Prerequisite: This course has no prerequisite but students are expected to have some familiarity withpersonal computer operating procedures including using Windows and a word processor. (Summer and both semesters/3 credits)
This course examines what educational leaders (reading specialists, administrators, and teachers) need to know in order to enhance the school program through the use of technology. An emphasis on STEM practices, adaptive, administrative, and instructive use of technology as a means to plan and teach instruction, assess data, and communicate information in order to promote student learning at the classroom, school, and district levels will be a large focus of this course. Students are required to take this as the first course in the Reading Specialist, Educational Leadership, and Curriculum and Instruction programs.