McCann School of Business and Technology Educational Use Plan 2008-2010
Why A Technology Use Plan• Computer equipment is currently being under utilized by the staff, instructors, and students• Enhance instructor’s lesson by using technology• Prepare students for future careers
Technology Committee• Debbie Kosydar, Educational Technology Specialist• George Gerstenfeld, Technology Coordinator• Bill McCormick IT Specialist• Dan Demczko, Curriculum Director• Stacey Tucker, Financial Aid Director• David DeBonifazio, IT and OT Program Director• Heather Tucker, Paralegal Program Director• Theodore Tomko, Accounting Adjunct Instructor• Stephanie Gerek, Student• Crystal Major, Student• Phelan O’Neill, Alumni (Criminal Justice)
The Process• Establish Technology Committee Members• Establish a Mission Statement• Establish a Vision Statement• Plan Goals and Objective• Establish a Needs Assessment• Establish a Training Program• Implement the Plan• Evaluate the Plan
Mission Statement• Our mission is to enhance the learning process for students in all courses through the use of technology and to develop a desire for life- long learning in our students.
Technology Vision StatementMcCann School of Business and Technology is committed to creating an environment where technology is used to foster learning and communication and to prepare students for employment in the 21st century
Technology Vision StatementMcCann School of Business and Technology is dedicated to the vision that the staff, instructors, and students will be able to effectively acquire, process, and communicate information in this ever-changing global society.
Plan Goals/ Objectives • Maintenance issues • Technology Support• Curriculum integration • Staff Development
Needs Assessment Computer Access by Instructors Resources Used for Planning Support Level of Use Training Administrative TasksComputer Tools and Applications Teaching Practices Planning Activities Barriers
Staff Development• In-house training• University of Scranton Small Business Development Center• Marywood University• Microsoft Certification of Instructors in the IT and OT department
Evaluation• Post Assessment tools – Instructor and student questionnaire
Time Line• May 2008 –Instructors will start receiving instruction on using Microsoft Office 2007.• July 2008 – All academic computers including the Program Directors’ and Adjunct Instructor computers will have Microsoft Office 2007• September 2008 – Staff will start receiving instruction on using Microsoft Office 2007.• October of 2008- Staff computers will convert to Microsoft Office 2007• December 2008- Seminar on integrating technology into lesson plans• March 2009 –Workshop for instructors to develop a lesson plan using technology.• June 2009- Representatives from Pearson, Cengage, McGraw-Hill and Saunders textbook publishers will present instructor material available from the respective companies.• October 2009 – Instructors sharing their ideas with other instructors on how they use technology in their lessons.• January 2010- IT and OT instructors are Microsoft Certified in their respective subject area.• May 2010 -Instructors are now implementing at least 3 technology-infused lessons per week.