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  • Center for Education

    • Graduate Division
    • Hyatt Hall
    • tel: 610-499-4294
    • fax: 610-499-4623
  • Beverly Funkhouser, EdD

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Curriculum, Instructional Technology (MEd)

Widener’s master of education in instructional technology can be completed in as little as one year or on a part-time basis. The program is adaptable to meet your scheduling needs.

Coursework can also lead to the technology specialist certification. Please contact us to discuss certification.

Requirements

To qualify for the master of education degree in instructional technology, candidates must meet the following degree requirements for a total of 30 credits within a total of 6 calendar years from the date of matriculation:

  • Research (3 semester hours)
  • Foundations (9 semester hours)
  • Professional Core (18 semester hours) 

Sample Courses

View a selection of courses students typically take.

TED 504 Technology and Leadership

In this course, administrators and technology leaders explore how to plan for technology in their schools. The course emphasizes administrative uses of technology, long-term technology planning, assessing staff technology needs and skills, and technology staff development planning. Topics include equity, technology in administration and instruction, and planning for technology. 3 semester hours 

TED 533 Assistive Technology

In this introductory course, students explore the use of assistive technologies in a classroom environment. The course focuses on the various applications, activities, and hardware devices used for special needs students.

TED 702 Advanced Integration and Technology Design

This course examines technology's possibilities in instructional design. Topics include literacy in a technological age, learners as problem solvers, global influences, and how teachers use technology to design learning. 


For more information about courses and requirements for the MEd degree in instructional technology, please refer to our course catalog.