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http://mindshift.kqed.org/2011/08/ Teacher Prep Google Faculty Institute
UTD TDC www.sbec.state.tx.us/sbeconline/ standtest/standards/techapp.pdf State Accountability SBEC Technology Application Standards for All Teachers • use technology-related terms, concepts, data input strategies, and ethical practices to make informed decisions about current technologies and their applications. • identify task requirements, apply search strategies, and use current technology to efficiently acquire, analyze, and evaluate a variety of electronic information. • use task-appropriate tools to synthesize knowledge, create and modify solutions, and evaluate results in a way that supports the work of individuals and groups in problem-solving situations. • communicate information in different formats and for diverse audiences. • know how to plan, organize, deliver, and evaluate instruction for all students that incorporates the effective use of current technology for teaching and integrating the Technology Applications TEKS into the curriculum.
TEA SITE VISIT Sp11 Meeting Summary UTD student teachers (N=21) reported: • 60% need practice identifying technology for their lessons and practice using the tech in a classroom UTD cooperating teachers noted: • Student teachers must utilize the district’s technology in their classrooms S.B.174 requires us to prepare teachers to effectively: • Integrate technology effectively into instruction • Use technology to collect, manage, and analyze data to improve teaching and learning
UTD TDC http://framework.esc18.net/Docs/Side-by-Side_Jan_2010.pdf http://www.utdallas.edu/studentaccess/docs/newutdfacultyguide.pdf ADA Compliance
Sustain/AccessAbilITyInformation Technology in, around, and across TDC Faculty & Staff Meeting Fall 2011 Kerry Tate, MS Director UT Dallas Student AccessAbility Special Education and Psychology Rebekah Nix, PhD Senior Lecturer Teacher Development Center SciEd and Learning Environments
UTD AccessAbility Eligibility for Services http://www.utdallas.edu/studentaccess/ • Current documentation of the disability from a qualified professional is required • Students with disabilities cannot be required to register with Disability Services • Accommodations cannot be made retroactively
Fall 2011 meeting Objectives • Review inventory • Provide user links • Clarify processes • Discuss integration • Focus training/support • Universal Design elements • Share ideas and experiences! • Faculty successes • Student uses
http://www.esd112.org/ edtech/sustainableclass.cfm Helpful Models Educational Service District 112 Vancouver, WA Sustainable Classroom Recommended Equipment • one Internet accessible computer and one each of the following technologies: • LCD projector • Document camera • Interactive whiteboard, panel or wireless tablet • Wireless response system • Classroom audio system
CB 1 & 2 classrooms, faculty workspaces, and university resources http://www.utdallas.edu/~teach Utdtdc Available Inventory • Internet PC • LCD Projector • Document camera • Interactive whiteboard system • Student response system plus • Blue Ray disc player • Video camera kits • Faculty laptops • University resources
Additional Tools Beyond the classroom • Virtual • UTD Website • Assignment Calculator • Turn-It-In (PeerMark) • eLearning Tutorials • TDC Website • FaceBook page • Student Teaching blog • Relevant links • Faculty Websites • H-drive • Actual • Information Screens • Faculty Offices • Staff Area • Student Habitat • McDermott Library • Video studio • and more!
Internet pc HERE. • Hardware • Inter/intranet + • USB ports (4+) • AUX input jacks • Keyboard / mouse • Monitor / Projector • Software • Microsoft Office Suite • Web browsers • Notebook (SMART) • CPS (clickers) http://www.top-windows-tutorials.com/computer-basics.html
Internet pc NOW! http://teachpaperless.blogspot.com/2011/06/ … there is nothing that I do in my normal activities as a teacher that I have done with a laptop or a tablet PC that I can not do with the iPad2.
UTD Accessability Mobility Impairments • Accessibility Aids • Maneuvering in a classroom • Alternate travel routes to class • Special equipment modification • Course Adaptations • Difficulty writing • Field trips or fieldwork • Awkward or uncomfortable sessions Disability Services works w/ Facilities Management to arrange for necessary modifications.
