Technology in Education, Certificate of Advanced Study

Offered in both online-only and face-to-face formats, this certificate provides a strong foundation in educational philosophy and instructional design to prepare preK–12 teachers to effectively integrate and assess technology in their content areas. It is designed for candidates seeking the Technology Specialist endorsement.  Visit the Illinois State Board of Education for specific requirements, updates and amendments.

In addition to National College of Education Graduate Admissions Requirements, applicants must:

Program Details:

  • Requires 30 SH for completion

Required Courses

CAS Core - 3 SH

EDL 546Perspectives and Administration of Educational Policy

3

Program Requirements - 23 SH

TIE 532Applications of Technology in Schools

2 OR 3

TIE 533Technology Based Analysis and Databased Decision Making

2

TIE 535Designing Active Learning Environments with Innovative Technologies

1 TO 3

TIE 542Designing Internet Resources for Teaching and Learning

3

TIE 544Curriculum Applications of Multimedia Authoring

3

TIE 575Leading Staff Development in Educational Technology

3

TIE 512Students Using Technology for Inquiry Learning and Problem Solving

2

TIE 592Portfolio Development Seminar

1

TIE 593Seminar in Technology in Education

3

Note: TIE 532 and TIE 535 must be taken for 3 semester hours.

Program Electives - 4 SH

Choose 4 SH from the courses below:

TIE 550Desktop Publishing for the Classroom

1

TIE 583Workshop/Technology in Education/Contemporary Issues

1

TIE 584Workshop/Technology in Education/Curriculum Materials

1

TIE 585Workshop/Technology in Education/Instructional Practices

1

TIE 594Independent Study/Technology in Education

1 TO 3

TIE 595Selected Topics/Technology in Education

1 TO 5

SPE 545Assistive Technology

2