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2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ED 514 - Methods & Educational Technology (1)

The focus of this course is teaching candidates to use technology for differentiating instruction to meet the needs of every student in every lesson. The course provides critical tools to meet the demands of teachers and learners. Candidates will explore how to differentiate instruction using technologies such as internet, wikis, blogs, podcasts, photo sharing, virtual offices, simulation and game-based learning and other emerging technologies. This course explores learning-theory research and its applications for technology-enriched, standards-based units of study. Students will study theories of constructivism, multiple intelligences, and other research related to how people learn. Participants will learn how technology applications can be used to create learning environments that strengthen problem-solving skills, and encourage communication, collaboration, and reflection. Prerequisites: ED 584 , ED 585  and official admission to the School of Education. Corequisite: ED 515 . FA, SP.