Presentation on theme: "Dr. Helen R. Abadiano Chair, Department of Reading Language Arts Central Connecticut State University Dr. Catherine Kurkjian Professor Department of Reading."— Presentation transcript:
Dr. Helen R. Abadiano Chair, Department of Reading Language Arts Central Connecticut State University Dr. Catherine Kurkjian Professor Department of Reading and Language Arts Central Connecticut State University Kinga Decsy, M.Ed Sixth Year Student Department of Reading and Language Arts Central Connecticut State University Wednesday August 9, 2006, 9:00-10:30 AM Room 0.81
Rationale: Why Classroom Teachers? Objectives 1.To provide an overview of how technology is infused in one graduate program across a sequence of courses specific to reading and language arts. 2. To provide a vision to teachers and teacher educators as to how technology can transform instruction in ways that support and enhance research-based strategies and methods frameworks for effective literacy instruction. 3. To encourage integration of technology in classrooms in a way that is integral to the ongoing literacy curriculum.
Bringing Faculty and Students On Board in Using Technology: An Administrators Perspective Department Overview Department Website Encouraging ownership among faculty (celebrating faculty news, and inviting faculty input for content, linking to faculty websites) Making Internet accessible and feasible to use (student helpers and faculty access, technology support) Posting student publications Literacy Looking Class Posting resources for faculty and students (forms, announcements, course descriptions, downloadable course portfolio template) Department of Reading and Language Arts Website
Bringing Teachers On Board in Using Technology: A Professors Perspective Resources Online syllabi Online syllabi as living documents, links, downloadable notes, templates for assignments, streaming videosstreaming videos Communication/Discussion Tools Internet Café Internet Café (Discussion Board) Sample ConversationSample Conversation Blogs In-Class Teaching Tools Use of Internet (writing on the Internet), PowerPoint in small group work,, Webquest Template, Webquests, Webquest TemplateWebquests Cyberlessons TemplateCyberlessons Template, Assignments Webquests, Cyberlessons, Units integral to their curriculum, Internet Project,Internet Project
Bringing Students On Board in Using Technology: A Teachers Perspective Graduate Program Assignments and Classroom Applications Cyberlesson WebQuest *Students *Teachers Electronic Genre Study Childrens Literature and Content Area Website Activity
WEBQUEST Building Blocks of a Web Quest Sample WebQuest on Aesop's Fables Matrix ofSample Web Quests across curriculum areas and grade levels. Cool Plans Macomb Michigan Webquests Webquest Resources Webquests Macomb Michigan Webquests Webquest Resources