INTERNET APPLICATIONS AND DISTANCE EDUCATION
TEXT: Images of Schoolteachers in America Second Edition by Pamela Bolotin Joseph & Gail E.
Burnaford; Lawerence Erlbaum Associates Publishers, 2001; ISBN: 0-8058-3087-1
Which is it:
This or That?
WEEK 1: 02/25
Your Image as a Teacher.
Fill in Questionaire email this.
Do This Now.
CyberLibrary Mining and harvesting the NET.
Resources for Teachers.
READ: Become familiar with this
as we will be using these readings for justification, edification, and discussion.
WEEK 2: 03/4
Is this a good Image of school?
Create a Homepage and learn some HTML. Building your homepage requires that you write HTML
code. The two easiest ways to learn how to write HTML code is to see it in
action. First, use View, Source to see the code of the page
you are viewing. Second, find what you want to do on this page and then use
View, Source to see how to write that HTML code. Now there
are other ways to learn code by reading online manuals to learn to
write HTML. And of course you could buy a book. Then you may graduate to an elite web page creation software.
TEXT: Begin by exploring the classical stereotype of the teacher in Chapters 7 & 8. Let me
add my own piece on this matter as it pertians to Shakespeare.
Become familiar with your new environment: Read
Begin writing your own IMAGE
Begin preparing ideas for your WebQuest.
WEEK 3: 03/11
Continue with homepage.
Discussion of TEXT: Continue with Chapters 9-12 to better understand the current stereotyping of the teacher in
File management: Windows Explorer, download (FTP), software utilization (WORD, Wordpad, notepad/simple text)
Use of Tools: Track Changes: Highlight Changes, Accept or reject changes,
Use of Insert: Comments
Read about Essential Questions for Webquest.
Your Metaphor should be developed as your IMAGE grows.
Consider this Metaphor pages 5-14.
WEEK 4: 03/18
To get started on your own Image or Re-Inventing Read Chapters 4 & 5 to understand the use
of the metaphor in helping you describe your image and supplement them with this article. This will be the basis of your reading
for your Image narrative and your own metaphor about your professional Image and attitude.
Continue updating and tweaking webpages, especially homework/classwork pages.
Explore The Cybrary
Lists of Search Engines and tutorials.
Read about using Search Engines.
WEEK 5: 03/25
Further discussion of Chapters 4 & 5 and article.
Engage in Peer Review in Discussion Board on Blackboard. Peer Review the person immediately after
you on list. Then do peer review of any other
scholar of your choosing.
Outline of Webquest should be in place.
Discussion of TEXT.
WEEK 6: 04/01
This is the halfway point, we
will spend lots of the classtime, reviewing work thus far.
Augment your Image with Chapters 2, 3, & 6 as you read about other teachers and how they came to
describe their images of themselves.
Powerpoint sample and Tutorials
etc (the caveats)
WEEK 7: 04/08
Discussion of TEXT: The Metaphor, thus far.
NYState Standards and more.
Read about Rubric use and building.
Find links about Rubrics
Using Tables to create a rubric.
WEEK 8: 04/15
Discussion of TEXT: Chapters from 1 & 13.
Ethics et al
WEEK 9: 04/29
Discussion of TEXT: Sharing Your Image.
Lab for completion of Webquest and using HTML.
WEEK 10: 05/06
Presentation of Webquest.
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