Course Number: 91-840
Integrating Technology into the Curriculum
This course will explore the web as a teaching and learning tool, from accessing information-rich instructional resources to planning and creating web-based educational environments. Furthermore, this course will present the analysis, evaluation, and design of educational web sites from a cognitive and instructional design perspective.
This course will provide guidance to educators on web design issues including interface design, usability, accessibility for people with disabilities, writing for the web, information architecture, and navigation. Students will be guided through the differences of designing print materials and designing for the web.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
Identify and utilize web resources that support instruction
Utilize sound criteria to analyze and evaluate the content and interface of educational web sites from a cognitive and instructional design perspective
Apply research-based principles to plan, design, and implement the interface and instructional design of a usable and accessible educational web site using HTML and web-authoring tools.