Required Reading


"Please Note: This is the syllabus for last year's course. EDTEC 561 is undergoing significant revisions and the new syllabus will be available on August 26.


The tools listed below will assist you in completing the projects for this course.The delivery platform for the final project will be an Internet web site. You may use the html editor of your choice, but here in the department we currently use Macromedia Dreamweaver.

Essential Software

Optional Software

NOTE: If you are planning to use the trial versions of the software, please take into consideration when you plan to use the software since most of the trial versions are only active for 30 days from the download date.

Purchasing Academically Priced Software

To purchase academically priced software from the SDSU bookstore, you will need:

Please fill out the phone order form (pdf document) and fax it to (619) 265-7504. You can either fill out the form in Acrobat Reader and then print it or print the form and then fill it out.

You can also purchase software at academic prices from Adobe and from other vendors.

Here's a useful list of free and commercial productivity software (eveything from word processing to video conferencing) for folks who don't have big organizational license budgets: