2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Jul 22, 2019  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Integrating Technology in the Classroom (Grades K–12) - MS in Education


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This 30-semester-credit specialization is informed by the standards of the International Society for Technology in Education. Today’s classrooms are increasingly faced with technologically savvy students, and teachers must utilize 21st-century knowledge and strategies to create an effective learning environment. This specialization allows teachers to model various technologies that engage and motivate learners and prepare them to thrive in a global society.

Each course is 8 weeks in length, and there are two consecutive courses per semester. The specialization is offered in a prescribed online sequence.

Learning Outcomes


At the end of this program, educator professionals will be able to:

  1. Design or adapt relevant learning experiences that incorporate digital tools and resources to promote student learning and creativity.
  2. Effectively use current and emerging digital tools to locate, analyze, evaluate, and use information resources to support research and learning.

Degree Requirements


  • 30 total semester credits
  • Core courses (12 sem. cr.)
  • Specialization courses (18 sem. cr.)
  • ePortfolio
  • Minimum 5 semesters enrollment

Specialization Curriculum


Note on Teacher Licensure or Certification


This program does not lead to teacher licensure or certification. Teachers are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement.

Prospective Alabama students: State Authorization to provide a program related to the preparation of teachers or other P–12 school/system personnel does not indicate eligibility for an Alabama professional educator or professional leadership certificate. Applicants who complete an educator preparation program at a non-Alabama institution must apply for an Alabama professional educator or professional leadership certificate through the Alabama Certificate Reciprocity Approach. Current requirements may be found at www.alsde.edu.