Advance your teaching and presentation skills with your Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning with Technology degree through Ashford University.
Dr. Michelle Warn is an Assistant Professor within the College of Education at Ashford University. She obtained her PhD in Education through a joint program between Claremont Graduate University and San Diego State University, a Master's degree in Educational Technology at San Diego State University, and a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts at Cal State University Long Beach. Read her full bio.
Online Teaching and Learning with Technology Master's Degree Focus
The Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning with Technology allows you to acquire the knowledge, skills, and behaviors necessary to incorporate technology, tools, and instructional systems in a variety of learning environments including online learning. Discover how the latest technology tools can impact the learning experience, from K-12 students up through corporate trainees. Embark on a variety of courses that will provide you with the skills to apply the latest technology to teaching and online learning, as well as to serve as a resource for your fellow teachers and colleagues.
Sharpen the focus of your online education when you select your specialization for your Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning with Technology degree. Set your course to reach the pinnacle of your education career. Choose from the following specializations:
Standard Specialization (15 credits)
Students completing a Standard MATLT Specialization will expand upon their core course knowledge with emphasis in teaching and learning with technology. Among the topics, students will learn how to identify appropriate technology for teaching, learning, and assessment; how to apply technology to meet institutional and organizational needs; and explore issues in virtual learning. This specialization is meant to prepare individuals for careers as instructional coordinators, instructional designers and technologists, distance learning coordinators, training and development specialists, and computer user support specialists.
Online Educator Specialization (15 credits)
The Online Educator Specialization prepares learners for careers as instructional coordinators, instructional designers and technologists, distance learning coordinators, training and development specialists, and computer user support specialists within the field of online learning. In the specialization, learners develop an online course that integrates technology, learning theory, and professional standards to create a robust example of teaching and learning online. Learners also evaluate their own courses and peer review classmates’ courses. Topics within the specialization include instructional strategies useful for both blended and online learning, techniques for facilitating online courses, strategies for assessing online learners, and methods for collaboration and group work in an online environment.
With your Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning with Technology degree, you will be qualified to pursue a career in any of the following arenas:
- Public Schools
- Private Schools
- Charter Schools
- Corporate Training
- Online Instructor
Certification and Licensure Terms and Conditions
Certification and Licensure Terms and Conditions: This program is not CAEP*, TEAC or NCATE accredited, which is a requirement for certification in some states, and successful completion of the Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning with Technology program by itself does not lead to certification or licensure in any state. Other factors, such as a student’s criminal history, may prevent an applicant from obtaining licensure or employment in this field of study. All prospective students are advised to visit the Education Resource Organizations Directory (EROD) and to contact the licensing body of the state where they are licensed or intend to obtain licensure to verify that these courses qualify for teacher certification, endorsement, and/or salary benefits in that state prior to enrolling. Prospective students are also advised to regularly review the state’s policies and procedures relating to licensure as those policies are subject to change.
* The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) is the resulting entity from the merger of the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) and National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
Alabama Students: Contact the Teacher Education and Certification Division of the Alabama State Department of Education at 334-353-8567 or www.alsde.edu to verify that these programs qualify for teacher certification, endorsement, and/or salary benefits.
Kentucky Residents: please click here.
Washington Residents: This program is not intended to lead to teacher certification. Teachers are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement.
If this program fits your personal and professional goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.