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Requirements for the M.A. in Educational Technology

The major in educational technology requires a minimum of 36 credits.

Foundations (12 credits)

MD 500 Technology and Transformational Culture in Education
MD 400 Introduction to Educational Technology
ED 441/SL 441 Multicultural Contexts of Teaching/Learning
MD 503 Research/Evaluation in K-12 Consultation and Leadership
OR
MD 499 Research in Educational Technology

Core (12 credits)

MD 433 Critical Viewing of Mass Media
MD 460 Principles of Instructional Development
MD 470 Designing for Online Instruction
MD 545/PY 545 Designing and Developing Training Programs

Electives (12 credits)

Complete 12 credits in courses planned and approved by faculty advisor.

Comprehensive Exam

MD 99-01 Comprehensive Exam in Educational Technology

Taken in last two semesters/after 24 credits completed. Offered Fall and Spring. Registration for the comprehensive exam is in the first weeks of the fall and spring semesters.


Requirements for the M.A. in Educational Technology with preparation for Connecticut state cross endorsement as School Library Media Specialist (062)

This program is for currently certified teachers only and requires a minimum of 36 credits.

Foundations (12 credits)

MD 500 Technology and Transformational Culture in Education
MD 400 Introduction to Educational Technology
ED 441/SL 441 Multicultural Contexts of Teaching/Learning
MD 503 Research/Evaluation in K-12 Consultation and Leadership

Core (15 credits)

MD 403A The School Library
MD 403B The School Library
MD 405 Management of School Library Resources
MD 406 Introduction to Reference
MD 409 The Literate Environment: PK-12 Literature/Reading

Electives (9 credits)

Complete 9 credits in courses planned and approved by faculty advisor.

Comprehensive Exam

MD 99-02 Comprehensive Exam in School Library Media (including Praxis 0311)

Taken in last two semesters/after 24 credits completed. Offered Fall and Spring. Registration for the comprehensive exam is in the first weeks of the fall and spring semesters.


Requirements for the M.A. in Educational Technology with initial endorsement as a School Library Media Specialist (062)

This program requires a minimum of 45 credits.

Foundations (12 credits)

MD 500 Technology and Transformational Culture in Education
MD 400 Introduction to Educational Technology
ED 441/SL 441 Multicultural Contexts of Teaching/Learning
MD 503 Research/Evaluation in K-12 Consultation and Leadership

Core (15 credits)

MD 403A The School Library
MD 403B The School Library
MD 405 Management of School Library Resources
MD 406 Introduction to Reference
MD 409 The Literate Environment: PK-12 Literature/Reading

Pedagogy (18 credits)

ED 429 Philosophical Foundations of Education
ED 442 Educational Psychology
SE 405/430 Exceptional Learners in the Mainstream
MD 565 Methods in the School Library
MD 581 Student Teaching

Comprehensive Exam

MD 99-02 Comprehensive Exam in School Library Media (including Praxis 0311)

Taken in last two semesters/after 24 credits completed. Offered Fall and Spring. Registration for the comprehensive exam is in the first weeks of the fall and spring semesters.