Course Introduction Number & Credits: Schedule: Description: Objectives: Text: Activities: Evaluation: Requirements for Admission:

Workshop Schedule:


A. October 5, 1996
  1. Course & Participant Introduction
  2. Initial Measurement of Participant Information, Skills & Use
  3. Group Discussion Re. Existing, "Proven", Inst. Stra. & Cur. Mat.
  4. Group Discussion Re. K-12 Inst. & Cur. Needs
  5. Indi. Iden. Of Cur./Topical Interest
  6. Course Theoretical Model
  7. Initial Net Training/Refresher re.:E-mail, Listserv, Netscape,
    Netscape Search Engines
    ,Netscape Chat
  8. Development of Initial Group Cur. Dev. & Exploration Plans

B. Following October 5, 1996 Class Session

  1. Use of Class Listserv to Submit Intro. Info.
  2. Use of Netscape Search Engines to Explore Net Resources
  3. Use of Netscape Chat to Discuss Curricular Interest and Net "finds"
  4. Use of E-Mail to Submit Weekly Journal to Prof.

C. October 19, 1996

  1. Summary of Cur. Group Work, Insights & Problems
  2. Dev. of Topical Cur. Teams (i.e., one PT and one ET per team)
  3. Refresher of Net Tech. + Inst. Re. Use of HTML Editor (Hotdog Pro)
  4. Initial Dev. of Topical Unit Designs & Dev. Plans
  5. Group Sharing of Indi. Topical Unit Designs & Plans
  6. Estab. Group Problem Solving Strategies

D. Following October 19, 1996 Class Session

  1. PT Visit ET Classroom & Describe Existing Inst. Strat. & Cur. Mat.
  2. PT & ET Design Their Topical Web Site, Site to Include:
  1. PT Dev. Web Pages, ET Edit & Submit to Course Prof.
  2. PT Search for Needed Unit Res., ET Evaluate & Incorp. Into Unit Design
  3. PT & ET Participate in Weekly Netscape Chat Class Dis. & Sharing of Dev. Web Sites
  4. Use of E-Mail to Submit Weekly Journal to Prof.

E. November 16, 1990

  1. Summary of Topical Cur. Group's Work, Insights & Questions
  2. Refresher of Net Tech. + Inst. Re. Use of Adv. HTML Editing
  3. Refinement of Topical Cur. Unit + Dev. of Impl. & Eva. Plans
  4. 2nd Measurement of Participant Information, Skills & Use

F. Following November 16, 1996 Class Session

  1. ET Implement Topical Unit Plan
  2. PT Further Refine Topical Web Site
  3. PT Provide Support for the Implementation of the Topical Unit Plan (e.g., search for needed info., interactions with students)
  4. ET & PT Collaborate to Write & Post Summary Description of Unit Implementation & Evaluation to Topical Web Site
  5. PT & ET Participate in Weekly Netscape Chat Class Dis. & Sharing of Dev. Web Sites
  6. Use of E-Mail to Submit Weekly Journal to Prof.

G. December 14, 1996

  1. Final Refinement of Topical Web Sites & Refresher of Net Tech.
  2. Team Presentation of Their Web Sites to the Class
  3. Summary Discussion of the Course Design & Impact
  4. Final Measurement of Participant Information, Skills & Use