Using Android Devices in Education, T&L 900Instructor: Karina Barley
Android devices are quickly becoming among the most innovative & exciting technology based teaching tools to become widely available in years. Many schools across the country have purchased Android tablets for their students, however comprehensive & essential device training to properly utilize the full power of these new platforms & their best educational apps is not available. This eCourse provides invaluable, targeted step-by-step instruction & practical exercises on how to use & implement Android systems & recommended educational apps. Not only does this eCourse show teachers how to use Tablets, it also teaches them how to integrate the new Core Standards into daily lessons which will enhance & enrich your teaching experience. Additionally, teachers will learn how to create lessons using their Android device & the best apps to individualize & differentiate lessons like never before.
This course will focus on:
- Android devices and systems and how they work in a classroom setting.
- Applications and how they reflect the Core Standards and learning outcomes.
- How to incorporate Android into your daily lesson plans and thematic units.
- How to use Android for assessment.
- What can the Android based classroom look like.
- What are the benefits to students in all educational arenas.
- Practical assignments where you can create lessons and classroom contents you can use within your day to day teaching.
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Professional Development Credits: 3 - S/U grading
UND Fee: $480
Professional Development Credits: 3 - Letter grading
UND Fee: $480
About Your Instructor
Karina Barley is an Australian teacher with more than 20 years of experience in both mainstream and special education schools. Her interest in autism and how to provide better educational opportunities for her students with autism led her to utilize iPads in both the curriculum and in the classroom.
Karina completed her Master in Education majoring in technology and education and also trialled the use of iPads in her classroom for an entire year. She is currently engaged in conducting professional development for teachers in both primary and secondary schools in Victoria, Australia, and also works as an autism consultant. Karina partnered with Digital Learning Tree in 2012 to develop an iPad course that focuses on how to use the iPad within the Common Core Standards.