Course Description: The ACES 98 summer classes contain practical examples of curriculum based online projects, strategies for using the Internet in the curriculum, specific examples of ways to add multicultural experiences to classroom lessons and useful suggestions for classroom management when using online activities.

Purpose: This course is designed to expand the technology awareness and skills of Aiea Complex teachers and to provide them with concrete samples and instances in which they might integrate their skills into their curriculum.

Objectives, Activities and Evaluation

Objectives Activities Evaluation
To explore examples of online activities which bring technology into existing curriculum goals and objectives.
  1. Tour the Global Classroom web site
  2. Examine KIDLINK projects and topics
  3. Examine 18 frameworks for educational computing as described by Judi Harris
Teachers will identify Hawaii learner outcomes and curriculum goals that can be found in online projects
To establish local and global connections using e-mail.
  1. Send e-mail across the AIEA-L listserv
  2. Establish connections with other teachers or mentors within local and global communities
E-mail messages will be sent across the AIEA-L listserv. Teachers will list global contacts in the final project list of resources
To develop a management plan for using available computers in the classroom or lab
  1. Identify available computers for word processing and Internet access.
  2. Make a tentative schedule of access to online computers for students
  3. List the ways students will send e-mail - online directly or uploading saved text.
Project plan will be organized to include effective management procedures for the available computers
To design a technology enhanced curriculum-based project for students using online resources
  1. Identify a project topic from within the curriculum
  2. Describe project goals using Hawaii outcomes
  3. List performance indicators
  4. Decide on the best telecomputing model or models for the intended class
  5. Develop project timeline
  6. Develop activities and discussion questions for participants
  7. Find Internet resources on the WWW for the students to use
  8. Invite online participation of other schools or mentors if appropriate
  9. Provide for evaluation
The final project will contain learner outcomes from Hawaii performance standards and will include resources from the Internet.
To grow in a deeper understanding of our cultural diversities and to celebrate them Discuss issues we encounter in global communication such as use of language, understanding what is appropriate in one culture but not in another, language barriers Project topics will include multicultural awarenesses

Course Agenda

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Patricia A. Weeg

Updated April 19, 1998