Educational Technology - Certificate of Advanced Study

Requirements

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Certificate of Advanced Study - Educational Technology 

Roy Bohlin, Coordinator
royb@csufresno.edu

The Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Technology is a postbaccalaureate program designed to provide professional and specialized preparation for the candidate interested in acquiring knowledge and skills essential for technology-related leadership in educational settings.

Students completing this program will be able to do the following:

  • describe the current and potential impact of advanced technologies on education and society
  • analyze instructional needs and determine viable uses of technology for meeting those needs
  • select and develop appropriate technology-based materials that correlate to curriculum objectives
  • model the effective use of technology within educational settings
  • demonstrate an understanding of the equitable and ethical use of technology
  • plan, implement, and evaluate programs that exemplify the effective use of technology to attain curriculum objectives

Up to six units of coursework taken while working on this certificate may be additionally counted as elective units toward a Master of Arts in Education with an option in curriculum and instruction. Students who hold a valid California teaching credential may also apply to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) to have their files reviewed for the supplemental authorization "Computer Concepts and Applications."

Students who wish to pursue either of these options while working on the certificate should state such an intent early in their program so they can receive proper advising regarding master's or CTC requirements.

Admission Requirements. In addition to the admission requirements listed in the Graduate Education Program section of this catalog, admission to the Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Technology requires a minimum of 2.75 GPA. a statement of purpose, and two letters of recommendation.

Program Requirements. Under the direction of the program advisor, each student prepares and submits an individually designed program within the following framework. Note:  Per university policy regarding the double counting of coursework, only 2 coruses (6 units) may be used towards a master's degree.

Course Requirements
CI 225, and CI 227 (6 units)
Approved Educational Technology Electives (8 - 9 units)
Total (14-15 units)

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