Provide a solid foundation in computers and educational technology for students who desire to specialize in computer applications in education and training; who seek educational technology positions in government, industry or public agencies; or who wish to subsequently pursue doctoral studies in fields related to educational technology.
Recognize, evaluate and apply technological tools (software and hardware) to support teaching and learning in diverse environments.
Develop critical thinking tools to evaluate information and media accuracy, relevance and propriety.
Build capacity to adapt to and work with, diverse media types across multiple platforms to create and support authentic learning relevant to the learners and their learning contexts.
The program leads to a Master of Science in Education degree with a specialization in educational technology. Any student interested in this program must meet with a faculty adviser before any coursework is taken.
The Master of Science in Education: Educational Technology degree has its own unique core coursework, including a nine-hour professional core and a nine-hour educational technology core.