Undergraduate Certificate in Educational Technology

Undergraduate Certificate in Educational Technology

Program Description

The Educational Technology (EdTech) undergraduate certificate is a practical, innovative program that examines the history, current practices, and future possibilities for integrating technology into classrooms. Students learn how to navigate and best engage their students in online and blended educational settings. By discussing the latest trends in EdTech research, learning theories, and practical hands-on experience, students analyze how technology enhances the learning experience. This certificate enables pre-service and classroom teachers to design and develop an online/blended learning experience.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply foundational instructional design principles for integrating technology within educational settings
  2. Apply, manage, and evaluate theories, standards, technologies, and techniques within the classroom
  3. Design, develop, and evaluate technological tools in a variety of educational environments
  4. Develop a plan for increase technology in the classroom for effective instruction that engages and impact student learning, satisfaction, and achievement

Course Requirements (19 Credit Hours)

EDU 421 Foundations of Educational Technology 3 credit hours
EDU 422 Best Practices 3 credit hours
EDU 423 Assessment 3 credit hours
EDU 424 Adaptive Technology for Differentiated Instruction 3 credit hours
EDU 425 Blended Learning 3 credit hours
EDU 426 Capstone Practicum 3 credit hours
INT 301 Undergraduate Internship 1 credit hours