Technology Leadership in Education Certificate

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About the Program

The 9-graduate credit Technology Leadership in Education certificate is geared toward providing skills and knowledge needed to be an effective leader in technology. Principals, superintendents and technology leaders currently in roles as administrators as well as teachers who seek to take more of a leadership role in their district will benefit from this certificate.

Upon completion of the program, students will have mastered the following skills, both systematically and systemically:

  • Provide instructional leadership in technology integrated curriculum
  • Develop student centered, technology-enriched instruction
  • Use new and innovative technologies
  • Understand technology funding issues and how to obtain needed funding
  • Evaluate technology integration and mentor teachers to effectively use technology


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This course emphasizes the use of current technologies for teachers/trainers including effective integration of: multimedia, web-based and Web 2.0 applications, and social media as reflected in scientifically-based research of instructional technology in online learning environments.
This course provides the teacher/trainer with the skills and conceptual knowledge for instructional design and development of student-centered learning activities in learning environments. The course also addresses critical issues in the instructional design and development process, including effective modifications of instruction that uses advanced technologies for special needs students, and mentoring other faculty members.
Techniques, strategies, resources, and tools for designing, developing, implementing and evaluating critical aspects of leadership in instructional technology issues will be addressed.

All of the courses from this graduate certificate program are fully transferable into the Master of Education in Educational Technology.
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UT Rio Grande Valley's 100% online accelerated graduate programs offer affordable tuition, and financial aid is available for those who qualify.

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Please review all the admission requirements for the Technology Leadership in Education Certificate degree program. For specific questions or more details, contact an enrollment specialist at 1-833-887-4842.

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