SUBJECT: CHANGES TO REQUIREMENTS FOR MASTER OF EDUCATION - CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION WITH EMPHASIS IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY
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.
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.
No additional expenditures are anticipated.
President Farley recommends Board of Regents approval of the changes to requirements for Master of Education - Curriculum and Instruction with Emphasis in Educational Technology.
(date) Jerry B. Farley, President