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Master of Science in Education in Curriculum & Instruction – Teaching Technology Online

Complete Coursework: as few as 12 months Credit Hours: 30 Tuition: $9,750

Overview


Today, it’s more important than ever for educators to have a thorough understanding of technology. Our affordable, cutting-edge MSEd. in Curriculum & Instruction – Teaching Technology online program gives you practical, hands on knowledge to stay ahead of the tech curve—whatever your current knowledge.

This graduate C&I program gives you the knowledge and confidence to successfully integrate various technologies into the classroom. You will develop relevant, technologically advanced teaching strategies to engage and motivate K-12 students.

As a graduate of this online C&I degree, you will be able to:

  • Attain practical, hands-on knowledge to stay ahead of the tech curve
  • Review, evaluate and implement current multimedia tools to improve training and learning
  • Enhance and facilitate training and learning through research-based instructional design
  • Evaluate and address technological implications affecting society and education
  • Develop and implement assessment strategies to analyze results for data-driven decision-making
  • Develop and demonstrate construction of a virtual online environment
  • Teach dual-credit courses in computer applications for high school students

Positions for graduates could include district instructional coach, teacher leader, dual credit high school teacher, community college teacher or corporate trainer.

Courses

In order to earn the Master of Science in Education in Curriculum & Instruction – Teaching Technology Online, students must complete 10 courses (30 credit hours). All courses in this program are 7 weeks in length.

To see the full list of our Master of Science in Education in Curriculum & Instruction – Teaching Technology online courses, view courses.

Admissions

Applicants for the Master of Science in Education in Curriculum & Instruction – Teaching Technology online degree program must hold a baccalaureate degree with an undergraduate GPA of at least 2.75 from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.

To learn more about our graduate C&I program admission requirements, view admissions.

Tuition

Students in the Master of Science in Education in Curriculum & Instruction – Teaching Technology online degree program can pay for each course as they enroll. There is a $50 application fee, but all other fees are included in the total cost of tuition. The tuition is the same for in-state and out-of-state students.

To learn more about our graduate C&I program tuition, view tuition.

Calendar

With multiple start dates each year, the Master of Science in Education in Curriculum & Instruction – Teaching Technology online degree program is designed to be convenient for working educators. Students should consider application date deadlines, turn in all required documentation and fees, register for classes and pay tuition to begin on their desired start date.

To see the full calendar of upcoming start dates for the Master of Science in Education in Curriculum & Instruction – Teaching Technology Online, view calendar.

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Courses


For the Master of Science in Education in Curriculum & Instruction – Teaching Technology, students must complete the following courses (30 credit hours):

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Students must take the following courses.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course will focus on the development of skills related to finding, evaluating, analyzing, prioritizing and integrating data sources for the improvement of student learning. Students will retrieve data, develop an action plan for improvement, and create a project demonstrating proficiency in data literacy. 21 hours field experience.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Students who complete this course understand and demonstrate the capability to promote the success and well-being of each student by applying the knowledge, skills and commitments necessary for equitable protocols for student support, equitable access in a least restrictive environment, responsive practices for culturally responsive teaching and leadership, and a supportive school culture that ensures each student and family is treated fairly. 21 hours field experience.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course will begin with a review of current research on the role of quality feedback in the improvement of achievement and performance. Students will analyze student work and practice providing descriptive feedback. The role of performance feedback in the improvement of instructional practice will be reviewed and students will practice providing feedback through peer review. Finally, students will review literature on the development of effective goal setting resulting in the creation of goals that align with the feedback provided on student work and peer review.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course focuses on the leadership qualities necessary to create a digital culture in schools. Instructional leaders must focus on ways to connect and collaborate to achieve the hallmarks of 21st century learning. Students will explore a framework for digital leadership which will promote a culture that harnesses the power of technology within the school environment.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course is designed to learn how classroom- or school-level action research can contribute to analysis of student learning and teacher instruction that best benefits students. During this course, candidates can expect to complete an action research project that will contribute to and inform their work as a leader in curriculum and instruction in their setting. Candidates will identify a classroom/school problem or question. Then, through a process of planning, acting, observing and reflecting, an action research topic will be identified, the research setting and participants will be described, a literature review will be conducted, action research questions identified, and a strategy will be implemented. The academic inquiry through action research will be completed during the candidate's capstone.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This capstone course is designed to complete the action research project, reflect on the impact and changes that result, and inform others about what has been learned. As a part of this course, students will complete the written assessment of competency mastery.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

