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					     Curtis P. Ho, Ph.D.
  Educational Technology
University of Hawai’i at Manoa
          July 2006
     Curtis P. Ho, Ph.D.
  Educational Technology
University of Hawai’i at Manoa
          July 2006
The University of Hawai’i
     Who are we?
Unique Hawaiian
heritage…
DIVERSITY


                               • Leader in graduate degrees
                                 awarded to minority students
                               • Top-ranked Center for
                                 Southeastern Asia Studies
                               • 40% of UH students are first in
                                 their family to go to college



        Multiple ethnicities


From Our Heritage…
DIVERSITY


                            • Over half of all Hawaii
                              high school students attend
                              a UH campus
                            • 600 degree programs
                            • 7,000 students graduate
                              from UH each year


        Studying together


From Our Heritage…
Diverse FACULTY
                           INTERNATIONAL HONORS
                              • Sweden’s International
                                Inventors
                              • Russia’s Tsiolkovsky Space
                                Museum
                              • Britain’s Royal Institute of
                                Navigation
                              • Republic of France knighthood
                              • China’s Golden
                                Chrysanthemum
     Malaria vaccine research • Germany’s Hirschfeld Award
                              • Canada’s
…to the Heights of the Universe Huntsman Award
CULTURE
                      • second U.S. master’s
                        in Korean
                      • first master’s in an
                        indigenous language
                      • leader in maintaining
                        indigenous language
                        and culture
   Polynesian Dance


From the Greatest Depths…
          The University of Hawai’i System




WE ARE:

• 10 campuses serving 8 islands,
  totaling
• 8.2 million sq. ft. on 16,875 acres
• 20,000 computers; 200,000 e-mails
  daily
• 68,000 enrollment and growing
• 200,000 alumni strong
          University of Hawai’i at Manoa



                             Manoa Campus
                             Honolulu, O’ahu




College of Education
• Teaching Certificate
• Professional Certificate
• Master’s Degree
• Doctoral Degree
College of Education (COE)

                                      • Largest source of
                                        Hawaii teachers
                                      • 5000+ new
                                        teachers needed
                                      • Statewide outreach
                                      • American Samoa
     Master’s in teaching candidate


   From the Greatest Depths…
College of Education (COE)
                                        • Counselor Education
                                        • Curriculum Studies
                                        • Educational
                                          Administration
                                        • Educational Foundations
                                        • Educational Psychology
                                        • Educational Technology
                                        • Teacher Education
       Master’s in teaching candidate   • Kinesiology
                                        • Special Education
Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers
      to Use Technology

• 3 Year U.S. DOE grant targets
  teacher preparation programs
• 1999 Implementation award $2.3
  million 50% federal & 50% matching
• 2001 Catalyst award $4.1 million -
  50% federal & 50% matching
• PT3 Grant cycle 1999 - 2004
  Needs Assessments
  1995, 1997, 1999


“Teachers teach the way they are taught.”

        Students need role-models
  for technology integration throughout
             their education
                                College of
    TI                          Education
Educational
Continuum
                                                    Preservice
              Community
                                                      Field
               Colleges
                                                   Experiences




                   Pupils in                 Department
                 K-12 Schools                of Education
PT3 Implementation Grant
Primary goal was:
  To prepare teachers to infuse technology in
  instruction through through creating faculty
  members who:
   – model superb technology integration skills
     and
   – require their students to use technology in
     their courses.
  Levels of Technology Integration
• Technology Intensive
   – Integrate course content & TI standards/guidelines
   – Students high level of technology use
   – Faculty is a role model
• Technology Applied
   – Technology enhances current course content
   – Students & Faculty use technology
• Technology Enhanced
   – Faculty enhances content with technology
   – Students & faculty communicate electronically
Professional Development
                     Workshops
                Conducted over 100
                 workshops
                Emphasized educational
                 aspects of technology
                Invited experienced guest
                 speakers for integration
                Demonstrated
                 software/hardware
                Provided hands-on practice
    Professional Development
     One-on-one Mentoring
•   Grad students as mentors
•   Set goals for professional development
•   Provide expertise to revise curriculum
•   Assist in improving technical skills
•   Produce TI course proposal
•   Over 2000 hours of assistance provided
•   70% of COE faculty received some type of
    training
                      • COE faculty and
       TLC              student support
Technology Learning   • Technology support
                        by phone, walk-in,
      Center            email, & office visits
                      • High-end multimedia
                        production & training
                        lab
                      • Portable equipment
                        pool with bar-code
                        reservation &
                        checkout system
                      • Over 2000
                        reservations
    K-12 School Partners
•    Better understanding of school
     environment through research
•    Creating environments that build upon
     the experiences pre-service teachers
     have at the COE
•    Workshops & mentoring            - 76
     teachers - 3 schools
•    2 Online courses for K-12 teachers -
     33 participants - 3 islands
•    5 Workshops - 79 teachers         -
     Oahu and Maui
•    6 Conference workshops           -
     1400 educators statewide
                                  Broadcasts & Website
                                  30-second commercial to
                                   promote the website address
                                  90-second promotional broadcast
                                   of “best practice” videos, 12 per
                                   week on public TV (KHET) to
                                   36,000+ viewers
                                  Broadcast 14 per week on
                                   education channels to 1,081
                                   teachers & 30,268 students
                                  Website averages over 25,000
www.hawaii.edu/etec-connections    hits per month
Partnership with Community Colleges
 • Support the development of TI
   pre-education courses by
   training support personnel at
   CC’s
 • Help build Technology
   Learning Centers to support
   faculty and students for CC TI
   courses & COE Outreach
 • Develop model for
   collaboration
Teacher Preparation Outreach
• Provide faculty assistance in
  teacher preparation course
  redesign for distance delivery
• Provide technology & lab resources
  with Community Colleges
• Provide the Technology Intensive
  Enhancement Series (TIES) online
   courses
• Pilot first course in American
  Samoa last summer
K-12 Mentor Teacher
Sabbatical Opportunity
 •   Increase pool of technology skilled mentor
     teachers who work with preservice
     teachers
 •   Partnership with DOE sabbatical office to
     create viable concept
 •   Develop a sabbatical opportunity using
     TIES courses
 •   Response high with 14 teachers applying
     in 3 weeks
 •   20% of DOE’s sabbaticals awarded to
     TIES participants for two years
              Ultimate Outcomes

Faculty and teachers who:
• Are good role models of
  technology integration
• Plan lesson based on
  standards
• Provide student-centered use
  of technology
Ultimate Outcomes

  Students are excited,
  willing, and motivated
  to learn in a way that
  enhances their future
  potential to live, work,
     and contribute to
          society.
No Child Left Behind (NCLB, 2002)

 • Stronger Accountability
    •Standards and assessment
 • More Local Freedom
     •Decentralized, Flexible
     •Modified achievement standards for students
     with persistent disabilities
 • Proven Methods
    •Doing what works
 • Choices for Parents
    •Supplement educational services
Individual Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

  1975 - All youth with disabilities provided free and
                appropriate education
Public Schools - NCLB and IDEA

Hawaii Department of Education

 Alternative assessment for severe cognitive
 disability even with accommodations.

 Schools of choice for everyone, including students with
 Special needs.

 IEPs and Inclusion
Teacher Preparation - NCLB and IDEA

College of Education - UH Manoa

Department of Special Education
(http://www2.hawaii.edu/%7Ecoesped/)

Center on Disability Studies
(http://www.cds.hawaii.edu/)
   Curtis P. Ho, Professor
  Educational Technology
University of Hawaii at Manoa

   Email: curtis@hawaii.edu

Website - http://etec.hawaii.edu

				
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