Technology, Equity, and Accessibility for Learners (GC)

The Technology, Equity, and Accessibility for Learners graduate certificate is focused on providing educators with research-based theories, frameworks, and models for effectively using technology to meet the needs of diverse students through instruction aligned to standards, learning goals, and assessments. Meeting the needs of individual students is emphasized through the equitable and accessible use of technology tools and applications. 

Current Catalog Year
2024-2025
Degree
Certificate
Major / Total Credits
9 / 9
Locations
Online

Program Requirements

Common Core

This course will provide the learners with reflective and practical experiences for the integration of accessibility, technology and learning. Students will explore student characteristics and needs, learning goals and experiences, accessibility tools, differentiated instruction, and technology to design and evaluate integrated lesson plans.

Prerequisites: none

Through research and hands-on applications in education, learners will leverage technology to address global issues and adopt global perspectives. Learners will create relevant and authentic experiences that will help their students bridge local and global problems to take action for social justice.

Prerequisites: none

With a focus on digital literacy and digital equity, learners will critically analyze and evaluate educational technology frameworks, models, and research to support teaching and learning. Learners will learn how to use technology integration frameworks to guide decision-making about and evaluate use of technology. Learners consider teaching contexts to apply effective uses of technology to support students┬┐ learning needs with alignment to standards, learning goals, teaching strategies, and assessments.

Prerequisites: none