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IM 421. Information, Technology and Learning for Elementary Education

Credits: 2
Department: Information Media
Description: Role of technology and media for instruction in the elementary classroom. Selecting, designing, and producing instructional materials in a variety of formats to enhance teacher productivity, student creativity, and thinking skills. Elementary education majors only.
Prerequisites: Any one of the following: ART 105, CNA 169, CSCI 169, ETS 157, IM 245, IM 260, or demonstrated basic computer skills.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify information technologies that impact student learning.
2. Systematically select and integrate effective technology, materials and strategies into the curriculum to facilitate student learning.
3. Interpret and apply ethical practices, including those related to copyright law, in the creation and use of educational materials.
4. Evaluate the outcomes of media- and technology- enhanced teaching and learning as a basis for reflecting on and revising educational practices.
5. Develop a variety of clear, accurate presentations and representations of concepts to assist learners+ understanding and to encourage critical thinking.






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