Presentation on theme: "Online Graduate Degrees & a Rural University – How Does It Work? MERLOT New Orleans, LA August 9, 2007."— Presentation transcript:
Online Graduate Degrees & a Rural University – How Does It Work? MERLOT New Orleans, LA August 9, 2007
MERLOT 2007 Presenters Dr. Karen McFerrin Dr. Ron McBride Dr. Frank Fuller Dr. Kioh Kim Dr. Sanghoon Park
MERLOT 2007 Master of Education in Educational Technology Leadership
MERLOT hour program All courses offered online each semester. https://blackboard.nsula.edu/ Check and for Graduate Studies Admission & program information, catalogs, calendars Teaching certification required for admission M.Ed. in ETL
MERLOT 2007 M.Ed. in ETL sem. hrs. A. Core Courses (12 hrs) EDCI 5020 and 5030 EDUC 5840 and 5850 B. Content Area (24 hrs) ETEC 5700, 5710, 5740, 5760, 5770, 5780, 5790, 6010
MERLOT 2007 Core Courses for ETL Curriculum and Instruction Courses (EDCI) 5020 Curriculum Development for School Improvement 5030 Instructional Improvement and Assessment Education Courses (EDUC) 5840 Research Based Decision Making in Education 5850 Action Research for School Improvement.
MERLOT 2007 Educational Technology Courses 5700 Technology Leadership in Schools 5710 Professional Development for K-12 Technology Integration 5730 Instructional Television and Telecommunications 5740 Telecommunications, Networking, and the Internet for the Classroom Teacher 5750 Design and Production of Learning and Instructional Materials 5760 Design and Development of Multimedia Instructional Units 5770 Advanced Telecommunications and Distance Education 5780 Technology Planning and Administration 5790 Educational Technology Research, Evaluation and Assessment 6010 Practicum in Restructuring Education through Technology
MERLOT 2007 Master of Arts in Adult Education The Adult Education graduate degree program provides a contemporary, technology-oriented preparation for educators in schools, post-secondary institutions, industry, and military settings. No teaching certification required for admission.
MERLOT 2007 Master of Arts in Adult Education 33 hrs. Core Area (12 Semester Hours) EDAE 5700Foundations of Adult Education EPSY 5700Development & Learning in Adulthood ETEC 5780Technology Planning & Administration EDUC 5840Research Based Decision Making in Education Concentration Area (12 Semester Hours) EDAE 4700Fundamentals of Teaching Adult Education EDAE 5730Organization & Administration of Adult Education Classes EDAE 5740Adult Learning in Distance Education Settings EDAE 5750Program Development Process in Adult & Continuing education Support Area (3 to 6 Hours): Selected from adult education or educational technology courses. Application Area (3 to 6 Hours): Choose One. EDUC 5950Research Problems. or EDUC 5980Thesis (6 hours)
MERLOT 2007 Adult Education Program Information Frank Fuller, Ph.D. NSU College of Education (318)
MERLOT 2007 Specialist in Education Ed.S. (Emphasis in Educational Technology) A professional degree designed to provide advanced educational preparation for persons who have demonstrated superior qualifications for using or managing technology in educational settings.
MERLOT 2007 Ed.S. (ETEC) Programs vary in their ETEC concentration 30 hour program: 24 in ETEC/EDAE & 6 in field study Teaching certification NOT required All courses offered online. https://blackboard.nsula.edu/ Check and for Graduate Studies Admission & program information, catalogs, calendars
MERLOT 2007 Ed.S. – 30 hours A. Technology 18 B. Foundations (EDAE 5730, EDAE 5740 or EDAE 5750) 6 C. Research (EDUC 5890 & 5990) 6
MERLOT 2007 Foundations Courses for Ed.S. EDAE 5730 Organization & Administration of Adult Education Classes EDAE 5740 Adult Learning in Distance Education Settings EDAE 5750 Program Development Process in Adult & Continuing Education Two of the three required.
