Instructional Technology & Design

Christopher Zirkle

Training Needs Analysis

This is a training needs analysis I developed to determine the training I will develop for my staff. Create your own user feedback survey Tweet ##instructionaldesign

BYOD Web-quest

Greeting FVMS Staff.  I want to inspire and encourage you to implement technology into your pedagogy and curriculum. Our  school district is launching the BYOD program next year. Their vision is for teachers to integrate technology by using a blended learning model. Today you will embark on a web quest.  This web-quest will provide you…

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Promoting Online Group Collaboration

Week 7 Discussion Application (2) For this week’s discussion we are going to use a role play technique. Here is the scenario that we will use: You are a recent graduate and just completed teaching your first online course. Your students completed a course evaluation. You have also reflected upon the course and conducted your…

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Kahoot Interactive Game Application

1. Game URL: https://play.kahoot.it/#/k/12be48a2-ae27-4999-8d9f-d6c7219b1879 2. Overview- Kahoot is an interactive web based application that allows a teacher to present an interactive game to a live group of students. The presenter and students need to be present in the same environment. The teacher uses a LCD projector and a computer to display the game screen to…

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Delivery System Management

The following is a screencast presentation I made for a class I am taking at UNC. We were instructed to choose one performance indicator and produce a screencast video that teaches or explains the performance domain. I chose Delivery Systems Management as the standard for my presentation. The performance indicator relates to the application of…

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Creating Online Assessments

My Technology Toolbox I consulted three peer reviewed journal articles to guide me as I began to develop my technology toolbox that will be used to create online assessments. I want to ensure my assessments are matched to the learning and performance objectives I am assessing. I also want to prevent cheating from occurring. E-Portfolios…

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Google Docs Job Aid

I am a huge fan of using Google docs with my students. I save paper, collaborate with students in real time, and provide them with feedback on Google docs and slides. Here is a job aid I made for my staff to help them share files and documents with their students. If you would like…

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Using Edmodo to Promote Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship Many students are using social media to communicate with their family and friends. There are educational applications that social media can take advantage of. The format and interface of social media is familiar to many students. Social media applications like Edmodo, Social Engine, and Ning can be used for a fee or for…

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Plagiarism Detection and Prevention

I have not had much experience with plagiarism other than one or two of my students turning in copied and pasted content they found on the internet. I teach seventh graders and I have found it obvious when my students plagiarize because of the dramatic increase in their writing ability and vernacular. I have access…

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Impact of Technology and Multimedia

I have been a face-to-face teacher for over twelve years. I have developed my teaching style and tool box. Switching from teaching face-to-face course requires a change in teaching practices and acquiring a new set of tools. The following four discussion prompts relate to the use of technology in an online learning environment. • What…

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Social Bookmarking: Symbaloo verses Pearltree

Social bookmarks are a great way for individuals to compile list of web links categorized by subjects, topics, categories, or content. Here are several bookmarks I have composed for educators interested in integrating technology into their pedagogy and curriculum. I am comparing Pearltrees to Symbaloo. Team Technologyintegration Tweet ##instructionaldesign

Course Introduction Multi-Media Presentation

This is the course introduction I made for a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) training course I am developing for my staff as Fuquay Varina Middle School. Here are some links to the references made in this presentation: Transcript Original Prezi Presentation Websites: http://instructionaltechnologyanddesign.com http://bestteacherpractices.com http://preservedmemoriesvideography.com https://zirklefamily.wordpress.com       Tweet ##instructionaldesign

Ice Breaker Activity

Welcome to the course. Please participate in this collaborative icebreaker. Click on the map action icon and then maximize the MindMiester map. You will then be able to edit the collaborative  map. Make sure you include your name. Your browser is not able to display frames. Please visit the mind map: All About Us on Mind Mapping…

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Considerations for Launching and Online Course

I have taught face-to-face course for the past twelve years. I now am in a season that is allowing me to assist teachers in integrating technology into their pedagogy and curriculum. I am earnestly looking forward to becoming an online instructor. I am unofficially teaching online. I am developing small modules for staff professional development,…

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Technology is a Tool, Not the Solution

I have a reputation around my campus as being a technology guru. That bothers me to some degree. I intentional inform people that technology is only a tool. Technology is not the solution. I further express that I find it necessary for students to engage in learning activities using books, notebook paper, and a writing…

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