Fall 19 Calendar

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Week One 3 September & 5 September: Introductions

 Tuesday Introductions

Introductions: 

Workshop


Thursday | Introductions

Noteworthy:

Workshops 

Overview:

  • Video Gaming Exploration
  • Reading for 10 September | Gee, J.P. (2013) The Anti-Education Era. Chapter 18: Big Minds, Not Little Minds. New York : Palgrave MacMillan. pp. 159-166.

Discussion : A few of my favorite things….

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Week Two 10 September & 12 September | Agenda

Tuesday

Noteworthy |

Reading* | Gee, J.P. (2013) The Anti-Education Era. Chapter 18: Big Minds, Not Little Minds. New York : Palgrave MacMillan. pp. 159-166.

Workshop | 

Overview |

Discussion |

*Please consult the Readings menu for a current list. pw = edtech386


Thursday

Noteworthy

Reading | The MindShift Guide to Digital Games & Learning

Discussions |

  1. Density | Why do objects like wood float in water? Does it depend on size? Create a custom object to explore the effects of mass and volume on density. Can you discover the relationship? Use the scale to measure the mass of an object, then hold the object under water to measure its volume. Can you identify all the mystery objects?
  2. Against All Odds | Against All Odds is about the global refugee experience from the time people are forced to leave their countries of origin to the beginning of their new life abroad. A series of short challenges illustrates the complexity and danger of the refugee experience. Teachers introduction.
  3. Math Baseball | Solve math problems to hit the ball and score runs. Based on the difficulty of problems, a hit could be a single, double, triple, or home run. Get problems wrong and strike out! The game is over after 3 outs.

Workshop | Video game play

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Week Three 17 September & 19 September |Agenda

Tuesday

Reading: The MindShift Guide to Digital Games & Learning, chapters 3-5

Discussion

Workshop | Video game play


Thursday

Reading:

Reading*: Gee, J.P. (2007) Good video games, the human mind, and good learning. pp. 22-44.

Discussion / In class Exploratory

Viewing: James Paul Gee on Learning with Video Games

In class small groups: Video Games and Learning Principles

Workshop | Video game play

*Please consult the Readings menu for a current list. pw = edtech386

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Week Four 24 September & 26 September |Agenda

Tuesday

Noteworthy  |

  • Assignments Due: BlogPost Video Gaming Post One
  • Windows | Print Screen + Snipping tool
  • Reading for Thursday 26 September | Squire, K. (2006). From content to context: Videogames as designed experience. Educational researcher, 35(8), 19–29. 

Reading*: Gee, J.P. (2007) Good video games, the human mind, and good learning. pp. 22-44.

Reading Intro for Thursday | Squire, Videogames, Think, Pair, Share

  • Please identify two concepts to explore and discuss based on your reading of Squire 2006

In class small groups: Video Games and Learning Principles

Viewing: James Paul Gee on Learning with Video Games

Workshop | Video game play

*Please consult the Readings menu for a current list. pw = edtech386


Thursday

Noteworthy

  • Reading for next Tuesday: Dalton, B. (2013). Multimodal Composition and the Common Core State Standards. Reading Teacher, 66(4), 333-339.
  • Assignment Due 1 October: Video Game Exploration

Reading*| Squire, K. (2006). From content to context: Videogames as designed experience. Educational researcher, 35(8), 19–29.

Discussion

  • How’s it Gaming?
  • 11-12-13 Gee
  • 3-2-1 –> briefly write the following details in your blog or in your notebook:
    • Three things you learned from reading Squire, K. (2006).
    • Two questions you have from reading Squire, K. (2006).
    • One (at least) aspect of Squire, K. (2006) that you liked or found significant.

*Please consult the Readings menu for a current list. pw = edtech386

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Week Five 1 October & 3 October  | Agenda

Tuesday

Reading: Dalton, B. (2013). Multimodal Composition and the Common Core State Standards. Reading Teacher, 66(4), 333-339.

Introduction: Digital Storytelling Exploration

Viewing

Discussion | Multimodal Composition, Digital Storytelling Workshop & TPACK

Assignment Due: Video Game Exploration


Thursday

Reading | Lambert, J. (2012) Chapter 5: Seven Steps of Digital Storytelling, Digital Storytelling: Capturing Lives, Creating Community. (4th Edition). Routledge : New York, NY. pp. 53-69.

