in Rock Hill, SC offers an MED concentration in Educational
Technology to prepare professional educators to meet the demands
technology in teaching and learning. Winthrop University
currently offers a four course cognate in Educational Technology
within the Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction.
Educational Technology coursework at Winthrop University focuses
on both the practical and the theoretical, creating a unique
environment which offers hands on learning that applies to a
variety of educational settings. Our classes offer the
opportunity for students to work with outstanding faculty to
learn technical skills and how to apply those skills to a
variety of learning and instructional environments.
Classes are offered in evening and weekend formats to meet the
students and mature, active learners. There are no prerequisite
skills required for any of our Educational Technology classes.
Educational Technology classes are offered in the Richard W.
Riley College of Educationís Center for Pedagogy.
A list of classes appears below. You can click on the name of a
course to see the website used for the class. Information on
course websites may change to meet the demands and needs of a
Tools of the Educational Technologist.
This course serves as a
survey of the field of Educational Technology. Particular focus is
paid to the vocational opportunities for Educational Technologists
and the technology tools and software applications used in
Educational Technology. Students will have the opportunity to
develop the technical and conceptual skills that Educational
Technologists use. Students in this class learn to make tutorials,
build multimedia learning environments, and get to work with
technology ranging from digital cameras to digital video.
Offered in Fall, 2011.
643: Educational Technology Planning and Evaluation
This course focuses on
planning and evaluating small scale and large scale educational
technology projects. Students in this class study evaluation and
change theory as it relates to implementing Educational Technology
projects. Students study existing plans for technology projects,
study how to price out jobs, and learn how to evaluate the
effectiveness of the project. Students will design a project and the
evaluation to measure its effectiveness and return on investment.
Offered in a combination of online and on campus classes in Spring 2012.
644: Strategies for Effective Application of Assistive Technology to
The goal of this course is
to prepare teachers who can use technology skills and applications
in general education classrooms as well as unique settings to meet
the needs of diverse learners, including those with disabilities,
who are ESOL, and are at-risk for school failure.
Offered online in Summer
Teaching and Learning with the Internet
This course prepares
education professionals to plan, implement and evaluate
Internet-based learning. Content includes web site evaluation,
social, ethical and legal issues regarding Internet use in P-12
settings, curriculum integration of Internet activities aligned with
P-12 standards and web site development. Students learn and
implement strategies for teaching in a variety of online
environments while interacting with students at other universities.
Offered in a
combination online and Face-to-Face format on Tuesday night 5:00
-7:45 in Spring 2012.
EDUC 651: Connecting Curriculum and Technology
goal of this course is to help participants recognize the
relationship between theory, design, technology and instruction.
Educational leaders must apply their knowledge of pedagogy, design,
learning theory, technology and assessment techniques in order to
address the needs of all learners. In this course participants will
have an opportunity to explore critical issues in curriculum and
Offered online in Summer, 2012.
For more information on graduate study in Educational Technology at
Winthrop University contact:
Dr. Marshall G. Jones, Professor
Richard W. Riley College of Education
Department of Counseling, Leadership & Educational Studies
Rock Hill, SC 29733
For information on graduate study
in the Richard W. Riley College of Education at Winthrop University
Director of Graduate Studies
106 Richard W. Riley College of
Educational Technology @ Winthrop