Some colleges slow to prep education majors for how to teach online

When Bartos took over Principles of Instructional Technologies at Seton Hill last year, she revamped the course that taught use of computer programs like Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint in classrooms.

“It’s because of the evolution in technology — we really had to,” said Bartos. “I address right in my class that there’s a strong possibility they might not teach in a brick-and-mortar classroom. They have to prepare not for a job that exists today but a job that exists tomorrow.”

Her students use no pencils or paper. They take notes on iPads and use computer programs to write blogs, build surveys and quizzes, compile digital storybooks and more. –Some colleges slow to prep education majors for how to teach online – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.