M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction - Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age
Candidates choosing the Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age concentration will examine ways that technology affects the educational process and how they can help move their schools forward with technology so teachers in their schools can positively affect student learning by using appropriate technologies. Candidates will explore foundational concepts in media literacy and information literacy. They will broaden their perspective on visual, multimedia, and online information and on their own and their students' identities. They will also understand classroom and school models that use technology in ways that challenge the paradigm of the traditional classroom, including models that use blended and online learning models within and in place of the traditional school building. Finally, they will study models of technology leadership that will help them facilitate changes in their own settings.
Program of Study
The M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Teaching and Learning in the Digital age is a 36 credit program.
|Program Core (21 credits)
||Learner- Centered Education
||Creative, Thinking, Collaboration, & Educational Change
||Philosophy, History of Education & Curriculum Theories
||Race, Class & Gender in Education
||Seminar in Educational Technologies
||Theory & Research on Teaching & Educational Leadership
|Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age (15 Credits)
||Media Literacy Education
||Digital Communication for Educators
||Transformative Online Teaching
||Innovative Digital Schools
||The Role of the Technology Leader
This program may be taken part-time (to be completed in 2-5 years). Part-time offers a self-paced opportunity to complete requirements over a longer period of time with courses delivered at times of the day that are convenient to full-time work schedules.
Successful candidates will receive the Master of Art in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age.