Master of Arts in Education
Curriculum and Instruction
AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY
CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION - INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY
[30 Credit Hours]
This specialization is for persons wishing to provide leadership in instructional technology, for teachers who want to advance their teaching skills through the use of technology, or for those interested in preparing for work in a training environment. Completion of this degree does not require teacher licensure. The program addresses the selection, application, and evaluation of technology with classroom work and hands-on in the field projects. Graduates from the program do work as building level technology leaders, trainers and IT specialist as well as teachers with improved technology skills.
- Undergraduate GPA of 2.75
- Official scores on the General test of the Graduate Record Examination with minimum 142 verbal and 139 quantitative scores
Degree: Master of Arts in Education (M.A. Ed.)
Major: Curriculum and Instruction
Specialization: Instructional Technology
Required Courses (30 hours total):
Educ 5000 Research in Education (3)
Educ 5611 Educational Computer Applications (3)
Educ 5613 Instructional Design (3)
Educ 5614 Electronic Publishing (3)
Educ 5618 Visual Literacy (3)
Educ 5616 Multimedia Design (3)
Educ 5617 Instructional Internet Use (3)
Educ 5621 Instructional Video Design (3)
Educ 5625 Maintenance and Management (3)
Educ 6000 Practicum in Instructional Technology (1)
Educ 6005 Instructional Technology Project (2)
Students must complete three milestones while completing this program. Milestone I will be completed while in the first term of enrollment. Milestone II must be completed before enrolling capstone course. Milestone III occurs at graduation.
Educ 6005 – Instructional Technology Project is the capstone course for this program and must be taken the last term of enrollment. It is offered each semester on an independent basis. Milestone II is prerequisite.
Research Plan I:
- Research Foundations/Methods course from a graduate course, with the minimum of one advisor/teacher to oversee.
- Written capstone project reviewed by graduate committee
- Oral presentation of capstone project reviewed by graduate committee