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. Admission to the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies
  2. Kentucky teaching certificate and Rank II
  3. 2.75 minimum GPA
  4. Minimum acceptable GRE scores

Curriculum

CARDS 4 (Entry Assessment): Admission to the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies and to the instructional computer technology M.Ed. program; professional growth plan; Kentucky Teaching Certificate and Rank II; signed Professional Code of Ethics/Technology User Agreement; personal statement; 2.75 minimum grade point average; minimum acceptable GRE scores.
Course # DescriptionCredit Hours
Research (3 credit hours)
ELFH 600 Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics3
Leadership (3 credit hours)
EDAP 677 Developing Collaborative Groups: Facilitating, Coaching, and Mentoring3
Diversity(3 credit hours)
EDAP 642 Literacy Learning and Cultural Differences OR3
EDAP 618 Instructional Technology for Students with Special Needs
CARDS 5 (Mid-point Assessment): ISTE Technology Facilitation Standards (2002) with at least half of the standards and indicators met within portfolio, scored exemplary or target on Rubrics for Advanced Candidates (by instructor or advisor), including dispositions assessment, minimum GPA of 3.0
Area of Emphasis (15 credit hours)15
EDAP 688 Designing Technology Rich Curricula 1
EDAP 690 Teaching with Multimedia Tools 1
EDAP 587 Teaching and Learning Online 1
EDAP 601 Teaching with Emerging Technologies1, 2
EDAP 680 Capstone Seminar 1
Electives (select 9 hours)9
EDAP 585 Intro to Education Technology: Integrating Technology into Instruction 1
EDAP 624 Curriculum Theory
EDAP 687 Literacy, Teaching and Technology
EDAP 689 Using the Internet in P-12 Teaching 1

Course as approved by advisor

CARDS 6 (Exit Assessment): Successful completion of all required coursework; updated and revised professional growth plan; scored acceptable or target on Rubric for Advanced Candidates (by instructor or advisor); including dispositions assessment.

Minimum total credit hours

33

1Denotes Courses that are required for the endorsement. 2 Denotes course that must be taken in the last 6 credit hours of program study

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.
Degree Assessment:
1. Minimum of 18 credit hours in 600-level courses is required,
2. Transfer credit must be officially accepted by the advisor (maximum of 6 credit hours)-- final acceptance is dependent upon receipt of official transcripts,
3. A maximum of 9 credit hours taken in non-degree status can be applied toward a master's degree (upon approval of advisor),
4. All courses must be completed within 6 years of admission to the program,
5. To complete the program, students must have minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA. No credit shall be accepted for a grade lower than "C".

Faculty

Jennifer Bay-Williams

Professor

Sherri Brown

Associate Professor

Jan Calvert

Instructor

James Chisholm

Assistant Professor

Justin Cooper

Assistant Professor

Tammi Davis

Instructor

Betty Doyle

Instructor

John Finch

Instructor

Amy Seely Flint

Professor

Penny Howell

Associate Professor

Timothy Landrum

Professor

Amy Lingo

Professor

Maggie McGatha

Associate Professor

Lori Norton-Meier

Professor

Mikkaka Overstreet

Instructor

Susan Peters

Associate Professor

Amy Stevens

Instructor

Steve Swan

Instructor