(PD Title No. EDU4403E)
Designing a Virtual Field Trip
Proficiency Level: Mastery
Subject(s):Foreign Languages,Language Arts and Reading,Guidance,Health Education,Industrial Education,Interdisciplinary,Leadership Training,Multicultural Education,Music,Parent Education,Psychology,Science,Social Science,Volunteer,Special Education,Technology,Computer Education,Mathematics,Business,Art,Career Tech,Library Media
Grade(s): PreK,K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,CC,Other
Hours: 30.00


Description:This workshop will enable participants to use Internet resources to design a "virtual field trip" for their students. Participants will become familiar with the strategies and resources that educators use to design these field trips, as well as tips and tricks to ensure their success. By the end of the workshop, participants will have designed an effective and engaging virtual field trip that is aligned to their state's standards.
Pre-requisites: This is an introductory course for teachers, technology specialists, curriculum specialists, professional development specialists, or other school personnel.  Participants are expected to have regular access to computers.  In addition, participants should be proficient with using email, browsing the Internet, and navigating to computer files.
Objectives: This workshop will enable participants to:
1. Become familiar with the different types of virtual field trips
2. Become familiar with locating and using diverse Internet resources that can be used on a virtual field trip
3. Develop strategies for aligning a virtual field trip with existing curriculum and standards
4. Understand how to use Microsoft Word to create and present virtual field trips to students
5. Develop strategies for assessing virtual field trips