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Education - Digital Media, New Literacies and Learning

Fairmont State University

12 months
Duration
418 USD/credit 12540 USD/year
418 USD/credit 12540 USD/year
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About

The mission of the Education - Digital Media, New Literacies and Learning program from Fairmont State University is to make education more powerful for all students by creating opportunities to engage in learning that is relevant to their lives and prepares them for success in school, the workplace, and their community. 

Overview

Participants in this Education - Digital Media, New Literacies and Learning program from Fairmont State University develop the skills, knowledge and dispositions needed to design technology-based media rich learning environments and become instructional leaders and agents of change in formal and Informal educational settings.

Learn to create and implement effective technology and media rich learning experiences through an understanding of learning theory, instructional design principles, technology, and application. Explore and create a range of digital media (educational software, curriculum materials, gaming, mobile computing, social networks, digital stories) and reflect on your applications to educational issues in different disciplines and core content areas. Gain the skills you need to teach the 21st Century literacies and skills to succeed in the digital age. Become a leader and mentor in the use of digital media and technology to promote 21st Century literacies and skills.

Highlights

Program graduates are prepared to:

  • Design technology-based media rich learning environments that support the learning of all students.
  • Apply learning and curriculum theories to assess the effectiveness of technology and media rich learning environments in creating meaningful and motivating learning experiences for learners.
  • Develop a broadened understanding of what it means to be literate that includes the reading and writing of multimodal texts as integral elements of social practices.
  • Identify barriers and solutions to change for a professional teaching/learning community attempting to adopt new technologies or practices.
  • Use responsible practices that relate to creating and using digital media in learning environments such as with intellectual property law, confidentiality, privacy, and ethics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research in Education
  • Advanced Educational Technology & Media
  • Capstone Research Project
  • Rights and Responsibilities in the New Media Age
  • Assessment in the New Media Age
  • Teaching in the New Media Age
  • Curriculum in the New Media Age

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit admissions application to the Office of Admissions. A
  • Pay $50 application fee along with application
  • Submit official college transcripts to the Office of Admissions
  • Minimum 2.75 undergraduate GPA

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 418 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    12540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 418 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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