Noteworthy

ViewingContent of Character by Bess Turner | Story Center 

Mini-Lecture | Seven Steps of Digital Storytelling

Small group activity 

  • Everyone is assigned a step to explore
  • Viewing : Content of Character by Bess Turner | Story Center 
  • Read in Lambert 5 about the main ideas of your step (relative to the digital story you just watched):
  • Prepare a talking point or two based on the reading;
  • Identify a brief quote or two from the reading;
  • Relate the talking points and quotes to the digital story you watched;
  • Ask the class about your step and discuss it with us.

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Week Six 8 October & 10 October |Agenda

Tuesday

Noteworthy

Reading: Digital Storytelling, Selected Readings in the Content Areas

Small group activity (continued) –> Seven Steps of Digital Storytelling

  • 6. Assembling Your Story
  • 7. Sharing Your Story

Small Group/Paired Activity –> BlogPost | Digital Storytelling Across the Curriculum


Thursday

Reading: Ohler, J. (2013) Chapter 14: Media Grammar for Teachers.  Digital Storytelling in the Classroom. Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin. pp. 226-244.

Viewing | Digital Story by Kala Marshall & Michelle Ritchey

Discussion | Small Group/Paired Activity –> BlogPost | Digital Storytelling Across the Curriculum

Workshops | Multimodal Literacy & WeVideo I

Assignment Due in class: BlogPost | Digital Storytelling Across the Curriculum


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Week Seven 15 October & 17 October | Agenda

Tuesday  

Noteworthy:

Reading: Lambert, J. (2012) Chapter 7: Approaches to the Scripting Process & Chapter 8: Storyboarding, Digital Storytelling. pp. 88-101.

Workshop (continued) | Multimodal Literacy & WeVideo I

Discussions 

Workshop | WeVideo

  1. Basic editing in Timeline Mode
  2. Titles
  3. Multiple tracks -> video
  4. Animation
  5. Video Levels (Dissolve)
  6. Audio
  7. Audio Levels
  8. Multiple tracks -> audio

Thursday

Reading (cont.) | Lambert, J. (2012) Chapter 7: Approaches to the Scripting Process & Chapter 8: Storyboarding, Digital Storytelling. pp. 88-101.

Noteworthy

  • For Fall 2019, your digital story can be a small group project.
  • Assignments Due 29 October: (double BlogPost)
  • Assignment Due 31 October: Field Observation II Access to Technology
  • Readings 29 October: Ohler, J. (2013) Chapter 4: Assessing Digital Stories.  Digital Storytelling in the Classroom. Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin. pp. 83-91.

Discussion (cont.) |  Digital Storytelling | Scripting & Storyboarding

Workshop | WeVideo

  1. Basic editing in Timeline Mode
  2. Titles
  3. Multiple tracks -> video
  4. Animation
  5. Video Levels (Dissolve)
  6. Audio
  7. Audio Levels
  8. Multiple tracks -> audio

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Week Eight 22 October & 24 October | Agenda

October 21-25 Dr. Shutkin is giving a paper at the AECT Conference

Agenda for the week to be determined.

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Week Nine 29 October & 31 October March | Agenda 

Tuesday

Readings: Ohler, J. (2013) Chapter 4: Assessing Digital Stories.  Digital Storytelling in the Classroom. Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin. pp. 83-91.

Assignment Due (in class): Script & Storyboard

Discussion |Ohler, J. (2013) Chapter 4: Assessing Digital Stories.

  1. Why assess?
    • Digital Stories
    • In the era of accountability & ubiquitous technology
  2. What to assess — digital story assessment traits
  3. How to assess — do I need to make a rubric? Can I establish criteria and qualitatively discuss effectiveness?

