This course offers students an introduction to the theories and principles of instructional technology. The five main areas of focus are research, theory and history of IT; visual literacy; evaluation of IT including information on design criteria, the relationship of IT to learning styles; and instructional computing experiences. To assist in developing a link between theory and practice, students will also have some hands-on experience with various forms of instructional technology and with problem solving techniques appropriate to the media. Clinical hours: 20
Welcome to LibGuides
This LibGuide, or information portal, was developed by the Ashland University Library education liaison librarian to support Introduction to the Principles of Instructional Technology. Included here are library and internet resources available online 24/7 to students before, during, and after the course is complete.
Navigate through the LibGuide using the tabs at the top of the page. Choose AU Library One Search or Library Databases to learn more about using library database and catalog resources; Evaluate Sources will help you to determine types of articles found in library databases; Pinterest features the Instructional Resource Center Pinterest site highlighting AU Library and IRC collections; Blogs and Twitter provides selected articles for incorporating these resources in the classroom; and the E-Books tab links to a variety of electronic books available on topics used throughout the course. Select Welcome to LibGuides to return to the home page .
This LibGuide is updated throughout the term and remains available to you after the course is complete. Be sure to book mark this page and stop back often for new resources. You can even use the QR code to send this LibGuide to your phone for mobile viewing!
Scan this Guide's QR code using a code reader app on your web enabled smart phone. If you do not already have an app, consider RedLaser or ScanLife; both have free apps available for iPhone and android.
What is a QR (or Quick Response) Code?
"Users with a camera phone equipped with the correct reader application can scan the image of the QR Code to display text, contact information, connect to a wireless network, or open webpage in the phone's browser." -- QR Code, Wikipedia