EDTECH 502: Internet for Educators (3 credits) Locate, retrieve, and evaluate information found on the Internet. Design and produce instructional Web pages using a combination of software and HTML/XHTML/CSS code. Apply appropriate instructional strategies and models to the design of digital curriculum.
EDTECH 504: Theoretical Foundations of Educational Technology (3 credits) An overview of classic and contemporary theories of learning along with their applications in the field of educational technology and emerging orientations; Implications for practice.
EDTECH 512: Online Course Design (3 credits) Emphasizes web-based instructional design for the development of online courses. Consideration is given to various models of online delivery, content organization and presentation, and graphic design. Course participants create a fully developed online course.
EDTECH 521: Teaching Online in the K-12 Environment (3 credits) Examines research-supported practices in online teaching and learning in the K-12 environment. Emphasizes online teaching tools, caseload management, learner engagement, and individualized instruction. Project required.
EDTECH 523: Advanced Online Teaching (3 credits) Emphasizes content-specific instructional strategies, methods, data analysis, and improved communication in online instruction. Experience with web-based video/audio communication tools recommended.
EDTECH 524: Field Experience in Online Teaching (3 credits) Online teaching internship in a Pre-K-12 online school or program. Students will participate in a hands-on field experience for the purpose of observing the effective management and instruction of learning in a fully online environment. Permission of Instructor.
EDTECH 543: Social Network Learning (3 credits) This graduate level course will explore collaborative and emergent pedagogies, tools, and theory related to the use of social networks in learning environments. Participants will gain hands-on experience with a variety social networking tools, create a community-based resource, and have an opportunity to develop a global professional network for educational technologists.