Assessment of Online Technology
 Modules in Pre-Service Teacher
      Education Courses

        Jeanne Vilberg and Darla ...
Presentation
• Module Design
• View Online Modules
• Assessment Results
  – Survey
  – Reflection
• Future
PT3 CAPE Consortium

   Clarion University of Pennsylvania
   Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
   Indiana University of...
Background

• Accomplishments
  – Technology proficient faculty
  – Integrating technology into lesson plans
    (Technolo...
Technology Chalkboard Model

 Demonstrations              Workshops             Presentations

      imovies              ...
Transition

                   Student-centered




Teacher-centered
Technology Chalkboard Model

 Demonstrations              Workshops             Presentations

      imovies              ...
Funding & Project Design
• Collaborate with PT3 partners to obtain
  grant funding (CAPE)
• Design module format
• Develop...
Participants at each institution
• One project director
• Three faculty developers
  – recruited to develop the modules

•...
Timeline 2001-2002
• Summer 2001

  – Module Design and Development
• Fall 2001 – Module Implementation
• Spring 2002
  – ...
Clarion Implementation
• Three online modules:
    WebQuests
    Mindtools
    Reshaping Classrooms
• Six course sections
...
Course Implementation
Instructional Strategies
Micro Applications in the Classroom
Teaching Elementary School Mathemati...
Online Module
Module Design
                  Introduction
Framework
                  Tutorial


                     Explore examples
...
Blackboard – WebQuest
Assessment
• Student Survey
• Student Reflection
Evaluation Tools
Class Standings
• SurveySophomores
      3% – 244 students
     39% Juniors
     55% Seniors
      3% Gra...
Evaluation Tools
Student Reflection Component
  1. Valuable learning experience?
  2. Expand knowledge about technology/co...
Results of Survey Data
160

140

120

100

80

60

40

20

  0
      1       2           3       4      5        6        ...
Ease of Use
quot;I like that the only knowledge you need
to know before you begin is just basic
computer skills. It allows...
Learning how to use the technology module
required relatively little help from others.

140

120
                         ...
Learning the computer applications for the
technology module was relatively easy.

  160
  140
                           ...
Appropriateness
quot;The module opened my eyes to new and
innovative ways to help my students learn
by using technology.quot;
Learning how to use the technology module was
adequately discussed in class.

  160
  140
                                ...
The technology module assignments were
appropriate for this course.

  140

  120
                                    Stro...
Integration
“Technology can be incorporated into the
existing curriculum in almost any subject.
The key is to begin with t...
The technology module was well integrated with
the rest of the course.

  140

  120
                                     ...
Time to Complete
The technology module assignments required
too much time.

  100
  90
                                     Strongly Disagr...
Interest & Understanding
“I realized that students would be able to
understand concepts on a higher level
when technology ...
The technology module contributed to my
understanding of the course material.

  120

  100                               ...
The technology module enhanced my interest in
the course material.

  100
  90
                                     Strong...
Value
“I never realized how blind I was when it
came to integrating technology ...” “At first I
was unable to make a conne...
This course would have been better without the
technology module.

  100
  90
                                       Stron...
Overall, the technology module was a valuable
part of this course.

  140

  120
                                      Str...
Summary
• Online technology modules are valuable
  tools for pre-service teachers
• Faculty continue to integrate technolo...
Final Reflection

“Since I have had the opportunity to
explore many different online modules, I
have come to the conclusio...
Q&A

             We hope you found
        today’s presentation valuable.


If you have any questions, please feel free t...
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Technology Chalkboard 2002

