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Postbaccalaureate Certificate in
Educational Technology Integration

Courses

Enhance your ability to apply instructional technology in your own learning environment.

A Program That Suits Your Needs

This 15-credit certificate program helps prepare students for work in numerous fields, and persons awarded the certificate may find new career opportunities in any of the following: teaching in grades K–12, continuing education/adult education, community colleges, academic departments in colleges or universities, instructional design, and corporate training and consulting.

A Program That Thinks Ahead

With proper advanced planning and assistance from the learning, design, and technology program, course work completed for this certificate can be applied toward a Master of Education in Learning, Design, and Technology. 

Students are strongly encouraged to speak with the program faculty before starting any course work.

Convenient and Flexible

Each course is taught using a combination of web and email to maximize flexibility, while maintaining teacher and student interaction. As a Penn State World Campus student, you can learn when and where it's most convenient for you. 

Required Courses (3 credits)

  • 3
    credits

    Application of a systematic learning design model relevant to all learning contexts and audiences for analyzing instructional problems, developing validated resources, and implementing practical solutions.

Recommended Courses (select 12 credits)

  • 3
    credits

    Surveys contemporary readings, software, and hardware to explore the intersection of learning, teaching, and technology use. Students analyze contemporary uses of technology to support learning through readings, multimedia, and hands-on experience.

  • 3
    credits

    This course examines emerging web technologies and explores their application to learning and education.

  • 3
    credits

    Research on learning with mobile computers and models for mobile computer integration for K–12 schools, community organizations, and universities.

  • 3
    credits

    Designing learning environments based on constructivist principles of learning that provide modeling, coaching, and scaffolding.

  • 3
    credits

    Examines a range of skills, processes, and theories for designing and developing interactive educational materials.

  • 3
    credits

    Examines the costs and benefits of technology use, emerging research topics on technology-enhanced learning, and important tradeoffs that need to be considered when designing technology-enhanced learning contexts.

Electives should be chosen in consultation with your adviser.

Course Availability

If you're ready to see when your courses will be offered, visit our public LionPATH course search (opens in new window) to start planning ahead.

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