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Rank I Program in Instructional Computer Technology (P-12)

Major: IT
Degree Awarded: NON
Unit: GE
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Program Information

Admission Requirements:

  • Admission to the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies
  • Hold teacher certification and a Masters degree
  • Admission to Instructional Technology program (requires EDAP 585:  Intro to Educational Technology with B+ minimum or equivalent course/experience)
  • Meeting with faculty advisor to discuss KYETS, UofL Program Themes, Conceptual Framework, and ISTE Technology Facilitation Standards
  • Set purpose for Rank I program


Inquiry (Critical Thinker) (3 hours)  
ELFH 600 Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics  3
Advocacy (Professional Leader) (3 hours)  
EDAP 677 Teacher Leadership: Mentoring and Coaching 3
EDAP 642 Literacy, Learning, and Cultural Differences OR  
EDSP 618 Instructional Technology for Students with Special Needs  
Action (Problem Solver) (3 hours)  
EDAP 680 Capstone Seminar 2 3
Area of Emphasis (18 hours)  
EDAP 688 Designing a Technology Integrated Curriculum 1 3
EDAP 689 Using the Internet in P-12 Teaching 1 3
EDAP 587 Teaching and Learning Online 1 3
EDAP 601 Teaching with Emerging Technologies 1, 2 
EDAP 585 Intro to Education Technology: Integrating Technology into Instruction 3
EDAP 624 Curriculum Theory 3
EDAP 629 Teaching Mathematics with Technology, P-8 3
EDAP 687 Literacy, Teaching and Technology 3
Course approved by Advisor  
Minimum total hours 30
1 Denotes courses that are required for the Instructional Technology endorsement.  
2 Denotes courses that must be taken in the last 6 hours of program study.  

Mid-Point Assessment: Review program on KY Experienced Teacher standards, U of L 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, no credit accepted for grade lower than C.
  3. Review of Portfolio which includes Post-Program Self Assessment.

Departmental Faculty

Jenny Bay-Williams
Professor, Mathematics Education

Chair of the Middle/Secondary Education Department

Nina Beck

Instructor, Early Childhood Education

Latricia Bronger

Instructor, Middle and Secondary Education

Peggy Brooks

Coordinator of the Kentucky Teacher Internship Program

E. Todd Brown

Associate Professor, Mathematics Education

Sherri Brown
Associate Professor, Science Education
Assistant Chair of Early Childhood and Elementary Education Department
William Bush
Professor, Mathematics Education

Director of Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Teacher Division

Janet Calvert
Instructor, Alternative Certification

Coordinator of Alternative Certification Program

Betty Doyle

Instructor, Early Childhood Education

Claudia George

Instructor, Science Education

Penny Howell

Assistant Professor, Literacy and Middle Grades Education

Jill Jacobi-Vessels

Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education

Deborah Jinkins

Instructor, Early Childhood Education

Karen Karp

Professor, Mathematics Education

Diane Kyle
Professor, Elementary Curriculum

Chair of Early Childhood and Elementary Education Department

Ann Larson
Professor, English Education

Vice Dean

Stefanie Livers

Instructor, Mathematics Education

Maggie McGatha
Associate Professor, Mathematics Education

Assistant Chair of Middle/Secondary Education Department

Lori Norton-Meier

Associate Professor, Reading Education

Susan Peters

Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education

Bob Ronau

Professor, Mathematics Education

Gina Schack

Professor, Gifted Education

Caroline Sheffield

Assistant Professor, Social Studies Education

Christine Sheffield

Assistant Professor, Literacy Education

Melissa Shirley

Assistant Professor, Science Education

Steve Swan

Instructor, Instructional Technology and Special Education

Shelley Thomas

Assistant Professor, Social Studies Education

Thomas Tretter
Associate Professor, Science Education

Director of Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium

Ingrid Weiland

Assistant Professor, Science Education

Jean Wolph
Instructor,  Literacy

Director of Louisville Writing Project

Contact Information

Instructional Computer Technology

Teaching and Learning Department (502)852-6593

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