Master of Arts in Educational Technology

Prepare 21st Century Students for Their Future

  • Program designed to meet the needs of working educators who desire to explore how educational technologies can support 21st century learners.
  • Focus on effective pedagogy and real world contexts of teaching subject matter curriculum. 
  • Examine current issues, trends, and research to reveal the power and potential for educational technology to meet the needs of all students.
  • Explore effective practices for addressing the digital divide through strategies that promote social justice and equity.
  • Develop projects to engage and meet the learning needs of at-risk urban youth.
  • Become a confident and technologically savvy professional in your field.
  • Graduates meet ISTE and State Technology Standards for Teachers.
  • Integrated curriculum moves candidates from Scholar to Action Researcher to Mentor/Leader.
  • Graduates’ culminating service projects benefit local district teachers & students.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What does this degree allow you to do?
  • Acquire the skills needed to thoughtfully implement teaching practices that support student preparation for the future workforce.
  • Become a model for other teachers and demonstrate effective ways that technology can be used in the classroom to close achievement gaps and meet district goals.

What are the unique features of Touro's Ed Technology program?

  • Programs run on site in your district for most cohorts one night per week.
  • Touro programs respect the prior graduate work you did to become credentialed.  
  • Cohort model used with strong support network and accessibility to instructors.
  • Focus upon effective teaching practices that address the digital divide in multicultural classrooms and Common Core implementation.

How long does the program take?

  • Three semesters to complete 18 units and 5 semesters to complete 30 units.

How much does it cost?

  • 18 units x $580 per unit=$10,440 or 30 units x $580=$17,400
  • Books=$300; no software needed
  • Financial aid is available

Can you transfer credits to the program?

  • Up to 12 credits can be transferred, upon program approval.

Location of classes?

  • Classes are held locally in your school district when cohorts can be formed. Otherwise, we find a location nearby to you.

When do classes meet?

  • Classes meet once per week, from 4:30 to 9:00 PM.

18 Unit Credential Completion Option – One Year to Complete

To participate in this program, you must have earned at least 12 units of graduate course work prior to admission.

Coursework:

9 Units in Digital Age Learning & Educational Technology:

Courses Include:

EDUC 741: Survey of Educational Technology
EDUC 745: Emerging Trends in Technology
EDUC 742: Integrating Technology into Classroom Teaching
EDUC 727: Special Topic: Digital Storytelling
EDUC 727: Special Topic: Web 2.0 and the Millennial Learner

9 Units of Research: 

EDUC 710: Introduction to Research for Educators
EDUC 716: Reading/Writing Educational Literature
EDUC 795: Master’s Thesis/Project Seminar

12 Units of Teacher Preparation Course Work:

These courses are selected in consultation with your program adviser.
They are electives and exempt from the Credential completion program.

Contact:

Pamela Redmond, Ed.D. 
Graduate Studies Program Chair and Professor
707-638-5452
pamela.redmond@tu.edu