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Master of Education in Educational Technology


Are you interested in pursuing a fully online educational technology integration master's degree? If so, then please see this information.

Educational Technology Integration. This program prepares educators at all levels to integrate technology into classroom settings. Program content includes the educational application of technology, including computers and the Internet, for a variety of professional and instructional purposes. Courses concentrate on theory and research in educational technology, pedagogical issues and curriculum integration, software and website evaluation, acquisition and use of instructional materials and media, social and ethical issues for technology use in K-12 settings, school and classroom adoption of technology, and web-based and online instructional development.

Note: Students must take a self-assessment before registering for any courses that lead towards a M.Ed. in Educational Technology with an emphasis in Educational Technology Integration. The technology self-assessment is designed to ensure that students who take graduate educational technology emphasis area courses have the knowledge and skill required to be successful in these classes.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for the Traditional Hybrid Educational Technology M.Ed. Program

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for the Online M.Ed. in Educational Technology Note: The online M.Ed. program was recognized as one of the Best Online Programs: Master’s in Education by and has also been recognized as one of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Graduate Education Programs.


Career Goals

Educational technology Integration is designed for educators and leaders who wish to integrate technology into teaching and learning, coordinate technology, manage technological resources, work in local or regional media centers, or explore the benefits of technology for instruction.

Program Objectives

Students who complete the program should be able to:

  1. use technology in their teaching and professional life,
  2. collaborate with others,
  3. select appropriate technology-based resources for instructional purposes,
  4. use technology for their own professional development,
  5. act as instructional leaders in their educational settings,
  6. understand the social, ethical, and human issues in the area of educational technology

The College of Education now offers graduate level courses online as part of the Educational Technology program. The courses are offered online using BlackBoard, a web-based learning environment, and are available for registration. The following reflects a planned schedule for online offerings:

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Social Foundation Courses. Select One (3 credits):

EDF 671 Educational Policy and Practice
EDF 672 Social and Cultural Foundations of Education

Emphasis Area Courses (21 credits):

EDT 619 - Curriculum Integration in Ed Technology
EDT 620 - Evaluating & Applying Instructional Media
EDT 621 - Topics in Educational Technology
EDT 626 - Assessment/Evaluation with Ed Technology
EDT 629 - Online Instructional Design/Development
EDT 634 - Planning/Managing Educational Technology
EDT 635 - Instructional Systems Design

Take elective (Candidates for the M.Ed. degree who do not have a teaching certificate) (3 credits)
Practicum/Graduate Field Experience required for certified teachers only (Application required. Apply in advance. Advisor approval required.) (3 credits)
EDT 685 Educational Technology (P-12)

Research Foundation Course (Prerequisite to ED 693/695) (3 credits):

EDF 660 Educational Inquiry and Evaluation

Capstone (Application form required. Apply in advance. Advisor approval required) (3 credits) Select One:

ED 693 Master's Project
ED 695 Master's Thesis

Application deadlines (Thesis/Project):  February 15 for spring/summer, May 15 for fall,
September 15 for winter semester.

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