This post was last updated on September 27th, 2011 at 10:16 am
I had the great privilege this winter to teach a group of pre-service teachers at the University of Regina an introductory technology course. I was also blessed with the flexibility to design much of the course. Having done it once before, I was able to tweak a few things and try some new stuff as well. With the university semester wrapping up I thought it best to take time and reflect on my class and my role in supporter my students.
We met 12 times, 8 online and 4 in person. You can see the course outline here if you login as guest you’ll have full access.
Students were evaluated in five areas:
- 25% on weekly Tech Tasks
- 25% on their blog
- 25% on a final project
- 10% on Blogging Mentorship
- 15% on Social Learning
These were simply assignments in using the various tools we explored in class. Podcasting, setting up various accounts, watching and responding to K12 online sessions and digital storytelling were a few of the task. There were 13 in total. We spent our synchronous time considering pedagogy and for many of them … Read the rest