TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION AT THE    ADMINISTRATIVE LEVEL       EDL-595—DR. AMY G. DIKKERS          ADJINORIA H. TOMLIN       ...
The International Society for Technology in Education                       (ITSE)                         and      Admini...
VISIONARY LEADERSHIP            The Leader Must:                               Change Must:*have a “shared vision” for eff...
DIGITAL AGE LEARNING CULTURE*PROVIDES A RELEVANT, RIGOROUS, AND ENGAGING EDUCATION   CURRICULUM FOR ALL LEARNERS*USES INST...
EXCELLENCE IN PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE       Professional Learning                    Innovation ****************************...
DIGITAL AGE LEADERSHIP            DIGITAL AGE MANAGEMENT*Effective use of information        *Develop partnerships to supp...
DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP*EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIONS MODEL:    SAFE LEGAL AND ETHICAL USE OF TECHNOLOGY    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILIT...
ADMINISTRATOR’S READINESS FOR TECHNOLOGY                 INTEGRATION*Technology integration as a vision and goal at the di...
PROPOSED TECHNOLOGY STANDARDS FOR                 SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS*Understand the elements of long range          *Us...
SIX QUALITIES OF 21ST CENTURY TECHNOLOGY                 ADMINISTRATORS              1—Individual excellence              ...
THE ADMINISTRATOR’S PRACTICAL APPLICATION              USE OF TECHNOLOGY                             BLOGGING             ...
THE ADMINISTRATOR’S PRACTICAL APPLICATION                USE OF TECHNOLOGY               BLOGGING vs. E-MAILING***********...
THE ADMINISTRATOR’S PRACTICAL APPLICATION               USE OF TECHNOLOGY         WIKIS                             Ways A...
BLOGS VS. WIKIS          BLOGS                                            WIKIS**************************                 ...
THE ADMINISTRATOR’S PRACTICAL APPLICATION               USE OF TECHNOLOGY                              RESOURCEShttp://www...
REFERENCESCommon Craft. (2012). Blogs in plain English [online video]. Retrieved from  http://www.commoncraft.com/video/bl...
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Technology integration at the administrative level

  1. 1. TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION AT THE ADMINISTRATIVE LEVEL EDL-595—DR. AMY G. DIKKERS ADJINORIA H. TOMLIN FALL, 2012
  2. 2. The International Society for Technology in Education (ITSE) and Administrative Integration of Technology STRATEGIES NECESSARY FOR EFFECTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE TECHNOLOGY: *VISIONARY LEADERSHIP *DIGITAL AGE LEARNING CULTURE *EXCELLENCE IN PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE *SYSTEMATIC IMPROVEMENT *DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP
  3. 3. VISIONARY LEADERSHIP The Leader Must: Change Must:*have a “shared vision” for effective inte- *be purposeful. gration of technology. *be an ongoing process.*promote excellence. *exceed and maximize learning goals.*support transformation within the organization .
  4. 4. DIGITAL AGE LEARNING CULTURE*PROVIDES A RELEVANT, RIGOROUS, AND ENGAGING EDUCATION CURRICULUM FOR ALL LEARNERS*USES INSTRUCTIONAL INNOVATIONS*IS LEARNER-CENTERED*ADDRESSES THE DIVERSE NEEDS OF THE LEARNERS*PROVIDES STUDENTS THE ABILITY TO COMPETE IN THE GLOBAL LEARNING COMMUNITY
  5. 5. EXCELLENCE IN PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE Professional Learning Innovation ***************************** *****************************Professional Development *Stay abreast of emerging trends*Learning Communities *Educational research*Effective Communication *Websites*Team work *Blogs*Modeling and mentoring *Wikis
  6. 6. DIGITAL AGE LEADERSHIP DIGITAL AGE MANAGEMENT*Effective use of information *Develop partnerships to support systematic change*Effective use of resources *Establish and maintain an infrastruct-*Purposeful change ure for technology*Use of highly competent personnel *Integrated operational system SYSTEMATIC IMPROVEMENT
  7. 7. DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP*EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIONS MODEL: SAFE LEGAL AND ETHICAL USE OF TECHNOLOGY SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN THEIR INTERACTIONS ONLINE AN UNDERSTANDING OF CULTURE THROUGH THE USE OF COLLABORATION AND COMMUNICATION TOOLS ONLINE AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE GLOBAL SOCIETY AND ITS EFFECT ON 21ST CENTURY LEARNERS
  8. 8. ADMINISTRATOR’S READINESS FOR TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION*Technology integration as a vision and goal at the district level*Qualified and trained technology instructors and administrators*Opportunities for professional development of technology*Available funding and quality resources*Guidance from professional experts and organizations
  9. 9. PROPOSED TECHNOLOGY STANDARDS FOR SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS*Understand the elements of long range *Use technology to collect and analyze planning and emerging technology student data and other information and to make decisions and display more*Develop and demonstrate the ability to appropriate management skills analyze and react to technology issues *Understand how to integrate current*Visualize the overall picture for educa- and available technologies effectively tion and schools *Understand the legal and ethical issues related to technology usage and licen-*Use technology in communicating with sing faculty, staff, parents, and the community*Using technology appropriately in relation to school programs and activitiesReference: Thomas, W.R. (2012). Educational technology: are school administrators ready for it? Atlanta, GA: Southern Regional Education Board.
