Program Requirements

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To successfully complete the Educational Technology degree you must complete the following coursework:

Required Courses
General Requirements - 6 hrs
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
SFR 780 Educational Research Methodology 3 hrs
SFR 750 Philosophies of Education 3 hrs
Research Requirements - 3-6 hrs
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
EDT 797
or
EDT 798
or
EDT 799
Educational Technology Special Research Project
or
Research Seminar in Educational Technology
or
Educational Technology Thesis
3 hrs
or
3 hrs
or
3-6 hrs
Diversity Requirements - 3 hrs
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
RDG 660
or
RDG 665
Diversity Issues in Literacy & Content Area Instruction
or
Cultural Diversity Literacy & Instruction: Classrooms & Community
3 hrs
or
3 hrs
Required Educational Technology Courses - 12 hrs

The degree program requires four core Educational Technology courses. These courses provide a foundation of competencies considered valuable for all areas of professional interest in the field of educational technology.

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
EDT 650 Selection and Utilization of Educational Technology 3 hrs
EDT 763 Administration of Educational Technology 3 hrs
EDT 764 Instructional Design 3 hrs
EDT 765 Educational Media Production 3 hrs
N/A Electives 9 hrs
  Total Hours Required 33 Hours
Suggested Electives

Applicable technology courses in the College of Education.

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
EDT 630 Technology Systems Management & Maintenance 3 hrs
EDT 660 Digital-Age Learning Environments 3 hrs
EDT 662 Educational Applications of Computers in the Classroom 3 hrs
EDT 690 Topical Issues in Educational Technology 1-5 hrs
EDT 767 Educational Technology Practicum 2 hrs
EDT 777 Problems in Educational Technology 1-3 hrs

Other electives, including electives from outside the department, which coincide with the interests of the student, may be added at the discretion of the program advisor.

Comprehensive Examination

A comprehensive examination must be passed by the candidate before a degree will be granted. The major advisor is primarily responsible for working with faculty members to develop and evaluate the comprehensive examination.