Program Overview: The underlying philosophy of the CET program is that computers and technology should be integrated into curricula or organizations as part of the total process of teaching and learning. Our goal is to provide candidates with the knowledge, skills, and experiences to perform successfully as leaders in fields related to computer education and technology. We provide our graduates with a knowledge base that includes, but is not limited to, learning theory both pedagogical and adult, instructional design models, research design, assessment and evaluation, leadership models, educational technology models found in both K-12 and higher education for the integration of technology, professional development models, equity concerns, and curriculum and policy issues. Graduates are to use this information, networking opportunities, and guidance as they face the challenge of incorporating computers, the Internet, and other new technologies into their educational settings.
International Students seeking a master’s degree in Computer Education and Technology as a means of entering the doctoral program in Instructional Technology. These candidates do not hold teaching licensure in Ohio and are not considered completers in the NCATE report, although they will be identified in the data.
Admissions Policy: University admission requirements; TOEFL required for international students; 3.0 GPA in the last 30 hours of BA/BS; Statement of goals for success in the program; 2 names and contact information (name, title, phone, email) of references.
Change Policy: No selective or limited admission requirements.
Transfer Policy: University admission requirements and must meet program requirements noted above.
Opportunities: K-12 teaching in computer science, computer education, technology, and content areas such as math, science, social studies and language arts; technology coordinators or directors; instructional designers in higher education; state technology agencies as well as industry.