Capella Online Professional Development Course

Enhancing Instruction with Technology

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.


Enhancing Instruction with Technology

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
by Chang-Lung T. on January 10, 2021
I really learn a lot of education technology idea, skills, and its related rationale from the Capella University's course. Fantastic!!
by Michael M. on November 24, 2020
by Kim P. on November 22, 2020
It solidified my understanding of different teaching theories.
by Jessica B. on September 18, 2020
I enjoyed being able to complete the course at my own pace, and found the information to be very informative and helpful.
by Taylor G. on September 7, 2020
Great course! It helps teachers rethink Bloom's Taxonomy ideas and re-imagine them in an online setting.
by Dan M. on August 18, 2020
Questions in the Challenges were well made.
by Jose M. on June 22, 2020
This course was well designed, focused, sequential and useful. I highly recommend it.
by Donald A. on April 24, 2020
I enjoyed the material and got some good perspective on digital learning hierarchy... but some of the challenge questions had distractors that were so thinly parsed it was hard to tell what the right answer was.