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  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Educational Technology Coordinator (Certificate)


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This certificate is not accepting applications for the 2017-2018 academic year

Educational Technology Coordinator (Certificate)

In Maine there is no State Department of Education endorsement or certification for the position of school or district Technology Coordinator.  This certificate program is designed to develop the skills and knowledge that Technology coordinators should have.

 

Educational Objectives:
 

  • Educational technology leaders will model, design, and disseminate plans that include methods and strategies for applying technology to maximize student learning.
  • Educational technology leaders will communicate research on the use of technology to implement effective assessment and evaluation strategies.
  • Educational technology leaders will understand the social, ethical, legal, and human issues surrounding the use of technology in PK-12 schools and develop programs facilitating application of that understanding in practice throughout their district/region/state.
  • Educational technology leaders will coordinate development and direct implementation of technology infrastructure procedures, policies, plans, and budgets for PK-12 schools.
  • Educational technology leaders will facilitate development of a shared vision for comprehensive integration of technology and foster an environment and culture conducive to the realization of the vision.

Required Courses:

EDT 545 Information Security in the Educational Environment
EDT 529 Advanced Networking and Troubleshooting
EDT 537 Foundations of Distance Education
EDT 616 Seminar in Educational Media
EDT 559 Essentials for Educational Technology Leaders (last course)

 

Contact: Dr. Abigail Garthwait (gail.garthwait@umit.maine.edu)
     

   

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