2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Master of Arts in Curriculum and Educational Technology

30 credits

This 30-credit program is designed for educators who are seeking to integrate technology into P-12 curriculum and other instructional contexts. Graduates are prepared to become leaders through course work and experiences that focus on development of a conceptual framework in which technology is an embedded aspect of the teaching and learning process, and curriculum development strengthens instructional practice. Graduates will be able to develop curriculum and utilize technology in ways that keep pace with the evolving needs of schools and society. It is possible to complete the Master of Arts in Curriculum and Educational Technology via distance education or online options.

Required Courses

EDCU 601Principles and Procedures of Curriculum Development

3

EDST 671Evaluation of Educational Programs

3

EDST 676Research on Impacting Student Learning

3

EDTE 650Curricular Integration of Learning Technology

3

EDTE 670Technology Policy and Pedagogy

3

A B or better grade is required in EDST 671.

3 credits from

EDCU 610The Elementary School Curriculum

3

EDCU 620The Secondary School Curriculum

3

EDCU 630The Junior High and Middle School Curriculum

3

EDCU 640The Alternative School Curricula

3

Total Credit Hours:3

3 credits from

EDFO 631Philosophy of Education

3

EDFO 641History of American Education

3

EDFO 651Educational Sociology

3

Total Credit Hours:3

In addition to the core courses, students must choose from one of two, 9-credit concentrations.

Curriculum concentration, 9 credits from

EDCU 610The Elementary School Curriculum

3

EDCU 620The Secondary School Curriculum

3

EDCU 630The Junior High and Middle School Curriculum

3

EDCU 640The Alternative School Curricula

3

EDCU 673Curriculum Evaluation

3

EDCU 675Evaluation of Educational Personnel to Strengthen Curriculum

3

EDST 680Staff Development to Strengthen Curriculum

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Educational technology concentration, 9 credits from

EDRD 624Integrating Technology in the Literacy Program

3

EDTE 585School Information Infrastructures

3

EDTE 652Multimedia Web Design and Development for Education

3

EDTE 655Inquiry and Simulation Models in Educational Computing

3

EDTE 660Instructional Design and Technology

3

EDTE 665Visual and Digital Literacies

3

EDTE 675Distance Education and Distributed Learning Technology

3

EDTE 680Advanced Projects in Digital Media

3

EDTE 685Information Systems for Instruction and Assessment

3

EDTE 690Practicum in Educational Technology

2 TO 4

EDTE 699Independent Study in Educational Technology

1 TO 4

MATH 631Technology for Mathematics Teachers

3

SPCE 631Computer Technology and the Learner with Special Needs

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Total Credit Hours: 30

6 credits maximum for EDTE 690 and EDTE 699 combined.