MAED: Educational Technology
This Master’s degree program will offer graduate students the opportunity to develop the skills and behaviors demonstrated by today’s innovative K-12 educators. Coursework is designed to develop an understanding of the dynamic relationship between technology, pedagogy, and content in order to creatively apply a variety of technologies to support and assess the attainment of learning outcomes for all students. Students seeking a degree in educational technology will pursue excellence in the use of technology as an effective tool for teaching and learning.
The MAEd in Educational Technology program requires a minimum of 30 units and can be completed in 12 or 24 months. MAEd coursework integrates research-based teaching and learning methods that align collaborative scholarship and best practice for educators to become experts in their field. Students who complete this degree are also eligible to take an accelerated path to earning a second MAEd in Curriculum & Instruction with only 5 additional courses.
This course will examine the role of educators in transforming teaching and learning through the integration of technology. The culture of change will be explored through interaction with various members of the school community, developing the leadership qualities necessary for making changes in education, and connecting with educational technology leaders in the local and national communities. In addition, this course will provide an introduction to the Common Core State Standards as a case study in change processes and technology integration.
This course is designed to provide experienced teachers with the latest research in brain-based learning and instructional theory and its practical applications to the classroom. Topics will include the structures and functions of the brain, how the brain processes information, lateralization specialization, memory, retention and transfer theory, and the role of emotion in learning. The purpose of this course is to equip educators with an understanding of research-based body/brain/mind principles and how they are applied in teaching and learning.
This course will provide an overview of online educational delivery models, strategies, and platforms. Concepts learned and practices will be applicable to the design of a wide range of eLearning environments including traditional classrooms, blended or flipped classrooms, and fully online courses.
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Complete your Master's degree in Educational Technology by enrolling in our fully-online, asynchronous program. Within our two-year track, learners will take one course at a time for each 8 week term. Within our one-year track, learners will take two courses at a time for each 8 week term.
This asynchronous learning environment provides the flexibility ideal for busy educators. Our fully-online courses require no face-to-face, on-campus sessions or required synchronous sessions. This accommodating modality consists entirely of online elements that facilitate student interactions with the innovative content, the instructor, and with other online learners.
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Concordia’s School of Education offers a competitively priced online degree program. For your convenience we offer payment plans for our graduate students. Our counselors are available to help you plan how to finance your education. We can also walk you through the process of applying for financial aid.
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Concordia’s School of Education offers four different teaching credentials, four distinctive Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) graduate degrees, and a Doctorate of Education (EdD) in Educational Leadership. Classes are small and focused on the development of critical, independent thinking, and are taught by experienced Christian faculty members. CUI’s School of Education enjoys an excellent reputation in the academic community as thousands of graduates lead in schools throughout the region. Students gain targeted knowledge and proficient skills to connect, care, collaborate, and create in their unique role in education. Our goal is to equip students to pursue opportunities and advance their career.
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Applicant must hold a valid bachelor's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution, or an international evaluation by a NACES-approved evaluation agency verifying the equivalent of a regionally accredited U.S. bachelor's degree or higher.
To complete your MAED: Educational Technology (online) admission file you will need the following: