Teaching and Training with Technology, Advanced Certificate

Students may begin this 15-credit certificate in the fall or spring terms. The required courses and suggested sequence are as follows:

EDET 6005Learning with Emerging Technologies: Theory & Practice3
EDET 6015Instructional Design for Online Learning Environments3
EDET 6025Assessing Learning in Digital Environments3
EDET 6130Facilitating Learning with Emerging Technologies in Blended & Online Environments3
Choose one (3 credits):3
Media Literacies in Emerging Technologies
Digital Games Simulations & Learning
Advanced Instructional Design with Multimedia
Total Credits15

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Analyze the ways in which different learning theories inform the choices that educators make in planning, creating and facilitating learning experiences with new technologies.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use technology tools and skills beyond traditional modes of production.
  • Compare different paradigms of knowledge, authority and control, and how they are manifested in different learning environments.
  • Critique/evaluate existing technology and digital tool use.
  • Design, disseminate and study the usability of technology tools that will be used by learners in one’s own work environment.
  • Identify and incorporate digital tools that address needs of diverse learners, especially those with disabilities.
  • Demonstrate understanding of issues of copyright, intellectual property rights, and creating work in online environments and open educational resource repositories.