Educational Technology Course LIst


EDT 19   Fundamentals of Teleconferencing

This course introduces students to teleconferencing – the interactive transmission of images, sound, data, and control between two or more sites using digital lines. Emphasis will be placed on teleconferencing as a research and training tool in fields such as finance, health care, education, criminal justice, child care, and entertainment. Students will participate in live teleconferences and employ electronic technologies available in the library and Learning Resource Center. (1 unit)

EDT 20   Teleconferencing for Small Groups

This course introduces students to the concepts and vocabulary of teleconferencing in small rooms and seminars. Emphasis is placed on safety, scheduling, event planning, wrap-around activities, audio and video fundamentals, audiographics, and networking. Students will critically review videos of professional, small-group encounters. (2 units)

EDT 21   Teleconference Telematics

This course develops students’ facility in developing telematics media, which employ both analog and digital technologies. Emphasis is placed on those production elements necessary to teleconferencing, including stage and set design, visual and audio media, meeting and conference protocols, and information gathering and distribution. Assignments will be showcased at public events in the Teleconference Center. (1 unit)

EDT 22   Teleconference Event Review and Evaluation

This course introduces students to the evaluation criteria of teleconferenced events. Students will attend events at the Teleconference Center and the local area and produce written evaluations that employ objective and subjective measurements, audience feedback, and principles of quality control. (1 unit)

EDT 23   Teleconference Production

This course provides students with direct experience in producing, directing, and evaluating live, interactive teleconferences, including auditorium, small group, and classroom site events. Emphasis is placed on safety, scheduling, event planning, "wrap-around" activities, audio and video fundamentals, audiographics, and networking. Students will co-produce and critically review live teleconference events.  (3 units)

EDT 24   Teleconference Portfolio

This course helps students prepare a video portfolio demonstrating their expertise of interactive, teleconferenced meetings and events. The course is a requirement for all students completing the Certificate in Teleconference Practitioner.  (3 units)

EDT 30  Fundamentals of Instructional Multi-media Production

The Fundamentals of Instructional Multi-media Production course focuses on the multi-media skills needed to work within today's educational environments.  The course provides a foundation in the use of multi-media production equipment, computer software applications and other resources to support educators and educational programs. (2 units) This is an on-campus course.

EDT 43 Ed Tech Occupational Work Experience

Work experience provides the opportunity for students to apply skills and knowledge learned in the classroom to related experiences in the educational work place. The goal of the program is to assist students in expanding specific job skills. First semester students meet with their instructors for a minimum of one hour per week. Students also pursue a program of self-evaluation to determine individual job weaknesses and strengths. Semester projects that relate to a career in education must be completed at the training site. Second semester students must secure departmental approval before enrolling. Students will meet weekly with the instructor until their participatory assignments and semester work projects have been approved. This course may be taken for a maximum of 6 units. 3 units of EDT Occupational/Work Experience requires 180 non-paid hours of work or 225 paid hours of work per semester.