Course Description

Incorporate Tech Skills into Your Curriculum Now to Develop College- and Career-Ready Students

Help ease your students' jump from high school to college and/or career by developing the tech skills necessary in today's world.  Many students begin their next step lacking in technical skills that college faculty and employers expect from Day One.  This course covers best practices and how to create assignments utilizing a variety of valuable tech applications that both higher education and employers are expecting from today's students.  Word processing, slideshows, spreadsheets, digital art and graphic design, and photo and video skills will be shared in this course.  Start embedding these valuable skills at any grade level!

Course Details

Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for K-12 teachers, teachers on special assignment, instructional coordinators, curriculum specialists, and EdTech coaches.  It can also benefit higher education instructors, when incorporating technology into course assignments.

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What You Will Learn

  • Understand file sharing techniques and methods for collecting digital student assignments
  • Deploy best practices when creating assignments using technology
  • Create a slideshow assignment that includes essential formatting know how
  • Create a spreadsheet assignment that includes formatting
  • Create digital art and graphic design assignments that include formatting
  • Create photo and video assignments that include formatting


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