Michigan State University
Master of Educational Technology
Dawn Harris's Coursework Descriptions and Samples of Work
Educational Technology Certificate Program
During the 2010 – 2011 school year, I completed the nine-credit Michigan State University Graduate Educational Technology Certificate Program. Throughout the program, I learned how to use a wide range of technologies, how to better infuse technology into the curriculum, and how to be a more creative teacher through the use of technology. Following is a brief explanation of the coursework as well as samples of my work.
CEP 810: Teaching for Understanding with Computers
CEP 811: Adapting Innovative
CEP 812: Applying Educational Technology to Problems of Practice
State of Michigan Educational Technology (NP) Endorsement
Upon completion of MSU's Educational Technology Certificate Program, I applied and was accepted to the Master of Educational Technology Program. I decided to continue taking coursework which would lead to receiving the State of Michigan Educational Technology Endorsement. This program is based on a set of national standards for advanced programs from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). ISTE is the professional organization that developed the National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS-T) and for Students (NETS-S). In addition to the courses detailed above, I completed the following coursework to earn this endorsement.
East Lansing Summer Cohort 2011
Instructors: Punya Mishra and Kristen Kereluik
The three courses listed below were taken as an integrated seminar. Participants in this seminar came together full-time for two weeks face-to-face, on campus in East Lansing, Michigan then continued the seminar by meeting and working on-line for four weeks. The online portion was followed by everyone reconvening on campus for a culminating day of presentations.
CEP 820 Teaching K-12 Students On-Line
Instructors: Michelle Schira Hagerman and Sara Beauchamp-Hicks
Developer's Notebook Link
I took this course in Fall 2011 and it was the final course in the sequence that I needed to earn the State of Michigan Educational Technology (NP) endorsement. In this course, we learned to evaluate various online course management systems, and also to create, build, and implement an online course module using our own content. Throughout the course, we kept a comprehensive developer's notebook to reflect on both the process and products of online teaching. I currently use the online course module I developed. It is a Blackboard site only accessible by students who are enrolled in the class.
Electives and Capstone Course
Master of Arts in Educational Technology (MAET)
My program plan was rounded out with two elective courses I chose based on my interest in career exploration for middle school students and my interest in developing strategies and methods for teaching with technology.
CEP 807 ProSeminar in Educational Technology
Instructors: Matthew Koehler, Andrea Zellner, and Josh Rosenberg
The final Capstone Portfolio course in the MAET Program is dedicated to creating an online portfolio that highlights the work completed throughout the Master of Arts in Educational Technology program. This website which includes a technology showcase, course descriptions, reflective essays, and more is the result.