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Capella Online Professional Development Course

Enhancing Instruction with Technology
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Enhancing Instruction with Technology

Increasing the use of instructional technology in your classroom? It's not just the device that matters. Your choice of learning models and approaches to teaching with technology can make all the difference in your students’ success. Explore a number of accepted learning models that will help you enhance how you leverage technology in your classroom. Full Description


How Capella PD can work for you.

Your Time

Competency-based coursework makes it easy to learn on your time and at your pace, at home or on the go. It’s professional learning on your terms.

Your Class

Application questions within the course send teachers into their classrooms to practice and reflect upon what they have learned applying your learning with your students.

Your Career

Choose to earn professional contact hours or graduate credit and power your career as you see fit from personal growth through to a graduate degree.


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Learn how to apply several strategies for effective planning for teaching with technology.  You'll learn to leverage the Substitution Augmentation Modification Redefinition (SAMR) model, Digital Bloom's Taxonomy, and backward design to plan and evaluate lessons using instructional technologies. 

During this course you will build

  • An assessment tool to measure your lessons using SAMR and Digital Bloom's levels
  • A lesson that incorporates/raises the SAMR level and incorporates additional elements of Bloom's
  • A list of Essential Learning Questions to use in reflecting and revising your lesson


28 Student Reviews
by Emily B. on December 30, 2018
In looking for PD opportunities that don't take me out of my classroom, but allow numerous new ideas - this course hit the mark! I was able to complete the course on my time, and when it was convenient for me. Lastly, two wonderful perks, tips and tricks that I can immediately implement into my classroom and free!
by Patricia Y. on September 25, 2018
This class was very useful in my every day practices.
by Denise H. on September 24, 2018
some questions a bit confusing, not as tutorials explained.
by Jewel D. on August 25, 2018
I did not originally understand that the tutorials were the content of the course.
by Jorge G. on June 19, 2018
I think this is a great course, and I will recommend to the IT Leader at my school.
by Donna M. on April 3, 2018
This course was helpful, timely, and thought-provoking.
by Lena A. on March 22, 2018
This was a wonderful experience! I learned so much especially since I was able to review the video as many times as I needed.
by Danielle S. on March 20, 2018
A little dry and hard to listen to but I believe that is just the subject matter at least to me. Some of the links do not work below the video but there is enough to go on without them. Definitely read and watch the links that do work though.