Jan 19, 2021  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technology Integration, M.Ed.


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The M.Ed. programs create a faith-based learning community that values both theory and practice. This holistic and constructivist approach to learning opens opportunities to discuss important topics, techniques and unique perspectives used in school systems. The faculty members have years of professional experience as teachers and administrators. They bring this knowledge to the graduate learning community to enhance each student’s professional skills.

Lipscomb University’s M.Ed. programs are structured around a core of classes required of all students. Those seeking initial teaching licensure take a core that addresses the needs of beginning teachers, while those in advanced programs take a leadership core designed for the more experienced educator. The remaining courses in each program follow a modified cohort model.

Prospective applicants seeking initial teacher licensure may apply to M.Ed. programs in English Language Learning, Instructional Practice, or Special Education. Those who are already licensed teachers/administrators or who do not seek teacher licensure may apply to M.Ed. programs in English Language Learning; Instructional Coaching; Technology Integration; Special Education; or Teaching, Learning and Leading. Students seeking licensure as a school administrator may apply to the Educational Leadership program. (This program requires three years of successful education working experience and a teaching license.) Students seeking an endorsement as a reading specialist may apply to the Reading Specialty program. (Reading Specialist endorsement requires completion of three years of successful education working experience and a teaching license. It is recommended that applicants for Reading Specialty have at least one year teaching experience and expect to have three by the time they complete the program.)

Technology Integration (30 hours)


As technology develops and the demand for knowledge increases, the classroom must become a modern and creative place for students to learn. The M.Ed. in Technology Integration is designed to enhance the classroom experience by using innovative approaches to technology. The M.Ed. in Technology Integration is a contemporary program which can be completed online in four or five semesters. This program is composed of 15 hours of core M.Ed. courses and 15 hours of technology integration course work.

Course Requirements


All M.Ed. students take the following two courses as non-credit, no-charge, and pass/fail, one during their first semester and one during the semester in which they graduate:

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