Throughout the discussions and activities in this course students will address many of the following selected standards from:
  • OETS (Oregon Educational Technology Standards)
  • NETS*T
  • NETP (National Educational Technology Plan)
Self assessment tools will be used to measure levels of competence.

 INTASC- Critical Assessment for Edu520

(NETS for Teachers)
1- Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity
Teachers use their knowledge of subject matter, teaching and learning, and technology to facilitate experiences that advance student learning, creativity, and innovation in both face-to-face and virtual environments.

2- Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessments
Teachers design, develop, and evaluate authentic learning experiences and assessment incorporating contemporary tools and resources to maximize content learning in context and to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes identified in the NETS•S.

3- Model Digital-Age Work and Learning
Teachers exhibit knowledge, skills, and work processes representative of an innovative professional in a global and digital society.

4- Promote and Model Digital Citizenship and Responsibility
Teachers understand local and global societal issues and responsibilities in an evolving digital culture and exhibit legal and ethical behavior in their professional practices.

5- Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership
Teachers continuously improve their professional practice, model lifelong learning, and exhibit leadership in their school and professional community by promoting and demonstrating the effective use of digital tools and resources.  

(O)regon (E)ducation (T)echnology (S)tandards
(NETS for 

1- Creativity and Innovation
Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology. Students:
  • apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.
  • create original works as a means of personal or group expression.
  • use models and simulations to explore complex systems and issues.
  • identify trends and forecast possibilities.
2- Communication and Collaboration
Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.
  • interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media.
  • communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats.
  • develop cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with learners of other cultures.
  • contribute to project teams to produce original works or solve problems.
3- Research and Information Fluency
Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
  • plan strategies to guide inquiry.
  • locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media.
  • evaluate and select information sources and digital tools based on the appropriateness to specific tasks.
  • process data and report results.
4- Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Decision Making
Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.
  • identify and define authentic problems and significant questions for investigation.
  • plan and manage activities to develop a solution or complete a project.
  • collect and analyze data to identify solutions and/or make informed decisions.
  • use multiple processes and diverse perspectives to explore alternative solutions.
5- Digital Citizenship
Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.    
  • advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology.
  • exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.
  • demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning.
  • exhibit leadership for digital citizenship.
6- Technology Operations and Concepts
Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.
  • understand and use technology systems.
  • select and use applications effectively and productively.
  • troubleshoot systems and applications.
  • transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies.

1e- Select and organize materials, equipment and technologies needed to teach a unit of instruction.

2j- Arrange and set up instructional materials and equipment in advance of class to facilitate their effective and efficient use during lessons.

3a- Choose organizational structures appropriate for the objectives of instruction.

3c- Implement instructional plans that employ knowledge of subject matter and basic skills.

3d- Use a variety of research-based educational practices that promote student learning and are sensitive to individual differences and diverse cultures.

3e- Emphasize instructional techniques that promote critical thinking and problem solving, and that encourage divergent as well as convergent thinking.