Discussion

Discussion Question 1

“Technological Competence in the Workplace or Classroom”  Please respond to the following:

  • Imagine that you are responsible for hiring instructors who exhibit technological competence in the classroom or workplace. Identify two (2) characteristics that you would expect to find applicants that are hallmarks of technological competence and information literacy. Justify your response.

 

Discussion Question 2

“Acquiring Resources Through Technology Grants”  Please respond to the following:

  • Create an argument for the use of one (1) type of technology discussed in either of the course texts. Support your argument with a brief description of the technology and a statement of the need that the acquisition of the technology in question would fill.
  • Use the Internet or the Strayer database to research available government and / or organization technology grants. Sample sites include Discovery Education, located at http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/blog/tag/grants/ for business and industry and Teacher Tap, located at http://www.eduscapes.com/tap/topic94.htm, for K-12 grants. Next, select one (1) grant and develop a summary of the grant proposal you would submit to solicit funds to acquire the technology that you argued for in Part 1 of this discussion. Your summary should include a one (1) sentence statement of the problem, one (1) goal and one (1) outcome, an identification of the target population, and one (1) evaluation criteria for the successful integration of the technology into the related context.

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