Fall 2022 Calendar

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Oct 11/13
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Oct 18/20
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Oct 25/27
Ten
Nov 1/3
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Week One August 30 and September 1: Introductions

 Tuesday | Introductions

Introductions: 

  • You & me and our favorite digital tools –> Share a story about yourself that includes an app on your phone (no photos).
  • Course Introduction

Workshop


Thursday | Introductions

Noteworthy:

  • Assignment Due Friday 2 SeptemberBlog Post Introductions
  • Thursday 8 September is Celebrate the Spirit, class begins at 11 and ends at 11:50.

Workshops 

Overview:


Assignment Due Friday 2 September  Blog Post Introductions

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Week Two September 6 & 8 | Agenda


Tuesday

Noteworthy |

  • Thursday 8 September is Celebrate the Spirit, class begins at 11 and ends at 11:50.

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


Thursday

Noteworthy |

  • Thursday 8 September is Celebrate the Spirit, class begins at 11 and ends at 11:50.
  • Reading for next week | Gee, J.P. (2007) Good video games, the human mind, and good learning. pp. 22-44. (Please consult the Readings menu for a current list. pw = edtech386).

Reading | The MindShift Guide to Digital Games & Learning

Introductions | Blog Post Introductions

Sign up | Learning Circles for Video Games Exploration 

Discussions |

Introduction | Gee, J.P. (2007) Good video games, the human mind, and good learning. pp. 22-44 –> a few concepts

Workshop | 


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Week Three September 13 & 15 |Agenda

Tuesday

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

Noteworthy |

Assignment Due 16 September | BlogPost Video Gaming Post One

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 |

Workshop | Selecting a video game

Small Group Learning Experience |


Thursday

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

Assignment Due 16 September | BlogPost Video Gaming Post One

Noteworthy |

  • Reading for next week | Squire, K. (2006). From content to context: Video games as designed experience. Educational researcher, 35(8), 19–29.
  • Play for next week | The McDonald’s Video game

Viewing | James Paul Gee on Learning with Video Games

Small Group Learning Experience |


Assignment Due Friday 16 September | BlogPost Video Gaming Post One

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Week Four September 20 & 22 |

Tuesday

Noteworthy |

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

Play for this week | The McDonald’s Video game

Viewing | James Paul Gee on Learning with Video Games

Discussion |

  • Squire, K. (2006). From content to context: Video games as designed experience. Educational researcher, 35(8), 19–29.
  • The McDonald’s Video game

Open Workshop | Video Game Exploration 


Thursday

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

Noteworthy |

Reading for next week | Vu, V., Warschauer, M., & Yim, S. (2019). Digital Storytelling: A District Initiative for Academic Literacy Improvement. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy63(3), 257–267.

Workshop | Posting Images

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

Workshop |

Introduction | Digital Storytelling Exploration

Viewing | Story Center — What’s Your Story?

Open Workshop | Video Game Exploration 


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Week Five September 27 & 29 | Agenda

Tuesday

Reading | Vu, V., Warschauer, M., & Yim, S. (2019). Digital Storytelling: A District Initiative for Academic Literacy Improvement. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy63(3), 257–267.

Assignment Due Friday 30 September | Video Game Exploration (Short essays and replies ~ 150 words/post or ~1500 words for the entire exploration).

Noteworthy |

  • Reading for Thursday: Lambert, J. (2018) Chapter 5: Seven Steps of Digital Storytelling, Digital Storytelling: Capturing Lives, Creating Community. (4th Edition). Routledge : New York, NY. pp. 53-70.
  • Digital Storytelling Exploration

Viewing | Seething – by Milmon Harrison

Discussion | Digital Storytelling & Multimodal Composition


Thursday

Reading | Lambert, J. (2018) Chapter 5: Seven Steps of Digital Storytelling, Digital Storytelling: Capturing Lives, Creating Community. (4th Edition). Routledge : New York, NY. pp. 53-70.

Assignment Due Friday 30 September | Video Game Exploration (Short essays and replies ~ 150 words/post or ~1500 words for the entire exploration).

Reading selections for next week: Digital Storytelling, Selected Readings in the Content Areas

Viewing |

Mini-Lecture | Seven Steps of Digital Storytelling

Small group activity | Digital Storytelling, Seven Steps

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


Friday 30 September

Assignment Due: Video Game Exploration


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Week Six October 4 & 6 | Agenda

Tuesday

Reading: Digital Storytelling, Selected Readings in the Content Areas

Noteworthy | 

Small group activity |

Viewing | An Agricultural Place –  a digital story by David Vigil


Thursday

Viewing |

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

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

Discussion | Photography Composition Basics


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Week Seven October 11 & 13 |Agenda

Tuesday

Reading | 

  • Lambert, J. (2018) Chapter 8: Approaches to the Scripting Prompts & Processes, Digital Storytelling: Capturing Lives, Creating Community. (5th Edition). Routledge : New York, NY. pp. 94-102.
  • Lambert, J. (2018) Chapter 10: Storyboarding, Digital Storytelling: Capturing Lives, Creating Community. (5th Edition). Routledge : New York, NY. pp. 115-120.

