The Master of Education in Instructional Design & Technology (IDT), offered exclusively online, provides a proven gateway to a strong and rewarding career in creating, implementing and researching educational technology and media. You will learn how to design new technology capabilities, implement effective strategies, and apply current and informative research. Enjoy a mentoring experience with established educators and researchers who fuse technology and education, all with a Christian perspective.
Distance Learning Administrator
Instructional Modules Designer
Internet-based Teaching Consultant
Delivery Format: Online
Total Credit Hours Required: 30
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Focuses on the role of the school leader or educator as a consumer (basic, applied and orientational), a user (evaluation) and a producer (action) of educational research. As consumers, candidates learn how to identify, read, analyze, synthesize, evaluate, explain and apply quantitative, qualitative and mixed research. As users, candidates utilize descriptive statistics and data-driven decision making in problem-based learning applications. As producers, candidates follow the structure of a research proposal to develop competency with the literature, methods, designs and data analysis techniques germane to the field.
Increase learning and learner success by designing educational events that use instructional technology. Covers three basic areas of technology integration: planning, implementation and evaluation. Does not cover specific applications. Within this framework, various technologies and tools will be investigated for the purpose of determining which are best suited for particular instructional situations. Discusses broader issues regarding the usefulness and effectiveness of technology integration in education. The ultimate goal is to create a plan to integrate technology in your educational setting.
Focuses on the methods of statistical analysis that will assist the learner in analyzing data generated from research in education. Concentration in this course will be on realistic examples and the problems that arise in them.
Development of the scholarly writing skills of entering graduate students, including consistent standards in grammar and punctuation, academic style, avoiding plagiarism and learning to critique academic works.
Examines the extensive role of electronic media (i.e., video, music, games, websites, apps, etc.) in educating and socializing modern kids and their families. Will also document patterns of use, examine theories and methods for assessing effects, review research on shaping individual identity and analyze online social relationships.
Use and evaluation of mobile learning tools and services for contemporary learning settings. Key areas of focus include introduction to mobile learning, survey of services and designing for mobile learning.
Use and evaluation of programming tools and services for contemporary learning settings. Key areas of focus include introduction to programming, survey of services and programming for mobile devices. Examination of the education marketplace, plan for the creation of products or services to fill a niche/need, and attention on sources of funding.
Analysis of multimedia learning theories and research-based principles to integrate digital resources and create effective educational products.
Participation in the development and implementation of digital video activities in different educational contexts and situations. Analysis of best practices for digital video capture, editing and finalization for technology projects across curricular areas.
Study and application of principles related to digital learning program planning, facilities and resource management, and staff development in contemporary learning settings. Will also examine models of collaboration, sample online collaborative strategies and projects, tools supportive of cross-classroom collaborations and research findings from collaborative initiatives.
Focuses on four key approaches associated with connected teaching and integration of digital technologies: blended learning, personalized learning, mastery learning and online learning. Also focus on several key shifts including curriculum, use of space and time, teacher professional learning, teacher learning, equity and access, and technology use.
In this exploding age of information, it is the objective of the library faculty to prepare graduates to be on the cutting edge of information technology. Information literacy is the ability to effectively access information for problem solving and decision making; thus, the knowledge and abilities you glean from this course will open doors to lifelong learning. It is imperative for graduate study research. Since the information learned in this course is a vital foundation for all other coursework, its completion is required within the first semester of study. The course takes approximately 10 hours to complete.
Application Process – Master of Education (M.Ed.)
Step 1: Application & Application Fee
Submit your application using our Regent University Online Application.
Pay the $50 application fee online during the application process.
Fee Waiver: Attend a graduate School of Education on-campus or online information session to learn how to streamline your application process, discover financial aid resources and waive your $50 application fee.
Note: If you are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact our Admissions Office and an admissions representative will provide reasonable accommodations to assist you in completing the application.
Step 2: Official Transcripts
An official transcript indicating successful completion of a bachelor's degree program is required. We are excited to offer you the service of requesting transcripts on your behalf using our Transcript Request Form*. Additional transcripts may be requested on a case-by-case basis.
*Please be aware that it usually takes about one month to process a Transcript Request Form and receive a transcript from the issuing institution. However, it may take longer in some situations. It is ultimately the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all transcripts are received by Regent University. With this timeline in mind, we do not suggest using this service within one (1) month of a term start date unless you have submitted unofficial transcripts in addition to your Transcript Request Form.
Step 3: Complete Your Admissions Survey
In lieu of the previously required writing sample, please complete a brief admissions survey based on your professional goals and interests. This should only take a few minutes to complete but please answer the questions completely and thoughtfully. This gives us a better opportunity to get to know you and align your objects with our programs. The admissions survey can be found at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CX2JRTS. Once completed, it will be sent directly to an enrollment counselor who will be in touch with you right away to help complete the rest of your application.
Step 4: Admissions Interview
If an interview is necessary, the admissions office will contact you to schedule an appointment. The interview can be conducted on campus or over the phone and typically takes about 20 minutes.
Note: All items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.
Tuition for the 2016-2017 academic year is:
|Degree Level / Program||Cost Per Credit Hour|
|Master of Education (M.Ed.)||$575|
|Technology Fee||$250 per semester|
|Parking Fee (On-Campus Students)||$100 per semester|
|Council of Graduate Students Fee||$15 for spring & fall semester|
Estimated Cost of Attendance: View the estimated cost of attendance to see an example of the total cost of tuition and fees.
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