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UMD Tech Camp 18: Spring 2015

This camp will lay the groundwork for designing and teaching courses using technological tools that lend themselves to online teaching and learning. It will provide faculty participants with enough and varied experience to comfortably bring technology to bear on academic courses they teach. This particular Tech Camp will emphasize both the pedagogical approach and technology tools for online course instruction.

Objectives

Participants will:

  1. produce a complete framework for their course based upon individual teaching styles
  2. create an object (e.g., data set, digital story, essay,) which illustrates multiple strengths and weaknesses for the various instruction modes
  3. submit an object reflecting their thoughts and/or feelings regarding the relative strengths and weaknesses for the various instruction modes
  4. create an activity aligned with course objective(s) that can be assessed in multiple methods
  5. submit an object reflecting their thoughts and/or feelings regarding multiple methods of assessment
  6. attain fluency in employing technological terms relevant to this experience
  7. select appropriate technology tools and resources needed to accomplish course objectives
  8. apply technology tools and resources needed to reach course objectives
Tech Camp Goals and Objectives
Goals
Objectives
Behavioral
Cognitive
Affective
1 Create or adapt an online course Identify the strengths and acknowledge the weaknesses of the chosen instruction mode Develop an appreciation for the strengths of and acknowledge the weaknesses associated with the chosen instruction mode Participants will:
  1. 1. produce a complete framework for their course based upon individual teaching styles
  2. 2. create an object which illustrates multiple strengths and weaknesses for the various content instruction modes
  3. 3. submit an object reflecting their thoughts and/or feelings regarding the relative strengths and weaknesses for the various instruction modes
2 Assess in multiple methods (e.g., photo essay, case study, exam, journal entry) Intentionally left out Value the multiple methods in which the same content can be assessed Participants will:
  1. 4. create an activity aligned with course objective(s) that can be assessed in multiple methods
  2. 5. submit an object reflecting their thoughts and/or feelings regarding multiple methods of assessment
  3. 6. attain fluency in employing technological terms relevant to this experience
3 Become competent with a variety of educational technology tools and resources (e.g., learning object repository) available to University faculty Understand how various educational technology tools and resources work Intentionally left out Participants will:
  1. 7. select appropriate technology tools and resources needed to accomplish course objectives
  2. 8. apply technology tools and resources needed to reach course objectives
4 Create assessments that align with course objectives Understand how to align assignment assessment with course objectives Develop an appreciation for assessments being in alignment with course objectives

Partcipants will:

  1. 4. create one activity aligned with a course objective(s) that can be assessed in multiple methods
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