The M.Ed. in Educational Technology program prepares educators and other professionals to serve as technology leaders. Specifically, students will explore and evaluate current digital tools, develop pedagogical skills, and devise strategies to support learning through technology, including blended learning techniques. Students will also explore how to provide professional development and technical assistance to their adult colleagues. Coursework applies to both the K-12 classroom and other educational environments. This program is not designed to meet licensure or endorsement requirements.
- Practice professional skills and abilities in integrating technology in educational environments to facilitate experiences addressing the diverse needs of all learners. (VI)
- Justify the selection of experiences and assessment options using theories, standards, and frameworks which engage learners through the implementation of research-based instructional strategies appropriate for digital delivery. (II)
- Demonstrate mastery of evidenced-based concepts and principles by designing, developing, and implementing technology-rich programs which model best practices in teaching, learning, and assessment. (I)
- Demonstrate leadership capacity, including the effective utilization of resources, to conduct and apply research, promoting continuous improvement at the organizational or program level to establish a culture of learning for diverse learners. (VII)
- Model safe and healthy, legal, and ethical uses of digital information while effectively demonstrating approaches to civic and global accountability. (V)
- Investigate problems critical to the field which apply analytical inquiry, a range of resources, and diverse perspectives to assess elements of complexity to determine potential solutions. (III)
- Enhance leadership capacity and shared governance through the articulation of ways to establish, enhance, and expand virtual, collaborative communities, developing partnerships in diverse settings through effective communication. (IV, VII)