete this certificate program at your learning pace within the allotted program duration access. At successful completion of the program the student will be awarded with a Certificate of Completion.
The Classroom Technology Specialist program is designed for professionals that are already in the teaching field or gearing up to enter the teaching field in general. The program is more geared towards introducing the teaching professional the technologies that can be integration in the classroom set up. This is a self-paced online course, this means that you can complete this certificate program at your learning pace within the allotted program duration access.
This program is geared towards the knowledge of equipping modern-day teachers into integrating technology in their classroom-set up. The world is changing and so is the way of educational delivery. It is crucial for teachers to stay updated with the latest concepts in an educational setting when it comes to integrating technology with teaching.
PROGRAM MODULES OUTLINE
PROGRAM KEY DETAILS
1st & 15th of Every Month
Online or Oncampus
PROGRAM ONLINE LEARNING FEATURES
All programs have a learning path that students can follow without getting off track.
TEXT TO SPEECH
If you don't feel like reading the material, you can activate the audio reader in the program.
Each program is broken down into modules to simply the contents in a section.
You can view the overall program outline from 1 single dashboard without having to switch screens.
When you attend the online programs, you will be able to see the duration of time spent.
Majority programs is equipped with study tools such as flash cards, crosswords etc.
Now you have the ease of tracking your progress while you are in the program.
All programs come with an orientation towards your program to assist you.
PROGRAM LEARNING OBJECTIVES & KEY TERMS
Discuss origins of teaching and collaborating technology.
Describe guidelines to technology expectations aiding in work progress.
Use the step-by-step method of Game Plan for self-directed learning.
Adding authentic instruction to encourage deeper learning, critical thought processes and solutions.
Choosing and applying different types of technical resources.
Encourage a culture that supports the intellectual requirements of students through teamwork and sharing ideas.
Discuss technology for independent-learning, collective learning and whole class teaching.
Analyze technological and online tools, learning ambiance that attract students and promote studying.
Encouraging students and their technological application of resources while pre, during and post- arranging of lessons.
Bring up solutions to obstacles in a class-room setting exhibiting students to accept trial and error and tackling difficult problems.
Use basic technologies accessible to aid students in obtaining core knowledge and techniques to tackle difficult problems.
Foster students creativity and expression through different reading and writing techniques both in-person or virtually.
Applying wikis, storytelling, blogs and more to encourage students in learning.
Choose types of testing formats and technologies that suit them.
Accumulate, evaluate and compare students progress to stakeholders e.g. parents and etc.
Identify the importance of involving collaborative planning with your peers using technology.
Learn together with the students about software and hardware systems, fixing bugs and other daily problems occurring.
Create global awareness and culturally-interactive classroom using different schemes.
Promote responsible use of technology amongst students.
Enable students to be fluent in digital and media.
Promote copyright protocols and application of intellectual property.
Assist students in looking for appropriate resources.
Define process of leading using technology.
Ensure all students have access to technology.
Analyze the need of digital resources in student learning.
PROGRAM COMPLETION REWARDS
At successful completion, you will receive digital badges that can be used online to display your achievements.
At the completion of the program, you will be awarded with a program completion certificate.
With the completion of this program, you will also be awarded with Career Enhancement Clock Hours (CECH), that may be displayed on your resume.
Your completion also comes with a dedicated transcript that shows your areas of grades for each course you attended.