TEACHING

EDG 6931 - Technology and Data January 2016 -Present

Graduate, Face to Face
University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
This course is designed to guide future educational leaders in the process of sound action research in order to support and sustain positive change to enhance student achievement in K12 schools. Action research provides educators, administrators, and community leaders a method to study localized problems that results in solutions and action plans to address these issues. Over the course of the semester, students will identify a question about the use of technology in their own teaching practice, review the current research literature, develop a plan to collect data, collect and analyze their data, identify emergent themes, create an action plan and write an action research paper.
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EME 2040 - Introduction to Educational Technology August 2018 -Present

Undergraduate, Face to Face
University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
This course is designed to introduce students the computer technology and its function in the classroom to augment the teaching and learning processes. Topics include the critical evaluation of educational software; conceptualizing uses of computers in the classroom in terms of computer-directed instruction, computer-enhanced instruction, and computer-managed instruction; understanding hardware; using and applying commercial courseware, general applications software, word processors, database managers, etc., and disk operating systems.
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EDG4444 - Instructional Design and Classroom Management August 2006 -Present

Undergraduate, Hybrid
University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Preservice teachers must have a very clear idea of the types of classroom conditions and student behaviors that are needed for good learning environments, and they must work diligently to produce such behaviors and conditions. Therefore, course content will provide both theoretical understanding and practical application of strategies aimed at creating safe, encouraging, and effective learning environments.
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