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Dr. Lori Meier
Int. Prog. Coordinator for
Phone: (423) 439- 7584
Office: 406 Warf-Pickel Hall
The Educational Technology Program prepares leaders in the field of Educational Technology to serve in a broad range of settings.
The Educational Technology Program prepares leaders in the field of Educational Technology to serve in a broad range of settings including K-12 schools, business and industry, human services, higher education, government, and the military. The curriculum is aligned to the standards of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology and the International society for Educational Technology. The program is fully accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (CAEP), formerly the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC); and by the State of Tennessee.
"Instructional Technology is the theory and practice of design, development, utilization, management and evaluation of processes and resources for learning." (Seels & Richey)
The Educational Communications and Technology Concentration (EDMT) prepares leaders in the field of Educational Technology to serve in a broad range of settings including education, business, health care, non-profits, and the military. The program allows students from diverse fields to plan programs consistent with their academic and professional goals.
The EDMT curriculum is aligned to the standards of the Association for Educational Communications and Telecommunications (AECT) and the International Society for Educational Technology (ISTE). The curriculum is focused on instructional design, digital media, cognitive science, and research in the field.
Seels, B.A., & Richey, R.C. (1994). Instructional technology: the definitions and domains of the field. Washington D.C.: Association for Educational Communication & Technology.
Students seeking admission to the Educational Media and Educational Technology Program must first meet the general requirements of the School of Graduate Studies If the student's undergraduate GPA is below a 3.0., the GRE is required.
An oral or written interview may be requested by the program chair in specific cases.
Please see the current catalog for course descriptions and requirements. Courses for Catalog Year 2016-2017.