APPLE Educational Technology for Teaching and Learning APPLE
Bloomsburg University
Spring, 2018


Note: This schedule and list of topics will change according to the progress of the class.  Check weekly for updates.

Created on January 6, 2018
Updated April 23, 2018

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

by Dr. Seuss

Today is your day.
You're off to Great Places!
You're off and away!

You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes
You can steer yourself
any direction you choose.
You're on your own.  And you know what you know.
And YOU are the ONE who'll decide where to go.




Skills that you will learn in this course (This will be updated as the coure progresses):

Constructing and Maintaining a Web Site using Wix
Desktop Publishing Tools using Publisher
Creating Student-Centered Interactive Lesson using PowerPoint
Creating and Editing Graphics using Online Tools
Bookmarking Many Useful Educational Web Sites using Social Bookmarking
Creating Graphic Organizers and Concept Maps using Inspiration
Creating and using blogs using
Creating and Editing Digital Video using Moviemaker or iMovie
Creating WebQuests, Virtual Field Trips, and Simulations using
Creating Online Presentations using Google Docs
Creating Documents Online and Collaborating using Google Docs
Creating a Résumé, Cover Letter, and Portfolio
Creating and using Games with PowerPoint
Exploring Online Tools for the Classroom using Google Tools

Creating a résumé, cover letter, and portfolio
Downloading audio and video
Using keyboard shortcuts
Recording sound on a computer
Taking screen shots
Accessing your files from off-campus
Creating and editing graphics and photos
Designing multimedia for digital kids
Delivering a multimedia presentation
Using Web 2.0 tools
Using an electronic whiteboard
Using mobile devices (iPad)
Using both Macs and PC's

Below is a tentative schedule and will definitely change from week to week so check weekly for updates. Please note that there are 3 dates highlighted in RED where I will be presenting at a confercence. You will have ONLINE CLASSES on these dates. Also, please note that these dates are subject to change since my presentations dates have not been confirmed as of Jan 6.


Week 1
January 23 and 25


Week 2
January 30 Introductions || Review Computer Basics Web Version
February 1 PowerPoint Introduction
Week 3
February 6 Introduction to Wix Assignment and Screencasting Project
February 8 PowerPoint Introduction Presentations Due || Screencasting Topic Due
Week 4
February 13 (CLASS NOT MEETING) Pennsylvania Educational Technology Conference
Work on Screencasting and Wix Assignments
February 15 Shooting Discussion || Finish PowerPoint Intro Presentations
Week 5
February 20 Review PowerPoints || Introduction to Powtoon Project
February 22 Screencasting Presentations Due || Powtoon Topic Due (Must be approved)
Week 6
February 27 Introduction to Digital Video Assignment

March 1

Powtoon Assignment Presentations Due
Week 7
March 8 Explain Interactive PowerPoint Lesson || MovieMaker Intro || Work on Digital Video Assignment
March 10 Lab Time Topics Due for Digital Video and PowerPoint Projects

March 12 to March 18

Spring Break
Week 8
March 20 Work on Videos or PowerPoint
March 22 Digital Video Presentations Due
Week 9
March 27 and 29 (CLASS NOT MEETING)

I will be at the SITE CONFERENCE


Week 10
April 3

Finish Digital Video Presentation || Future Assignments Inspiration || Graphics || Diigo

April 5 PowerPoint Interactive Lessons Due
Week 11
April 10 Finish presentations and review Inspiration/Kidspiration.
April 12 Graphics
Week 12
April 17 Web Site Evaluation
April 19 Class will not meet on campus!
Week 13
April 24 Web Site Evaluation Activity
April 26 WebQuest PP Game Resume and Cover Letter
Week 14
May 1 Work Session
May 3 Work Session

BU Compressed Schedule

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Classes beginning between     Adjusted meeting time
8 to 8:50 a.m. 10 to 10:40 a.m.
9 to 9:50 a.m. 10:50 to 11:30 a.m.
10 to 10:50 a.m. 11:40 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.
11 to 11:50 a.m. 12:30 to 1:10 p.m.
12 to 12:50 p.m. 1:20 to 2 p.m.
1 to 1:50 p.m. 2:10 to 2:50 p.m.
2 to 2:50 p.m. 3 to 3:40 p.m.
3 to 4:15 p.m. 3:50 to 4:50 p.m.
4:30 to 5:45 p.m. 5 to 6:15 p.m.
6 p.m. and later 6:30 p.m. to end of class  

Tuesday and Thursday

Classes beginning between     Adjusted meeting time
8 to 9:10 a.m. 10 to 11 a.m.
9:30 to 10:45 a.m. 11:10 to 12:10 p.m.
11 to 12:15 p.m. 12:20 p.m. to 1:20 p.m.
12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
2 to 3:15 p.m. 2:40 to 3:40 p.m.
3:30 to 4:45 p.m. 3:50 to 4:50 p.m.
5 to 6:15 p.m. 5 to 6:15 p.m.
6 p.m. and later 6:30 p.m. to end of class



Spring 2018

Classes Begin Monday, January 22
Spring Break Begins Monday, March 12
Classes Resume Monday, March 19
Mid Term Tuesday March 20 - TBD by Registrar
Classes End Friday, May 4
Finals Begin Monday, May 7
Finals End Friday May 11
Graduate Commencement Friday, May 11
Undergraduate Commencement Saturday, May 12
M(14) T(14) W(14) TH(14) F(14) Plus one week of finals
Saturday classes meet on the following 14 dates:
1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5


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©Raymond S. Pastore, Ph.D.
Professor of Education
1148 McCormick Center
Bloomsburg University
Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1301