Agenda Item No. V. B. 5.

Washburn University Board of Regents



SUBJECT: CHANGES TO REQUIREMENTS FOR MASTER OF EDUCATION - CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION WITH EMPHASIS IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY



Description:

The changes to the requirements for the Master of Education - Curriculum and Instruction with emphasis in Educational Technology are proposed to provide courses that reflect current technology uses in Education. The changes will provide more flexibility for students to take courses that fit their needs and interests while still maintaining a common framework of educational, pedagogical and technological knowledge.

Changes:

Delete: RD 510, Classroom Reading Instruction and

CM 410, Special Topics in Information Science



Add: Three new courses are proposed as electives

ED 584, Multimedia in the Classroom

ED 586, Integrating the Internet into the Classroom

ED 587, Emerging Technologies in Education



One existing course is proposed as an elective:

ED 581, Basic Concepts of Education and Administration



Change: Three courses will be changed from required to electives

CM 463, Networking, Fundamentals and Design

ED 582, Leadership in Educational Technology

ED 674, Special Topics in Educational Technology



The changes to the Master of Education Curriculum and Instruction with Emphasis in Educational Technology were approved by the Department of Education Faculty, the Division of Education, Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science, College of Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee, College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Council, College of Arts and Sciences Faculty and the University Curriculum Committee. The University Council approved the proposal on November 16, 2004 and the proposal was then approved by the General Faculty on January 27, 2005. On approval this proposal will become effective Fall 2005.



FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS:

No additional expenditures are anticipated.



RECOMMENDATION:

President Farley recommends Board of Regents approval of the changes to requirements for Master of Education - Curriculum and Instruction with Emphasis in Educational Technology.





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(date) Jerry B. Farley, President


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