Dec 14, 2018  
2018-2019 University Catalogue 
2018-2019 University Catalogue

GC in Educational Technology

Sarah Eckert, Program Director



The Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology explores theories, principles, and practices of educational technology that are transforming classrooms into modern learning environments. Our courses emphasize the use of technology in the classroom to enrich instruction, assessment, and curriculum and student enhance learning across learning styles.

This Certificate is designed for in-service teachers. Courses may also fulfill requirements within MEd in Educational Program Design and MEd in Educational Technology.

Program Objectives

Students in the Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology will:

  • Explore the role of educational technology in the classroom
  • Develop fluency with assessment technologies
  • Explain how educational technology can be used to enhance student learning
  • Explore what it means to be a “digital learner” in today’s classroom
  • Utilize educational technologies to differentiate instruction for diverse learners
  • Identify and target online instructional resources
  • Create varied and engaging lessons using technology
  • Evaluate emerging educational technologies

Program Requirements (15 credits)

Required Courses (12 credits)

Electives (3 credits)

  • Select 1 course from subjects: ETEC, INCL, LITY, MTEC, PRES, UTPS, VPAS 3 credits