College of Applied Studies
- The School of Education offers a Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology to graduate students interested in developing expertise and skills in educational technology.
- Description of Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology
- To provide for the changing needs of learners in the area of Educational Technology, this program offers Information and Communication Technology (ICT) education to educators, trainers and professional developers who wish to advance their knowledge of Information technology in education, integrate technology into classroom instruction or professional setting, and use technology for communication and professional productivity. Through 6 CH of core courses and 6 CH of electives, the certificate will provide ICT foundational knowledge and skills, ways of integrating ICT in educational and other professional settings as well as opportunities to advance ICT knowledge and skills related to subject matter-specific topics.
- Provide graduate-level studies in computer technology for educators who wish to: (a) advance their knowledge of computers in education, (b) integrate technology into classroom instruction, or (c) use technology for communication with students, parents, and community.
- Provide advanced study for teachers and educators seeking positions in technology such as a technology, coordinator in a school
Required Courses: Cl 758 Nature of Technology and Educational Implications (3) and Cl 881 Instructional Theory (3)
Electives: Select 6 credit hours from the following options: Cl 771 Technology in the Classroom (1-2); Cl 787 Emerging Educational Technologies (2); Cl 788 Multimedia Production (2); Cl 785 Instructional Design and LMS (2); Cl 505 Science Technology and Society; Cl 780C Technology in the Classroom - Young Children (1-2); Cl 780L Technology in the Classroom - Language Arts (2); Cl 780M Technology in the Classroom – Mathematics (1-2); Cl 780S Technology in the Classroom – Science (2).
- Notify Mara Alagic (firstname.lastname@example.org) that you intend to seek the Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology.
- Apply for admission to the Graduate School. An application for admission form is available at WSU Graduate School Web site.
- The Graduate Plan of Study Form and the Application for Degree Form must be submitted no later than the 20th day of the fall or spring semester or the 10th day of the 8-week summer term when certificate completion is anticipated. Plan of Study Forms should be submitted to the Graduate Certificate coordinator, Mara Alagic, who will submit your plan of study to the Graduate School for their approval. These forms are available at the WSU Graduate School Web site.
- You are strongly encouraged to submit your plan of study before you complete 9 credit hours toward the Certificate to make certain your plan of study follows the guidelines for the Graduate Certificate.
- Students may not use credit hours transferred from another institution toward graduate certificates.
- Students may use only 5 ungraded (S/U) credit hours toward a Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology.
- Students must take courses or workshops in 2 or more levels to total 15 credit hours. No more than 8 credit hours should be taken from any one level.
- Students must notify the Graduate School.
Students seeking graduate certificates must be admitted to Graduate School in a degree program or in non-degree, category A status. All Graduate School policies relative to admissions criteria apply. Students completing the requirements for a Graduate Certificate Program must submit the Graduate Plan of Study form and the Application for Degree Form no later than 20th day of the fall or spring semester or the 10th day of the eight-week summer term when certificate completion is anticipated. A $15 filing fee is required each time a degree card is submitted.
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