OnlineColleges.net ranked Lindenwood Online’s Educational Technology master’s degree at number 5 in its recently published list of the “Best Online Master’s in Education Degree Programs.”
In their summary of the Education Technology program, OnlineColleges.net said:
“Lindenwood’s MA in Education with an emphasis in Educational Technology prepares students for leadership roles in educational technology in the classroom, business and other industry environments. The 33-hour program is designed to be completed in two years or less.
Students can register for courses that fit their schedule and priorities. Online classes are delivered through the Blackboard learning management system, and students can access their course sites from their mobile devices. Lindenwood also offers students Turnitin, a cloud-based program for peer editing and plagiarism prevention for written assignments, and online learners are able to work in teams using Collaborate. Students have access to a 24/7 online support center through phone and live chat.”
Online MA in Educational Technology for Administrators, Instructors, and Curriculum Directors
This degree’s curriculum is designed with a blend of instruction and technology to help educational instructors learn how to teach more effectively by utilizing instructional technology.
An educational technology background provides opportunities for careers in:
- Public and private schools. Schools can offer unlimited course choices that may be unavailable otherwise, depending on instructor opportunities, student interest, and school budget limitations. Subjects that will be needed for college admission, as well as Advanced Placement® courses, can be offered through an accessible online format.
- Cyber schools. Cyber schooling uses instructional technology to attract and educate students, regardless of educational background and location. This technology can be used to engage and teach students through live virtual classes, discussion boards, and videos.
- Trade schools, junior colleges, and universities. Online programs are shaping K-12 schools, but educational technology is also being used to a great degree in college and university classrooms. Entire programs can be completed online, offering a way for busy adults to earn a degree and advance their career.
- Businesses and organizations. Training departments often use instructional technology to educate far-flung employees or customers by demonstrating how to use software, greet clients, set product inventory, or promote simulation programs for healthcare settings.
The curriculum for this graduate online Educational Technology program includes five core courses and seven skills-based specialty courses including Transforming Learning with Technology and Digital Communication. A capstone research project is also required. To learn more about Lindenwood Online’s graduate degree in Educational Technology, contact us today.