Get a firm foundation in integrating technologies into the school curriculum, while taking electives that will round out your professional needs.
Develop an individualized program of study with technology in education as the framework, choosing from a wide range of electives to help you meet your instructional goals. Assessment, teaching and learning with digital media, supporting all learners with technology, and designing curriculum that integrates technology are covered. Graduates have become instructional technology specialists, curriculum integration specialists, directors of education technology, and classroom teachers who have a firm understanding of the many uses of technology in an educational setting.
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"Great online education degree. I obtained my master's degree in Educational Technology from Lesley University. I am a fourth grade teacher in Anderson, South Carolina, and I took all of the courses through their online program. The classes ran on a week-by-week schedule which allowed me to work on the assignments through the week on my time frame. The professors were great and very knowledgeable about their subject matter. Many would communicate through email or Skype if I was having any problems. I learned a huge amount of information that I was able to use in my classroom immediately. It definitely made me a better teacher and integrator of technology."
—Kevin Roper, Alumnus, M.Ed. in Educational Technology
This course will help educators to harness the power of digital media for teaching and learning. They will learn to use that power to transform traditional teacher-centered classrooms into student-focused learning environments where students use digital media for the acquisition, analysis, construction, and presentation of knowledge. Hands-on experiences will also help them develop proficiency with the tools and skills needed for authoring and publishing digital media in a variety of formats.
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Holly Doe, who earned her MEd in Educational Technology at Lesley, was recently awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. She has been a leader in robotics in her Pelham, NH, school district. Read more.
Lesley professor Maureen Yoder, early adopter and International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) author, reports from the ISTE Conference Expo Hall on some of the gadgets she found most exciting for digital age learning environments.