Educational Technology

For:

Experienced educators who wish to expand their teaching skills and enhance the classroom experience by utilizing innovative approaches to technology.

Program Highlights & Benefits:

  • Courses stress practical applications

  • Emphasis is placed on technology in the classroom

  • 2 year or less program, including your summer and holiday break

  • Classes will be held at a site in or near your school

What You Learn:

The Master of Arts in Educational Technology is designed to prepare teachers to utilize technology most effectively to enhance student achievement.

How You Learn:

This program is an accelerated 2 year cohort program. In general, you will meet one night a week from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and finish one 3 credit course every 7 weeks. An online format is available that does not require face to face meetings; however, a weekly one hour synchronous audio/visual chat is required. You will still complete one 3 credit course every 7 weeks.

Career Outcomes

At completion of the program as outlined below, you will earn a Master of Arts in Educational Technology.

Degree Requirements

Master of Arts in Classroom Instruction with Educational Technology

Course Title Hours
*ET 500 *Technology Trends and Social Media
A survey of the historical and theoretical development of educational technology and an examination of further trends in K-12 education
3
*ET 505 *Exploring Classroom Technology Tools
An examination of how to best enhance and assess student achievement through effective incorporation of various software and hardware
3
*ET 510 *Virtual Classroom
The study of various social media modes to engage the online and face to face learner and enhance instruction
3
*ET 515 *Planning and Integrating Educational Technology:
Continued Professional Development & Leadership

A focus on leadership and professional development in planning and integrating educational technology
3
*TBD *ET Field Experience
Demonstrate application of skills and knowledge required to support technology design and implementation in an educational setting
3
ED 521 Educational Research and Application
A survey of qualitative and quantitative research methods and their applications to educational research
3
ED 502 Educational Issues
A study of historical and contemporary issues in education
3
ED 507 Diversity in Education
A study of the issues and approaches to educating a culturally and linguistically diverse population
3
ED 554 Curriculum & Instruction
An examination of the history of the school curriculum, the fundamentals of curriculum design, methods of implementation as well as the theory and practice of the developmentally effective classroom
3
ED 590 Conducting Research and Completing the Capstone
A review and critical analysis of current educational research focused on a specific question. Students complete the capstone project
3
  Total Credit Hours: 30

*Courses denoted with an asterisk are the courses required to complete the Ed. Technology Certificate only.

Please Note:

This is not an official schedule and your cohort may take these courses in a different order.