M Ed Educational Technology Management

The Master of Education in Educational Technology Management facilitates the students in preparing themselves for taking up on leadership roles in educational technology management in versatile professional settings. It enables the students to continue their teaching roles and in fact develop skills of pursuing roles like leadership and mentoring. This specialized knowledge is meant for serving the purpose of integrate advanced learning into teaching methodologies for the betterment of the schools.

Queensville University has developed the specialized version of this program so as to involve the element of leadership and to develop the habit, amongst students, of interpreting research results and utilize them for teaching purposes. It also enables the students to understand the past and future field experiences to customize their skills around the learned concepts.

 

What will you learn from this course

Through , Ed.M. the graduates will learn to:

  • Analyze in a critical manner and addressing the challenges faced by the upcoming generations of educational leaders
  • Developing creative and innovative solutions for creating stronger models of organizations serving students and teachers in the most efficient manner
  • Deal with and sensibly tackle the issues encountered with daily and decision making involved in the related events
  • Synthesize content knowledge, concepts, and principles grounded in a specific educational discipline.
  • Communicate to multiple audiences via effective oral and written formats.
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Information Research Strategies 2 Introduction to information research including electronic resources. This course is designed to help researchers locate, evaluate, and use information. It includes exploration of the research process, search strategies, locating resources, source documentation, and organization of research.
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Philosophy of Education 2 In this course Learners examine the philosophical foundations of education and explore the underlying principles of education and the nature of knowledge, how classical, modern and post modern theories impact the current education models. Learners investigate the philosophical underpinnings of American education in order to improve educational practice, policy, and participation. In a broader context, ED 5003 as a fundamental course is designed to present issues and perspectives aligned to the study and practice of education. Learners critically question and examine assumptions about the role of government in education, the constitution of classroom instruction, and the function of social identities in education. In this context, much of the discussion and debate centers on the nature of knowledge, of reality, of value and of the individual. Learners create and critique their personal and professional philosophy of education.
School Law 2 Students will investigate the impact of school law on the rights of students and educators as guaranteed by the Constitution and its amendments. This investigation will include state and federal statutory and regulatory provisions as well as tort and contract liability as they influence education.
Instructional Supervision and Leadership 2 The purpose of this course is to examine the theoretical framework and practical applications of instructional leadership within the economic, social, political, and educational context of schooling. This course proposes a concept of supervision and leadership designed to help educational leaders build a repertoire of approaches and strategies that will enhance professional growth while showing the importance of sensitivity to individual needs. Emphasis is placed upon the learner gaining a clear understanding of the interrelatedness among supervision and leadership, instruction, and assessment.
Policy Studies for Educational Leaders 2 Focuses on the background of education policy, what is policy and where it comes from, power and education policy, the economy and demographics, the political system and political culture, values and ideology. Also covers The Major Education Policy Actors, Setting the Stage and Getting on It: Issue Definition and Agenda Setting, Getting the Words and the Money: Policy Formulation and Policy Adoption, Looking at Policies: Policy Instruments and Cost Effectiveness, Policy Implementation: Getting People to Carry Out a Policy, Policy Evaluation: Determining If the Policy Works and Education Policy in the United States Retrospective and Prospective.
Improving Schools Through Action Research 2 prepares educators to conduct their own action research projects. The third edition provides the information needed to complete each step of the action research cycle. Chapter activities include a research paper component that helps readers create a research paper as they complete the activities. Additional activities have been added in this edition to help educators navigate through each step of the action research process—from choosing a topic and generating research questions through data analysis and reporting results and conclusions. Other features of the book include detailed strategies for (1) reviewing and synthesizing the literature and writing a literature review, (2) collecting, triangulating, and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data (including how to graphically display results), (3) drawing conclusions from results, and (4) writing in APA (6th edition) style. Numerous Internet resources—including links to action research networks, professional organizations, and journals—are provided. Throughout the text, the book incorporates numerous pedagogical devices such as Exercises and Cases to help readers practically explore topics. Examples are provided throughout the book to document the ways teachers, principals, counselors, administrators, and support staff can improve their practice through action research
