Purpose

The Digital Age Teaching & Learning certificate provides individuals with the opportunity to develop confidence and competence in leveraging technology for teaching and learning.  This certificate can be earned in conjunction with a full Master of Science in Education at Concordia University Wisconsin or as a standalone graduate certificate.  

While not going into as much depth as the full M.S. in Education – Educational Design and Technology, this certificate is built upon the same goals as the full degree.

The Objectives of the Digital Age Teaching & Learning Certificate

  • Facilitate and inspire learning and creativity using existing and emerging technologies (NETS-T #1)
  • Design and develop effective and engaging learning experiences, environments, resources, and assessments (Expanded from NETS-T #2)
  • Model digital-age work, research, collaboration and learning (Modified from NETS-T #3)
  • Promote and model digital citizenship and Christian discipleship within the context of the digital age. (Expanded from NETS-T #4)
  • Promote research and data-driven decisions about technology-enhanced teaching and learning environments.
  • Engage in ongoing professional growth and leadership (NETS-T #5)

Curriculum for the Digital Age Teaching & Learning Certificate                 

EDT 970Integrat Tech in the Classroom3
EDT 889Applying Tech in the Classroom3
EDT 957Bldng Online Learn Comm (Web 2.0/ Learning 2.0)3
Electives
Select 6 credits of the following:6
Crit Issues In Ed Tech
Instructional Design
Theories of Learning & Design
Research in Educational Tech
Portfolio I
Portfolio II
Portfolio III
Interactive Whiteboards
Online Teaching and Learning
Education Ministry in the Digital World
Innovation in Education
Blended Learning
Support and Troubleshooting for Teaching and Learning with Technology
Digital Literacy
Multimedia in the Classroom
School Leadership in Tech
Readings in Educational Tech
Grants and Funding for Educational Technology Initiatives
Total Hours15