is a rigorous instructor-led course intended exclusively for educators
and educational administrators who want to integrate technology tools
into their everyday classroom experience (not just in the computer labs
on computer day!).
either of the American Heritage Dictionary definitions below describes
you, then you belong in this course!
trained in teaching; a teacher.
specialist in the theory and practice of education.
administrator of a school or an educational
have been the primary instructor for face-to-face and online renditions
of this course for over three years.
The best classroom strategies and lesson plans have developed as
a result of intense reflection and discussion.
Many past course participants have successfully developed
projects that greatly enhance the level of learning in their classrooms,
using technology tools. Educators
and administrators have publicly acknowledged the effectiveness of this
results-focused professional development course.
course participants have lauded these courses as “safe learning
incubators” in which they could brainstorm, strategize, exchange/share
ideas, debate, and reflect.
course is successful because of its most important dynamic --
can only thrive in an environment where honesty, respect, trust,
discretion, and CONFIDENTIALITY exist. Class Guidelines have therefore
been established to promote appropriate communication.
discretion (what’s communicated within this course stays within
this course (loose lips will sink your ship… if I am aware that
any participant has broken our confidentiality clause-you get
threaded discussions will enhance “thought,” and are therefore very
important in this course. Not
only is designing and developing your classroom project important,
offering feedback and support to your classmates (and instructors) is
During this course you will
- learn how to
use Microsoft PowerPoint to support your lessons
- observe how
colleagues use the internet to enhance classroom instruction
and conduct research
- observe how
colleagues use the computer to enhance classroom instruction
computer technology strategies to enhance the learning in your
independently to design a project using Microsoft PowerPoint
and other applications
collaboratively to design a project using Microsoft PowerPoint
and other applications
primary course instructor is Sheila
Gatling, with Gina
Stevens assisting. You
will also benefit from interactions with experienced guest
14 days (est. 30-40 hours)
Start Date: Sun 06/23/2002
Date: Sat 07/06/2002
$ 50 (US$)
like in the traditional college setting, you must first register
before you enroll in specific courses, the same holds true in the
world of online learning. Your very first assignment will be
to register at the eCollege, then pay your tuition, finally
enrolling in your course. We suggest that you print out this
page of instructions now for reference during the registration,
payment, and enrollment process.
Before you can
enroll in the Integrating
Technology into Your Classroom Course
you must first register at eCollege
click the following link to create
for eLearning Campus @ eCollege:
The creation of
your user name is quick and easy. You will click the “Create
a Username and Password” button to begin. There you will be
asked for first name, last name, primary e-mail address, and a
password of your choosing.
return to this page to pay your tuition by credit card
(Visa/MasterCard) on the PayPal secure server
in Integrating Technology into Your Classroom Course
system has generated a unique Open Enrollment ID for your course.
Upon confirmation of payment, you will be e-mailed the unique Enrollment
you will enter into
the Enrollment ID input area after you sign-in at http://elearning.ecollege.com