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School Leadership and Administration 2 ISLLC Standard, Leadership, Decision Making, Authority, Power, and Influence, Communication, Conflict Management, Organizational Culture, School Improvement, Introduction to Clinical Materials and Learning Experiences, Beginning Challenges, Student Problems, Administrator-Staff Relationships, School-Community Relations, Role and Organizational Problems, Social Justice Issues and Problems of Change
School Finance 2 This course will provide students with an understanding of and practical experience with the major concepts and tools in school finance. The course will cover the three distinct components of education finance: 1) evaluating revenue sources, including school aid; 2) developing and defending budgets; and 3) managing the finances and business operations of a school district. The objective is to provide students with an understanding of the general principles of education finance that can be applied in any setting.
Leadership: Theory and Practice 2 Being a Leader, Recognizing Your Traits, Recognizing Your Philosophy and Style of Leadership, Attending to Tasks and Relationships, Developing Leadership Skills, Creating a Vision, Setting the Tone, Listening to Out-Group Members, Overcoming Obstacles and Addressing Ethics in Leadership.
Education and Social Change 2 Focuses on the evolving relationship between education and social change. Considers the impact of social forces such as industrialization, urbanization, immigration, and cultural conflict on the development of schools and other educational institutions. It also examines the various ways that schools have contributed to social change, particularly in enhancing the status and accomplishments of certain social groups and not others. Detailed accounts of the experiences of women and minority groups in American history consider how their lives have been affected by education.
Policy Studies for Educational Leaders 2 Focuses on the background of education policy, what is policy and where it comes from, power and education policy, the economy and demographics, the political system and political culture, values and ideology. Also covers The Major Education Policy Actors, Setting the Stage and Getting on It: Issue Definition and Agenda Setting, Getting the Words and the Money: Policy Formulation and Policy Adoption, Looking at Policies: Policy Instruments and Cost Effectiveness, Policy Implementation: Getting People to Carry Out a Policy, Policy Evaluation: Determining If the Policy Works and Education Policy in the United States Retrospective and Prospective.
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Educational Application of Internet 3 provides K–12 examples of how Web tools such as blogs, wikis, Facebook, and Twitter allow students to learn more, create more, and communicate better.
Instructional Design 3 This course explores the foundations of instructional design and the design process as it applies in the development of educational media and software. Research, goal analysis, objectives, instructional strategy development, and evaluation in the design process are utilized in the planning and development of an educational product.
Educational Technology Planning and Management 3 Covers Introduction to technology and planning, Basic concepts of planning, Technology, learning, and equity issues, Technology in educational administration, Technology in instruction, Multimedia in education, Data communications, the Internet, and educational applications, Distance learning, Hardware planning and evaluation, Software selection and evaluation, Staff development, Managing facilities and Financial planning
Educational Application of Media and Technology 3 Offers a clear and current look at the range of educational technologies and how teachers can effectively use technology to enhance learning and provides a foundation in learning theory and instructional design that helps position educational technology within the framework of teaching and learning. Using practical applications, examples from the classroom, and an array of reflection activities, the course offers students the opportunity to fully explore and apply technologies as tools to enhance teaching and learning.
Information Technology Project Management 3 The Nature Of Information Technology Projects, Conceptualizing And Initializing The IT Project, The Project Infrastructure, The Human Side Of Project Management, Defining And Managing Project And Product Scope, The Work Breakdown Structure And Project Estimation, The Project Schedule And Budget, Managing Project Risk, Project Communication, Tracking, And Reporting, IT Project Quality Management, Managing Organizational Change, Resistance And Conflict, Project Procurement Management And Outsourcing, Leadership And Ethics, and Project Implementation, Closure, And Evaluation.
Teaching and Learning with Technology 3 Offers a clear and current look at the range of educational technologies and how teachers can effectively use technology to enhance learning. Provide a foundation in learning theory and instructional design that helps position educational technology within the framework of teaching and learning. Using practical applications, examples from the classroom, and an array of reflection activities, the course offers students the opportunity to fully explore and apply technologies as tools to enhance teaching and learning.
Administering the School Library Media Center 3 Provides a complete instructional overview of the workings of the library media center-from the basics of administration, budgeting, facilities management, organization, selection of materials, and staffing to explanations on how to promote information literacy and the value of digital tools like blogs, wikis, and podcasting.
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Thesis 3 An independent research and scholar reporting on a selected topic specifically selected from related subjects. The department schedules and coordinates a number of seminars to assist students selecting the topics and to fine tune their work up to reporting. Credit is granted based on the quality of final product after evaluation of correctness, simplicity and clarity, amount of work done, amount of references and materials used and optimality factors.