ED 4862 - Information & Communication Technology II


Course Description:

This course is designed to introduce students to more advanced concepts and practices in the integration of web-based technology within curriculum-based topics and business practices. Emphasis is placed on the practical application of web 2.0 tools to enhance learning in educational and business environments.

Purpose:

The course will provide an advanced study of computer / web-based technologies emerging in today’s global community. A particular emphasis will be placed on the use of web 2.0 tools in collaborative learning environments and workplaces.

Resources / Prerequisites:


Each student must have regular access to an Internet accessible computer with word processing capabilities.

Students may be asked to download / access articles and free web-based software and authoring tools for evaluative purposes.

e-Texts

Note: Both are available by clicking here.

Coming of Age
Ed: Terry Freedman

The Super Book of Web Tools for Educators
Ed: Richard Byrne



Other Recommended Texts:

Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and other powerful Web Tools for Classrooms
Author: Will Richardson