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Instructional Technology Requirements

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The MS Degree in Education, with a concentration in

Instructional Technology consists of courses from the three areas listed below. Each is a three-credit course

10 courses are required for the M.S. Degree

The following courses are required
*ED 530 Utilizing Emerging Technologies to Improve Learning
*ED 577 Principles of Information Security (Prerequisite: ED 588 Operating Systems and Networking)
*ED 579 Media Design
*ED 583 Courseware Design and Construction
*ED 587 Technology Leadership
*ED 588 Operating Systems and Networking
**ED 5080: Technology for Assessment and Adaptation
**ED 5081: Technology to Support All Learners
**ED 5082: Technology to Support Curriculum & Instruction
**ESL 509: Computer Assisted Language Learning
[Note: ** Courses focused on adaptations and accommodations & ELL 9 + 3 requirements of PA §49.13]

Required for Certification
ED 591 Internship | 3 credits

In addition to the Educational Computing Courses*, four courses** are required for Pennsylvania Department of Education certification as a K-12 Instructional Technology Specialist for a total of 33 credits for the Master’s degree with IT certification. Candidates for the Instructional Technology Specialist Certificate who do not have a valid Level 1 or Level 2 Pennsylvania Instructional certificate must achieve a Pennsylvania Qualifying score in three pre-professional Praxis I tests (reading, writing and mathematics).


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