ED 560 Resource Management (3)
In this course, students will learn and implement strategies to solve basic and more advanced computer-related problems. Strategies and solutions will be evaluated and discussed. Technical writing skills will be emphasized as the student learns the importance of documentation both as a teaching tool as well as for logging solutions to problems. Students will also develop project management, professional development and leadership skills. Students will be prepared to assume the role of the educational technologist, with broad-based skills to administer a school based network, understand the various configurations of networks, and use server technologies including those used for video streaming. Students will understand wired and wireless networks and the advantages/disadvantages of each. Emphasis will be placed on educational settings where resources may be shared, centralized or decentralized. Security issues will also be investigated. All assignments will be stored online in the Central EdMedia Reference Library for community access and attached to Student Portfolio. 10 hours of field experience required in elementary and secondary schools for teacher certification. Laboratory hours required.