Education: Technology

EDTC 6100: Leadership in Digital Education Orientation (1)

Offerings

This course is an introduction to the Leadership in Digital Education program. Students will familiarize themselves with the University, the School of Education, the SPU Library digital resources, University-adopted digital tools, and program standards.

Restrictions: Digital Education Leadership Majors only. Graduate only.

EDTC 6101: Values, Ethics and Foundations in Digital Education (5)

Offerings

Educators face multiple ethical issues when using educational technology and digital resources. Theological values and perspectives can inform responses to these issues. This course provides an overview of educational technology and examines how Christian theology can be used to shape digital education practices, while helping educational leaders develop a theologically and philosophically informed framework for ethical leadership in digital teaching and learning.

Restrictions: Digital Education Leadership Majors only. Graduate only.

EDTC 6102: Teaching, Learning, and Assessment I (5)

Offerings

The first of a two-course sequence addressing research and promising practices related to how to use technology effectively for assessing student learning, differentiating instruction, and providing rigorous, relevant, and engaging learning experiences for all students.

Restrictions: Digital Education Leadership Majors only. Graduate only.

EDTC 6103: Teaching, Learning, and Assessment II (5)

Offerings

The second of a two-course sequence addressing research and promising practices related to how to use technology effectively for assessing student learning, differentiating instruction, and providing rigorous, relevant, and engaging learning experiences for all students.

Restrictions: Digital Education Leadership Majors only. Graduate only.

EDTC 6104: Digital Learning Environments (5)

Offerings

This course addresses research and promising practices related to the creation and support of effective digital learning environments to maximize the learning of all students.

Restrictions: Digital Education Leadership Majors only. Graduate only.

EDTC 6105: Educational Technology Leadership (5)

Offerings

This course addresses research and promising practices related to development of technology coaches who will lead the implementation of a comprehensive technology integration plan and promote excellence and transformational change throughout an instructional environment.

Restrictions: Digital Education Leadership Majors only. Graduate only.

EDTC 6106: Professional Development and Program Evaluation (5)

Offerings

In this course, students learn how to conduct needs assessments, develop technology-related professional learning programs, evaluate the impact on instructional practice and student learning, and communicate findings to the institution.

Restrictions: Digital Education Leadership Majors only. Graduate only.

EDTC 6107: Capstone: Content Knowledge and Professional Growth (5)

Offerings

In this course, students will learn how to demonstrate competence in professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions in content, pedagogical, and technological areas as well as adult learning and leadership. They will also learn promising practices in how to use technology to continuously deepen their knowledge and expertise.

Restrictions: Digital Education Leadership Majors only. Graduate only.

EDTC 6108: Leadership in Digital Education Practicum (3)

Offerings

This practicum provides students with practical on-the-job experience working with learners, instructors, and others in an educational technology facility, classroom situation, faculty development, or similar setting.

Restrictions: Digital Education Leadership Majors only. Graduate only.

EDTC 6431: Learning with Technology (3)

Offerings

Addresses strategies for promoting effective student use of educational technology through application of research and theory from social learning, cooperative learning and learning styles.

Restrictions: Doctoral, Graduate only.

EDTC 6432: Essentials: Computer Authoring (3)

Offerings

Covers development of skills in authoring computer learning materials, production of media materials and creation of interactive multimedia products.

Restrictions: Doctoral, Graduate only.

EDTC 6433: Teaching with Technology (3)

Offerings

Provides survey and analysis of current approaches to the planning, use and evaluation of media and computer learning materials.

Restrictions: Doctoral, Graduate only.

EDTC 6434: Networking and Telecommunication for Education (3)

Offerings

Examines basic local and wide area networking systems for schools. Explores information literacy, resources and applications with emphasis upon issues related to the design, delivery and evaluation of instruction via networks.

Restrictions: Doctoral, Graduate only.

EDTC 6500: Educational Technology for Math and Science (3)

Offerings

Provides experience in the use of technology to solve problems and enhance teaching in math and science. Includes exploration and evaluation of currently available resources and general principles for the choice and use of emerging technologies.

Restrictions: Graduate only. Master Teaching Math/Science only.

EDTC 6900: Independent Study (1-5)

Offerings

Student works with a faculty member on a mutually agreed upon topic. May be repeated for credit up to 6 credits.

Restrictions: Doctoral, Graduate only.