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Curriculum & Instruction - Educational Technology (M.A.) 2014-2015 Catalog Year

College of Education

Department of Leadership & Educational Technology

The M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction - Educational Technology provides advanced study in education and is designed to improve the competency of K-12 teachers, and/or advanced study in training and instruction that is designed to improve competencies in instructional technology, digital media production, and advanced research in non K-12 settings.

NOTE: This program does not provide initial K-12 certification.  In order to seek professional certification please consult the catalog for alternative options.

Program Admission Requirements

See program website at URL listed above.

Program Requirements
  1. Required Courses in the Major (18hrs)

    • EDF 6284 Instructional Design (3)
    • EME 5053 Introduction to Educational Technology (3)
    • EME 6207 Web Design & Development (3)
    • EME 6209 Still and Time-based Media in Education (3)
    • EME 6417 Virtual Learning Environments (3)
    • EME 6646 Digital Narrative & Cognition (3)

  2. Capstone Experience (6 hrs)

    • EME 6405 Integrating Technology for Instruction (3) and EME 6940 Practicum for Educational Technology Professionals (3) OR
    • EDF 6481 Foundations of Educational Research (3) and EDG 6363 Capstone Seminar (3)**

      *Practicum students will perform up to 120 hours internship service under supervision of a faculty advisor after completing EME 6405.

      **Capstone Seminar candidates will design, implement, and write one of the following: (a) a culminating scholarly reviw for an instructional project, or (b) a design document for an educational technology product.

  3. Electives (12 hours)

    The following courses are grouped in areas of interest.

    • Instructional Learning Technologies
      • EME 6235 Manage Educational Technology Projects (3)
      • EME 6465 Interactive Learning Environments (3)
      • EDF 6461 Program Evaluation (3)
      • EME 6607 Analysis & Evaluation of Instructional Technology (3)

    • Educational Media
      • EME 6235 Manage Educational Technology Projects (3)
      • EME 6465 Interactive Learning Environments (3)
      • EME 6705 Collection and Acquisition Development (3)
      • EME 6425 Technology for School Leaders (3)
      • EME 6609 Instructional Resources-Media (3)

    • Instructional Design
      • EME 6675 Instructional Design-STEM (3)
      • EME 6617 Instructional Design-eLearning (3)
      • EME 6465 Interactive Learning Environments (3)
      • EME 6607 Analysis & Evauation of Instructional Technology (3)





Additional Graduation Requirements
  • Students must satisfactorily complete the minimum number of credit hours specified by the graduate degree program.
  • A grade of B or higher must be earned in all graduate courses to be used as a course in one's program of study.
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work attempted.


Transfer Notes and Acceptable Substitutes

The College of Education limits the transfer of coursework into its graduate programs to a maximum of three courses (no more than 12 credits in total. To be considered, courses must have been completed with a minimum grade of B and no more than seven years prior to the date of entry into the graduate program and no more than ten years prior to graduation from the graduate program.

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