Fall 2021 Calendar

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One
Aug 31/Sep 2
Two
Sep 7/9
Three
Sep 14/16
Four
Sep 21/23
Five
Sep 28/30
Six
Oct 5/7
Seven
Oct 12/14
Eight
Oct 19/21
Nine
Oct 26/28
Ten
Nov 2/4
Eleven
Nov 9/11
Twelve
Nov 16/18
Thirteen
Nov 30/Dec 2
Fourteen
Dec 7/9
Fifteen
Finals

Week One August 31 and September 2: Introductions

 Tuesday | Introductions

Introductions: 

Workshop


Thursday | Introductions

Noteworthy:

  • Assignment Due Friday 3 SeptemberBlog Post Introductions
  • Tuesday 7 September is Rosh Hashanah, class is cancelled
  • Thursday 9 September is the Mass of the Holy Spirit, class begins at 11:00 and ends at 11:50
  • Thursday 16 September is Yom Kippur, class is cancelled

Workshops 

Overview:


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Week Two September 7 & 9 | Agenda


Tuesday, September 7 is Rosh Hashanah, class is cancelled   


Thursday

Noteworthy |

Reading | The MindShift Guide to Digital Games & Learning

More WordPress |

  • Discussion Settings
  • Blogs I Follow

Introductions | Blog Post Introductions

Discussions |

Exploration |  Play  Mission US  1907: The Immigrant Experience (Be sure to make an account before playing).

Workshop | Video game play


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Week Three September 14 & 16 |Agenda

Tuesday

Reading | The MindShift Guide to Digital Games & Learning

Noteworthy |

Some Introductions

  • What must be in place for you to feel comfortable taking intellectual and creative risks in a course such as this one?
  • Please share with the class an essay that is essential to your interests/concerns as a preservice teacher.
  • A few questions and a few answers

Discussions |

Introduction to the Gee reading | a few concepts

Workshop | Selecting a video game


Thursday September 16 is Yom Kippur — Class is cancelled.

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Week Four September 21 & 23 |Agenda

Tuesday

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

Noteworthy |

Some Introductions |

  • Please share with the class an essay that is essential to your interests/concerns as a preservice teacher.
  • A few questions and a few answers

Discussion |

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


Thursday

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

Noteworthy |

Discussion | Learning Circles &  Video Games & Learning Principles

Viewing | James Paul Gee on Learning with Video Games

Workshop | Posting Images

  • Mac
    • command+ shift+3 = screen capture,
    • command+ shift+4 = captures selected quadrilateral.
  • Windows | Print Screen + Snipping tool

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Week Five September 28 & 30 | Agenda

Tuesday

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

Noteworthy |

  • Assignment Due Friday 1 October | Video Game Exploration (Short essays and replies ~ 150 words/post or ~1500 words for the entire exploration).

Workshop | The McDonald’s Videogame

Discussion | Learning Circles &  Video Games & Learning Principles

Viewing | James Paul Gee on Learning with Video Games

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


Thursday

Noteworthy |

  • Assignment Due Friday 1 October | Video Game Exploration (Short essays and replies ~ 150 words/post or ~1500 words for the entire exploration).

Discussion | Learning Circles &  Video Games & Learning Principles

Introduction | Digital Storytelling Exploration

Viewing |


Friday 1 October

Assignment Due: Video Game Exploration


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Week Six October 5 & 7 | Agenda

Tuesday

Reading: Dalton, B. (2013). Multimodal Composition and the Common Core State Standards.

Noteworthy |

  • Reading for Thursday: 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.
  • Digital Storytelling Exploration

Viewing | Seething – by Milmon Harrison

Discussion | Digital Storytelling & Multimodal Composition


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.

