Course Description for Technology and Literacy

EME6046: Technology and Literacy

Description: This course is designed to introduce all teachers and future teachers to the concepts of how literacy (reading and writing) can be supported and developed with technology, incorporating computer technology beyond simple word processing in the teaching of writing. During this class you will have the opportunity to investigate, experiment with and use the following: eBooks, presentation software, the Internet, educational software, multimedia programs, and more. Course topics include the digital scaffolding tools, technology for accommodations, digital reading options, and electronic books in many forms.