Arcadia Instructional Technology Certificates

Admissions Requirements

1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

2. An application form to be completed online.

3. A statement describing Internet and computer access.

4. An official bachelor’s or master’s degree transcript.

Students interested in a certificate and a master’s degree must apply to both programs. Up to 12 credits completed in the certificate program may satisfy master’s degree requirements with the approval of the degree program coordinator.

Certificate in Digital Literacy

(12 credits)

This program is designed for teachers who would like to focus on the pedagogical aspects of utilizing technology in their planning and teaching practices.

Certificate Requirements

  • ED 565 Introduction to Instructional Technology (Required)

Choose any three of the following four courses:

  • ED 568A Digital Tools for Data Driven Decision Making
  • ED 568B Web-Based Resources for Teaching and Learning
  • ED 568C Using Technology in the Design of Global Collaborations
  • ED 566D Assistive Technology
    OR One course selected from the Digital Design specialization

Certificate in Digital Design

(12 credits)

This program is designed for teachers who would like to focus on creating their own inquiry-based technology activities.

Certificate Requirements

  • ED 565 Introduction to Instructional Technology (Required)

Choose any three of the following four courses:

  • ED 569A Designing Collaborative Internet Activities for Today’s Classroom
  • ED 569B Technology Leadership I
  • ED 569C Technology Leadership II
  • ED 569D Multimedia Design for Interdisciplinary Teaching

Arcadia Certificate in General Technology

(12 credits)

This program is designed for teachers who would like to gain expertise in both Digital Literacy and Digital Design. Courses are chosen with the Program Coordinator.

Certificate Requirements

  • ED 565 Introduction to Instructional Technology (Required)
  • Choose any three of the following courses: ED 568A, ED 568B, ED 568C, ED 566D, ED 569A, ED 569B, ED 569C, ED 569D or one elective course chosen with the adviser.

NOTE: The Instructional Technology Master’s degree and certificates do not lead to PA state certification as an Instructional Technology Specialist. For information about PDE approved Instructional Technology Specialist programs go to www.education.state.pa.us

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of our students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at www.arcadia.edu/gainful.

 

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