Master of Education in Instructional Technology

Major: IT MED
Degree Awarded: MED
Unit: GE
Program Webpage: http://louisville.edu/education/degrees/med-it

Program Information

Initial Requirements:

  1. Teaching certification in P-12 Area.
  2. Admission to the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies.
  3. Admission to M.Ed. in Instructional Technology program (which requires completion of EDAP 585: Introduction to Educational Technology with B+ or higher or equivalent course/experience).
  4. Meeting with faculty advisor to discuss Kentucky Experienced Teacher Standards, UofL Program Themes, Conceptual Framework, and ISTE Technology Facilitation Standards.

Curriculum

CARDS 4 (Entry Assessment): Admission to the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies and to the Instructional Computer Technology program; Self-Assessment on Kentucky Guide to Reflective Classroom Practice; Professional Growth Plan.
Research (3 credit hours)
Credit Hours
ELFH 600 Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics OR3
EDAP/EDSP 639 Education Research in the P-12 Setting
3
Leadership (6 credit hours) Instructor Permission required
EDAP 677 Teacher Leadership: Mentoring and Coaching3
EDAP 607 Teacher Leadership in Practice
3
Area of Emphasis (15 credit hours)
EDAP 688 Designing a Technology Integrated Curriculum 13
EDAP 690 Teaching with Multimedia Tools 1
3
EDAP 587 Teaching and Learning Online 1 3
EDAP 687 Literacy, Teaching and Technology3
EDAP 585 Introduction to Education Technology: Integrating Technology into Instruction
3
Successful completion of 15 hours of Instructional Computer Technology coursework; self-assessment on Standards 1-4 of the Scored acceptable or target on Rubrics for Advanced Candidates (by advisor); acceptable Dispositions assessment, minimum GPA of 3.0.
Electives (6 credit hours)
EDAP 601 Teaching with Emerging Technologies3
EDSP 618 Instructional Technology for Students with Special Needs3
EDSP 689 Using the Internet in P12 Teaching3

Other courses, as approved by advisor

CARDS 6 (Exit Assessment): Successful completion of all required coursework, updated and revised Professional Growth Plan, final self-assessment on all standards of the Kentucky Guide to Reflective Practice. Scored acceptable or target on Rubrics for Advanced Candidates (by faculty advisor)

Minimum total credit hours

30

1Denotes Courses that are required for the endorsement.

Mid-Point Assessment:
Review program on KY Experienced Teacher Standards, UofL Program Themes, Conceptual Framework, and ISTE Technology Facilitation Standards (2002); half of required KETS and ISTE Technology Facilitation standards and indicators met within portfolio work.
Degree Assessment: Minimum GPA of 3.0; no grade lower than "C", acceptable portfolio.
Endorsement Assessment:
  1. All endorsement coursework completed.
  2. No lower than 3.0 GPA in endorsement courses and no credit accepted for grade lower than C.
  3. Review of Portfolio which includes Post-Program Self-Assessment.

Faculty

Jennifer Bay-Williams
Professor

Chair of Middle and Secondary Education Department

Sherri Brown
Associate Professor

Director of Early Childhood and Elementary Education Program

James Chisholm

Assistant Professor

Tammi Davis

Instructor

John Finch

Instructor

Amy Seely Flint
Professor

Department Chair Early and Middle Childhood Education

Penny Howell

Associate Professor

Timothy Landrum
Professor

Chair of Special Education Department

Maggie McGatha

Associate Professor

Lori Norton-Meier

Professor

Mikkaka Overstreet
Instructor

Director of Minority Teacher Recruitment Project

Susan Peters

Associate Professor

Amy Stevens

Instructor

Steve Swan
Instructor

Program Coordinator for Instructional Technology