ATTENTION EDUCATION CANDIDATES!!!
Spring semester is right around the corner. Why not spring into some educational technology courses? Learn about new and emerging technologies, how technology is affecting the instructional contexts of schools, and visual and digital literacies.
Educational Technology is offering two awesome on campus courses that will spice up your spring schedule EDTE 350, and EDTE 470, offer fun and creative opportunities for students to learn about technology, its integration within your instructional practice, and how it is changing schools.
Also consider adding the Computer Education License addition to your program. This 15 credit hour license can easily be added to your primary license and qualifies you to teach computer education courses. BOTH EdTe 350 and EdTe 470 are required courses for the License addition.
Educational Technology Opportunities for Education Candidates
Did you know that 67% of the school districts in Indiana have initiated One Device To One Student (1:1) for at least some grade levels within their districts?
Did you know that of those districts that have gone 1:1, 33% expect teachers to be using digital content, and that 27% expect teachers to create or curate digital content for the courses they teach?
School districts around Indiana and the country are seeking teachers who can embed technology within their instructional practices and can enter the workforce ready to provide leadership in effective technology integration.
Are you ready to accept these realities of teaching and looking for a teaching position in today’s job market?
The Educational Technology Program offers TWO excellent programs that will increase your knowledge, skills, and marketability! The Computer Education License addition and/or the Educational Technology Minor could be for you!!!
The Professional Develop, Differentiated, and Digitized (PD3) Immersive Learning project will focus on assisting Muncie Community Schools in the adoption of a new Learning Management System (LMS) and work closely with teachers to develop digital curriculum, assessments, and instructional materials.
This 9 credit hour experience will comprise essential immersive learning elements of being located within the local community, having blocked time to explore content and to work with project partners, and having an integrated curriculum that de-compartmentalizes courses and content. The experience will include content from Educational Technology courses, and required education preparation courses EDPS 390/393: Learning and Assessment and EDFO 420: Social, Historical, and Philosophical Foundations of Education.