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Program of Study

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This specialization is for persons wishing to provide leadership in instructional technology, for teachers who want to advance their teaching skills through the use of technology, or for those interested in preparing for work in a training environment.  Completion of this degree does not require teacher licensure.  The program addresses the selection, application, and evaluation of technology with classroom work and hands-on in the field projects.  Graduates from the program do work as building level technology leaders, trainers and IT specialist as well as teachers with improved technology skills.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

This specialization is for persons wishing to provide leadership in instructional technology, for teachers who want to advance their teaching skills through the use of technology, or for those interested in preparing for work in a training environment.  Completion of this degree does not require teacher licensure.  The program addresses the selection, application, and evaluation of technology with classroom work and hands-on in the field projects.  Graduates from the program do work as building level technology leaders, trainers and IT specialist as well as teachers with improved technology skills.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

Undergraduate GPA of 2.75

Official scores on the General test of the Graduate Record Examination with minimum 142 verbal and 139 quantitative scores

More detailed admission requirements can be found here

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Degree: Master of Arts in Education (M.A. Ed.)

Major: Curriculum and Instruction

Specialization: Instructional Technology

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS:

Course NumberCourse NameHours
EDUC 5000Research in Education3
EDUC 5611Education Computer Applications3
EDUC 5613Instructional Design3
EDUC 5614Electronic Publishing

3
EDUC 5616Multi-media

3
EDUC 5617Instructional Internet

3
EDUC 5618Visual Literacy

3
EDUC 5621Instructional Video Design

3
EDUC 5625Maintenance and Management

3
EDUC 6000Practicum in Instructional Technology

1
EDUC 6005Instructional Technology Project

2

 * Total Hours Required - 30

Milestone Review:

Students must complete three milestones while completing this program.  Milestone I will be completed while in the first term of enrollment. Milestone II must be completed before enrolling capstone course.  Milestone III occurs at graduation.

Capstone Course: 

Educ 6005 – Instructional Technology Project is the capstone course for this program and must be taken the last term of enrollment.  It is offered each semester on an independent basis.  Milestone II is prerequisite.

Research Plan I: 

  1. Research Foundations/Methods course from a graduate course, with the minimum of one advisor/teacher to oversee.
  2. Written capstone project reviewed by graduate committee
  3. Oral presentation of capstone project reviewed by graduate committee                                                                      
Additional information can be found here.