Technology (18 Graduate Credits)

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First payment: December 10, 2018


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Program begins: March 2019
Program ends: TBA

Prerequisite: None
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Registration closes TBA.
Online applications must be submitted and received by Touro University Nevada no later than TBA.
21st century teachers have access to an amazing array of technological tools. However, the potential benefits of tech for both instructor, and student use can often go unrealized. Connectivity issues, compatibility problems, lack of operational understanding, or even availability options can all represent stumbling blocks. This course has been designed for the teacher who wishes to complete his or her work through online instruction, and includes many technological solutions that will help improve teacher practice, as well as student achievement.

CTEV 629B – Standards in Instructional Technology: Don’t Go Changing, to Try and Please Me
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: TBA

Standards have become part of the normal scene of the instructional landscape. Standardized tests,standards for highly qualified teachers, curriculum standards and more are part of everyday conversa-tion in schools. But technology standards are not as well known by today’s educators. National andstate technology standards for students, teachers and administrators will be explored. An understand-ing of the technology standards including acceptable use policies, copyright law, and current topicalissues regarding the use of instructional technologies by educators will be the goal of this class.

CTEV 629 A – Foundational Computer Science Concepts
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: TBA

This course will cover the foundational computer science concepts that all educators should know and understand in order to successfully teach computer science to all age groups. The Learner will explore how computers store and use information, how algorithms are used to solve problems, program development using variables and control structures, common troubleshooting strategies, how hardware and software work together, and the implications of computing on society.

CTEV 629 B – Methods for Teaching Computer Science
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: TBA

This course provides different methods to teach computer science in the classroom through curriculum development, learning theories, pedagogical methods, lab instruction and research, diverse learning approaches, and professional ethics. The Learner will complete this course with a toolkit of resources to use in the computer science classroom.

CTEV 629 C – Methods to Teach Computer Applications
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: TBA

Welcome to the 21st Century classroom where students apply their knowledge of computer applications to create digital artifacts using word processing, spreadsheets, presentations tools, publishing tools, and digital citizenship through classroom collaboration and business simulation. The Learner of this course will be prepared through various teaching methodologies to guide their students in the study of computer applications so they may become college and career ready. Prior knowledge of basic productivity tools such as Google Apps for Education, Word, Excel, or PowerPoint is preferred but not required.

CTEV 629 D – Practical Application of Computer Science Across Disciplines
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: TBA

Computer Science education is typically thought of as a specialized subject area primarily for those who plan to explore a career path in this field. As the world around us becomes more and more technology-driven, it is imperative that students of all ages learn the foundations of computer science to be successful in their future endeavors, from post-secondary pursuits to any chosen career path. This course will explore practical applications of computer science education across all subject areas so as to provide a well-rounded experience for the student who will be teaching this content in an integrated fashion in our digital age

CTEV 629 E – Computer Programming with JavaScript
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: TBA

Due to its many different flavors and applications, JavaScript is one of today’s most widely used and popular languages. This course will give the Learner knowledge of the JavaScript language and a deep understanding of the foundations of computer science and programming. Topics include data types and operators, program structure, data structures and functions, and bugs and error handling. Programming JavaScript will be the learner’s gateway to understanding the tools of computer science.

CTEV 629 F – Computer Programming with Java
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: TBA

Now that the student has a solid programming foundation from CSE 650E, this course is designed to move the students to more advanced concepts. Topics include Java program structure, methods, classes & objects, advanced array concepts, file input and output, inheritance, and Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) using Java Swing and JavaFX. The Learner will emerge from this class with the knowledge to guide their students through Computer Science and programming.