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Educational Technology


Educational Technology Certificate

This certificate is designed to meet the needs of professional educators (K-16 teachers, education administrators, industry training personnel) in the areas of instructional design, development and evaluation associated with the educational uses of new and emerging media.
This 18-hour program will provide participants with the skills, knowledge and disposition required to successfully create a digital professional development portfolio that includes instructional solutions to real-world problems using such technologies as Web 2.0 environments and handheld computers. Participants who successfully complete this certificate program will be prepared to improve their own educational practice as well as assume leadership roles in technology management and training.

Courses Include:
EDET 619 Instructional Design. 3
EDET 630 Foundations of Educational Technology. 3
EDET 640 Multimedia Design for Online, Mobile, and Group Presentations. 3
EDET 650 The Web: New Contexts for Teaching and Learning. 3
EDET 661 Gaming and Simulation for Instruction. 3
EDET 689 Educational Technology Capstone. 3

Admissions Criteria: 

Applicants wishing to pursue the certificate should apply submitting graduate application including “Educational Technology Certificate” in the drop down box, the application fee, and official transcripts.  Those wishing to take the certificate with a degree program should apply to the graduate program of interest and, when admitted, complete a Certificate Declaration Form.  All applicants should notify Dr. Sherman of their intent to pursue the certificate.

Greg Sherman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Educational Technology
Box 6959
School of Teacher Education and Leadership
Radford University
Radford, VA 24142
Peters Hall C156
(540) 831-6859