Online Innovation and Design
Master of Education Online
The master’s in online innovation and design program prepares educators to create and facilitate meaningful learning experiences for the online environment—skills that are increasingly important in today’s tech-enabled classrooms.
Schools everywhere are implementing smart classrooms and one-to-one programs that put computers and handheld devices into the hands of students at all grade levels. More and more businesses are also adopting online learning for employees as well as using diverse technologies in the everyday functions of the workplace. This instructional design program teaches students both the pedagogical and technological foundations for facilitating meaningful learning experiences in their classrooms, communities, workplaces, or online.
This fully online Master’s in Education program is ideal for working professionals with busy schedules. The online innovation and design program is accredited by CAEP.
What Is Instructional Design?
Instructional design is about creating learning experiences in a way that most effectively helps students achieve their academic goals. This process considers how students learn and how to apply educational tools to any learning situation, from the grade school classroom to adult professionals in diverse industries.
Who will benefit from this online education master’s program?
This online master’s degree is designed for teachers and professionals interested in applying educational technology in relevant and meaningful ways, including preparing online lessons and activities, collaborating virtually and critically engaging with the world of ed-tech. The degree will be beneficial for K-12 teachers, librarians and professionals in higher education or business who are interested in designing web-based learning materials and experiences, including full classes or programs to be delivered online.
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Why Study Online Innovation and Design at UAF?
Take the next step in your education and career with a degree that focuses on teaching and learning in the 21st century. Here are some of the highlights of earning your master’s degree at UAF.
The online innovation and design program helped me become a better teacher and that translates into the quality of my relationships with my students. I learned to think critically and thoughtfully about what I’m teaching, why I’m teaching it and what I want my students to get out of a lesson. Liz Humrickhouse-Lee, Librarian in La Crosse, Wisconsin
What Can You Do With a Master’s in Online Innovation and Design?
Earning your master’s degree is a great way to open new career opportunities or advance a career you’re already passionate about. Whether you’re teaching in a school or business environment, this program will give you the skills to create more effective lessons for your students and excel in your role as an educator.
What Classes Are Required to Earn Your Master of Education Online?
The curriculum for this program explores subjects such as online pedagogy, techniques for conducting field research, digital storytelling and instructional design.
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