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2017 Chelsea Early Childhood Technology Conf

Friday, June 2nd, 2017
Calling all Pre-K thru 6th grade educators!
Attend the 2017 Chelsea Early Childhood Technology Conference 
Come join us for a day of fun, collaboration, and learning!
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Learn how to effectively use technology with young learners from other innovative educators.
Registration is 50 dollars which includes all sessions and lunch. Principals attend for free!
EMU/LTEC presenters: Professors Copeland & Jones, Eric Robinson & Mike Brown [alumni]

2017 Summer & Fall Registration

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

…for the Learning  Technology & Design program begins 3/22/2017!
Summer Semester begins 06/22/2017!

Remember to register soon as classes fill quickly (refer to your program of study and/or your adviser).

Note: Summer courses use the EDMT prefix, whereas Fall courses use LTEC.

EDMT/LTEC  Courses being offered:

Summer II 2017 (06/22/2017)
EDMT 623 (TBD)
EDMT 628 CRN 53529 Design & Use Online Resources for Education (prereqs: EDMT 623)
EDMT 653 CRN 52610 Issues & Emerging Educational Technology (prereqs: EDMT 627 & EDMT 628)

Fall 2017 (09/06/2017)
LTEC 602 CRN 16765 Tech & Student-Centered Learning
LTEC 632 CRN 16763 Adv Productivity Tools in Teach & Learning
LTEC 695 CRN 16764 Graduate Seminar (prereqs: EDMT 653)

Be sure to check the Online Schedule of Classes for foundation and restrictive course offerings.

Is technology improving teaching?

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Despite the proliferation of devices in the classroom, whether through bring-your-own-device or district-led one-to-one programs, we still need to study how these devices are deployed and what their impact has been. A recent study of more than 880,000 students analyzed each school’s documents and data, conducted surveys of administrators, teachers and students, and reviewed surveys that the schools conducted.

Bottom line, “when educators speak of their success, they rarely lead with technology. Instead, they talk about personalization, student engagement, and the role of teachers—all of these supported by technology.”

Read more at http://www.eschoolnews.com/2016/12/01/google-tools-schools/

GoogleFEST

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Today, all the EDMT faculty members attended a single-day conference for teachers in Grand Rapids hosted by MACUL. The 300-plus teachers here today are working hard to leverage technology, in particular, Google applications, into their teaching. The power of the apps and their pedagogical potential cannot be ignored and I am convinced teachers in Michigan won’t ignore their potential for making a difference.

EDMT Program Name Change

Friday, April 8th, 2016

The EDMT program faculty are considering a name change from Educational Media & Technology (EDMT) to Learning, Design & Technology. We would love to hear what you think about the proposed name. Please give us your feedback at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9BBR5FR. Thanks!