Course Content and Outcome Guide for ED 171
- Course Number:
- ED 171
- Course Title:
- Computers in Education II
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- Special Fee:
Course DescriptionProvides introduction to all aspects of the Internet and email. Use internet browser. Recommended: Basic computer knowledge. Audit available.
Intended Outcomes for the course
- Synthesize and implement strategies to optimize searches for web content applicable to specific instructional techniques or K-12 content areas.
- Demonstrate information sharing via the Internet using email, blogs, and discussion forums to address topics specific to education, content-area teaching, and library media practices
- Create/adapt and apply evaluation criteria against which to test information found on the Internet and World Wide Web for accuracy, timeliness, and educational validity.
- Create a list of links, specific to a selected K-12 subject area, to be published for the benefit of education practitioners.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
- Completion of online search-and-evaluation assignments according to explicitly-stated guidelines including, but not limited to, accuracy, timeliness, educational validity, source validity, and balance exhibited by each online source
- Creation of paper-based and online guides for specific subject areas
- Participation in group and class discussions and presentations
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
GUIDELINES FOR CORE OUTCOMES:
In addition the students will demonstrate
COMMUNICATION: Graduates of Portland Community College should be able to communicate effectively by determining the purpose of communication; analyzing audience and context to sue appropriate language and modality; and by responding to feedback to achieve clarity, coherence, and effectiveness.
COMMUNITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY: Graduates of Portland Community College should be able to apply scientific, cultural, and political perspectives in understanding the natural and social world and in addressing the consequences of human activity both globally and locally, demonstrating an understanding of social change and social action.
CRITICAL THINKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING: Graduates of Portland Community College should be able to think critically and creatively to solve problems, understanding and using various methods of reasoning and evaluating information and it sources.
CULTURE AWARENESS: Graduates of Portland Community College should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the varieties of human cultures, perspectives, and forms of expressions as well as their own cultures complexities.
PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE: Graduates of Portland Community College should demonstrate mastery in a discipline of profession at a level appropriate to program and transfer requirements through the application of concepts, skills, processes, and technology in the performance of authentic tasks that enhance community involvement and employability.
SELF-REFLECTION: Graduates of Portland Community College should be self-appraising in applying the knowledge and skills they have learned, examining and evaluating personal beliefs and comparing them with the beliefs of others.