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Michael D. Eisner College of Education

1 - Collaborative Tools; Science & Math Education

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  1. Course introduction
  2. Personal Introduction - Norm Herr
  3. Doctoral cohort school profile: Schools: API, ELL, disabilities, SES, distribution, etc. (see Wiki)
  4. Doctoral cohort student profile: research interests, objectives, etc. (see Wiki)
  5. Academic background survey | Results
  6. Assessment / Grading

Review Class Profile

  1. Review student entries on the 710 Wiki site.
  2. Review student websites linked from the 710 Wiki site.

Technology Resources

  1. Distance instruction & recorded lessons using Elluminate
  2. Review Google account resources introduced earlier.
  3. Create / Edit Individual website that includes the following:
    • Digital photo of yourself on the homepage- See Picasa files
    • Digital photo album of your school or other educational theme
    • Professional information
    • Links to assignments
    • Photo directory of "faculty" (you can substitute with an artificial (pretend)faculty)
    • Faculty Survey & Results - (see student survey questions)
    • Meeting Scheduler (see example made with Doodle)
  4. Create entries on 710 class Wiki pertaining to entries

Discussion on Readings - The Status of Science Education in the USA

  1. Discuss the recommendations of 1983 Nation at Risk Report. Full text - make comments in Wiki
  2. Discuss Rising Above the Gathering Storm: Energizing and Employing America for a Brighter Economic Future. summary of the report . full text - make comments in Wiki
  3. Discuss Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) Study 2007 results. Discuss student questions.- make comments in Wiki
  4. California - College Preparatory Curriculum - University of California A-G Requirements (see readings) - make comments in Wiki