Introduction to Educational Technology

This course is intended for educators and educational leaders who place a high value on successful teaching and learning. The purpose of the course is to help educators reflect on educational technology best practices and discover ways to begin infusing technology into their teaching so as to improve student learning and engagement. Students of this course will investigate two essential questions. The first one will focus on how teachers can use technology to support learning in their classrooms. The second one will focus on how teachers can find other effective technology tools to support learning in their classrooms. The course will draw on examples from elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education. This course will provide the initial opportunities necessary to begin technology infusion within the classroom.