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Learning Design and Technology

The M.Ed. in Learning Design and Technology develops the skills and abilities to design and create effective instructional experiences in a digital age environment.The program is delivered in a 100% online asynchronous format so that participants may complete the degree requirements while working full time. Graduates of this program are prepared to lead transformational change in educational environments. Emphasis is placed on creating high quality technology-enhanced teaching and training environments by developing characteristics of:

  • Visionary Leadership
  • Teaching, Learning and Assessment
  • Digital-age Learning Environments
  • Professional Development and Program Development
  • Digital Citizenship

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When you have questions about courses, general program requirements, or graduate portfolios, contact:

Dr. Lee Graham
Program Coordinator
lee.graham@uas.alaska.edu
907-796-6047

When you have questions about the application process or course registrations contact:

Delores Graver
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 907-796-6424
Fax: 907-796-6059
11120 Glacier Highway, HB202
Juneau, AK 99801

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Educational Technology Information and Forms


Learning Design and Technology, M.Ed.

The M.Ed. in Learning Design and Technology develops the skills and abilities to design and create effective instructional experiences in a digital age environment. The program is delivered in a 100% online asynchronous format, so that participants may complete the degree requirements while working full time. Graduates of this program are prepared to lead transformational change in educational environments. Emphasis is placed on creating quality technology-enhanced teaching and training environments by developing characteristics of:

  • Visionary Leadership
  • Teaching, Learning and Assessment
  • Digital-age Learning Environments
  • Professional Development and Program Development
  • Digital Citizenship

The M.Ed. Learning Design and Technology program is not a teacher certification program. For an initial teaching certificate see Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education programs, or Masters of Arts in Teaching Programs. Students wanting a K-12 Educational Technology teaching endorsement will be eligible upon completion of the requirements for the Educational Technology Graduate Certificate Program.

Application Requirements

  1. Application for admission and $60 non-refundable application fee
  2. Copy of a current Alaska teaching certificate if you wish an endorsement
  3. Two general recommendations using SOE form on the website
  4. Statement of Professional Objectives
  5. Official transcript(s) showing a baccalaureate degree and GPA of 3.0

More information and links to forms can be found on the School of Education website.

Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours30
Major Requirements30

Major Requirements

EDETS628Technology in Instructional Design3
EDETS636Impact of Technology on Student Learning3
EDETS637Differentiating Instruction Through Technology3
EDETS668Educational Technology Leadership3
EDETS673Ethics in Educational Technology3
EDETS674Virtual Teaching and Learning3
EDETS677Mechanical Applications of Technology3
EDETS678Emerging Technologies3
EDETS679Gamification and Open Education3
EDETS698Master’s Research Project or Portfolio3

Applying to the Master's Program

Important Note: The admission application form is online but all other materials should be mailed to University of Alaska Southeast Admissions; 11120 Glacier Highway; Juneau, AK 99801.

  1. A completed graduate application and $60 processing fee.
  2. Official academic transcript indicating baccalaureate degree and a GPA of 3.0.
    • Transcripts from UAA, UAF, or UAS are NOT REQUIRED to be submitted.
  3. Two (2) general recommendations written by former or current professors, employers, or supervisors who are familiar with your work and performance. Each recommendation must be submitted using the Letter of Recommendation for Graduate Programs form.
  4. Statement of Professional Objectives. This is a 2-3 page typewritten and double spaced formal paper containing:
    • a summary of educational experiences,
    • a description of professional goals related to what is needed to teach students in Alaska and beyond,
    • evidence of advanced understanding of technology operations and concepts, and
    • a statement of how the program for advanced teaching candidates might help in attaining those goals. (An advanced teaching candidate is someone who is currently teaching, has taught, has experience in education, or has a teaching credential and access to a classroom for field experience.)
    • This statement will be judged in terms of readability and style as well as compatibility of the student's objectives and expectations and the goals of the program
  5. If you are a teacher and wish to receive a Learning Design and Technology endorsement once you have completed the graduate certificate, a copy of your current teaching certificate should be provided at admission.

If you have any questions about the application process, please feel free to contact Elisabeth Genaux, Student Services Admin for the School of Education.

If you have any questions about the program, please contact Lee Graham, Coordinator of the Educational Technology Program.

 
 

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All education programs through the School of Education at University of Alaska Southeast are accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education, a performance-based teacher accrediting body for schools, colleges, and departments of education recognized by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.


 

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