Learning Sciences and Technology Institute

      
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Degree

Programs we offer:

Currently we offer both an Master of Science in Education, option in Educational Technology as well as the Certificate Program in Educational Tecnology Leaderhsip.
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M.S. in Education, Option in Educational Technology Leadership (45 units)
The Educational Technology Leadership Option provides the participants with additional technological knowledge and skills to create effective school district technology plans, to develop training programs for classroom teachers in the use of technology, to promote organizational change through technology, to manage technology resources and personnel in a school setting, and to apply their technical skills and knowledge to identify and utilize technological resources appropriately for the needs of the schools, school districts, and similar educational organizations. All the option's required courses address these technology needs of schools.

Prerequisites
Students must demonstrate knowledge and application of authoring systems, such as Flash, Director, Dreamweaver, or must have experience with Web-based instruction. Basic knowledge of digital technologies and HTML is required. These proficiencies may be demonstrated through the completion of EDUI 6099, or equivalent courses, or through other evidence such as projects created, or multimedia development. Advanced proficiency in one platform (e.g., Macintosh, Windows) is required. Students will be accepted into the program based on an interview by a committee where they demonstrate their technology competence. Students are also required to maintain their level of competency in technology as long as they are graduate students in the program

Curricular Requirements (45 units)
Core Courses (26-29 units)

EDUI 6110 Web as an Interactive Educational Tool (4)

EDUI 6200 Learning Theories and the Design of E-learning Envirnments (4)

EDUI 6240 Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics, Science, & Technology(4)

EDUI 6210 Language Arts, Social Studies, and Educational Technology (4)

EDUI 6500 Research in Educational Technology (4)

EDUI 6600 Educational Interface Design (4)

EDUI 6899 Project (2-5) or EDUI 6909 Departmental Thesis (2-5)

Electives (16-19 units minimum)

EDUI 6098 (4), 6002 (4), 6005 (4), 6120 (4), 6130 (4), 6140 (4), 6150 (4), 6210 (4), 6220 (4) 6230 (4), 6300 (4), 6315 (2); EDLD 6300 (4), 6400 (4),6410 (4); MM 6101 (4), 6102 (4), 6110 (4), 6120 (4), 6805 (1); PSYC 4200 (4), 4210 (4), 4220 (4), 4320 (4), 4345 (4); PUAD 6765 (4), 6811 (4), 6812 (4); STAT 3900 (4)

Since students come to the program with varying technology backgrounds and interests, they may choose graduate-level courses from other departments with advisor approval.

Certificate program LeaderhsipEducational Technology Leadership (16 units)
This program is designed for educators and e-learning developers who serve as technology leaders in educational settings, as well as in industry. The program combines instructional design theories with a knowledge of emerging technologies and trains graduate students to assume leadership roles in the design and development of effective e-learning environments. The program advocates lifelong learning that allows students to nurture their personal and professional growth. The arenas in which Educational Technology Leadership graduates will be active include school districts, county offices of education, community colleges, the high tech industry as an e-learning developer, and the field of instructional design.

Prerequisites
Students must demonstrate knowledge and application of authoring systems, such as Flash, Director, Dreamweaver, or must have experience with Web-based instruction. Basic knowledge of digital technologies and HTML is required. These proficiencies may be demonstrated through the completion of EDUI 6099, or equivalent courses, or through other evidence such as projects created, or multimedia development. Advanced proficiency in one platform (e.g., Macintosh, Windows) is required. Students will be accepted into the program based on an interview by a committee where they demonstrate their technology competence. Students are also required to maintain their level of competency in technology as long as they are graduate students in the program.

Curricular Requirements
Core Courses (12 units)

EDUI 6110 Web as an Interactive Educational Tool (4)

EDUI 6200 Learning Theories and the Design of E-learning Envirnments (4)

EDUI 6240 Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics, Science, & Technology(4)

Electives (4 units minimum, Choose one of the following courses)

EDUI 6098 (4), 6002 (4), 6005 (4), 6120 (4), 6130 (4), 6140 (4), 6150 (4), 6210 (4), 6220 (4) 6230 (4), 6300 (4), 6315 (2); EDLD 6300 (4), 6400 (4),6410 (4); MM 6101 (4), 6102 (4), 6110 (4), 6120 (4), 6805 (1); PSYC 4200 (4), 4210 (4), 4220 (4), 4320 (4), 4345 (4); PUAD 6765 (4), 6811 (4), 6812 (4); STAT 3900 (4)