Category 6 - Appropriate and Effective Use of Technology

A. Appropriate tools are used to facilitate communication such as

box.jpg Asynchronous activities

box.jpg Discussion boards

box.jpg Synchronous "chats"

box.jpg Email

box.jpg Group discussion areas, when appropriate for group activities

box.jpg Instant messaging

box.jpg Blogs

B. New teaching methods

box.jpg Instructor employs innovative methods of delivery of instruction

box.jpg Instructor explains and regularly explores new instructional technology

box.jpg Multimedia elements are used such as

box.jpg Tutorials with screen captures and voice over

box.jpg Audio clips

box.jpg Graphics

box.jpg Video clips

box.jpg PowerPoint presentations

box.jpg Other learning objects, simulations or interactivities

box.jpg Minimal use of publisher created material