Educational Technology Leadership

Program Objectives:

  • Prepares candidates for doctorate in leadership with a specialization in educational technology program
  • Develops technology experts into technicians responsible for instructional design, human resource development, professional development, project management and continuing education of employees.
  • Graduates will be able to design, implement, evaluate and manage educational technology for K-12 education, higher education, corporate training, medicine and continuing education in professional settings.
  • Develop the research and critical thinking skills in the field of educational technology on both a theoretical and practical level; develop competency in technology development, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Improve the connection between technology and the teaching and learning process; build a strong professional background in areas related to educational technology.
  • Support and lead reform and change efforts related to technology practices and human resource management. Assist in facilitating the exploration, discussion, and understanding of challenges and possibilities of educational technology in a variety of educational settings.

Areas of Study:

Ed.D. Track

Course Title
EDL 7140 Organizational Change
EDT 7010 Theories in Educational Technology for Teaching and Learning
EDL 7210 Policy Analysis
RES 7605 Quantitative Analysis
EDT 7XXX Design of Learning Environments
EDL 7300 Ethics for Educational Leaders
RES 7700 Qualitative Research
EDT 7XXX Contemporary Issues in Technology and Instructional Design
EDT 7XXX Technology Leadership in Organizations
EDT 7XXX Data Management
EDT 7XXX Strategic Planning and Evaluation of Technology Programs
EDT 7XXX Technology Department Management
EDT 7XXX Human-Computer Interactions for Learning Systems*
EDT 7XXX Technology Policy Analysis and Development**
EDT 7XXX Designing for Online Learning Systems*
EDT 7XXX Issues in Technology Design and Management**
EDT 7XXX Project Management*
EDL 7620
OR
EDU 7100
School/District Improvement Using Data Analysis**
OR
Curriculum Theory and Design**
RES 7900 Research Design (4 credit hours)
FPR 7011 Philosophical and Theoretical Foundations of Leadership
COMP 7000 Comprehensive Exam (fee)
DISS 7010 Dissertation
DISS 7020 Dissertation
DISS 7030 Dissertation
DISS 8000* Dissertation Supervision (fee) (if needed)

Ph. D. Track

Course Title
EDL 7140 Organizational Change
EDT 7010 Theories in Educational Technology for Teaching and Learning
EDL 7210 Policy Analysis
RES 7605 Quantitative Analysis
EDT 7XXX Design of Learning Environments
EDL 7300 Ethics for Educational Leaders
RES 7700 Qualitative Research
EDT 7XXX Contemporary Issues in Technology and Instructional Design
EDT 7XXX Technology Leadership in Organizations
EDT 7XXX Data Management
EDT 7XXX Strategic Planning and Evaluation of Technology Programs
EDT 7XXX Technology Department Management
EDT 7XXX Human-Computer Interactions for Learning Systems*
EDT 7XXX Technology Policy Analysis and Development**
EDT 7XXX Designing for Online Learning Systems*
EDT 7XXX Issues in Technology Design and Management**
EDT 7XXX Project Management*
EDL 7620
OR
EDU 7100
School/District Improvement Using Data Analysis**
OR
Curriculum Theory and Design**
RES 7900 Research Design (4 credit hours)
RES 7800 Mixed Methods Research
FPR 7300 Philosophical of Scientific Knowledge
RES 7620 Advanced Topics in Statistics
COMP 7000 Comprehensive Exam (fee)
DISS 7010 Dissertation
DISS 7020 Dissertation
DISS 7030 Dissertation
DISS 8000* Dissertation Supervision (fee) (if needed)

*Students must register for DISS 8000 repeatedly (as needed) to maintain continuous enrollment until program completion