Document camera http://www.wolfvision.com/visualizer/ HERE. • WOLFVISION vz-8light • Easy To Use / Zoom Wheel • No Light Adjustments Necessary • Large Zoom Range • Mechanical Stability • 220° Tilt Range of Camera • Recordings Behind and in Front with Image Flip • Outstanding Picture Quality • 100% Reflection free Surface • Text Enhancer / Negative / Negative-Blue
Kauffman Labs Education Ventures | iCreate to Educate http://www.kauffman.org | http://www.icreatetoeducate.com Document camera NOW! Innovators present their ideas on how to energize education 7:52
UTD Accessability Visual Impairments • Accessibility Aids • Classroom door • Relocated classes • Extra time • Animal guides • Course Adaptations • Special edition of exams • Electronic optical aids • Record information by typing or taping • Dictate to exam proctor • Grammar evaluation parameters • Speaking Styles • Identify yourself • Concrete description
Interactive WB http://smarttech.com/us/Solutions/ HERE. SMART Board 680i • Quick start • Pen Tray • Touch system • Touch Recognition • Front-of-room centralized control • Write and save notes • UX60 short-throw projector • Image quality • Shadow reduction Introduction to TDC’s SMART Boardnotes @ utd.edu/~rnix/
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2011/06/15 Interactive WB NOW! Education Week | Teachers Hold the Real Keys to Whiteboard Effectiveness “An IWB is just a tool, and if it’s not used correctly, you can’t blame the tool, you have to blame the user,” he added. “If you’re a teacher who used to lecture at a chalkboard, you’ll do the same with the IWB.” Should UTD add an IWB to the video studio? Patrick Ledesma, a school-based technology specialist and special education department chair in Virginia; teacher-ambassador fellow for the U.S. Department of Education
UTD Accessability Learning Disabilities • Testing Accommodations • Extended time for exams • Alternate methods of recording answers • Special edition of the exam • Grammar evaluation parameters • Dictionary use • Word processor use • Test administration location • Course Adaptations • New vocabulary list, lecture notes • Visual aids (transcript) • Materials Adaptations
Classroom Performance System | CPS Pulse http://www.einstruction.com S R S (Clickers) HERE. CPS Pulse • USB dongle (1) • Clickers (50) Software installed • CPS • CPS PowerPoint • CPS Image Library • Response • Workspace • Workspace Content • Question Types • Multiple Choice • Yes/No • True/False • Multiple Answer • Numeric • 140 Character Text Entry • Bimodal
Poll Everywhere http://www.polleverywhere.com/ S R S (Clickers) NOW! • Increase classroom participation and attentiveness • Encourage risk-taking with anonymous student responses • Elicit diverse opinions when there isn't a correct answer • Expose social misconceptions • Gauge student comprehension of material immediately • Grab students with thought-provoking opening questions • Allow students to provide instructor feedback • Assess homework with a quick quiz • Strengthen retention • Automate taking attendance Would you use a web-based polling tool if it were licensed by UTD?
UTD Accessability Psychiatric Disabilities • Course Adaptations • Administer regular exams individually • Alternative task or assignment • Extended time for exams • Refer student to Learning Resources for assistance with study skills or test taking strategies.
Blu-Ray Disc Player Blu-ray Disc (BD) HERE. LG Blu-ray Super Multi • Use disc player in PC • Don’t use other one! • Compatible with • Blu-ray Discs • DVDs • CDs Phasing out VHS player… http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/ntti/
UTD Accessability Hearing Impairments • Delivering Your Lecture • Speak naturally in a normal tone and volume • Allow students to sit at the front of the class • Keep lips and face from visual obstructions (backlight) • Notes and visual aids • Group discussions • speak one at a time • point to the speaker/raise hands • Special equipment An interpreter may be necessary .
Canon Vixia HFR100 http://www.usa.canon.com Video Camera(s) HERE. Canon Vixia HFR100 • Flash Memory Camcorder • Compact Power Adapter CA-590 • Battery Pack BP-2L5 • USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU • Stereo Video Cable STV-250N • Component Cable CTC-100/S Software available • PixelaImageMixer 3SE Video Editing Software • Music CD • Digital Video Solution Disc
American Association of School Libraries http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/guidelinesandstandards/learning4life Video Camera(s) NOW! My School Library student video contest winners 2:57
UTD Accessability Speech Impairments • Course Adaptations • Oral recitation exams • Read by an assistant • Auxiliary aids An interpreter may be necessary .
UTD Accessability Hidden Disabilities • Not usually visible or readily detectable • seizure disorders and other problems related to brain injury or neurological dysfunction • cardiovascular diseases • musculo-skeletal problems • respiratory disease or dysfunction • systemic diseases or dysfunctions • Some students must cope daily with • constant severe pain • a high level of fatigue • medications that may affect performance Needs will differ widely; consult w/ Student and Disability Services.
C M S (eLearning) HERE.
Educational Technology course| 100% asynchronous, 100% online http://www.utdallas.edu/~rnix UTD TDC Ed Tech Requirement ED4372 learning objectives: • The student will be able to execute the educational technologies utilized in an asynchronous, online course. • The student will be able to choose tools and resources to improve educational practice within their field. • The student will be able to construct electronic media to support their ideas for enhancing teaching and learning with educational technologies.
TDC faculty/staff We love technology! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRCLfV8-jCE 2:30