Are you interested in improving your teaching through the application of educational technology? Or are you a technology expert looking for opportunities to learn about education and teaching? If you are, our Education And Technology, EdM program may be for you.
This program aims to meet the needs of two potential candidates: 1) Those in schools seeking to improve their technological and pedagogical knowledge, and 2) those who have the technology experience who wish to explore its application in educational contexts. It is not a degree that leads to NYS classroom teaching certification. Rather both kinds of candidates can develop their knowledge and skills to become:
Our aim is to provide you with the opportunity to understand how technology is applicable to the learning process. The core of the coursework addresses Educational Techology as a discipline from both a practical and theoretical perspective. The remainder of the coursework is based on your area of interest. You can develop your own individual program of study through consultation with your advisor.
This program does NOT lead to NYS teaching certification.
Technology has revolutionized the face of education. Mobile devices, online communities, multimodal composition, social networking, and innovative tools have infiltrated all levels of the PreK-20 educational context. Learning environments must be created to include these emerging technologies in order to better serve the 21st century student. The use of these technologies has created a new framework through which to view learning. It is essential that educators have the ability to create such learning environments for their students. This degree in Education And Technology will provide you with a strong philosophical as well as pedagogical base, connecting both theory and practice for informing the use of teaching tools. This program encourages exploration and sharing of experiences and knowledge, and provides opportunities in which students learn from one another and from practitioners in the field as much as from their professors.
Students are admitted on a rolling basis and may start coursework in either the fall or spring semester.
You are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as we have a limited number of spaces available. Once spaces are filled, the remaining applicants who are accepted into the program will be placed on a waiting list.
Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and must submit:
Former/Maiden Name: The Graduate School of Education must be made aware if applicants have ever changed their name. If this is the case, be sure to ask the institution sending your transcripts to indicate your current name and any former or maiden names.
This is a 33 Credit Hour Program that can be completed in three semesters with full-time enrollment.
Note: Some of the courses listed below may only be offered on campus. Please check with your advisor before registering to confirm the delivery mode. This course list is subject to change.
Required Courses (18 Credit Hours):
Introduction Course (Choose One)
Theoretical Issues/Frameworks (Choose Two)
Technology in Classrooms (Choose Two)
Design and Development (Choose One)
Area of Emphasis (Choose One Area) 12 Credit Hours:
Content & Pedagogy in Technology Integration (Choose Four Courses)
Design, Development, & Technology (Choose Four Courses)
Capstone (3 Credit Hours)
The following UB faculty as well as adjunct Assistant Professors with extensive experience in shcool business and/or human resources experience teach in this program.
The Education And Technology Ed.M program is just one of many programs in the Department of Learning and Instruction, in the Graduate School of Education, at the University at Buffalo.
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