Master's Degree in Educational Foundations Emphasizing Instructional Technology
This 30-hour graduate online degree program will develop skills in the design of effective technology enhanced instruction, the production of multimedia learning resources and the planning for successful integration and implementation of technology into the teaching and learning experience. Many of the students who chose this program are working teachers learning how to improve integration of technology into teaching and learning. The knowledge and skills acquired through the program prepare graduates for employment as technology facilitators in school districts, technology resource personnel in K-16 educational institutions, training specialists and instructional designers in education, business, and government, as well as multimedia developers and specialists. Specifically, the program has been designed to:
- develop competent, employable professionals, capable of making a significant contribution to the field
- provide students with exposure to a wide range of emerging technologies, while still ensuring the basic competencies required of its practitioners
- directly addresses the rapidly accelerating changes in the field of interactive and distance-learning technologies while still recognizing its roots in instructional design, media, and computer-mediated education
The Instructional Technology Master’s Program coursework is presented in a fully online format using our Learning Management System, Brightspace. Curriculum is presented in innovative and interactive ways with much instructor presence. Students are supported online in asynchronous as well as synchronous settings. Students have opportunities for optional face-to-face meetings in open labs, adviser meetings, new student orientations, and ePortfolio support meetings. Please contact an adviser for more information on the full online program.