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Week One Monday January 17 | MLK Day, no class


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Week Two Monday January 24 | Agenda

Introductions

  • You & me
  • Course Introduction

Workshop |

Exploration Introduction | Video game assignment


Friday 28 January

Assignment Due | Blog Post Introductions


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Week Three Monday January 31 |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


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Week Four Monday February 7 | Agenda

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

Noteworthy | Assignment due Friday February 11 | BlogPost Video Gaming Post One

Noteworthy |

  • For Next Week
  • SP22 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


Friday 11 February Assignment due | BlogPost Video Gaming Post One

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Week Five Monday February 14 | Agenda

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

Noteworthy | Assignment Due Friday 18 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


Friday 18 February

Assignment Due |  Video Game Exploration


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Week Six Monday February 21 | 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 | Learning Circles 

Readings for next week | Digital storytelling, selected readings across grades and disciplines

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.

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Week Seven Monday February 28  | Agenda

Reading |  Digital Storytelling, Selected Readings in the Content Areas

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Assignment Due in class | Digital Storytelling Across the Curriculum

Assignment Due 14 March | Teachers and Students Using Classroom Technologies (Field Observation)

Viewing | Content of Character by Bess Turner | Story Center

Workshop | Making Comics with Pixton

Workshop I |  A few Ideas about Image/text relations

Small Group Activity |  BlogPost | Digital Storytelling Across the Curriculum


Spring Break Monday 7 March No Class

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Week Eight Monday March 14 | Agenda

Readings | 

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

Assignment Due | Teachers and Students Using Classroom Technologies (Field Observation)

Viewing | 

Workshop | WeVideo

Discussion | Photography Composition Basics

Discussions |


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Week Nine Monday March 21 | Agenda

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

Noteworthy | Learning Circles 

Viewing and Discuss | How would you assess the following digital stories?

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 |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

Friday 25 March

Assignment Due | Digital Storytelling Script  and Digital Storytelling Storyboard


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Week Ten Monday March 28 | Agenda

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

Noteworthy | Digital Storytelling groups — Festival Queue sign up here

Viewing & Discuss | How would you assess the following digital story? | An Agricultural Place –  a digital story by David Vigil

Discussions | Scripts & Storyboards

Workshop | WeVideo (Continued)

  • How to rip a video from youtube?
  • Recording voice over narration
  • Video
  • Audio Levels
  • Multiple tracks -> audio
  • Free Sound from Zapsplat

Introduction | Distributed Cognition

Discussion | Learning with Things

  1. Affordances –> Learning how to use a new application such as Mindomo
    1. Objective affordances in context (all the things that can be done with it)
    2. Subjective affordances in context (all the things that your student can do with it)
  2. Present to hand | Present to mind (or a curious thing about  Learning Technical Skills)

Discussion | Salomon & Perkins (2005) Distributed Cognition, EFFECTS OF, EFFECTS WITH & Common Educational Technologies Used in Schools


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Week Eleven Monday April 4 | 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.

Assignment Due | Digital Story

Assignment Due Friday 8 April | Your assessment of your digital story using your DS assessment instrument (submit through email)

Noteworthy | Reading for next class (April 12) 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]

Learning with Things (Distributed Cognition) |

Discussion | Review Effects –> Salomon & Perkins (2005) Distributed Cognition, EFFECTS OF, EFFECTS WITH & Common Educational Technologies Used in Schools (review)

Discussion | 

Viewing | Using the Technology Integration Observation Instrument, watch & Analyze this video lesson –> Tech-Rich Lesson Plan in Action: Middle School ELA – Verbs

Digital Storytelling |


Friday 8 April

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


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Week Twelve Monday April 11 | 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 | 

Assignment Due Wednesday 13 April –> Distributed Cognition

Discussions | Distributed Cognition Exploration

Introduction | The TPACK Exploration

Viewing | TPACK in Two Minutes


Wednesday April 13

Assignment Due | Distributed Cognition


Easter Break Monday 18 April Class Does Not Meet

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Week Thirteen Monday April 25 | 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 | Previously incomplete assignments are due on the last day of classes, 5 May 2022

Assignment Due Friday 13 May | Final Project –>  TPACK Design

Discussions | Thoughts & questions | Distributed Cognition Exploration

Introduction | The TPACK Exploration

Viewing | TPACK in Two Minutes

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

Discussion | Brainstorming learning experiences within a lesson to achieve an objective

Review –> Specific interaction strategies |

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

But what are the interaction strategies supposed to do? |

TPACK & Learning Activity Types |

Discussion | Brainstorming learning activity types to achieve an objective

TPACK Tele Design |

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

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


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Week Fourteen Monday May 2 | 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 | Previously incomplete assignments are due on the last day of classes, 5 May 2022

Assignment Due Friday 13 May | Final Project –>  TPACK Design

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

Discussion | Pedagogical Content Knowledge –> What is:

Discussion | Technological Knowledge? What is:

  • Technological Knowledge?
  • Technological Content Knowledge?
  • Technological Pedagogical Knowledge?

Activity | TPACK –> Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge


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Week Fifteen Monday May 9 | Final Exam period, class meets 6:00-7:50pm

Noteworthy | ALL TPACK DESIGN PROJECTS ARE TO BE TURNED IN Through EMAIL OR AS A SHARED GOOGLE DOC.  Please DO NOT POST YOUR TPACK PROJECT TO YOUR WebLog!

Assignment Due Friday 13 May | Final Project –>  TPACK Design

Discussion | Educational Technology, Retrospective

Discussion TPACK Tele Design 

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

Activity (continued) | TPACK –> Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge


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