Feb 28, 2021  
2005-2006 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog 
2005-2006 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ITP 513 - Connecting Family, Students & Technology

This course is designed to explore the building of home-school relationships and the ways in which technologies of all kinds can assist in creating dynamic environments of communication, empowerment, and discovery by students and their parents. The course will provide an opportunity for students to examine current research on increasing parent involvement and communication. Participants in this course will then be challenged to connect current issues and thoughts regarding family involvement with the use of new media technologies. This course is designed to help educators create an environment that appreciates the social nature of learning and recognizes the effectiveness of teaching and learning that encourages cooperation and collaboration. Activities, content, and materials are specifically designed to allow educators to increase their technical knowledge and proficiency while enhancing their interpersonal communication skills. Intended for novice and experienced computer users alike, it will provide effective theory based strategies for integrating technology resources and technology based methods into everyday classroom practices.

(Cr 3)