The Master of Education with a concentration in Educational Technology emphasizes the integration of educational technology in instruction and training across learning environments. The program is designed for educators working in an instructional capacity: post secondary instructors, including community college faculty members; corporate trainers; educational leaders; and others. This degree program may also be appropriate for Pre-K to grade 12 teachers and other educators who are not interested in Instructional Technology licensure, though the program's emphasis is not on the PreK-12 curriculum. The program focuses on instructional design as well as student learning and assessment within the framework of current and emerging educational technologies. All courses are offered online.
Candidates who complete this degree program will have demonstrated their ability to:
- Design and deliver online, blended and/or face-to-face professional development programs, training modules, online courses, and other learning experiences that effectively integrate educational technology for instructors/facilitators and students/participants.
- Evaluate current and emerging web-based and other technologies to (a) identify potential uses and applications for teaching, learning, assessment and research; (b) identify and resolve accessibility issues, and (c) examine potential ethical issues and legal concerns.
- Incorporate the principles of adult learning theory, Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and other research-based, proven practices in the design and delivery of technology-infused online, blended and/or face-to-face learning experiences.
Coordinator and Advisor: Kim Cochrane, Education
Note: This program is not an approved program for educator licensure in Massachusetts. If you're interested in a program which will lead to licensure as a K-12 instructional technology teacher in the state of Massachusetts, please refer to our Master of Education concentration in Curriculum and Instructional Technology.Notes:
- Requirements are accurate to date. However, the University reserves the right to change requirements in the future, and will notify applicants should any changes be made.
- Refer to appropriate catalog for Degree Requirements for prior years.