  1. 1. Assessment of Online Technology Modules in Pre-Service Teacher Education Courses Jeanne Vilberg and Darla Ausel Clarion University of Pennsylvania Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education 13th International Conference March 18-23, 2002 Nashville, TN
  2. 2. Presentation • Module Design • View Online Modules • Assessment Results – Survey – Reflection • Future
  3. 3. PT3 CAPE Consortium Clarion University of Pennsylvania Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  4. 4. Background • Accomplishments – Technology proficient faculty – Integrating technology into lesson plans (Technology Chalkboard model) • Web resources • Software application basics • Online supplemental courses – Faculty modeling technology
  5. 5. Technology Chalkboard Model Demonstrations Workshops Presentations imovies WebQuests Standards Electronic Portfolios Online Courses Assessment of Digital Camera Electronic Spreadsheets Online Instruction Scanning Digital imaging InfusingTechnology Videoconferencing Mindtools Electronic Communication Multimedia Videoconferencing Technology Classrooms
  6. 6. Transition Student-centered Teacher-centered
  7. 7. Technology Chalkboard Model Demonstrations Workshops Presentations imovies WebQuests Standards Electronic Portfolios Online Courses Assessment of Digital Camera Electronic Spreadsheets Online Instruction Scanning Digital imaging InfusingTechnology Videoconferencing Mindtools Electronic Communication Multimedia Videoconferencing Technology Classrooms
  8. 8. Funding & Project Design • Collaborate with PT3 partners to obtain grant funding (CAPE) • Design module format • Develop modules • Implement modules in pre-service teacher education programs • Evaluate modules
  9. 9. Participants at each institution • One project director • Three faculty developers – recruited to develop the modules • Five faculty and four K-12 teachers – selected to implement and assess the modules
  10. 10. Timeline 2001-2002 • Summer 2001 – Module Design and Development • Fall 2001 – Module Implementation • Spring 2002 – Module Evaluation and Revision
  11. 11. Clarion Implementation • Three online modules: WebQuests Mindtools Reshaping Classrooms • Six course sections • Impacting 414 students
  12. 12. Course Implementation Instructional Strategies Micro Applications in the Classroom Teaching Elementary School Mathematics Social Studies Methods for Elementary Teachers Children’s Literature Resources and Materials for Science Education
  13. 13. Online Module
  14. 14. Module Design Introduction Framework Tutorial Explore examples Exploration Elementary/Secondary Create lesson plans Integration ISTE standards
  15. 15. Blackboard – WebQuest
  16. 16. Assessment • Student Survey • Student Reflection
  17. 17. Evaluation Tools Class Standings • SurveySophomores 3% – 244 students 39% Juniors 55% Seniors 3% Graduate students Technology Level 7% Beginner 26% Intermediate 54% Advanced 13% Expert
  18. 18. Evaluation Tools Student Reflection Component 1. Valuable learning experience? 2. Expand knowledge about technology/concept? 3. Use in classroom to enhance content knowledge? 4. Fit into existing curriculum and meet standards? 5. Additional thoughts about using online modules for learning?
  19. 19. Results of Survey Data 160 140 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral/No Opinion Agree Strongly Agree
  20. 20. Ease of Use quot;I like that the only knowledge you need to know before you begin is just basic computer skills. It allows the content to open up and come alive on the screen.quot;
  21. 21. Learning how to use the technology module required relatively little help from others. 140 120 Strongly Disagree 100 Disagree 80 No Opinion 60 Agree 40 Strongly Agree 20 0 Question 2
  22. 22. Learning the computer applications for the technology module was relatively easy. 160 140 Strongly Disagree 120 Disagree 100 No Opinion 80 Agree 60 Strongly Agree 40 20 0 Question 5
  23. 23. Appropriateness quot;The module opened my eyes to new and innovative ways to help my students learn by using technology.quot;
  24. 24. Learning how to use the technology module was adequately discussed in class. 160 140 Strongly Disagree 120 Disagree 100 No Opinion 80 Agree 60 Strongly Agree 40 20 0 Question 1
  25. 25. The technology module assignments were appropriate for this course. 140 120 Strongly Disagree 100 Disagree 80 No Opinion 60 Agree Strongly Agree 40 20 0 Question 3
  26. 26. Integration “Technology can be incorporated into the existing curriculum in almost any subject. The key is to begin with the standard and learning objective you want students to achieve and then incorporate technology effectively.”
  27. 27. The technology module was well integrated with the rest of the course. 140 120 Strongly Disagree 100 Disagree 80 No Opinion 60 Agree Strongly Agree 40 20 0 Question 6
  28. 28. Time to Complete
  29. 29. The technology module assignments required too much time. 100 90 Strongly Disagree 80 70 Disagree 60 No Opinion 50 Agree 40 30 Strongly Agree 20 10 0 Question 4
  30. 30. Interest & Understanding “I realized that students would be able to understand concepts on a higher level when technology is used in the classroom.”
  31. 31. The technology module contributed to my understanding of the course material. 120 100 Strongly Disagree Disagree 80 No Opinion 60 Agree 40 Strongly Agree 20 0 Question 7
  32. 32. The technology module enhanced my interest in the course material. 100 90 Strongly Disagree 80 70 Disagree 60 No Opinion 50 Agree 40 30 Strongly Agree 20 10 0 Question 8
  33. 33. Value “I never realized how blind I was when it came to integrating technology ...” “At first I was unable to make a connection between technology and speech therapy, but with more information later on, a light bulb went on and I finally pieced together what I was missing.”
  34. 34. This course would have been better without the technology module. 100 90 Strongly Disagree 80 70 Disagree 60 No Opinion 50 Agree 40 30 Strongly Agree 20 10 0 Question 9
  35. 35. Overall, the technology module was a valuable part of this course. 140 120 Strongly Disagree 100 Disagree 80 No Opinion 60 Agree Strongly Agree 40 20 0 Question 10
  36. 36. Summary • Online technology modules are valuable tools for pre-service teachers • Faculty continue to integrate technology modules • Collaboration with PT3 partners to share modules • Future development of modules
  37. 37. Final Reflection “Since I have had the opportunity to explore many different online modules, I have come to the conclusion that they are worthwhile, educational, interactive teaching tools to use in the classroom.”
  38. 38. Q&A We hope you found today’s presentation valuable. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us jvilberg@clarion.edu dausel@clarion.edu

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