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Technology for Training and Learning Emphasis Courses

Southwest Minnesota State University is offering a Master of Science in Education with a Technology for Training and Learning Emphasis/Certificate. The Technology for Training and Learning Emphasis/Certificate is appropriate for teachers who want to integrate technology into their teaching approach, as well as for students going into the business sector who want to employ technology into their management strategy.

This emphasis/certificate allows student to attain depth in the use of technology in learning and training environments. Students will gain experience in various technologies such as video, graphics, and collaboration software, learning management systems, presentation technology, and videoconferencing. Best practices in these areas as applied to training and learning will be explored through the use of practical exercises, assignments, and research projects. All courses in this Emphasis will be offered as online, either during the fall/spring semesters or during the summer.


CORE COURSES (19 Credits)

ED 623: Professional Planning & Assessment - 2 cr.
ED 625: 21st Century Brain-Based Teaching and Learning - 3 cr.
ED 632: Linking Pedagogy and Content - 3 cr.
ED 635: Content & Curriculum Development - 3 cr.
ED 622: Research in Education - 3 cr.
ED 624: Research Project Design - 3 cr.
ED 627: Research Project Implementation - 2 cr. 
Total: 19 Credits


ED 581: Best Practices in Course Development (3 cr.)
ED 582: Best Practices in Online Teaching (3 cr.)
ED 583: Teaching with Technology (3 cr.)
COMM 503: Professional Presentations (3 cr.)
ED/COMM 535: Media Production for Learning and Training (3 cr.)
ED/COMM 538: Collaborative Technology in the Learning & Industry Environment (3 cr.)
COMM 580: Creative Project Workshop in Media Production (3 cr.)

Total: 15 Credits


For more information on the curriculum, please check out the course descriptions located in the academic catalog.

For further insight into when courses are available and suggested to be taken, please check out the Technology for Training & Learning advising sheet.

To learn more about the application and financial aid process visit frequently asked questions. 

Last Modified: 5/4/21 11:49 AM