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In an ever changing world were students often know more about technology than their teachers the University of Vermont offers an excellent online Educational Technology degree designed specifically to meet the needs of teachers and library media specialists who are seeking opportunities to stay connected with today’s media savvy youth. Familiarity with technological resources expands your potential for a pay increase and further broadens employment possibilities. The benefit of this online degree is that the classes are available at your convenience year round and can be taken in any order. Enrolling in this degree also gives you access to Continuing Education advisors and faculty who understand the demands of this field. Their expertise will provide you with the capability to enrich your students with a technology infused curriculum.
UVM Continuing Education’s Educational Technology online program contains the following courses: Technology and Inquiry-Based Learning; Differentiated Instruction with Technology; Technology, Schooling and Society; Learning Theory, Instructional Design and Technology; Current Topics in Assessment and Technology; and Teacher Leadership in Technology Integration. These courses will give you the skills to use technology to meet the perse needs students including those with disabilities. Studying the factors involved with information technology gives you insight into educational issues affecting areas such as cultural persity, student success, community relationships, and effective schooling practices. Ultimately the goal of this degree is to empower educators to be up-to-date with the latest technology so it can be implemented to transform a wide variety of school practices.
A final benefit to this degree is that after successfully completing the above courses only four more courses must be taken to achieve a Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction. The Master’s degree further increases students' opportunities for advance in pay and you become eligible for positions including: instructional coordinator, curriculum specialist, curriculum director, and director of instructional material.
UVM’s online Educational Technology Sequence is open to anyone with a bachelor’s degree to apply.
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New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
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