Certificate in Technology Integration Coursework
Students seeking a Certificate in Technology Integration will take the following 12 credit hours of courses:
EG 5523 Technology Applications for Teaching and Learning (3)
The student will develop technology skills that facilitate student instruction and learning. This course will cover a considerable number of e-learning tools with social networking capabilities as well as abilities to engage students in quality collaborative projects. Additionally, research will be done to determine the latest developments and trends in the use of the Internet, tablets and other technology tools in the classroom. Ed.S. sections have additional course objectives.
EG 5603 Leadership in Educational Technologies (3)
This course will explore leadership skills and knowledge needed to implement and support educational technology use. Leaders must know how to acquire technology, plan its effective use, prepare teachers and assess effectiveness, including how to assess what is currently in place, what is needed and how best to use it. Funding educational technology, grant writing and prioritizing and implementation will be discussed. Also included will be the challenge of staying abreast of new technologies, assessing teacher use of technology and utilizing community resources.
EG 5613 Effective Technology Use in the Classroom (3)
This course will center on effective use of technological resources, both in the classroom and online and the class includes field experience. While technology is constantly changing, suggested classroom tools include document cameras, slate boards/tablets, interactive white boards, clicker systems and other portable computing devices. Classroom website, electronic rubrics, communication tools and assessment tools will also be used.
EG 5643 Technology for Special Groups (3)
This course will develop skills for the instructional technology student who is learning to use technology to meet the needs of English language learners and students with special needs in the classroom. This class will prepare a student to be a technology coach or technology integration specialist.