  10. 10. SIX QUALITIES OF 21ST CENTURY TECHNOLOGY ADMINISTRATORS 1—Individual excellence 2—Organizational skills 3—Courage 4—Results (goal-oriented) 5—Strategic skills 6—Operating skillsReference: Solomon, G. & Schrum, L. (2007). Web 2.0: new tools new schools. Eugene, OR: International Society for Technology in Education
  11. 11. THE ADMINISTRATOR’S PRACTICAL APPLICATION USE OF TECHNOLOGY BLOGGING (Twelve Reasons for an Administrator to blog)*Sharing news and events *Community Building*Progress monitoring *Customer relations*Status alerts *Branding*Marketing *Creating “customer evangelists”*Public relations *Thought leadership*Community building *AdvocacyReference: Solomon, G. & Schrum, L. (2007). Web 2.0: new tools, new schools. Eugene, OR: International Society for Technology in Education.
  12. 12. THE ADMINISTRATOR’S PRACTICAL APPLICATION USE OF TECHNOLOGY BLOGGING vs. E-MAILING********************************************************Blogs can replace e-mail as a way for administrators to communicate with stu- dents, parents, and other educators.*Blogs can be used for updates to teachers and your staff.*Blogs can be used to post events, explanations, or collect suggestions for projects.*Leaders themselves must be willing to model blogging in alignment with its dis- trict‟s acceptable use legal policy.
  13. 13. THE ADMINISTRATOR’S PRACTICAL APPLICATION USE OF TECHNOLOGY WIKIS Ways Administrators May Use a Wiki************************* ******************************** *Project-based learningCharacteristics of a Wiki: *Problem-solving 1-invites all users to edit any page *Cooperative planning 2-invites all users to create new pages *Production of new ideas or to within the wiki website brainstorm 3-enables communities to write *Collaboratively write school docu- documents collaboratively ments 4-involves the visitor in an ongoing *Peer-edit/review school documents process of interaction, creation, *Embed surveys *Reports and cooperation *School-wide projects 5-are free
  14. 14. BLOGS VS. WIKIS BLOGS WIKIS************************** ****************************shares writings and multimedia in the form of *allows one to collaborate from a variety of “posts” experiences and personalities*visitors comment on author‟s post *the format may vary from one page to another; (open structure)*original post and comments made by others cannot be edited by visitors=content grows *Content can be edited by those who access the stale website*a „single‟ page website--linear *a multiple page collaboration=non-linear
  15. 15. THE ADMINISTRATOR’S PRACTICAL APPLICATION USE OF TECHNOLOGY RESOURCEShttp://www.commoncraft.com/videoblogshttp://wikispaces.com/content/for/teacherhttp://www.educationworld.com/a/tech/tech087.shtmlhttp://www.educaionworld.com/a_issues/chat/chat259.shtml
  16. 16. REFERENCESCommon Craft. (2012). Blogs in plain English [online video]. Retrieved from http://www.commoncraft.com/video/blogsInternational Society for Technology in Education. (2009). Advancing digital age leadership [online article]. Retrieved from http://www.iste.org/netsNew Hanover County Schools. (2011, June 22-23). Summer Technology Institute [technology workshop]. Wilmington, NC: New Hanover County Technology Department.Solomon, G. and Schrum, L. (2007). Web 2.0: New tools, new schools. Eugene, OR: International Society for Technology in Education.Thomas, W.R. (202). Educational technology: Are school administrators ready for it? Atlanta, Ga: Southern Regional Education Board.

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