This program is designed for candidates who plan to assume technology leadership roles in a school setting. Participants in this program will explore the application of technology in education and develop an expertise in using technology as a tool to enhance teaching and learning. A variety of the most current and efficient uses of technology will be explored and informed by the personal experiences of Christian faculty. Coursework focuses on current learning theories and instructional strategies for the effective use of technology in the classroom setting. Candidates will understand the implications of the digital world in relation to ethical and moral uses from a distinctive Christian worldview. The program culminates in courses that blend personal values, digital citizenship, and innovation in educational technology. Candidates should express an interest in the educational use of technology. This degree requires a minimum of 30 units of coursework.
- Fully online program
- 8-week courses
- Candidates take one course at a time (2 courses/semester)
- Theory and practice blend to prepare candidates for the real world
- Highly experienced faculty
- Program is aligned with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards for Educators
- Informed and supported by current ed tech rock stars and lead learners
This degree equips graduates with the skills to develop and implement technological tools in the classroom and prepares them to serve as technology leaders in their schools or districts.
Matt Gehrett, Ed.D.
- Application form and fee
- Graduate reference form
- Statement of intent form
- Official transcripts verifying BA/BS degree
- Admission interview with program director
Phase I Foundation Courses
Must be taken in order
|ET 705||Introduction to Teaching with Digital Technology||3|
|ET 715||Foundations of Learning Theory||3|
Phase II Core
|ET 710||Technology Leadership and Change||3|
|ET 720||Developing Technology Rich Curriculum||3|
|ET 725||Literacies in the Digital Age||3|
|ET 750||Information Technology Basics for School||3|
|ET 755||Cyber Security and Data Privacy in the Classroom||3|
|ED 779||Values in School and Society||3|
Phase III Capstone Courses
Candidates may choose from two pathways: innovative project or thesis.
Innovative Project Pathway
Students register for both Innovative Project courses in the same semester; ET-796 is an In Progress (IP) course which is completed in the subsequent semester.
|ET 795||Innovative Project-Methods and Proposal||3|
|ET 796||Innovative Project-Implementation and Analysis||3|
Courses for thesis pathway are registered for over two semesters, with EDRH-796 an IP course into the program’s seventh semester.
|EDRH 794||Thesis Introduction and Literature Review||3|
|EDRH 795||Research Methods in Education||3|
|EDRH 796||Thesis Completion||1|