Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Slippery Rock University

Technology for Online Instruction, Master of Education (MEd)

The Master of Education in Technology for Online Instruction will include 30 credits of coursework aimed at building student knowledge and skills in using web-based tools to effectively create an online K-12 teaching environment.  Students will be able to apply the tools and skills based on research based strategies and pedagogy.  The final course will include a capstone project, where students will develop an online module including lessons, activities, assessments, synchronous and asynchronous instruction and other methods of instruction that were developed through courses in the program.

This program will be offered completely online.

Related Links

Technology for Online Instruction, MEd Program Page

Technology for Online Instruction Fact Sheet

Professional Licensure/Certification Page

 Curriculum Guide 
Required Coursework
PE 502Foundations of Online Teaching and Learning3
PE 503Using Educational Technology to Enhance Learning3
SPED 545Technology in Special Education3
PE 653Emerging Web Technologies and Learning3
or SEFE 653 Emerging Web Technologies and Learning
or SPED 653 Emerging Web Technologies and Learning
SEFE 608Research Methods for Teacher3
PE 659Issues and Ethics in Online Teaching3
or SEFE 659 Issues and Ethics in Online Teaching
or SPED 659 Issues and Ethics in Online Teaching
PE 622Assessment for Online Instruction3
SEFE 679Psychology of Learning and Instruction for Diverse Learners3
Select two of the following:6
Teaching General Music Through Distance Education
Teaching Music Performance Through Distance Education
Technology-Based Inquiry in Middle & Secondary Schools
Integration of Web-based Technologies to Create Online Courses
Integration of Web-based Technologies to Create Online Courses
Integration of Web-based Technologies to Create Online Courses
Total Hours30

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

Major Code: 9261

UCC: 4.4.2017