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Course Requirements

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) option requires a minimum of 30 credit hours (including the 6 educational technology coaching endorsement courses and 1 thesis project course). All courses are offered online.

Educational Technology Core Courses
Course number Course title Credit hours
EDP 583 Game-based Learning Design 3
EDP 631 Foundations of Instructional Design and Technology 3
EDP 632 Instructional Design Theory and Models 3
EDP 633 Formative/Summative Evaluation of Learning Design 3
EDP 636 Diversity, Learning & Technology 3
EDP 637 Blended and Online Learning Design 3
EDP 643 Interactive Design 3
EDP 645 Curriculum and Technology 3
EDP 648 Capstone Project 3
EDP 669 Qualitative Research in Educational Psychology 3
Total Credit Hours 30

 

Program Objectives

  1. Prepare K12 teachers to design, develop, and integrate inclusive educational media, methods, and systems which integrate data-driven research in behavioral psychology, cognitive psychology, learning theories, constructivist, and critical/cultural theoretical perspectives of teaching and learning to meet the needs and diversity of 21st Century learners.
  2. Prepare K12 teachers to design, develop, and evaluate inclusive instructional media, materials, methods, and systems which integrate various types of technology and technology media for teaching and learning.
  3. Prepare K12 teachers to provide leadership in the inclusive design, development, evaluation, and selection of instructional media, materials, methods, and systems.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to design and develop inclusive instructional media, methods, and systems that integrate data-driven research in the diverse disciplines that inform instructional design.
  • Students will be able to conduct analyses (needs, learner, and task) for a learning environment and target learners to inform the design, development, evaluation, and selection of instructional media, materials, methods, and systems to meet instructional needs.
  • Students will be able to design, develop, and evaluate inclusive instructional media, materials, methods, and systems which integrate various types of technology and technology media to meet instructional needs.
  • Students will be able to develop formative and summative evaluations for models and methods of instructional design integrating emerging innovations in technology to meet instructional needs.