ECI 304 - Educational Applications of Computers: Course Schedule

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Session Topic Assignment

Tue • Jan 11
Wed • Jan 12

Class Organization

  • Student information
  • Overview of class goals
  • Introductory exercise
  • Introduction to Educational Applications of Computers
  • How can technology best be learned?

Skills

  • Discuss computer basics
  • Sign up for accounts

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Tasks

Tue • Jan 18
Wed • Jan 19

Readings

  • Lecture - Research and Access

Skills

Readings due next week

Tasks

  • Project 1 Due
  • Overview of Learning Theories (Project 2 in Bb)

Tue • Jan 25
Wed • Jan 26

  • Quiz 1
  • Review and Debate Cognitive Theories
  • Begin work with Word
  • Begin basic Presentation
  • Multimedia
  • United Streaming
  • Video
  • PowerPoint Non-Linear

 

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Tasks

  • Project 2 Due
  • Tools: Presentation, Word Processing and concept Mapping (Project 3 in Bb)

Tue • Feb 1
Wed • Feb 2

  • Continue Presentation and Word
  • Developing Effective Presentations
  • Powerpoint
  • Inspiration (concept mapping software)

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Tasks

  • Complete Project 3

Tue • Feb 8
Wed • Feb 9

  • Project 3 Presentations
  • Introduction to Databases and Spreadsheets

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Tasks

  • Project 3 Due
  • Tools: Database and Spreadsheet (Project 4 in Bb)

Tue • Feb 15
Wed • Feb 16

  • Curricular Applications for Databases and Spreadsheets

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  • TBA

Assignments

  • Complete Project 4

Tue • Feb 22
Wed • Feb 23

  • Project 4 Presentations

 

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  • Review

Assignments

  • Project 4 Due
  • Project-Based Learning and Cooperative Learning (Project 5 in Bb)

Tue • Mar 1
Wed • Mar 2

Midterm Project Presentations and Quiz

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Tasks

  • Project 5 Due
  • Information Literacy Fundamentals (Project 6 in Bb)

Spring Break

Tue • Mar 15
Wed • Mar 16

  • Quiz on Information Literacy

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Tasks

  • Project 6 due
  • Web Design Fundamentals (Project 7 in Bb)

Tue • Mar 22
Wed • Mar 23

  • Quiz on Information Literacy
  • Web Authoring
  • FTP documents

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Assignments

  • Project 7 Part 1 due
  • Continue Project 7 Part 2

Tue • Mar 29
Wed • Mar 30

  • Is the Internet worth the trouble?
  • Web Quests, Thinkquests, and other ways to integrate the WWW into teaching.

 

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Tasks

  • Project 7 Part 2 due
  • Continue Project 7 Part 3

Tue • Apr 5
Wed • Apr 6

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Tasks

  • Critiques Due
  • Continue Project 7 Part 3

Tue • Apr 12
Wed • Apr 13

  • Project 7 Presentations
  • Beyond HTML

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  • TBA

Tasks

  • Project 7 Part 3 due
  • Educational Software and Evaluation (Project 8 in Bb)

Tue • Apr 19
Wed • Apr 20

  • Project 8 Presentations

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  • TBA

Tasks

  • Project 8 Due
  • Social, Ethical, Legal and Human Issues (Project 9 in Bb)

Tue • Apr 26
Wed • Apr 27

  • Project 9 Presentations
  • Including us all
  • Fair Use Rules
  • AUP's

 

Readings due next week

  • Review

Tasks

  • Project 9 Due

Tue •• May 3
Wed•• May 4

Final Examination

 

 

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Jan 11 and 12
Jan 18 and 19
Jan 25 and 26
Feb 2 and 3
Feb 8 and 9
Feb 15 and 16
Feb 22 and 23
Mar 1 and 2

Spring Break
Mar 15 and 16
Mar 22 and 23
Mar 29 and 30
Apr 5 and 6
Apr 12 and 13
Apr 19 and 20
Apr 26 and 27
Final