ITS, Inc. offers a variety of courses combined into Learning Series. All courses have been designed and built by teachers and educational technology professionals.

General Technology - 2013

Posted by SuperUser Account on October 04, 2013

Summary

Technology serves as an integral part of today's world whether you are aware of where it is used or not. Technology surrounds us in our daily lives. Being able to use technology can only enhance your personal and professional life. This series of courses works as an introduction to basic technology concepts as well as covering new concepts emerging in technology. This series does not require any previous knowledge. Sign-up today and unlock your potential.

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Tags: Microsoft

Guide to iPads

Posted by SuperUser Account on October 04, 2013

Summary

A Guide to iPads is a course series that will carry you through the basic functions of an iPad tablet to a discussion of ways it can be implemented as a technology tool in the K-12 classroom. All courses feature a discussion of apps useful for education and an iPad is recommended as an accompaniment while viewing course content to practice the skills and objectives presented.

Credit

You can take the series by itself or you can sign-up to receive graduate credit. 1 Graduate Credit equates to 15 hours of seat time or 15 contact hours for a course. There is a one-time administrative charge of $50 for new students (paid directly to Central Michigan University through mail-in registration). Each credit hour costs $300(paid directly to Instructional Technology Services).

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Tags: iPad, Teaching

New Teacher

Posted by SuperUser Account on October 04, 2013

Summary

The New Teacher Series is the latest combination of multiple modules that help beginning teachers meet the challenges and difficulties they may encounter in their first few years of teaching. This series is perfect for a new teacher just getting started or those hoping to add some new and innovative ideas to their “bag of tricks”. The modules offer teaching advice and resources to ease the transition for a teacher in his/her first years of a teaching career.

Credit

You can take the series by itself or you can sign-up to receive graduate credit. 1 Graduate Credit equates to 15 hours of seat time or 15 contact hours for a course. There is a one-time administrative charge of $50 for new students (paid directly to Central Michigan University through mail-in registration). Each credit hour costs $300(paid directly to Instructional Technology Services).
 
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Tags: Teaching, Parents, Mentoring, Assessment

Classroom Instruction

Posted by SuperUser Account on October 04, 2013

Summary

The Classroom Instruction library provides a quick, easy to use, self-paced format for delivery of professional development intended to help a member improve classroom practice. These project-based “mini-modules” are designed to take 1-2 hours to complete, each with an actual classroom scenario or educational tool to implement in your classroom.

Credit

You can take the series by itself or you can sign-up to receive graduate credit. 1 Graduate Credit equates to 15 hours of seat time or 15 contact hours for a course. There is a one-time administrative charge of $50 for new students (paid directly to Central Michigan University through mail-in registration). Each credit hour costs $300(paid directly to Instructional Technology Services).

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Tags: Teaching, WebQuests, Learning Styles, Core

Instructional Practices

Posted by SuperUser Account on October 04, 2013

Summary

This series will provide a diversity of knowledge on instructional practices that support successful teaching in the classroom. Through a combination of content that includes classroom assessment and evaluation, best practices in the classroom, and 21st century learning strategies, teachers will be prepared to incorporate instructional practices that fit student's needs and create a successful classroom. It will consist of 7 sections: Balanced Assessment System, Blended Learning, Classroom Evaluation, Classroom Management and Organization, Differentiated Instruction, Flipped Classroom, Inquiry Based Instruction, and Classroom Management.

Credit

You can take the series by itself or you can sign-up to receive graduate credit. 1 Graduate Credit equates to 15 hours of seat time or 15 contact hours for a course. There is a one-time administrative charge of $50 for new students (paid directly to Central Michigan University through mail-in registration). Each credit hour costs $300(paid directly to Instructional Technology Services).

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Tags: Teaching, Assessment, Flipped Classroom, Blended Learning, Differentiated, Balanced Assessment

Educational Support Personnel

Posted by SuperUser Account on October 04, 2013

Summary

Online professional development specifically designed to meet the needs of educational support personnel. This online professional development may be used for ESP certification by members. This online professional development may be used by ESP members as part of the ESP certification program. Additional opportunities will be developed to continue strengthening the work of all ESP members.

Credit

You can take the series by itself or you can sign-up to receive graduate credit. 1 Graduate Credit equates to 15 hours of seat time or 15 contact hours for a course. There is a one-time administrative charge of $50 for new students (paid directly to Central Michigan University through mail-in registration). Each credit hour costs $300(paid directly to Instructional Technology Services).

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Tags: Support

 

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