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2012-2013 Graduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Instructional Technology

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M.Ed.: The Master of Education in Instructional Technology is designed to help Pre K-12 educators and Technology Integration Specialists make the best and most effective use of existing and emerging technology. The 36-credit program includes courses in the Foundations of Education (3 credits); General Instructional Technology core (21 credits); and specialty electives in Educational Technology (12 credits). Foundation courses are intended to give students a comprehensive perspective of the changing field of Education, including the latest research, policy, political movements, trends and innovations. The electives allow students to pursue individual interests and/or those related to their employment situations.


The IT master’s degree allows a student to complete all course work from a distance using online and compressed video technologies.


The program of study typically includes the following 3-credit courses:


Instructional Technology Core (21 Credits):

  • EDT 520 Methods for Teaching with Computer Technology

  • EDT 525 Telecommunications in K-12 Classrooms

  • EDT 530 Introduction to Hypermedia in Education

  • EDT 540 Principles of Instructional Design

  • EDT 560 Applying Technology to Assessment in Education

  • EDT 616 Seminar in Educational Media

  • EDG 657 Educational Practicum, IT OR

  • EDG 693 Internship (required for 680 Endorsement)

Required (3 Credits):

EDS 520 Educational Assessment


Instructional Electives (Select 12 credits):

  • EDT 527 Network & Troubleshooting for Educators

  • EDT 529 Advanced Networking & Troubleshooting

  • EDT 535 Multimedia Design /Teaching & Learning

  • EDT 537 Foundations of Distance Education

  • EDT 545 Information Security in the Educational Environment

  • EDT 550 Video Communication in 21st Century

  • EDT 555 Computers and Cooperative Learning

  • EDT 559 Essentials for Educational Technology Leaders

  • EDT 580 Summer Technology Institute

  • EDT 598 Special Topics Courses (offered irregularly)

  • EDT 697 Independent Study (permission of advisor)

Other electives may be chosen with advisor’s approval



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