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EDTC 801: Summer Institute in Educational Technology Leadership I - Dr. Zieger
     This course is the initial intensive summer seminar for incoming doctoral cohort candidates.  This is a foundation course which outlines the expectations and practices of the program.  It also introduces candidates to the program's mission of preparing effective leaders for an interdependent world. (Summer 2015)

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EDTC 802: Principles of Educational Technology Leadership - Dr. Carnahan
     This course focuses on the concepts and strategies necessary for a leader in a technologically rich learning environment.  Topics include strategic planning, leadership styles, institutional change processes, and policy  issues in educational technology. (Summer 2015)

        The goal of this project was to develop a proposal for a specific current or evolving application of technology in an educational setting.  This                           assignment allowed me to explore a cutting edge technology that I could implement within my school.

         In this assignment I learned to concisely discuss and develop the relevant literature about the use of humanoid robotics in the field of special education. 

EDTC 804: Global Issues in Educational Technology Leadership - Dr. Shamburg
     This course will investigate educational technology through a global perspective.  The issues covered will include development strategies, diversity, cultural values, and the systemic role educational technology plays in a global economic development.  The course will focus on a cross-cultural examination of contemporary academic and workplace skills. (Fall 2015)

  • Environmental Scan
    In this assignment I looked at the global issue of inclusive education for children with disabilities. We also mapped the places we researched on a google map.

        In this group project, Patricia Holzman, Ruth-Anne Sokol, Jennifer Vanyi and I, created a global creative writing-digital media course proposal.

         In this assignment I compiled an overview of literature on the global issues of inclusive education and assistive technology.

EDTC 813: Advanced Using Integrated Software Across the Curriculum - Dr. Shamburg
      Candidates learn about integrated software packages (i.e., software which integrates word processing, data base management, paint, draw, spreadsheet and telecommunications capabilities into one package).  The package is studied as the starting point of a resource-based curriculum.  New types of learning and assignments across the curriculum are explored. (Summer 2016)

       In this assignment, I developed a curriculum project that employed 3D printing.

        In this assignment, I used the flipped classroom approach to introduce 3D printing to elementary students.

         In this assignment, I created a 20-slide PowerPoint presentation that synthesized Senge's work into the examples and ideas from UDL, Block                             to Robots and Flipping Your Classroom

EDTC 815: Advanced Administration and Supervision of Technology in Educational
                  Settings - Dr. Shamburg

    This course prepares candidates to assume a leadership role and administrative responsibilities associated with technology facilitators - professionals who promote the development and implementation of technology infrastructure, procedures, policies, plans, and budgets for P-12 schools.  An analysis of district-wide and school curriculum needs, state agency mandates and federal imperatives as well as personnel roles and services will be conducted. (Fall 2016)

        In this group project, Remberto Jimenez, Hafiz Saleem and I, created a plan for technology evaluation and implementation in three new district                        schools.

        In this group project, Kimberly Crowley, Daun Werkman-Ward and I, created a Policies and Procedures Manual which included job descriptions, job                  expectations, duties and responsibilities for the position of Technology Coordinator.

         In this group project, Remberto Jimenez, Jennifer Vanyi and I, created an Implementation Plan to increase achievement in mathematics.

         In this group project, Remberto Jimenez, Jennifer Vanyi and I, designed a district-wide professional development series to remediate the lack of                         usage of Google as an Learning Management System.

EDTC 812: Teaching in the Adult Learning Environment - Dr. Zieger
     This course will emphasize teaching adult learners in post-secondary learning environments including the workplace and corporate settings.  Topics will include: learning theories applied to the adult learner; distinctions of post-secondary learning environments; delivering instruction in non-traditional settings and time frames; and assessing adult learning. (Summer 2017)

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