2017 Summer & Fall Registration

March 21st, 2017 by Nancy Copeland

…for the Learning  Technology & Design program begins 3/22/2017!
Summer Semester begins 06/22/2017!

Remember to register soon as classes fill quickly (refer to your program of study and/or your adviser).

Note: Summer courses use the EDMT prefix, whereas Fall courses use LTEC.

EDMT/LTEC  Courses being offered:

Summer II 2017 (06/22/2017)
EDMT 623 (TBD)
EDMT 628 CRN 53529 Design & Use Online Resources for Education (prereqs: EDMT 623)
EDMT 653 CRN 52610 Issues & Emerging Educational Technology (prereqs: EDMT 627 & EDMT 628)

Fall 2017 (09/06/2017)
LTEC 602 CRN 16765 Tech & Student-Centered Learning
LTEC 632 CRN 16763 Adv Productivity Tools in Teach & Learning
LTEC 695 CRN 16764 Graduate Seminar (prereqs: EDMT 653)

Be sure to check the Online Schedule of Classes for foundation and restrictive course offerings.

REMINDER: Need money to finance your studies?

March 14th, 2017 by Nancy Copeland

The College of Education offers over 90 scholarships from our three academic departments (Teacher Education, Leadership and Counseling, and Special Education) and Dean’s office. Each year, students apply for and receive thousands of dollars in financial aid from both endowed and expendable funds established by our generous donors.

Regarding LTEC, the Stokes Educational Technology Scholarship is offered through the Dept. of Teacher Education and is available to an LTEC student who meets the selection criteria. IMPORTANT: March 31, 2017 Deadline.

Go to College of Education – Scholarships to search for scholarship opportunities, read selection criteria, download the application form, and view the application deadlines.

Is technology improving teaching?

December 12th, 2016 by Michael McVey

Despite the proliferation of devices in the classroom, whether through bring-your-own-device or district-led one-to-one programs, we still need to study how these devices are deployed and what their impact has been. A recent study of more than 880,000 students analyzed each school’s documents and data, conducted surveys of administrators, teachers and students, and reviewed surveys that the schools conducted.

Bottom line, “when educators speak of their success, they rarely lead with technology. Instead, they talk about personalization, student engagement, and the role of teachers—all of these supported by technology.”

Read more at http://www.eschoolnews.com/2016/12/01/google-tools-schools/

New Name: Learning Technology and Design

October 8th, 2016 by Michael McVey

Our request to change the name from Educational Media and Technology  (EDMT) to Learning Technology and Design (LTEC) was finally approved so gradually you will begin to see more of LTEC and much less of EDMT.

 

Google Certified Trainer program

September 5th, 2016 by Michael McVey

This just might be for YOU.

For the last few years, Google has provided a program for people who wanted to earn an official training certification from Google for Education. This week they announced the launch of the new and improved Google for Education Certified Trainer Program.

The program has seven new units of study that would apply to you especially is you are a teacher looking for more training opportunities:

CREATE AND DELIVER INSPIRING AND EFFECTIVE TRAINING PLANS

  • Influence Organizational Change
  • Design Professional Learning
  • Implement Best Coaching Practices
  • Planning for Engaging Training Sessions
  • Facilitate with Professionalism

HELP EDUCATORS USE TRANSFORMATIVE GOOGLE TECHNOLOGIES

  • Integrate Google Tools in the Classroom
  • Deepen your Knowledge of Google for Education

Applications open in early October and you should have your Google Certified Trainer (Level 2) by then.