Spring 2021 Calendar

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February 22
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March 1
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March 22
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April 19
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April 26
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May 3

Week One Monday January 18 | MLK Day, no class


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Week Two Monday January 25 | Agenda

Introductions

  • You & me
  • Course Introduction

Workshop |

Exploration IntroductionVideo game assignment


Friday 29 January

Assignment Due | Blog Post Introductions


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Week Three Monday February 1 |Agenda

Reading | The MindShift Guide to Digital Games & Learning

Noteworthy |

More WordPress |

  • Discussion Settings
  • Blogs I Follow

Introductions | Blog Post Introductions

  • What are you into; what makes you special? Share a few “unique” aspects about yourself that would help our classroom community get to know you a bit. Are you on an athletic team? Sing in the choir?  Are you trying out for a play? Painting? What are you planning on doing this semester in your life that is noteworthy?
  • Asset Learning, not deficit learning… Please share an academic strength or two that you bring to our class learning community.
  • What is your favorite thing to do that makes you the happiest?

Video Game Play I | Some Online Games

Video Gaming Exploration | Overview

Discussion I | The MindShift Guide to Digital Games & Learning

Zoom Recording EdTech 1 February


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Week Four Monday February 8 | Agenda

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

Noteworthy |

  • Assignment Due Monday 8 FebruaryBlogPost Video Gaming Post One
  • From Shakespeare to digital storytelling, a special guest on 22 February –> Jack Whitam
  • For Next Week
  • SP21 ED386/ED586 Intro questions to me

Posting Images |

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

Discussion |

Small groups learning experience | Video Games & Learning Principles

Viewing | James Paul Gee on Learning with Video Games

Workshop | Video game play

EdTech Zoom Recording 8 February


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Week Five Monday February 15 | Agenda

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

Noteworthy |

  • From Shakespeare to digital storytelling, a special guest on 22 February –> Jack Whitam
  • Assignment Due Friday 19 February |  Video Game Exploration

Video Game play | The McDonald’s Video game 

Discussion | Squire, K. (2006). From content to context: Video games as designed experience. Educational researcher.

Viewing | James Paul Gee on Learning with Video Games

Introduction | Digital Storytelling / Multimodal Composition

Workshop | Video game play

Zoom Recording ED503 15 February


Friday 19 February

Assignment Due |  Video Game Exploration


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Week Six Monday February 22 | Agenda

Reading |  

  • Dalton, B. (2013). Multimodal Composition and the Common Core State Standards.
  • 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 |

Introduction | Digital Storytelling Exploration

Discussion | Multimodal Composition, Digital Storytelling Workshop & TPACK

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.

Zoom Recording ED503 22 February


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Week Seven Monday March 1 | Agenda

Reading |  Digital Storytelling, Selected Readings in the Content Areas

Noteworthy |

Zoom Recording ED503 1 March


Friday March 5

Assignment Due | Digital Storytelling Across the Curriculum


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Week Eight Monday March 8 | Agenda

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

Noteworthy |

Zoom Recording ED503 8 March


Friday March 12

Assignment Due |

  1. Digital Storytelling Script 
  2. Digital Storytelling Storyboard

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Week Nine Monday March 15 | Agenda

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

Noteworthy |

Zoom Recording ED503 15 March


Friday March 19

Assignment Due | Digital Storytelling Assessment Instrument


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Week Ten Monday March 22 | Agenda

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

Noteworthy |

Zoom Recording ED503 22 March


Friday March 26

Assignment Due |

  • Digital Story
  • Your assessment of your digital story using your DS assessment instrument (submit through email)

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Week Eleven Monday March 29 | Agenda

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 | 

Zoom Recording ED503 29 March


Easter Break Monday 5 April No Class

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Week Twelve Monday April 12 | Agenda

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 | 

Zoom Recording ED503 12 April


Friday April 16

Assignment Due | Distributed Cognition


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Week Thirteen Monday April 19 | Agenda

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 | 

Zoom Recording ED503 19 April


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Week Fourteen Monday April 26 | Agenda 

Reading | Koehler, M. J., & Mishra, P. (2009). What is technological pedagogical content knowledge? Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 9(1), 60-70.

Noteworthy |

Zoom Recording ED503 26 April


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Week Fifteen Monday May 3 | Agenda

Zoom Recording ED503 3 May 


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Final Exam 10 May 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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