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Special Endorsement in Computer Education Certificate

The certificate for the special endorsement in computer education provides interested licensed teachers the opportunity to fulfill requirements to apply for the endorsement for the position of Technology Facilitator. Applicants to the certificate program must currently have a NC teaching license and meet graduate school standards for admission. Students with an advanced teaching license or MLS may add-on 077 licensure by completing the EDTC 6992 internship seminar (Technology Specialists as Teacher Leaders in K-12 School Systems) in addition to requirements for the 18079 Special Endorsement.

Program Details
Applicants to the Special Endorsement in Computer Education Certificate must currently have a NC teaching license and meet graduate school standards for admission.
Advising Guide for Graduate Certificate in Special Endorsement in Computer Education

The certificate program requires 18 s.h. of graduate-level course work in educational technology. Required courses include EDTC 6010, 6020, 6035 (or 6037), 6070, 6139, and 6149.

Course Title Term Offered
EDTC 6010 Introduction to Instructional Technology(3) Fall, Spring, Summer
EDTC 6020 Principles of Instructional Design (3) Fall, Spring, Summer
EDTC 6035
or
EDTC 6037

Integrating Technology into the English/Language Arts, Social Studies, and Information Skills Curriculum (3)

Integrating Technology into the Math, Science, and Healthful Living Curriculums (3)

Fall, Summer

6037 offered Spring

EDTC 6070 Digital Literacy for 21st Century Classrooms (3) Fall, Summer
EDTC 6139 Selection and Integration of Multimedia for PreK-12 (3) Spring, Summer
EDTC 6149 Planning and Administration of School Technology Programs (3) Fall, Spring
  • EDTC 6010. Introduction to Instructional Technology (3) Historical background, theories, instructional design and development, deliverers of instruction, current issues, and trends.
  • EDTC 6020. Principles of Instructional Design (3) Systematic process for design of instruction. Task analysis and task analysis diagrams, learner and context analysis, and development of instructional strategies.
  • EDTC 6035. Integrating Technology into the English/Language Arts, Social Studies, and Information Skills Curriculum (3) Open to other graduate education majors. In-depth study of NC K-12 computer skills curriculum. Emphasis on development of strategies, materials, and staff development to integrate technology into English/language arts, social studies, and information skills curricula. (EDTC 6037 may also be used)
  • EDTC 6037. Integrating Technology into the Math, Science, and Healthful Living Curriculums (3) In-depth study of NC K-12 computer skills curriculum. Emphasis on development of strategies, materials, and staff development to integrate technology into curricula/math, science, and health curricula.
  • EDTC 6070. Digital Literacy for 21st Century Classrooms (3) Prepare educators in the use of information communication and technology (ICT) literacy skills.
  • EDTC 6139. Selection and Integration of Multimedia for PreK-12 Schools (3) Methods and materials for selecting and using a variety of multimedia formats in PreK-12 classrooms.
  • EDTC 6149. Planning and Administration of School Technology Programs (3) Theory and principles of planning and administering school technology programs.

Note: Any student who does not take classes during a regular semester (fall/spring) must reapply to the Graduate school in order to reactivate his/her status as a graduate student and access to his/her ECU email account.

Other graduate programs are available in many disciplines.
 
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Special Endorsement in Computer Education