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  • 1. UNIVERSITI UTARA MALAYSIA COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCE SGDT 5023 Fundamentals of Instructional Technology Presentation of an OrganizationPrepared For: Prepared By:DR. AHMAD JELANI SHAARI •ABDULLAH AL-MAHMOOD ( 805016) • MD. SHAMSUL ISLAM (805028)
  • 2. "Providing leadership and service to improve teaching and learning by advancing the effective use of technology in education."
  • 3. • International Society for Technology in Education(ISTE)• The Leading Organization for Educational Technology Professionals • Eugene, Oregon
  • 4. Cont..ISTE is the –• trusted source for professional development• knowledge generation• Advocacy• leadership for innovation• a non profit membership association
  • 5. Cont..ISTE provides -• leadership and service to improve teaching, learning, and• school leadership by advancing the effective use of technology in PK–12 and teacher education.
  • 6. MISSIONISTE advances excellence in learning andteaching through innovative and effectiveuses of technology.
  • 7. VISION• ISTE is globally recognized as the premier partner in advancing educational excellence through innovative learning, teaching, and leadership.• We are a diverse worldwide community of educational leaders actively creating a world in which all learners can achieve their creative and intellectual potential.
  • 8. ISTE Governance• ISTE is governed by a Board of Directors, consisting of outstanding educational leaders elected by the members, and guided by a Strategic Plan.• The 2009–2010 Board of Directors consists of President Helen L. Padgett, Past President Trina Davis, and 16 additional national and international representatives.• Board elections are held online each spring in compliance with the ISTE Bylaws, and all ISTE members are welcome to run for open Board positions.
  • 9. 2009–2010 Executive CommitteeHelen Padgett, President Trina Davis,ISTE Affiliate: AzTEA Past President AssistantTechnology Based Learning & Professor &Research, Arizona State Director of eEducationUniversity-SkySong, Texas A&MArizona University TexasJill Brown, Executive CamillaCommittee Gagliolo,Treasurer & PK–12 Executive CommitteeSchools Secretary &Representative Special Interest GroupDirector of RepresentativeEducational Instructional TechnologyTechnology CoordinatorAlbuquerque Arlington Public SchoolsAcademy VirginiaNew Mexico
  • 10. Ralph Leonard,Jeanne Biddle, ExecutiveExecutive Committee At-Committee At- large Memberlarge Member & & InternationalAt-large RepresentativeRepresentative General ManagerDirector of Information Economy,Technology Government ofScott County South Australia:Schools Department ofKentucky Further Education, Employment, Science and Technology Australia
  • 11. ISTE STRATEGIC PLAN• ISTE’s Strategic Plan was adopted by the Board at its June, 2009 meeting after considerable study, revision, and input from members and staff.
  • 12. VALUES• ISTE believes that effective advocacy is critical in advancing the field and achieving the mission and vision of the organization.i. ISTE believes that strategic partnerships and collaboration are essential to realizing a shared visionii. ISTE believes in organizational excellence, with a focus on innovation, transparency, and fiscal responsibility.iii. ISTE believes in the power of a diverse and inclusive global community of members who learn, teach, and lead to advance the field.iv. ISTE believes global connections and partnerships advance educational excellence, teaching, and leadership for all stakeholders.
  • 13. ISTE Strategic Goals and Objectives GOAL 1 Advance the field• Advance the field of education by enhancing the knowledge, skills, and abilities of teacher candidates, educators, and education leaders to teach, to learn, and to lead digital-age education effectively.OBJECTIVES:• Advance the art and science of teaching, learning, and educational leadership with and about technology through research, development, professional learning offerings, and other capacity-enhancing activities.• Provide leadership in envisioning emerging technologies and their implications for teaching, learning, and educational leadership.• Facilitate the dissemination and sharing of thought leadership, expertise, research findings, and promising and effective practices to enhance learning through technology across the curriculum.• Identify, recognize, and publicize innovation with technology that fosters highly effective teaching, learning, and educational leadership.• Leverage expert resources and established networks to foster engaging, rigorous, and relevant education through the effective use of technology.
  • 14. GOAL 2 Membership• Grow a diverse and engaged global membership while building members’ leadership and capacity for success.OBJECTIVES:• Increase, support, and retain an engaged ISTE global membership through vibrant learning communities.• Provide multiple opportunities for members to participate in and support the work of the organization.• Design, implement, and institutionalize leadership development to ensure renewal of leadership for the organization.• Build bridges and grow membership internationally by coordinating outreach efforts of members, ISTE ambassadors, executive leadership, and staff.• Partner with teacher education programs to develop and recognize future educational technology leaders.
