A Vision: The First Critical Step in Developing a Strategy for Educational Technology

A Vision: The First Critical Step in Developing a Strategy for Educational Technology

By: Michael Casey (author), Darryl Vidal (author)Paperback

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This book provides a straightforward approach to developing a school or district's vision to guide all stakeholders toward a common goal with educational technology. This book is intended for educational leaders to provide a structured methodology for a school or district to develop their own vision of educational technology. This book discusses educational technology in a non-technical manner and addresses ideas and concerns about 1:1 computing and bring your own device solutions (BYOD). This book will answer the following questions: - Why do we need a VISION for Technology in Education? - How do we develop our own VISION for Educational Technology? - Does our VISION for educational technology support our District Strategic Plan? - How do today's infrastructure requirements, instructional applications and equipment impact our VISION?

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Darryl Vidal has been consulting for schools implementing technology for over twenty years. His projects include district-wide implementations of VoIP, Wireless, Data Center Virtualization, and Video Security. His primary instructional focus for over fifteen years has been the ever evolving technology classroom. Mr. Vidal has developed the formal strategic planning and project management methodology known as MapITsm. He is currently the Vice President and principal Education Technology Consultant for Southern California-based technology firm Networld Solutions, Inc. Michael Casey has over thirty years of experience in Education as a classroom teacher, Educational Technology Resource teacher, Program Manager for Educational Technology and as an Executive Director for Information Technology at San Diego Unified School District. He is currently the director of Technology for Del Mar Union Schools and the President and CEO of Eire Group a technology consulting solutions group.


TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Chapter 1: The Impetus for Creating an Education Technology Vision Responsibility for the vision How the Vision Supports the Organization How the Vision Supports Instruction Communicating the Vision Chapter 2: Crafting the Vision: Let's get started Educational Open System Interconnections model (EOSI) Instructional Practice Flipped Classroom Virtual Classrooms, Distance Learning & Remote Students Synchronous Teaching and Learning Asynchronous Technology Tools Curriculum Professional Development Applications Devices Physical Spaces Physical & Virtual Classroom Models Physical Spaces & Flexible Learning Spaces Virtual Spaces Chapter 3: The Impact of Technology in Education Precepts for Student Learning Effective Use of Technology Enhancing Curriculum using Technology Chapter 4: Technology Platforms EOSI Technology Platforms Educational Technology Platforms Collaboration Communication Development Content Data Integration Platforms Data Collection Data Analysis Data to Inform Instruction Classroom Management Information Technology Platforms Information Technology Operations Security Chapter 5: Classrooms One-to-One - a new concept for an old buzzword Chapter 6: Infrastructure Leader-Led Remote Teacher Remote Students Chapter 7: Support & Sustainability Op Ex vs. Cap Ex Conclusion

Product Details

  • publication date: 14/10/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781475812121
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 85
  • ID: 9781475812121
  • weight: 149
  • ISBN10: 1475812124

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