CAT 689 Introduction
Carolyn Jo Starkey
Assistant Professor, Library Education Media
Alabama State University
Copyright 2008-2009 Carolyn Jo Starkey
CAT 689
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Course Description:

Students pursue individual research in educational
computer technology and are required to implement,
analyze, and report findings in APA format.

Course Objectives and Student Outcomes:

The goals of this course are to assist the instructional
technology student in identifying and obtaining
knowledge about current issues in the discipline as
related to issues in education. Course objectives are
designed to further prepare tomorrow's teachers and
instructional technologists to use technology
professionally and efficiently to enhance teaching and
learning and are aligned with the International Society
of Technology in Education's (ISTE) National
Educational Standards (NETS), NCATE, and ALSDE
Standards. Listed below are specific goals and
objectives for this course:
  • To gain a better understanding of scholarly
    activity in instructional technology within the
    educational setting.
  • To conceptualize components of
    technology/multimedia in education.
  • To enhance research and writing skills in
    preparation of dissertation research.
  • To provide student with an understanding of
    manuscript preparation and submission
  • To provide student with an understanding of
    presentation preparation and submission
  • To introduce student to a variety of other
    professionals in the educational setting.
CAT 689