Workshop I |Script & Storyboard

Workshop II |WeVideo: video production and editing (I DO, YOU DO, WE DO, YOU DO…)

  1. Basic editing in Timeline Mode
  2. Titles
  3. Multiple tracks -> video
  4. Animation
  5. Video Levels (Dissolve)
  6. Audio
  7. Audio Levels
  8. Multiple tracks -> audio

Thursday

Noteworthy: Assignment Due 5 November (in class):  Digital Story Assessment

Assignment Due (in class): Field Observation II Access to Technology

Discussion |Field Observation II Access to Technology

Noteworthy: Assignment Due 5 November (in class):  Digital Story Assessment

Workshop I |Script & Storyboard

Workshop II | Recording voice over narration and the audio commons

Workshop II | WeVideo: video production and editing (I DO, YOU DO, WE DO, YOU DO…)

  1. Basic editing in Timeline Mode
  2. Titles
  3. Multiple tracks -> video
  4. Animation
  5. Video Levels (Dissolve)
  6. Audio
  7. Audio Levels
  8. Multiple tracks -> audio

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Week Ten 5 November & 7 November | Agenda

Tuesday

Assignment Due (in class):  Digital Story Assessment

Workshop: Finishing and uploading your digital story

  1. Follow this link to WeVideo
  2. Log in to your WeVideo account
  3. Follow the to the help tutorials (upper right)
  4. The fourth help video: Publish Your Video

Thursday

Noteworthy

Assignment Due (in class):  Digital Story

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Week Eleven 12 November & 14 November | Agenda

Tuesday

Noteworthy

  • Assignment Due tonight: Assessment of your Digital Story
  • Assignment Due Thursday 14 November: Field Observation III: Classroom Technologies
  • Assignment Due 3 December: Distributed Cognition

Reading: Salomon, G. & Perkins, D. (2005) Do Technologies Make Us Smarter? Intellectual Amplification With, Of and Through Technology.

Introduction to Distributed Cognition  |  Do Technologies Make Us Smarter?

Out in the Field  | Technology Integration Observation Instrument

Discussion |  Distributed Cognition, EFFECTS OF, EFFECTS WITH & Common Educational Technologies Used in Schools

For Further Discussion:


Thursday

Reading: Martin, L. (2012). Connection, Translation, Off-Loading, and Monitoring: A Framework for Characterizing the Pedagogical Functions of Educational Technologies. Technology, Knowledge & Learning17(3), 87-107.

Noteworthy

  • Assignment Due: Field Observation III: Classroom Technologies
  • Assignment Due 3 December: Distributed Cognition

Discussion: The Pedagogical Functions of Educational Technologies


Week Twelve 19 November & 21 November | Agenda

Tuesday

Reading: Morgan, M., Brickell, G., Harper, B. (2008). Applying distributed cognition theory to the redesign of the ‘Copy and Paste’ function in order to promote appropriate learning outcomes.  Computers & Education, 50(1), 125-147. [Focus on pages 125-132]


Thursday

Suggested Reading: Menary, R. (2007). Writing as Thinking. Language Sciences29(5), 621-632.

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Thanksgiving Break | ED386 Does not meet week of 25-29 November


Week Thirteen 3 December & 5 December  | Agenda 

Tuesday

Noteworthy | Assignment Due: Distributed Cognition 

Reading: Harris, J., Hofer, M. Schmidt, D., Blanchard, M, Young, C., Grandgenett, N. and Van Olphen, M. (2010) “Grounded” Technology Integration: Instructional Planning Using Curriculum-Based Activity Type Taxonomies. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education. 18(4), 573-605.


Thursday

Reading: Mishra, P. & Koehler, J. (2006). Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge: A Framework for Teacher Knowledge. Teachers College Record108(6), 1017-1054. (Please prepare pp. 1017-1031).


Week Fourteen 10 December & 12 December | Agenda 

Tuesday

Noteworthy

Reading: Mishra, P. & Koehler, J. (2006). Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge: A Framework for Teacher Knowledge. Teachers College Record108(6), 1017-1054. (Please prepare pp. 1017-1031).


Thursday

Reading: Mishra, P. & Koehler, J. (2006). Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge: A Framework for Teacher Knowledge. Teachers College Record108(6), 1017-1054. (Please prepare pp. 1017-1031).

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Saturday 14 December | Last day of classes


Week Fifteen : TPACK Design | Agenda

Tuesday

Noteworthy 

  • Fall 2019 Final Exam Schedule
  • ED386-51 | Tuesday 17 December 1:00 – 2:50 pm
  • Assignment Due in class:  TPACK Design
  • ALL TPACK DESIGN PROJECTS ARE TO BE TURNED IN THROUGH EMAIL AS A SHARED GOOGLE DOC.  DO NOT POST YOUR TPACK PROJECT TO YOUR WebLog!

 

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