Master of Educational Technology

The evolution of communications, software and computer technology has changed education and the perception of a world class education must involve technology. Best practices for student learning must involve innovative instructional strategies such as: blended or flipped classrooms, the sue of open-source, web-based resources, collaborative tools, video resources and mobile devices. Schools across the nation are turning to technology to more effectively engage learners; improve performance; and improve the quality of learning experiences.

Master’s-Level Courses (Ten Required)

Technology-Based Teaching Framewords & Resouces (2 required)

EDU 900GRTech-Infused Classroom

3

EDU 901GRTech Integration

3

EDU 902GRInstruction in a 1:1 Environment

3

EDU 903GRThe Flipped Classroom I

3

EDU 904GRThe Flipped Classroom II

3

EDU 906GRInquiry-Based Learning

3

EDU 910GROwnership of Learning

3

EDU 920GRLearning Management Systems

3

EDU 929GRSocial Media for Educators

3

EDU 934GRDigital Information Fluency

3

EDU 935GREffective Formative Assessmnt & Technolg

3

EDU 936GR Infrastructure and Technology Planning for Today’s Schools

3

Electives (2 required)

Choice of any two courses to allow MET enrollees to round out their MET curriculum with courses that are most applicable to their teaching practices and needs.

Device Enabled & Collaborative Learning (1 required)

EDU 922GRGoogle Tools for Educators

3

EDU 960GRIpads in Education

3

EDU 961GRIpads in Education II

3

EDU 962GRIpads for Special Education

3

EDU 963GRChromebooks in Education

3

EDU 967GRMicrosoft Office 365 Tools

3

Inter-Disciplinary & Content-Specific Technology Integration (2 required)

EDU 907GRData Collection & Visualizatn

3

EDU 921GREffective Video Production

3

EDU 924GRDigital Portfolios

3

EDU 925GRGame-Based Pedagogy

3

EDU 926GRGamification in Education

3

EDU 927GRMultimedia Classrooms

3

EDU 928GREmergent Educational Technologies

3

EDU 931GRDigital Storytelling

3

EDU 932GREpublishing

3

EDU 933GRVirtualizing the Library

3

EDU 940GRReading Pedagogy (across Disciplines)

3

EDU 941GRWriting Pedagogy (across Disciplines)

3

EDU 942GRCommon Core Elementary Mathematics

3

EDU 943GRNonfiction & Content Reading (K-6)

3

EDU 944GRGoogle Apps for Science

3

EDU 945GRDoing History Digitally

3

EDU 946GRAmerican History Teaching Tools

3

EDU 947GRConflicts in Social Studies Teaching

3

EDU 949GRTech in Secondary English

3

EDU 950GRTech in Ell

3

EDU 951GRTech in World Language Studies

3

EDU 952GRTech in Secondary Math

3

EDU 953GRTech in Health Education

3

EDU 954GRSpec Topics - Educational Tech

3

EDU 966GRGoogle Earth in the Classroom

3

Teaching Todays Students (1 required)

EDU 905GRCreativity & Innovation

3

EDU 908GRThe Mindful Classroom

3

EDU 909GRUnderstanding Today's Students

3

EDU 911GRScience of Teaching and Learning

3

EDU 923GRComputational Thinking&Coding

3

Completion-Level Courses

EDU 598Educational Research/Design

3

EDU 599Master's Project

3

Exit Assessments

  • Successful defense of Master’s Thesis (Master’s Project on Action Research)
  • Electronic Portfolio

Academic Probation and Dismissal from the Master of Educational Technology

Graduate students must maintain a 3.0 grade-point average. If the GPA falls below 3.0 or a grade of C is received in any course, the student will be placed on academic probation. A student may be dismissed from the program if an academic probation extends beyond the completion of nine semester hours or the student receives two course grades of C or lower or one course grade of F at any time during their graduate studies at Wilson. All students in the MET. program are subject to the Wilson College Honor Principle, academic and administrative regulations and the Wilson College judicial process.

Time Limit to Complete Degree

All coursework and degree requirements must be completed within six years of taking the first class in MET program at Wilson. Appeals for extension of the six-year limit must be submitted in writing to the director of the MET program.

Leave Of Absence

A leave of absence for a graduate student may not exceed one year. See complete description regarding applying for a leave of absence and termination of a leave of absence in the Academic Policies and Procedures section of this catalog.

Graduation Requirements

The successful degree candidate will complete 10 courses (minimum of 30 semester hours), including a master’s project, while maintaining a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher. Graduate credit will be awarded only for earned grades of C or better.

Students must complete and submit a graduation application to the registrar two semesters before the anticipated graduation date. A fee will be assessed for late applications. Students who fail to officially submit a graduation application will not be eligible for graduation.

For spring graduates completing requirements during summer:

  • Students who completed their degree requirements during the summer will have their degree conferred on the first day of the fall semester.
  • Students will participate in and receive their diploma covers at the preceding May commencement ceremony and be considered part of May’s graduating class.
  • Diplomas will be released to the students in late September.
  • Students who have not completed all requirements for graduation must petition the Committee on Academic Procedures by the last day to withdraw from classes to participate in spring commencement if more than one course requirement remains to be met.

Regardless of the number of courses remaining to be completed, students must submit a written plan to the registrar and Graduate Education Programs director, outlining how the requirements will be met before the end of the summer following spring commencement. This plan must be signed and approved by the director of the Graduate Education Programs. The written plan must be submitted by the last day of classes for the spring semester. For further information, contact the director of the Graduate Education Programs at 717-262-2045 or med@wilson.edu.