Educators looking to meet the challenge of todayâ€™s and tomorrowâ€™s education environments are exploring creative approaches to designing and assessing effective technology-driven learning experiences. Post University's online Master of Education with a concentration in Instructional Design & Technology is ideal for professionals interested in developing advanced skills in the planning and creation of technology-rich learning experiences in K-12, higher education, corporate training, and other education contexts.Â
Post University combines the strengths of a traditional New England University education with the convenience and flexibility of online learning. You will benefit from regular contact with and feedback from professors, as well as the opportunity to learn from and interact with other working professionals from around the country. The online Master of Education program provides a flexible, convenient way to earn a M.Ed. in as few as 14 months.
The online Master of Education program at Post University provides educators with a curriculum tailored to the critical thinking, analytic, and forecasting skills needed to be change-agents and leaders in their education organizations. The program is grounded in the identification, evaluation and implementation of research-based education practices while keeping sight on the future of education through the use of trending and forecasting strategies. Technology is integrated throughout the program, enabling educators to create their own Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) to individualize education applications through a creative web presence.
During the programâ€™s four core courses, students will develop a vision for the future of education through an analysis of the issues and changes in both education and technology; apply principles of cognitive science; use metrics to measure student, programmatic, and institutional achievement; and identify and use relevant technology in the service of better learning. Following the core, students will select a four-course concentration sequence. All students will complete the program with a study of research methods, and the design and implementation of an application-based capstone project.
Graduates of Post Universityâ€™s online Master of Education degree program will be prepared to move into positions of leadership within their field. Depending on the concentration selected, job opportunities may be available as teacher-leaders, K-12 department chairs, administrative leaders, curriculum developers, corporate trainers, training leaders, instructional designers, military trainers, or higher education professionals.
THE ONLINE MASTER OF EDUCATION WITH A CONCENTRATION IN INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM AT POST UNIVERSITY IS IDEAL FOR EDUCATORS WHO:
- Aspire to be change-agents in their current educational organization by guiding the development of engaging, technology-rich learning environments
- Want to develop advanced skills in the planning and creation of technology-rich learning experiences in order to meet the challenges and opportunities of online education in K-12, higher education or corporate training environments
- Are currently licensed or independent school teachers at all grade levels, higher education professionals, museum educators, online educators, corporate trainers, or instructional designers/technology specialists in schools, universities, corporations and government agencies who wish to advance their careers by earning an online Master of Education with a concentration in Instructional Design and Technology
- Wish to improve their knowledge of assessing, budgeting, and evaluating education technology
- Would like to pursue ways to integrate appropriate technology in diverse education settings including schools, universities, corporations, nonprofits and government agencies
You can transfer up to nine qualifying graduate credits from another accredited institution.
Other Benefits of Post Universityâ€™s Online Master of Education with a Concentration in Instructional Design & Technology
- Fully Online
Postâ€™s online Master of Education with a concentration in Instructional Design & Technology program is offered in an accelerated fully online format, so you can complete your degree more quicklyâ€”at a time and place that's convenient for you without sacrificing quality.Â You will have access to a comprehensive online library that includes the Educator's Reference Complete, containing both indexed and full-text research journals.Â Technical help is available by phone, chat and email 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
This practical program encourages the application of leading-edge ideas to real-world issues and opportunities through curriculum that focuses on creativity, innovation and the future of education and emphasizes social and technological trends, research-based strategies, and topics such as online communications tools; virtual experiences; interactive classroom tools; learning management systems; using social networks for learning; and digital media design.
- Highly Interactive
You won't be learning from static text on a page; you'll be part of a highly interactive learning environment where you will be able to study, network and collaborate with other educators.
- Scholar-Practitioner Faculty
Faculty members have advanced degrees and extensive real-world experience in their respective fields, and are experts at combining theory with practice.
You can customize your program and immediately apply what you learn in your online Master of Education classes to projects you are currently working on in your career.
Post University is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.
(NEASC). Located in Waterbury, Connecticut, Post has been providing quality education to its students since 1890, and has a proven track record of delivering Accelerated Degree Programs in a technology-rich, student-focused and highly interactive format.
To learn more about Post University's Online Master of Education with a Concentration in Instructional Design & Technology, please complete the inquiry form at the top of the page or call 800.345.2562.
Accelerate your career with an Online Master of Education with a Concentration in Instructional Design & Technology from Post University.