Discussion |

Viewing | Lost and Found – by Jeff Leinaweaver

Mini-Lecture | Seven Steps of Digital Storytelling

Small group activity | Digital Storytelling, Seven Steps


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Week Seven October 12 & 14 |Agenda

Tuesday

Reading: Digital Storytelling, Selected Readings in the Content Areas

Noteworthy | 

Viewing |


Thursday

Viewing |

Small group activity (continued) –> BlogPost | Digital Storytelling Across the Curriculum

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


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Week Eight October 19 & 21 | Agenda

Tuesday

Reading | Lambert, J. (2012) Chapter 7: Approaches to the Scripting Process & Chapter 8: Storyboarding

Noteworthy | ED386/ED586 F20 Grade Sheets

Discussions | Digital Storytelling | Scripting & Storyboarding

Viewing | 

Cycle of Life – a digital story by Dany Martinez

Hannah Ingram’s Digital Story | Peruvian Experience


Thursday

Noteworthy | Field Observations

Discussions | Digital Storytelling | Scripting & Storyboarding

Workshop | –> Inviting you to set up a WeVideo account


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Week Nine October 26 & 28 | Agenda

Tuesday

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

Workshop I |  A few Ideas about Image/text relations

Workshop | WeVideo 

Discussion | Assessing Digital Stories


Thursday

Assignment Due (in class) | Script & Storyboard


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Week Ten November 2 & 4 | Agenda

Tuesday

  • Assignment Due in class | Digital Story Assessment Instrument
  • Assignment due November 9 | Digital Story
  • Workshop/Discussions | 
    • Digital Story Assessment Instrument
    • Script & Storyboard
  • Workshop | WeVideo (Continued)
    • Audio Levels
    • Multiple tracks -> audio
    • Recording voice over narration & access to sound recordings

Introduction | Distributed Cognition


Thursday

Reading | Salomon, G. & Perkins, D. (2005) Do Technologies Make Us Smarter? Intellectual Amplification With, Of and Through Technology.” pp. 71-86.

Discussion & Workshop | Digital Storytelling (open)

Discussion & Workshop | 

  • Learning with Things
  • Distributed Cognition, EFFECTS OF, EFFECTS WITH & Common Educational Technologies Used in Schools

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Week Eleven November 9 & 11 | Agenda

Tuesday

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.

Assignment Due (in class) |  Digital Story

Discussion | Martin, L. (2012).| The Pedagogical Functions of Educational Technologies

Digital Storytelling |


Thursday

Discussion | Martin, L. (2012).| The Pedagogical Functions of Educational Technologies

Digital Storytelling |


Friday 12 November

Assignment Due | Your assessment of your digital story using your DS assessment instrument (submit through email)


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Week Twelve November 16 & 18 | 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]

Discussions | Distributed Cognition Exploration

Noteworthy | 


Thursday

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.

Noteworthy |

Discussions |

  • TPACK & Learning Activity Types

Re – Viewing | Brief video |TPACK in Two Minutes

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Week Thirteen November 30 and December 2 | Agenda 

Tuesday

Reading | Koehler, M. J., & Mishra, P. (2009). What is technological pedagogical content knowledge? 

Noteworthy | 

Discussion | What is technological pedagogical content knowledge? 

Assignment Due | Distributed Cognition


Thursday

Noteworthy | 

Discussion | What is technological pedagogical content knowledge? 

Reading | Koehler, M. J., & Mishra, P. (2009). What is technological pedagogical content knowledge? 

Noteworthy | 


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Week Fourteen December 7 & 9 | Agenda 

Tuesday

Discussion | The TPACK Exploration


Thursday

Discussion | The TPACK Exploration


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Week Fifteen December 15 | Agenda 

Tuesday 15 December Final Exam Date TBA

Educational Technology, Retrospective

  • Assignment Due in class |  TPACK Design
  • ALL TPACK DESIGN PROJECTS ARE TO BE TURNED IN THROUGH EMAIL AS A SHARED GOOGLE DOC.  Please DO NOT POST YOUR TPACK PROJECT TO YOUR WebLog!

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