Graduate Snapshot - Education: Educational Technology
Description of Program:
The Master of Education degree (M.Ed.) with a concentration in educational technology serves students who work in, or who intend to pursue careers in K12, higher education, business, industry, government and consulting. The program provides candidates with opportunities to explore and research emerging technologies for learning. Candidates in the program will discover effective ways to integrate these technologies in their chosen professional settings. Graduates will possess a broad and deep understanding of the practice of educational design and technology.
Candidates will demonstrate the knowledge, skills and dispositions to:
- Design conditions for learning by applying principles of instructional systems design, message design, instructional strategies and learner characteristics.
- Develop instructional materials and experiences using print, audiovisual, computer-based and integrated technologies.
- Plan, organize, coordinate and supervise instructional technology by applying principles of project, resource, delivery system and information management.
- Evaluate the adequacy of instruction and learning by applying principles of problem analysis, criterion-referenced measurement, formative and summative evaluation, and long-range planning.
Master of Education (M.Ed.)
Program Website: http://www.jmu.edu/coe/ltle/gradedtech.shtml
Catalog Website: http://www.jmu.edu/gradcatalog/13/programs/ltle.html#technology