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Online Master of Education

Concentration in Technology Education

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Course Requirements

VCSU has designed this concentration for teachers at either primary or secondary levels wishing to pursue a Master's degree. The curriculum focuses on preparing the next generation of Technology Education teachers to better meet the demand for this shortage area. The International Technology Education Association estimated a Technology Teacher shortage of 13,000 by the year 2006. Curriculum in this concentration provides students with an understanding of the International Technology Education Association (ITEA) and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) and meets the North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board (ESPB) state standards.

Technological literacy can provide a tool for dealing with rapid change. The Standards of Technological Literacy are endorsed by these professional agencies: NASA, National Science Foundation, Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers, National Academy of Engineering, and the National Research Council
 
Concentration Requirements
Concentration Requirements 
Course Requirements

All students in Master of Education Degree are required to complete four core courses. In addition to the core courses, students in the Technology Education Concentration complete 15 hours of courses in the Technology Education concentration, 6 hours of electives, 3 hours of Special Program Requirements, a written examination and an oral presentation of a comprehensive portfolio.



 
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Mailing Address:
Office of Graduate Studies and Research
101 College Street SW
Valley City, ND 58072
Phone: 701.845.7303
Fax: 701.845.7190
Email: graduate@vcsu.edu

Contact Information

Questions on Graduate Studies:
Misty Lindgren
Phone: 701.845.7303
Email: graduate@vcsu.edu

Office of Graduate Studies
Dr. James Boe - Director
Phone: 701.845.7304
Email: jim.boe@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
Library and Information Technologies
concentration contact:
Donna James - Library Director
Phone: 701.845.7275
Email: donna.james@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
Technology Education
concentration contact:
Dr. Peder Gjovik - Department Chair
Phone: 701.845.7448
Email: peder.gjovik@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
Teaching & Technology concentration contact:
Dr. Gary Thompson - Dean of Education
Phone: 701.845.7197
Email: gary.thompson@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
Elementary Education concentration contact:
Dr. Heather Kvilvang
Phone: 701.845.7199
Email: heather.kvilvang@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
English Language Learners concentration contact:
Dr. Shou-Ching Chao
Phone: 701.845.7428
Email: shouching.chao@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
English Education concentration contact:
Dr. Julee Russell
Phone: 701.845.7440
Email: julee.russell@vcsu.edu

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