An examination of standards, curriculum and assessment for the integration of technology in learning and training environments.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Selection, utilization and development of computer-based multimedia including video, audio, graphics, web-based content and presentation tools.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Examines the fundamental principles of instructional design as they apply to instruction, learning and instructional technology. Special emphasis on web-based instructional design and delivery.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course provides an in-depth study of building an online, collaborative learning environment. The focus will be on designing an effective, quality online course or instructional unit for successful learning. The course will explore various topics as they relate to online teaching and learning such as: online teaching methods and strategies, student engagement and motivation, interactive content, authentic assessments, collaborative communication and learning management systems.

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Admissions


The School of Education admission process has specific requirements that students must meet to enroll in the Master of Science in Education in Curriculum & Instruction – Teaching Technology online program. Find out the requirements, what additional materials you should send and where you need to send them for this graduate C&I program.

Non-Missouri students should determine whether this program fits the certification requirements for their state.

MSEd. in Curriculum & Instruction – Teaching Technology Online Requirements

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or 2.50 to 2.74 GPA with a 3.0 GPA on six hours of required graduate program coursework
  • Documentation of one of the following:
    • 3.5 or higher on the analytical writing measure of the GRE
    • Successful completion of master's degree from a regionally accredited institution with at least a 2.75 GPA
    • National Board Certification
    • Successful completion of nationally normed educational performance assessment (MoPTA, EdTPA, etc.)
    • Department Analytical writing assessment that is evaluated using a writing scoring guide based on the modified CUNY scales with a score of 4.0 or higher
    • Valid teaching certificate or two years prior teaching with a valid teaching certificate

If you need to submit official documents by mail, send them to:

Graduate Records Specialist
Northwest Missouri State University
800 University Drive
Maryville, MO 64468-6001

Have a question? Call us at 844-890-9304.

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Tuition


The following is the tuition breakdown for students pursuing a Master of Science in Education in Curriculum & Instruction – Teaching Technology Online. The tuition is the same for in-state and out-of-state students. The tuition cost includes all fees.

Program Per Credit Hour Per 3-credit hour Course Per Program
MSEd. in Education in Curriculum & Instruction- Teaching Technology $325 $975 $9,750

*Important Refund Information:
First day of class- Last date for 100% refund for dropped course
Second day of class- Last date for 75% refund for dropped course
Third day of class- Last date for 50% refund for dropped course
Fourth day of class- Last date for 25% refund for dropped course

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Calendar


Session Program Start Date Application Deadline Document Deadline Registration Deadline Payment Due Last Class Day
Spring 1 1/15/2020 1/2/2020 1/6/2020 1/8/2020 1/10/2020 3/6/2020
Spring 2 3/16/2020 3/2/2020 3/6/2020 3/9/2020 3/11/2020 5/1/2020
Summer 1 5/12/2020 4/27/2020 5/4/2020 5/5/2020 5/7/2020 6/26/2020
Summer 2 6/29/2020 6/15/2020 6/19/2020 6/22/2020 6/24/2020 8/14/2020
2020 Sessions Payment Scheduale
Session Payment
Due
Drop for
Non-payment
Financial Aid
Disbursement
Last Day
100%
refund
Last Day
75%
refund
Last Day
50%
refund
Last Day
25%
refund
2020 Spring 1 1/10/2020 1/13/2020 1/22/2020 1/15/2020 1/16/2020 1/17/2020 1/21/2020
2020 Spring 2 3/11/2020 3/12/2020 3/23/2020 3/16/2020 3/17/2020 3/18/2020 3/19/2020
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