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Applied informatics profile

  1. 1. John Feeney<br />EDTEC 685<br />Applied Informatics Profile<br />
  2. 2. Angel Learning Management System<br />http://angel.msdwt.k12.in.us/default.asp<br />
  3. 3. Angel Learning Management System<br />Accessible where Internet access is available<br />Login using your district assigned user name and password<br />
  4. 4. Angel Homepage<br />
  5. 5. Access to courses, calendar, announcements, links, storage files, and resources<br />Find and create courses<br />Can limit access to courses with course password<br />Edit profile and add characteristics<br />Help button to allow easy solutions to issues<br />Calendar displaying each days events<br />Announcements viable for all courses<br />Angel Homepage<br />
  6. 6. Angel Course Homepage<br />
  7. 7. Create and Edit an individual course information<br />Access to… <br />Syllabus<br />Calendar<br />Lessons<br />Communication tools<br />Resources<br />Reports<br />Data Management Tools<br />Angel Course Homepage <br />
  8. 8. Angel Course Lessons TabAdding Content<br />
  9. 9. Can limit access to students for each type of content created<br />Can create detailed lesson plans that are linked to state standards and objectives<br />Folders to organize content<br />Create links to documents on the Internet<br />Upload files from your computer to your assignments<br />Create drop boxes for users to submit files <br />Adding Content for a Course<br />
  10. 10. Create games showing course content<br />Develop discussion forums <br />Create blogs and wiki pages for students to and posts and edit freely<br />Create assessment including tests and exams<br />Create and add surveys<br />Adding Content for a Course<br />Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessments<br />Teachers design, develop, and evaluate authentic learning experiences and assessments incorporating contemporary tools and resources to maximize content learning in context and to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes identified in the NETS*S.<br />
  11. 11. How can I use Angel for one of my lessons?<br />
  12. 12. Lesson using AngelA Year In History - 8th grade Imovie lesson<br />Upload content to lesson folder<br />Add drop boxes for students to turn work in<br />Create discussion boards for students to ask questions<br />
  13. 13. Lesson using AngelA Year In History - 8th grade Imovie lesson<br />Upload content for your lesson<br />Content can include work documents, media files, audio and video files, images, and presentations<br />Student will click on link to download file to there computer<br />Demonstrate daily lesson objectives and requirements for each part of the project<br />
  14. 14. Lesson using AngelA Year In History - 8th grade Imovie lesson<br />Lesson Drop Boxes<br />Student will use drop boxes to turn in their finished work<br />Student can title their message usually with their name for organizational purposes<br />Leave a message with their submission<br />Attach their finished work <br />Click submit to turn work into the drop box<br />Technology Operations and Concepts<br />Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.<br />
  15. 15. Lesson using AngelA Year In History - 8th grade Imovie lesson<br />Lesson Discussion Board<br />Create discussion questions about project for students to answer<br />Create discussion board for students to ask questions about the assignment<br />Viewable for all students to check<br />Students can help answer other classmates questions<br />Great place for students to collaborate with one another<br />
  16. 16. Other Collaboration Tools<br />
  17. 17. Announcements can be posted by the instructor to remind students of upcoming due dates and related course information<br />Class polls can be conducted for various topics related to the course<br />Discussion boards can be used for asking questions or discussion topics related to course assignments<br />Email can be used to communicate to one student or can be used to send out class messages<br />Other Collaboration Tools<br />Communication and Collaboration<br />Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.<br />
  18. 18. How to assess student work once submitted into the lesson drop boxes?<br />
  19. 19. Design your own rubric, copy an existing rubric, or link to an existing rubric<br />Create rubrics name and distinguish how many columns and rows you would need<br />Access rubric manager by clicking on the tools tab and it is an option under data management.<br />Angel Assessment ToolsRubric Manager<br />
  20. 20. Angel Assessment ToolsRubric Manager <br />Tools Tab<br />Data Management<br />Rubric Manager<br />
  21. 21. Lesson using AngelA Year In History - 8th grade Imovie lesson Rubric<br />Create your own rubric for each lesson<br />Add title for specific rubrics<br />Determine weight for each item<br />Connect to standards <br />Add your own criteria<br />Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessments<br />Teachers design, develop, and evaluate authentic learning experiences and assessments incorporating contemporary tools and resources to maximize content learning in context and to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes identified in the NETS*S.<br />
  22. 22. Lesson using AngelA Year In History - 8th grade Imovie lesson Rubric<br />
  23. 23. Enrich the Traditional Classroom<br />Integrate State Standards<br />Enhance Parent-School Communication<br />Facilitate Professional Development<br />Deliver Virtual Classes<br />Angel Advantages<br />
  24. 24. Accessible only while enrolled within the school district<br />Can not access once you have left the district<br />No Instant Messaging capability<br />Did not offer virtual office hours<br />Who’s online capability was also not offered<br />Book marking and note taking abilities within Angel were limited or not available<br />Assessment tools were available, but did not offer practice assessments or direct learners to content after assessment was completed.<br />Angel Limitations<br />
  25. 25. Creativity and Innovation<br />Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology. <br />Students pick their own project content and create their own projects based off of the project requirements present by the teacher.<br />Communication and Collaboration<br />Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.<br />Students use Angel to communicate and collaborate throughout the duration of the assignment. <br />Research and Information Fluency<br />Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.<br />Students search various internet resources to evaluate and determine what information should be included within their projects.<br />Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making<br />Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.<br />Students use critical thinking skills to solve and make decision that present themselves throughout the course of creating their projects.<br />Digital Citizenship<br />Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.<br />Students practice digital citizenship everyday that they use computers and the Internet. <br />Technology Operations and Concepts<br />Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.<br />While using the computers and the internet to complete assigned projects, students are demonstrating their understanding of technology operations and concepts. <br />NETS 2007 for Students<br />
  26. 26. Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity<br />Teachers use their knowledge of subject matter, teaching and learning, and technology to facilitate experiences that advance student learning, creativity, and innovation in both face-to-face and virtual environments.<br />Using Angel to create course lessons and demonstrate course assignments allows me to facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity.<br />Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessments<br />Teachers design, develop, and evaluate authentic learning experiences and assessments incorporating contemporary tools and resources to maximize content learning in context and to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes identified in the NETS*S.<br />Angel allows me to design digital age learning experiences and assessment tools with their content management system and rubric creation capabilities.<br />Model Digital-Age Work and Learning<br />Teachers exhibit knowledge, skills, and work processes representative of an innovative professional in a global and digital society.<br />Modeling Angel and its capabilities on a daily basis allows me to model digital age work and learning experiences.<br />Promote and Model Digital Citizenship and Responsibility<br />Teachers understand local and global societal issues and responsibilities in an evolving digital culture and exhibit legal and ethical behavior in their professional practices.<br />Through course discussion boards and classroom face-to-face conversation with students I am able to promote and model digital citizenship and responsibility.<br />Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership<br />Teachers continuously improve their professional practice, model lifelong learning, and exhibit leadership in their school and professional community by promoting and demonstrating the effective use of digital tools and resources.<br />Working with other coworkers during professional development opportunities, workshops, or during the course of the school day I am engaging in professional growth and leadership roles within my school and community. <br />NETS 2008 for Teachers<br />
  27. 27. Please visit the following website if you would like more information about Angel:<br />http://www.blackboard.com/Teaching-Learning/Learn-Resources/ANGEL-Edition.aspx<br />To return to my blog site, please click the following link:<br />http://wordpress.tc.bsu.edu/jjfeeney/<br />For more Information…<br />

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