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Technology Applications

Designed For

Designed for professionals seeking expertise in effective, research-based use of technology to engage learners in critical thinking, problem-solving, and global collaborations.

Your Future

Become an instructional leader with expertise in research-based instruction and practices that integrate technology to increase student achievement.

Concentration Area Advisement

Dr. Credence Baker,

The Program

The 30 hour Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction degree includes a combination of online and hybrid coursework. Additional leveling courses may be required.

Program Core Courses
Credit Hours Subject Course Course Title
3 EDUC 5303 Foundations of Curriculum
3 EDUC 5338 Curriculum Design and Implementation
3 EDUC 5398 Techniques of Research
3 EDTC 5370 Internship/Service Learning Capstone
Program Concentration Courses
Credit Hours Subject Course Course Title
3 EDTC 5349 Educational Media & Technology
3 EDTC 5350 Web 2.0 for Interactive Learning
3 EDTC 5351 Multimedia and Video for K-12 Learning
3 EDTC 5338 Instructional Design
3 EDTC 5358 Mapping Games to Learning Outcomes
3 EDTC 5359 Leading and Learning with Technology

Thesis Requirements (offered to interested students)
Full admission to the C&I M.ED. program;
Concentration area program requirements AND 6 hours EDUC 5388;
Permission from concentration area advisor, committee chair, C&I department chair;
Thesis guidelines

Graduate Action Research Capstone Project


EDTC 5370 Internship/Service Learning Capstone


Demonstration of proficiency in the application of the C&I program goals and concentration area content. The supervised capstone will allow the student to apply knowledge from the course of study related to instructional design, online course development, online course teaching, or instructional technology for a public or private organization.


The student will

  • Identify a problem or project within a public or private organization to complete (related to the student’s practice),
  • Complete a review of the current research related to the problem or project,
  • Develop a professional project plan that includes a synthesis of literature and data analysis related to the problem or project,
  • Implement the plan,
  • Develop a report of the outcomes/findings of the project
  • Draw conclusions and make recommendations for further action.
  • The capstone project is directed by the chair of a 3-member, student-selected faculty advisory committee.

Comprehensive Exam Information

The graduate comprehensive exam assess attainment of the graduate program goals in both core and concentration areas.  The exam measure the knowledge and experiences gained in graduate programs as a student, as well as the degree to which knowledge and experiences can be applied to real world practice and education professionals.


Concentration Area Advisement

Concentration area advisors direct students’ enrollment advisement and release of advising holds up to the point students select a faculty committee.

Committee Chair Advisement

During the semester enrolled in EDUC 5398 Techniques of Research, students should select faculty committees. Once selected the student’s committee chair serves as advisor for enrollment and capstone project completion and assessment of comprehensive exam.

Concentration Area Advisement: Dr. Credence Baker,