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  • Graduate Certificate
  • Program Name

    Educational Technology Coordinator
  • Description

    This certificate provides the foundation for graduate students to be successful as a School or District Technology Coordinator, or in other positions of technological leadership in educational institutions. The coursework provides readings and experiences in planning, securing, troubleshooting school computer technology. Technology leaders must understand the ethical, legal and social issues revolving around computer use.
  • Program Coordinator

    Abigail Garthwait
  • Coordinator Phone

    (207) 581-2487
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  • Institution

    University of Maine
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  • Program Goals

      • Students will plan for the management of technology resources within the context of learning activities.
      • Students will facilitate development of a shared vision for comprehensive integration of technology and foster an environment and culture conducive to the realization of the vision.
      • Students will coordinate development and direct implementation of technology infrastructure procedures, policies, plans, and budgets for PK-12 schools.
      • Students will evaluate and reflect on professional practice to make informed decisions regarding the use of technology in support of student learning.
  • Learning Outcomes

      • Educational technology leaders will communicate research on the use of technology to implement effective assessment and evaluation strategies.
      • Educational technology leaders will coordinate development and direct implementation of technology infrastructure procedures, policies, plans, and budgets for PK-12 schools.
      • Educational technology leaders will facilitate development of a shared vision for comprehensive integration of technology and foster an environment and culture conducive to the realization of the vision.
      • Educational technology leaders will model, design, and disseminate plans that include methods and strategies for applying technology to maximize student learning.
      • Educational technology leaders will understand the social, ethical, legal and human issues surrounding the use of technology in PK-12 schools and develop programs facilitating application of that understanding in practice through their district/region/state.
  • Program Core Courses

      • EDT
      • 529
      • Course Name

        Advanced Networking and Troubleshooting
      • EDT
      • 537
      • Course Name

        Foundations of Distance Education
      • EDT
      • 545
      • Course Name

        Info Security K-12 Environ
      • EDT
      • 616
      • Course Name

        Seminar Educational Media
  • Other Requirements

      • Students must hold a bachelor's degree in Education from an accredited college or university. Official transcript required.
      • Prerequisites: Successful completion of, or experience and skills equivalent to, EDT 520 Methods for Teaching with Computer Technology and EDT 527 Networking and Troubleshooting for Educators. Syllabi available on request.
      • All courses must be passed with a grade of B or above in order to be applied towards the certificate.
      • Applicants will apply for admission to the Educational Technology Coordinator certificate program through the Graduate School and submit payment of the required application fee.
      • This certificate program must be completed within 36 months of the initial admission or the first course taken, whichever comes later
      • No more than two courses completed prior to application for the certificate may be transferred in. To be eligible for transfer, courses must have been completed within 3 years prior to admission with a grade of B or better.
      • Courses taken for the Education Technology Coordinator certificate program may be accepted for transfer into the M.Ed. program in Instructional Technology. Acceptance of a course towards a certificate program does not guarantee acceptance of the same course towards a graduate degree.

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