  • 15. GOAL 3 Articulate and Advocate• Advocate for resources and policies supporting the effective use of technology to improve teaching, learning, and leadership.OBJECTIVES:• Build capacity among ISTE members and the larger education community for educational technology advocacy at global, regional, national, state, and local levels.• Develop and communicate advocacy positions and a compelling rationale that supports effective use of technology in education.• Provide up-to-date information about emerging policy issues and opportunities for action.
  • 16. GOAL 4 Organizational Excellence• Grow an adaptive self-renewing global learning organization that is optimized to ensure the achievement of its mission and goals.OBJECTIVES:• Formalize a process for aligning ISTE’s strategic goals and objectives with the allocation of resources and evaluation of executive leadership that includes implementing measures and establishing benchmarks for tracking success.• Nurture ISTEs long-term health and growth through increasing organizational efficiency, effectiveness, and reputation for quality.• Lead by example in using appropriate emerging tools to foster communication, collaboration, and membership development.• Recruit and retain a high-quality ISTE staff in support of a creative, flexible, collaborative, and accountability-oriented workplace.
  • 17. ISTE Research & Evaluation• ISTEs Research and Evaluation (R&E) department helps educators identify effective uses of technology and put them into practice to improve teaching and learning• Services that R&E provides include:I. Program EvaluationII. Grant Proposal DevelopmentIII. Needs AssessmentIV. Research Analysis
  • 18. Program Evaluation• ISTE evaluations emphasize program improvement. Working with teachers, administrators, and project managers, ISTE strives to conduct studies that lead directly to better program decisions and improved results. ISTE employs a variety of methodologies, including: I. classroom observations II. surveys & interviews III. portfolio analysis IV. data mining V. controlled comparisons• ISTE has served as evaluator on numerous federal, state, local, and private grants and initiatives. For help planning evaluations, visit our Evaluation Resources page.
  • 19. Grant Proposal Development• Evaluation is a major component of most modern grant competitions• ISTE works closely with applicants to develop and present program objectives, outcomes, and evaluation approaches• Careful alignment of objectives and methods produces evaluation plans that meet the goals of grantees and funding agencies and that can be carried out efficiently and within budget
  • 20. Needs AssessmentSchool districts poised on the edge of major decisions can callon ISTEs expertise to help focus their resources, improveconstituent satisfaction, and avoid costly mistakes. ISTE can helpa district assess: I. where schools stand in relation to national standards II. district strengths and weaknesses III. stakeholder priorities IV. costs and benefits of different options
  • 21. Research Analysis• ISTE provides analysis and interpretation to inform educational policy, practice, and product development• ISTE analyses consider not only the quality of research but also how educators can use research to make decisions• Key studies become part of the database of the Centre for Applied Research in Educational Technology (
  • 22. ISTE Professional Development• Did you know? ISTE provides high–quality professional development and organizational development services to improve teaching and learning in K–12 education. Professional development offerings are keyed to ISTEs National Educational Technology Standards (NETS).
  • 23. Moving the NETS Forward!• Now available! Draft NETS for Students Summary Rubric. Join the NETS Implementation wiki and download the draft (click below):
  • 24. Refreshed NETS Available Refreshed NETS for Administrators Released! ISTE released the refreshed NETS•A 2009 at NECC! ISTE is grateful to the thousands of educators who took part in the collaborative effort to update the original NETS•A. The entire set of the refreshed NETS NOW AVAILABLE FOR FREE DOWNLOAD:NETS for Students 2007 (PDF 90 KB)NETS for Teachers 2008 (PDF 39 KB)NETS for Administrators 2009 (PDF 67 KB)
  • 25. The Ultimate ISTE NETS Resources Todays Students, Teachers, and Administrators Need Digital Age Skills
  • 26. Cont..These editions also contain:• Student profiles, Rubrics for Teachers, or Administrator profiles• Essential conditions• Real-world scenarios• To order these titles, visit the NETS Library.• The whole ISTE catalog is available in our bookstore.
  • 27. Financials Revenue 3% 5% 8% 17% Contractual Federal/Private Grants 18% Member Dues/Donations NECC Conference49% Publications/Periodicals Workshops/Symposia FYE 2008 Total Revenue $14,486,068
  • 28. Some other activities run by ISTE• Accessible Books & Textbooks• 5th Grade Computer Teacher• American Indians in Childrens Literature• Ed Tech Interconnect• The Fun Works• Learning With the Tree of Life• Online Spelling Tutor• Primary Class room Resources• Teaching and Learning Resources• Teaching Treasures• Word Cup Vocabulary Challenge
  • 29. ASSOCIATIONS• ALT-J Research in Learning Technology• The Association for Educational Communications and Technology• CEO Forum on Education and Technology• Consortium for School Networking• The Global SchoolNet Foundation• High Plains Regional Technology in Education Consortium• International Association for Distance Learning• The Logo Foundation• Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL)• North American Association of Technology Professionals• Reach the World etc.