RWL 513 : Literacy and Technology in K-12 Classrooms

This one credit hour on-line course expands and supports teachers' use of technology for literacy instruction in grades K-12 and is framed in the context of the balanced literacy model.  Candidates will be expected to sue course information to design instruction that effectively integrates technology as a tool for supporting literacy instruction across the curriculum.  Candidates will become knowledgeable about sound principles of technology that facilitate interdisciplinary learning, supplement instructional strategies, and enhance hands-on experience inquiry.  Topics will include defining digital literacy in an ever-changing world, cyber safety, basic digital literacy skills (podcast and PPt with narration), digital collaboration and advanced digital literacies (video and webquests).