Course Description: This course explores leadership and the role of the Integration Specialist and/or teacher leader in the context of educational technology integration planning.
Section Description: 100% Online through Blackboard Collaborate and other Online tools This online course targets educators interested in leadership around technology integration. This includes teacher leadership in technology planning for school and district level, planning and implementing integration strategies, and development and dissemination of professional development in local and regional venues in Vermont. Through the assignments, basic troubleshooting of hardware, software and computer networking is addressed, as well as HTML in the context of web-based authoring and programming tools. Overall, the course seeks to explore the roles that teacher leaders inhabit, and how these roles can energize other classroom teachers and build a community of active participants in school technology programs. Participants in this course will study the means to foster leadership around the planning and development of solid goals for their school technology needs.
Meeting Dates: 19 Jan 2016 - 04 May 2016