Applications of Technology in the
Classroom
Greg Stiffler
Community College of Baltimore County
AFACCT 2014 – Prince Georg...
Usefulness of Technology
-Motivation

-Achievement
-Learning Styles
-Millennials and newer students
How do we Avoid Oversaturation?
-Many programs exist that do small to large
workloads
-Technology for technology’s sake
-S...
How do we Avoid Oversaturation?
(con’t.)
-What do you need the technology for? What are you
trying to accomplish?
-Do you ...
Websites - Weebly
-Used for making websites

-Drag and drop
-Free, published as
subdomain of Weebly
-Upgradable for more
p...
Screencapture
-Records what’s on screen and everything you do,
while recording your voice as narration.
-Jing:
-Free, reco...
Screencapture (cont.)
-Tegrity:
-”Free” program to record any length of time
-Great with connected classroom
-Records to T...
Video Chat/Videos
-Google Hangouts
-Free video conferencing program, need Google account
-Record face-to-face conversation...
Doceri/iPad
-Interactive Whiteboard for
the iPad
-Free app, can purchase
desktop
-Desktop allows projection
of whiteboard ...
Other Technology
-Bitstrips
-App for smartphones
-Can create short comics
-Great for quick, easy questions with humor
-Tea...
References
-Why Integrate Technology into the Classroom?: The

Reasons are Many. Edutopia, 16 Mar. 2008, Web.
3 Jan. 2014....
Contact me
-Greg Stiffler

-Assistant Professor of Mathematics
-gstiffler@ccbcmd.edu
-443-840-2643

-www.youtube.com/user/...
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  1. 1. Applications of Technology in the Classroom Greg Stiffler Community College of Baltimore County AFACCT 2014 – Prince George’s Community College Session 2.12 (11:40-12:50pm) January 9, 2014 gstiffler@ccbcmd.edu 443-840-2643
  2. 2. Usefulness of Technology -Motivation -Achievement -Learning Styles -Millennials and newer students
  3. 3. How do we Avoid Oversaturation? -Many programs exist that do small to large workloads -Technology for technology’s sake -Some ways to avoid “horse before cart” -Does the technology lead to active learning? -”Effective technology integration is achieved when the use of technology is routine and transparent and … supports goals” – Edutopia.org -What do you want it to do? -Does a support system for educators exist?
  4. 4. How do we Avoid Oversaturation? (con’t.) -What do you need the technology for? What are you trying to accomplish? -Do you have experience with ‘technology for technology’s sake’? What did you do?
  5. 5. Websites - Weebly -Used for making websites -Drag and drop -Free, published as subdomain of Weebly -Upgradable for more personalization/security
  6. 6. Screencapture -Records what’s on screen and everything you do, while recording your voice as narration. -Jing: -Free, records up to five minutes, also images -Saves file as .swf to your computer -Camtasia: -Full version of Jing -No time limit, can save to computer or store online -Saves as .mp4, easier to open -Can edit video, add captions/subtitles, etc -Pricey, can get educator’s discount
  7. 7. Screencapture (cont.) -Tegrity: -”Free” program to record any length of time -Great with connected classroom -Records to Tegrity’s server -Can download so students can keep -Cannot edit
  8. 8. Video Chat/Videos -Google Hangouts -Free video conferencing program, need Google account -Record face-to-face conversations, or can share screen -Up to 100 people for messaging, 10 for video chat -150 minute limit -Need broadband connection, uploads to Youtube
  9. 9. Doceri/iPad -Interactive Whiteboard for the iPad -Free app, can purchase desktop -Desktop allows projection of whiteboard from iPad -Can upload to Youtube, save to iPad
  10. 10. Other Technology -Bitstrips -App for smartphones -Can create short comics -Great for quick, easy questions with humor -Teacher Kit -Attendance app -Can record behavior, gradebook, can print out records or save -Show Me -Similar to Doceri -Has community where can share privately with students
  11. 11. References -Why Integrate Technology into the Classroom?: The Reasons are Many. Edutopia, 16 Mar. 2008, Web. 3 Jan. 2014. http://www.edutopia.org/technologyintegration-introduction -www.tegrity.com -www.Jing.com -www.techsmith.com (Camtasia) -www.doceri.com -www.weebly.com
  12. 12. Contact me -Greg Stiffler -Assistant Professor of Mathematics -gstiffler@ccbcmd.edu -443-840-2643 -www.youtube.com/user/CCBCStiffler

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