2014-2015 Graduate Course Catalog 
    Jul 14, 2024  
2014-2015 Graduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Instructional Technology, MS

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Tiffany A. Koszalka, Chair, 330 Huntington Hall, 315-443-3703, takoszal@syr.edu

Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation

Major Requirements

The M.S. program in Instructional Technology (IT) is intended for teachers who have completed prior studies in one or more fields of Pre K-12 education and who already hold or are eligible for a New York State (NYS) initial teaching certificate. The 37 credit program will advance professional practice by supporting leadership in the integration of technology in learning and enhancement of teaching with technology. Upon successful completion of the IT master’s program candidates will be eligible to apply for: New York State initial teacher certification as an Educational Technology Specialist (Pre K-12). This program also fulfills the requirement for a related master’s degree for New York State professional certification in most areas of initial New York State teaching certification.

This program is offered by the Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation Department (IDD&E). IDD&E offers a variety of programs to help students develop the skills required to identify and evaluate learning problems and to design and develop appropriate instructional solutions to these problems. Students develop the competencies to apply instructional analysis, design and develop instructional materials, evaluate instructional programs, and assess learning. The curriculum includes teaching students about a variety of soft (process and communication) and hard technologies. Through practical projects, students develop competencies to design, create, implement, and evaluate technology-supported instructional solutions for a variety of educational and professional settings. Certificates in educational technology as well as M.S., C.A.S., and Ph.D. degrees are offered.

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