Instructional Technology Specialist Certificate
The instructional technology specialist certificate program was designed to address the dramatically increasing need in public education for certified instructional technology specialists at every level of K-12 schooling.
Applicants for instructional technology specialist Certification should ideally possess valid Pennsylvania Instructional I or II Teaching Certification. Students working on their initial teaching certificate may begin working toward this these certificate with special permission of a teacher education advisor. (Visit the School of Education for additional information.)
Minimum coursework requirements for the instructional technology specialist Certificate include 25.5-31.5 credits of specific pedagogy. The PA Certification requires a "B" or better in all certification coursework. If a student seeks the Instructional Technology Specialist PA Certification without a previous held teaching certificate, he or she will need to complete EDUC 522 and EDUC 525.
|EDUC 533||Designing Virtual Communities||3.0|
|EDUC 534||Developing Educational Leaders Using Technology||3.0|
|EDUC 535||Researching & Evaluating Instructional Technology||3.0|
|EDUC 565||Foundations in Instructing English Language Learners||3.0|
|EDEX 542||Fundamentals of Special Education||3.0|
|EDEX 544||The Inclusive Classroom||3.0|
|EDEX 552||Integrating Technology for Learning & Achievement||4.5|
|INFO 520||Social Context of Information Professions||3.0|
|INFO 640||Managing Information Organizations||3.0|
|Additional required courses for candidates without prior teacher certification:||0.0-6.0|
|Evaluation of Instruction|
|Multi-Media Instructional Design|