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1. Who are you (name, school, and department)?

2. Approximately how long have you been teaching?

3. How would you rate your overall skill in using educational technology?

4. Please identify which of the following educational technologies (software) YOU CURRENTLY USE in teaching. Mark all that apply.

5. Please identify which of the following educational technologies (hardware) YOU CURRENTLY USE in teaching. Mark all that apply.

6. The Partnership for 21st Century Skills (http://21stcenturyskills.org/) identifies the following traits as the skills, knowledge and expertise students should master in order to succeed in work and life in the 21st century.

To learn more about each of these skills, you may wish to visit:

http://t4.jordandistrict.org/21stcenturyskills

Please rate how well YOUR CURRICULUM addresses such skills.

  It's Never Addressed It's Poorly Addressed It's Adequately Addressed It's Superbly Addressed I don't know
Civic Literacy
Communication & Collaboration
Creativity & Innovation
Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
Financial, Economic, Business & Entrepreneurial Literacy
Flexibility & Adaptability
Global Awareness
Health Literacy
Information Literacy
Information, Communications, & Technology (ICT) Literacy
Initiative & Self-Direction
Leadership & Responsibility
Media Literacy
Productivity & Accountability
Social & Cross-Cultural Skills

7. A WebQuest is an inquiry-oriented activity in which most or all of the information used by learners is drawn from the Web. WebQuests are designed to use learners' time well, to focus on using information rather than on looking for it, and to support learners' thinking at the levels of analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.

Please rate your interest level in learning more about WebQuests.

8. The Internet is now home to a plethora of resources that can easily be used to teach the core curriculum.

Please rate your interest in learning more about using Internet resources that can be used to teach the core curriculum.

9. In addition to the extensive Pioneer Online Library, UEN supports a wide range of resources that can greatly enhance your teaching.

Please rate your interest in learning more about UEN Educational Resources (i.e. Pioneer, Marco Polo, eMedia, etc.).

10. Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are commonly known as "productivity tools".

Please rate your interest in learning more about traditional productivity tools and their uses in the classroom.

11. Google Docs could be described as an "online version of Microsoft Office". With Google Docs, however, you can create and edit your documents without being tied down to one particular computer. Furthermore, with Google Docs, multiple people can edit the same document at the same time - providing a highly collaborative environment.

Please rate your interest in learning more about Google Docs.

12. The term social software is normally applied to a range of web-enabled software programs. The programs usually allow users to interact, share, and meet other users.

Blogs, wikis, podcasts, social networking, and other online collaborative tools fall within this category of teaching tool. As such, social software can provide a highly interactive, richly educational environment for teachers and students worldwide.

Please rate your interest in learning more about social software.

13. It has been said that in the 21st Century, a teacher without a website is like:

- Ordering a meal in a fancy restaurant without a menu
- An aquarium filled with cool-aid. Sure, the fish can live OK in there, but they'd do much better with water
- A masterpiece painting in a storage vault
- A parent without information
- Ice cream without hot fudge

Please rate your interest in learning about creating a class website.

14. A blog is a webpage that chronicles whatever topic the creator desires, also giving others the opportunity to add their voice.

Please rate your interest in learning more about using blogs in the classroom.

15. A wiki is a webpage that is easily edited (and that can be edited by anyone that the owner specifies).

Please rate your interest in learning more about using wikis in the classroom.

16. Podcasts are audio/video content that are freely distributed online. In fact, there are literally thousands of educational podcasts available for classroom use.

Please rate your interest in learning more about the educational uses of podcasts.

17. Social networking is an online technology that has become extremely popular among our students today. Did you know, however, that there exist EDUCATIONALLY SOUND social networks for teachers (and students) alike?

Please rate your interest in learning more about the educational benefits of social networking.

18. Copyright, while incredibly complex, is important for every teacher to understand. Furthermore, as more and more teachers publish their work on the Internet, alternative licensing methods (like the Creative Commons) should be understood.

Please rate your interest in learning more about educational copyright and the Creative Commons.

19. Which of the following educational technologies would you be MOST interested in learning more about?

20. Please rate your interest in attending technology-related professional development under the following conditions:

  No Interest Some Interest Lots of Interest
PD is held once, after school, at In-service rate of pay.
PD is held once, after school, at your hourly rate of pay.
PD is held across several sessions, at In-service rate of pay.
PD is held across several sessions, at your hourly rate of pay.
PD is held on a school professional development day.
PD is held after school, without pay, but you'll be learning some really cool stuff.

21. Have we missed an educational technology that you'd like to learn more about? Please describe it here.

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