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Technology Applications

Designed For

Designed for professionals seeking expertise in effective, research-based use of technology to engage learners in critical thinking, problem-solving, and global collaborations.

Your Future

Become an instructional leader with expertise in research-based instruction and practices that integrate technology to increase student achievement.

Concentration Area Advisement

Dr. Credence Baker, cbaker@tarleton.edu

The Program

The 30 hour Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction degree includes a combination of online and hybrid coursework. Additional leveling courses may be required.

Program Core Courses
Credit Hours Subject Course Course Title
3 EDU 503 Foundations of Curriculum
3 EDU 538 Curriculum Design and Implementation
3 EDU 598 Techniques of Research
3 EDTC 570 Internship/Service Learning Capstone
Program Concentration Courses
Credit Hours Subject Course Course Title
3 EDTC 549 Educational Media & Technology
3 EDTC 550

Web 2.0 for Interactive Learning

3 EDTC 551 Multimedia and Video for K-12 Learning
3 EDTC 538 Instructional Design
3 EDTC 558 Mapping Games to Learning Outcomes
3 EDTC 559 Leading and Learning with Technology
Option:

Thesis Requirements (offered to interested students)
Full admission to the C&I M.ED. program;
Concentration area program requirements AND 6 hours EDUC 5388;
Permission from concentration area advisor, committee chair, C&I department chair;
Thesis guidelines

Graduate Action Research Capstone Project

Course:

EDTC 5370 Internship/Service Learning Capstone

Purpose:

Demonstration of proficiency in the application of the C&I program goals and concentration area content. The supervised capstone will allow the student to apply knowledge from the course of study related to instructional design, online course development, online course teaching, or instructional technology for a public or private organization.

Process:

The student will

  • Identify a problem or project within a public or private organization to complete (related to the student’s practice),
  • Complete a review of the current research related to the problem or project,
  • Develop a professional project plan that includes a synthesis of literature and data analysis related to the problem or project,
  • Implement the plan,
  • Develop a report of the outcomes/findings of the project
  • Draw conclusions and make recommendations for further action.
  • The capstone project is directed by the chair of a 3-member, student-selected faculty advisory committee.

Comprehensive Exam Information

The graduate comprehensive exam assess attainment of the graduate program goals in both core and concentration areas.  The exam measure the knowledge and experiences gained in graduate programs as a student, as well as the degree to which knowledge and experiences can be applied to real world practice and education professionals.

Advisement

Concentration Area Advisement

Concentration area advisors direct students’ enrollment advisement and release of advising holds up to the point students select a faculty committee.

Committee Chair Advisement

During the semester enrolled in EDUC 5398 Techniques of Research, students should select faculty committees. Once selected the student’s committee chair serves as advisor for enrollment and capstone project completion and assessment of comprehensive exam.


Concentration Area Advisement: Dr. Credence Baker, cbaker@tarleton.edu