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Session: Digital Creativity and Collaboration to Enhance Student Projects

Description:

The Digital Creativity and Collaboration to Enhance Student Projects professional development is a six week online course designed by WVCPD’s Infusing Technology program. This course will explore the use of technology resources to encourage and promote creativity and collaboration in digital student projects. Free digital tools that can be accessed on any web-enabled device can provide excitement and engagement for student projects. Students can collaborate in school or from home using whatever device is available, including a smartphone. For students of all ages, providing information digitally gives them the chance to be more creative in a format they are comfortable with while increasing important 21st century skills. A wide variety of free resources will be showcased and experienced so that teachers can determine which tools would be most effective in their classroom.

OPTIONAL GRADUATE CREDIT FOR INFUSING TECHNOLOGY ONLINE – Spring 2017

There are five sessions in the Infusing Technology Online series. This series will run from August 2016 – April 2017. To apply for graduate credit, you need to successfully complete three of the five sessions scoring 80% or above. For more detailed information on the other sessions, please see the Infusing Technology section of the website.


Cost:
The registration fee is $25 per person. The registration fee must be paid online, by check or by purchase order in order to receive the log in information.

Date/Time
Monday, February 20, 2017 - Friday, March 31, 2017

The online class site will open on February 20 and close on March 31. During those six weeks, participants will be expected to complete four online assignments and actively contribute to the discussion in the collaborative space. Other than the requirement to have one assignment completed by March 7, completing the online assignments will be at your own pace. However, weekly postings to the collaborative space will be expected. The facilitators will be available online Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:00pm. There will also be a optional live session on Wednesdays from 3:00pm to 4:30pm for participants to ask questions or receive help. Appointments may also be made for one to one assistance.

Monday, February 20 Online class site opens

Tuesday, March 7 At least one assignment completed and turned in

Friday, March 31 All four assignments completed and turned in


Location/Lodging

WVCPD online

304-558-0539

Michelle.D.Tharp@wv.gov




Requirements:
BYOD - Bring Your Own Device. Participants will need to have access to a device that connects to the internet. Laptops preferred.

Audience:
Educators who are interested in finding and exploring web resources to encourage creativity, collaboration and important 21st century technology skills in their students.

Last Day to Register: 3/3/2017

  
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