Dr. Gerald Knezek
Students will develop an
understanding as to
- why technology ought to be useful in education
- how technology has been integrated in
- what outcomes have arisen from such
- Collis, B., Knezek, G.,
K., Miyashita, K., Pelgrum, W., Plomp, T., & Sakamoto, T.
and Computers in School. Erlbaum. (ISBN 0805820744 available on
- Rogers, Patricia L.
to adopting emerging technologies in education. (ERIC Document
Reproduction Service No. 429 556).
- Rogers, E. M. (1995).
Diffusion of Innovation, especially related to removal of barriers --
our presentation needs to focus on the laggarts to innovators
continuum. (see email posted to the listserv)
book Ch. 1 & 2 (forwarded via listserv)
- CECS 6010
Theories of Instructional Technology
Presentations: 30% Each student will select two
topics and present/explain
to class. Additionally, you will provide
an annotated bibliography (6), handouts and/or exercises as appropriate.
25% Each student
will write a paper
covering one aspect of the course topics. The
paper should be 10 pages long,
double-spaced and should include at least 15 references with
citations within the text. APA format is required.
Topic must be approved by professor.
15% Each student is expected to
be an active class participant through attendance, preparation,
thinking and discussions. This is my
subjective opinion of your contribution to the class.
- 100 = A
- 89 = B
- 79 = C
- 69 = D
60 = F
Three foci of technology implementaion
Elimination of barriers:
Amplification of human capacity:
Catalyst for change:
- Kalinowski, K.
intelligences and technology in education. (H.
Gardner) (ppt) (annotated
- Kalinowski, K.
Zone of Proximal Development (L. Vygotsky) (ppt)
The will, skill, tool model of technology integration (G. Knezek &
R. Christensen) (ppt)
U. S. National Educational
Technology Plan (ppt)
- Saldivar, J. (2005). Cuban's History
of Technology Since 1920 (L. Cuban). (ppt)
- Shelton, K. (2005).
in American schools: Seven dimensions for gauging progress.
- Knezek, G. (2005). IEA, ITEC, YCCI Computers in Education
Pelgrum & T. Plomp) (ppt)
- Scholars in the Field
- Kwok-Wing Lai
- Seymour Papert
- Fred Litto
- Hank Becker
- Chris Dede
- Tjeerd Plomp
- Betty Collis
- Dennis Harper
- Takashi Sakamoto
- Elliot Soloway
- Cathie Norris
- Peggy Roblyer
- Lynne Schrum
- Glenn Bull
- Linda Roberts
1: Whatâ€™s the Need?
technology? Opportunity for process
knowledge amplification, serving individual needs, etc.
2: What does it take for a
Topic 3: Access, Models of Use (1:1,
4: Pedagogical Issues:
Curriculum, Instruction, and
5: Professional Development
(2005). PT3: Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to
Integrate Technology (ppt)
Nelson, T. (2005). Professional
7: Supportive Community
8: Supportive Administration
9: Scaling: One Classroom to One School
to One District toâ€¦.
10: Total Cost of Ownership of
11: One Size Fits All: Grade
Level, Subject Area, Etc.
Topic 12: Learners
Needs, Assistive &
Topic 13: Administrative Issues
Uses, Decision Making
Topic 14: Software,
Topic 15: Implementing Virtual
Schools, Why & How?
Lunce, L. (2005). Virtual schools
Topic 16: Reflection
& Wrap Up
J. (2005). Researching virtual playlands (ppt) (annotated bibliography)
Kaye Shelton (2005). The Florida virtual school: Any time, any
place, any path, any pace.
Office: Matthews Hall, 322F