Certificate of Competency in Educational Technology
Total units required for Certificate: 12
A graduate student may earn a certificate in Educational Technology by completing four 3-unit courses. These courses provide the competencies needed by teachers and curriculum specialists to integrate technology into the curriculum, scaffold its inclusion in instruction, and disseminate that knowledge via appropriate staff-development needs.
The courses for this certificate are recognized by the CCTC as fulfilling the Supplementary Authorization for Computer Concepts and Applications, which is required by many districts for teaching computer-based courses or managing labs.
|Prerequisites (3 Units)|
|A valid teaching credential OR enrollment in a credential program AND|
|EDTE 230||Introduction to Computers in the Classroom||3|
- Applicants must complete an Enrollment Form for Certificate in Educational Technology available in Eureka Hall 203, or on the web.
- Enrollment in the master's program is not required provided prerequisites are met, including having a teaching credential or being enrolled in a credential program. Candidates interested in seeking a master's degree should register in no more than 6 units prior to applying for classified standing in a MA program.
Minimum Grade Requirement
Minimum required GPA: 3.0 for all courses in the certificate program.
|Required Courses (12 Units)|
|Select one of the following options:||12|
|Educational Applications of Computers|
|Teaching Problem-Solving with Educational Technology|
|Curriculum and Staff Development with Educational Technology|
|Enhancing Curriculum with Multimedia and the Web|
|Tools and the Curriculum 1|
|Staff Development and Presentation Applications 1|
|Problem Solving and Project Development 1|
|Technology and Modern Practices 1|
Acceptance into the Master of Arts (Educational Technology).