MERLOT 2007 ETEC Courses for Ed.S. 18 hours (6 courses) NOT taken in M.Ed. required 5700Technology Leadership in Schools 5710Professional Development for K-12 Technology Integration 5730 Instructional Television and Telecommunications 5740 Telecommunications, Networking, and the Internet for the Classroom Teacher 5750 Design and Production of Learning and Instructional Materials 5760Design and Development of Multimedia Instructional Units 5770Advanced Telecommunications and Distance Education 5780Technology Planning and Administration 5790Educational Technology Research, Evaluation, and Assessment 6000 Restructuring Education through Technology 6010 Practicum in Restructuring Education through Technology 6030 Cognition and Technology 6040 Instructional Designs and Technology 6450 Seminar in Current Research in Technology
MERLOT 2007 Thesis for Ed.S. Research (EDUC 5890 & 5990) Model-based field study 6 hrs. 2 consecutive semesters at end of program
MERLOT 2007 Ed.S. in ETEC – Suggested 6 Hour Course Rotation Semester 1…ETEC 5750, EDAE 5730 Semester 2…ETEC 5770 or ETEC 5780 ETEC 5790 Semester 3…ETEC 6000 or 6030 ETEC 6450 Semester 4…ETEC 6040, EDUC 5890 Semester 5…EDAE 5740 or EDAE 5750 EDUC 5990 Other Technology or Foundations courses may be substituted for the above rotations with consent of Committee.
MERLOT 2007 Add-On Certifications Available Online
MERLOT 2007 Building Level Technology Facilitator Add On Certification (9 hrs) = ETEC 5700, 5740, & 5760 Technology Leadership in Schools Educational Telecommunications, Networks, & the Internet Design & Development of Multimedia Instructional Units
MERLOT 2007 District Tech Leader Add On Certification (21 hrs & M.Ed) = ETEC 5700, 5740, 5710, 5760, 5770, 5780, & 5790 Professional Development for K-12 Technology Integration Advanced Telecommunications & Distance Learning Technology Planning & Administration Educational Technology Research, Evaluation, & Assessment
MERLOT 2007 Computer Literacy Add On Certification Computer Literacy (9 hrs) = ETEC 5610, 5620, and Introduction of Computers for the Classroom Teacher 5620 Evaluation and Application of Technology Use for the Classroom Teacher 5630 Multimedia Programming for the Classroom Teacher
MERLOT 2007 Adult Ed Add On Certification Add-on certifications : GED teacher/Center Supervisor EDAE 4700 Fundamentals of Teaching Adult Education EDAE 4720 Materials & Methods in Teaching Adult Education EDAE 4730 Reading Instruction in Adult Education EDAE 4740 Practicum in Adult & Community Education Contact: Frank Fuller, Ph.D. NSU College of Education (318)
MERLOT 2007 School Media Specialist Add On Certification – 21 hrs. Only online certification program for school media specialist. Innovative program addresses new AASL/NCATE standards, incorporates nationally defined competencies, & prepares school librarians for the variety of roles they now must fill. A course rotation schedule allows students to complete certification requirements in a calendar year. Two courses are offered each term, & the practicum is offered each term.course rotation schedule
MERLOT 2007 Online Courses Core Courses Curriculum and Instruction Courses (EDCI) 5020 Curriculum Development for School Improvement 5030 Instructional Improvement and Assessment Education Courses (EDUC) 5840 Research Based Decision Making in Education 5850 Action Research for School Improvement Adult Education (EDAE) 5700Foundations of Adult Education 5700Development & Learning in Adulthood 5780Technology Planning & Administration 5840Research Based Decision Making in Education
MERLOT 2007 ALL NSU Online Courses Office of Electronic and Continuing Education – Online Programs 240 courses for spring 2007
MERLOT 2007 NSU Admissions Information Northwestern State University University Recruiting for Graduate & Adult Studies Natchitoches, LA (318) – online information request
MERLOT 2007 For Additional Information, Contact: Dr. Ron McBride Northwestern State University Educational Technology Teacher Education Center - Room C121 Natchitoches, LA Phone: (318) , , Fax: (318)