edt711 | Graduate

Educational Technology Research

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This course explores research on learning with technology. Focal areas include learner control, media preference, motivation, collaborative learning, and computer-mediated communication. Learners formulate conclusions based on refereed studies and consider the relationship between research design and questions. Competency A: Examine historical and current practices and research in educational technology. Competency B: Determine appropriate educational technology tools for selected educational situations. Competency C: Evaluate the influence of key factors, such as learner control and motivation, on the effectiveness of educational technology. Competency D: Evaluate educational technology research for its effectiveness in supporting learning outcomes. Competency E: Forecast future trends in educational technology. Competency F: Develop an educational technology research proposal.

This graduate-level course is 8 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 8 weeks

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    Foundations of Educational Technology

    • Competency A: Examine historical and current practices and research in educational technology. [Wk 3]
    • Competency B: Determine appropriate educational technology tools for selected educational situations. [Wk 3]
    • Competency C: Evaluate the influence of key factors, such as learner control and motivation, on the effectiveness of educational technology. [Wk 3]
    • Competency D: Evaluate educational technology research for its effectiveness in supporting learning outcomes. [Wk 3]
    • Competency E: Forecast future trends in educational technology. [Wk 3]
    • Competency F: Develop an educational technology research proposal. [Wk 3]

    Becoming an Educational Technology Professional

    • Competency A: Examine historical and current practices and research in educational technology. [Wk 4]
    • Competency B: Determine appropriate educational technology tools for selected educational situations. [Wk 4]
    • Competency C: Evaluate the influence of key factors, such as learner control and motivation, on the effectiveness of educational technology. [Wk 4]
    • Competency D: Evaluate educational technology research for its effectiveness in supporting learning outcomes. [Wk 4]
    • Competency E: Forecast future trends in educational technology. [Wk 4]
    • Competency F: Develop an educational technology research proposal. [Wk 4]

    Becoming an Educational Technology Researcher

    • Competency A: Examine historical and current practices and research in educational technology. [Wk 5]
    • Competency B: Determine appropriate educational technology tools for selected educational situations. [Wk 5]
    • Competency C: Evaluate the influence of key factors, such as learner control and motivation, on the effectiveness of educational technology. [Wk 5]
    • Competency D: Evaluate educational technology research for its effectiveness in supporting learning outcomes. [Wk 5]
    • Competency E: Forecast future trends in educational technology. [Wk 5]
    • Competency F: Develop an educational technology research proposal. [Wk 5]

    Evaluating Educational Technology

    • Competency B: Determine appropriate educational technology tools for selected educational situations. [Wk 7]
    • Competency C: Evaluate the influence of key factors, such as learner control and motivation, on the effectiveness of educational technology. [Wk 7]
    • Competency D: Evaluate educational technology research for its effectiveness in supporting learning outcomes. [Wk 7]
    • Competency E: Forecast future trends in educational technology. [Wk 7]
    • Competency F: Develop an educational technology research proposal. [Wk 7]
    • Competency A: Examine historical and current practices and research in educational technology. [Wk 7]

    Data-Driven Decision Making

    • Competency A: Examine historical and current practices and research in educational technology. [Wk 8]
    • Competency B: Determine appropriate educational technology tools for selected educational situations. [Wk 8]
    • Competency C: Evaluate the influence of key factors, such as learner control and motivation, on the effectiveness of educational technology. [Wk 8]
    • Competency D: Evaluate educational technology research for its effectiveness in supporting learning outcomes. [Wk 8]
    • Competency E: Forecast future trends in educational technology. [Wk 8]
    • Competency F: Develop an educational technology research proposal. [Wk 8]

    Reading Weeks

    • Competency A: Examine historical and current practices and research in educational technology. [Wk 2]
    • Competency B: Determine appropriate educational technology tools for selected educational situations. [Wk 2]
    • Competency D: Evaluate educational technology research for its effectiveness in supporting learning outcomes. [Wk 2]
    • Competency C: Evaluate the influence of key factors, such as learner control and motivation, on the effectiveness of educational technology. [Wk 2]
    • Competency E: Forecast future trends in educational technology. [Wk 2]
    • Competency F: Develop an educational technology research proposal. [Wk 2]

    Focal Areas in Educational Technology Research

    • Competency A: Examine historical and current practices and research in educational technology. [Wk 6]
    • Competency B: Determine appropriate educational technology tools for selected educational situations. [Wk 6]
    • Competency C: Evaluate the influence of key factors, such as learner control and motivation, on the effectiveness of educational technology. [Wk 6]
    • Competency D: Evaluate educational technology research for its effectiveness in supporting learning outcomes. [Wk 6]
    • Competency E: Forecast future trends in educational technology. [Wk 6]
    • Competency F: Develop an educational technology research proposal. [Wk 6]
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