Noteworthy | ED386/ED586 F22 Grade Sheets

Discussions | Digital Storytelling | Scripting & Storyboarding

Viewing | 

Workshop | WeVideo I

Workshop II | Digital Storytelling with your cell phone


Thursday

Noteworthy | Field Observations

Discussions | Digital Storytelling | Scripting & Storyboarding

Workshop | WeVideo II (topics)

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

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Week Eight October 18 & 20 | 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

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 assess effectiveness?

Workshop | WeVideo 

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

Thursday

Noteworthy |

Assignment Due (in class) –> Script & Storyboard

Workshop | WeVideo 

  1. Audio
  2. Audio Levels
  3. Multiple tracks -> audio
  4. Recording voice over narration & access to sound recordings

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Week Nine October 25 & 27 | Agenda

Tuesday

Noteworthy |

Assignment Due in class | Digital Story Assessment Instrument

Assignment due November 3 | 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


Thursday

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

Noteworthy |

Discussion & Workshop | 

  • Learning with Things
    • James Gee on Distributed CognitionAffordances | “An affordance is a feature of the world (real or virtual) that will allow for a certain action to be taken, but only if it is matched by an ability in an actor who has the wherewithal to carry out such an action.” James Gee, 2007, 25
    • Distributed Intelligence & Off-loading | “Writing, digital computers, and networks each allow us to externalize some functions of the mind.” James Gee, 2007, 26
    • Offloading | “By distributing knowledge and skills […] between the virtual characters (smart tools) and the real-world player– the player is guided and supported by the knowledge built into the virtual characters.” James Gee, 2007, 27.
    • Manipulation and Distributed Knowledge | “… humans feel expanded and empowered when they can manipulate powerful tools in intricate ways that extend their area of effectiveness” James Gee, 2007, 33
  • Distributed Cognition, EFFECTS OF, EFFECTS WITH & Common Educational Technologies Used in Schools

Discussion & Workshop | Digital Storytelling (open)


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Week Ten November 1 & 3 | Agenda

Tuesday

Noteworthy |

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.

Discussion | 

Digital Storytelling |


Thursday

Noteworthy | Assignments coming due next week

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

Assignment Due (in class) |  Digital Story

Workshop | How do I finish and download my export?

Digital Storytelling |

Viewing and Discussion | Videos Technology Integration


Friday 4 November

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


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Week Eleven November 8 & 10 | 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]

Noteworthy | 

Assignment Due | Teachers and Students Using Classroom Technologies

Discussions | Distributed Cognition Exploration

Introduction | The TPACK Exploration

Viewing | TPACK in Two Minutes


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 |

Assignment Due | Field Observation II Access to Technology

Review –> Specific interaction strategies |

  • Copy & Paste
  • Think : Pair : Share
  • Kahoot

Discussions | But what are the interaction strategies supposed to do? 

Discussions |

Viewing | Brief video |TPACK in Two Minutes

TPACK & Learning Activity Types |

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Friday November 18

Assignment Due | Distributed Cognition


Week Twelve November 15 & 17 | Agenda

Tuesday

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

Noteworthy | Final Exam –> Tuesday 13 December 1:00pm-2:50pm

Thoughts & questionsDistributed Cognition Exploration

Discussion | The TPACK Exploration

A. The Sections of the The TPACK Exploration

  1. Introduction
  2. Misconceptions & Difficulties
  3. Digital Resources
  4. Instruction
  5. TPACK Context
  6. References

B. TPACK & Learning Activity Types | (Review)

C. | Pedagogical Content Knowledge & Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge

Activity | Think:Pair:Share–> Learning Activity Types, Finding Apps & Thinking more about Affordances with the help of Common Sense Education


Thursday

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

Noteworthy | 

Noteworthy | Final Exam –> Tuesday 13 December 1:00pm-2:50pm

C. | Pedagogical Content Knowledge & Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge

Activity | Think:Pair:Share–> Learning Activity Types, Finding Apps & Thinking more about Affordances with the help of Common Sense Education


Friday November 18


Assignment Due | Distributed Cognition


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Week Thirteen November 29 and December 1 | 

Tuesday

Noteworthy | Final Exam –> Tuesday 13 December 1:00pm-2:50pm

Discussion | The TPACK Exploration

Activity | TPACK –> Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge


Thursday

Discussion | The TPACK Exploration

Activity | TPACK –> Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge


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Week Fourteen December 6 & 8 | Agenda 

Tuesday

Noteworthy | Final Exam –> Tuesday 13 December 1:00pm-2:50pm

Discussion | The TPACK Exploration

Activity | TPACK –> Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge


Thursday

Discussion | The TPACK Exploration

Activity | TPACK –> Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge


Week Fifteen December 13 | Final Exam 1:00pm-2:50pm

Educational Technology, Retrospective

Assignment Due in class |  TPACK Design

Please turn in your TPACK DESIGN PROJECT THROUGH EMAIL AS A SHARED GOOGLE DOC.  


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