|MUS 716, Technology for the Music Educator||MUS 716 at a Glance||William Wieland|
Northern State University 2 credits offered as a summer hybrid course in odd-numbered years|
Budget 10 hours per week from May 26June 19, 2015 for the online portion of this course. We will meet on campus in Spafford Hall Room 305 from 10:0011:30 am, June 2226, 2015. Every unexcused campus absence lowers your final grade 10 points.
Dr. William Wieland|
NSU Box 1011
1200 South Jay Street
Aberdeen, SD 57401
Office: Spafford Hall 304|
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|NSU Help Desk: 605-626-2283 email@example.com NSU NET Services||Technology in the Classroom|
|Office Hours: Please e-mail me to schedule a phone call, D2L Chat session, Blackboard Collaborate session or Skype session.|
|Required Text: None. Technology textbooks are quickly outdated. However, we will use Internet resources extensively and refer to a few written manuals.|
|Required Materials: A computer connected to the Internet.||Prerequisite: Only graduate students may enroll in 700-level courses.|
|Course Description (from the NSU catalog): This course examines various technology tools for improving instruction and explores methods for integration of technology into the music curriculum including sound reinforcement and recording.|
|Rationale||Goals, Objectives, Activities and Assessments||Principal instructional methodology: Learn by doing.|
D2L (Discuss, Dropbox, Grades)|
I will give brief feedback to all D2L Dropbox submissions. However, I will not reply to all D2L Discuss posts to avoid becoming a helicopter professor.
50% Weekly Assignments (See weeks 15.) Rubrics|
30% Substantial Technology Project (rubric on bottom)
10% Technology Presentation Rubric
10% Final Quiz
A 90 and above|
B 80 to 90
C 70 to 80
D 60 to 70
F Below 60
|Assignments are due on Fridays. I will post grades on D2L by the following Tuesday.|
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|Caveat: I constantly make minor changes to my course materials.|