Designed for P-12 educators, corporate trainers, and higher education instructors, Madonna University’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT): Online Teaching and eLearning degree will aid you in gaining a deeper knowledge of learning technologies while enhancing your online teaching pedagogy.
At the conclusion of the program, students will be able to:
- explain how students develop and learn, incorporating the prevailing theories of cognition, motivation, and intelligence.
- use of variety of methods, materials, and strategies in core instruction that are appropriate to the diverse abilities and backgrounds of students.
- use instructional media and technologies to input, retrieve, organize, manipulate, evaluate, and communicate information.
- apply appropriate technologies to critical thinking, creative expression, and decision-making skills.
- employ a systematic approach to technological solutions by using resources and processes to create, maintain, and improve products, systems, and environments.
- apply ethical and legal standards in planning, using, and evaluating technology.
Applicants are not required to be advanced users of educational technology media or possess high-level computer skills.
Admission to the MAT: Online Teaching and eLearning is determined on the basis of the following criteria:
Possession of a bachelor degree from a regionally-accredited institution, with a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. (An average of less than 3.0 will be reviewed for conditional admission.)
Two completed recommendation forms from current supervisors or professional associates.
Prior or concurrent teaching experience. (P-12, higher education, or corporate training and development).
- Admission interview with the Director of the Online Teaching and eLearning program.
Students may transfer up to 6 semester hours of credit, with departmental approval.
Program Requirements (30 s.h.)
- Education Foundation Core (6 s.h.)
- Teaching and Learning Core: (6 s.h.)
- Online Instruction Concentration (15 s.h.)
- Practicum (3 s.h.)
- August 1 for overseas applicants, September 1 for applicants transferring within the US (To start: Fall Semester)
- December 1 for overseas applicants (To start: Winter semester)
- April 1 for overseas applicants, May 1 for applicants transferring within the US (To start: Spring/Summer semester)
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