Leadership in Instructional Technology, Graduate Endorsement

Graduate Endorsement in Leadership in Instructional Technology

University of Nebraska at Kearney

  • Fully Online
  • 27
    Credits
  • $315.00
    In-State
  • $444.00
    Out-of-State

Program Overview

The online Leadership in Instructional Technology, Graduate Endorsement leads to a supplemental endorsement for the Nebraska Department of Education. It is designed to provide administrative and leadership skills in the use of technology in school settings.

In addition to developing instructional technology skills, students will develop:

  • Technology administration abilities.
  • Professional development resource management skills.
  • Leadership skills in the area of instructional technology for their school building or district.

For certified teachers, this track will lead to a supplemental endorsement in Leadership in Instructional Technology. For non-teachers, this track does not lead to the initial teaching certificate but it does allow for flexibility in course selection and inclusion of additional management and administrative technology courses. 

All the classes taken for the Leadership in Instructional Technology graduate endorsement apply towards the Master of Science in Education in Instructional Technology degree.

More about the Instructional Technology, MS Ed program:  

The University of Nebraska at Kearney also offers the Instructional Technology, MS Ed. Concentration areas within the degree program allow students to customize their program to their professional needs.

Concentrations include:

  • Information Technology
  • Instructional Technology
  • Leadership in Instructional Technology
  • School Librarian

Admissions and Requirements

To be accepted to this program, you must have:

  1. A Bachelor's degree

  2. 2.75 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale

  3. A license/certificate required

    Teacher's certification.

  4. Official transcripts from all previous schools

NOTE: This program is authorized, exempt, or not subject to state regulatory compliance and may enroll students from all 50 states

To apply to this program:

  1. Complete and submit the online application for admission.
  2. Pay the $45 non-refundable application fee.

Courses You’ll Take

Core Courses

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
TE 810Design and Development of Instruction3
This course deals with the principles of instructional design and how to apply these principles in instructional development projects. The course utilizes a systems approach to the instructional design process by focusing on a series of interrelated procedures and techniques to design, develop, implement, and evaluate instruction for diverse learners.
TE 868Copyright, Fair Use and Ethics3
This course focuses on the ethical use of copyrighted material and Fair Use Guidelines as they relate to education and business training.
TE 877Developing Web-Based Educational Environments3
This course is for teachers and instructional technologists who wish to design, implement and evaluate learner-centered instructional environments. Students will create, implement and evaluate nonlinear, student-centered interactive web-based projects, based upon their students' assessed learning needs.
TE 878Leadership in Instructional Technology3
This course will provide students with the skills and tools necessary to be an effective, innovative instructional leader in the field of instructional technology. The constructivist perspective of building community leadership will be examined. Staff/faculty development, planning, using data-driven decision making, and funding in instructional technology will be emphasized.
TE 882Teacher Development Training in Instructional Technology3
This course will produce leaders who are able to provide professional development training in instructional technology for P-16 educators. Students will work with contemporary instructional technology in a transcurricular setting. Students will learn how to train classroom teachers to integrate technology into the teachers' disciplines. A variety of learning and teaching strategies will be examined. The course will emphasize modeling and promotion of the effective use of technology for learning, designing appropriate integration learning opportunities for staff, adult learning styles and techniques, and formative and summative assessments aligned with content and technology standards and use of resulting data to inform learning and teaching.
TE 870Developing Web-Based Portfolios3
This course will focus on planning, revising, and developing web-based working and academic portfolios. Tools such as web editors and imagine editing software will be used. Student will create a working portfolio to use during their academic programs.
TE 880Management of Educational Technology3
This course is an in-depth study of the administration and leadership of technology in P-16 educational settings. Management of school facilities and resources, modeling and promotion of the effective use of technology for learning, and use of educational technology research and best practices will be examined.
TE 891Field Experiences in Instructional Technology3
This course will provide field experiences for students pursuing the instructional technology program. Basis of the experience will be decided upon between the student and the advisor.
TE 868Copyright, Fair Use and Ethics3
This course focuses on the ethical use of copyrighted material and Fair Use Guidelines as they relate to education and business training.

Tuition & Fees

Nebraska Residents

Per Credit Hour

Tuition
$315.00
Fees
$56.25
Total
$371.25

3 Credit Hours

Tuition
$945.00
Fees
$168.75
Total
$1113.75

Out of State Residents

Per Credit Hour

Tuition
$444.00
Fees
$56.25
Total
$500.25

3 Credit Hours

Tuition
$1332.00
Fees
$168.75
Total
$1500.75

Note: Additional fees may be assessed based on the enrolled course. 

About Faculty

University of Nebraska online courses are taught by expert faculty who embody the qualities resulting from research experience and professional/field experience. Students learn from faculty with a variety of backgrounds, many of whom are published researchers in their fields. NU faculty who teach online do so in a way that optimizes learning within the online modality and because technology enables students to access education they may otherwise may not be able to pursue.

Application Deadlines
  • Fall SemesterJul 11
  • Spring SemesterNov 11
  • Summer SessionApr 11
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