The purpose is to provide students with hands-on experience ranging from basic computational applications to advanced computational application skills necessary to successfully enhance their educational experience while at Ohio University and beyond. Students will learn how to use different types of technology found in educational settings to develop and enhance their computational skills. This includes hardware basic peripherals, productivity applications (Microsoft Office Suite), Internet Search for Credible Sources, managing their oak storage, multimedia skills, Email and Social Networking Etiquette, and Web technology (Wikis, Blogs, etc.). The class will be designed to meet the NETS (National Education Technology Standards) for Teachers 2008 (http://www.iste.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=NETS).
UC 1060 will NOT deal with technical issues.
Topics covered in this 1-credit hour course include: