Courses Master of Education in Digital Learning and Leading online
The Concepts of Educational Technology emphasizes how Information and Communication Technology (ICT) can enhance the teaching and learning experience and enable students to acquire 21st century skills. (Microsoft TWT and MCE Exam).
Evidence-based uses of educational technology in Pre-K-12 schools. Emphasis on production of instructional materials using technologies, strengths and limitations of educational technology, articulation of personal philosophy of uses of technology in Pre-K-12 and demonstrating evidences of technology in teaching and learning.
Explore current leadership theories and practices for leading digital and change in school systems. By becoming self-differentiated peer-leaders, professional educators learn to address the resistance to change that occurs when launching innovative digital educational improvement initiatives in North American educational culture.
Success in leading technological change in your learning environment is directly related to how well you and your organization are prepared. By embracing technological innovations as opportunities rather than challenges, students can proactively use those changes as catalysts to enhance their institution’s or district’s learning environments.
Explore the theories of constructivist epistemology used to create student-centered learning environments. By applying constructivist techniques, students create active and engaging learning environments that utilize technology, increase motivation for learning, and engage the learner.
Provides opportunities to explore benefits of Information Communication Technologies (ICT) used in education and some of the best approaches in which innovative ICT practices have been used in education in local and global contexts.
Overcome the common misperception that abstract concepts such as learning are immeasurable. Using practical measurement solutions, professional educators learn to quantify and assess student-learning in digital learning environments.
This course examines the critical elements of digital citizenship; surveys contemporary legal issues; and explores rules, regulations, copyright, fair use, and intellectual property issues. Students will interact with multiple learning communities and build/strengthen their personal learning environments through a collection of resources, reflection and engagement, and creation of professional materials. The intended audience for this course is school administrators, prospective school administrators, IT personnel, practicing teacher, and other professionals who are interested in learning about digital citizenship, ethical and legal issues.
This course focuses on ongoing discussion and analysis of existing digital learning resources of many types (e.g., learning management systems, games, simulations, micro worlds, social media networks). As new digital resources are developed, digital leaders need to be able to understand and evaluate their practicality and value for educational use. This course allows students to explore new and changing technologies, applications and approaches.
Learn the basics of creating effective instructional design for online courses using the “Understand by Design” framework. This course is a study of the principles of instruction design where designing instructional systems, processes in learning and instruction, delivery systems and evaluating instruction are considered.
The purpose of the synthesis course is to provide students with the opportunity to synthesize the knowledge, skills and values gained from the program and field experiences. The course will strive to expand students’ ability to master new content, think critically, and develop life-long learning skills across the disciplines.