Course of Study

Courses in Digital Media, New Literacies and Learning

EDUC 6809 Teaching in the New Media Age 3
EDUC 6810 Critical Media Literacy and Digital Storytelling 3
EDUC 6812 Technology, Leadership and Change 3
EDUC 6814 Game Design and Learning 3
EDUC 6816 Information Architecture 3
EDUC 6818 Practicum 3
ONLR 6802 Instructional Design 3
ONLR 6808 Tech Tools in Learning 3
ONLR 6804 Copyright Issues for Online Digital Media Enhanced Instruction 3

Graduate Program Core Courses

EDUC 6301 Research in Education 3
EDUC 6305 Advanced Educational Technology & Media 3
EDUC 6395 Action Research in Education 3
      Total Program Credit Hours   36

Course Rotation by Term

Courses in the Digital Media, New Literacies and Learning program ore offered in the following sequence; and always offered in these terms.

SUMMER

  • EDUC 6305: Advanced Educational Technology (3 CH)
  • EDUC 6809: Teaching in the New Media Age (3 CH)
  • EDUC 6301: Research in Education (3 CH)
  • EDUC 6816: Information Architecture (3 CH)

FALL

  • ONLR 6802: Instructional Design (3 CH)
  • EDUC 6810: Critical Media Literacy and Digital Storytelling (3 CH)
  • EDUC 6395: Action Research in Education (3 CH) (formerly titled "Demonstration Project")
  • EDUC 6818: Practicum (3 CH)
  • EDUC 6301: Research in Education (3 CH)
  • EDUC 6305: Advanced Educational Technology (3 CH)

SPRING

  • EDUC 6812: Technology, Leadership, and Change (3 CH)
  • EDUC 6814: Game Design and Learning (3 CH)
  • ONLR 6804: Copyright and Intellectual Property Issues for Digital Learning (3 CH)
  • ONLR 6808: Tech Tools for Online Learning (3 CH)
  • EDUC 6395: Action Research in Education (3 CH) (formerly titled "Demonstration Project")
  • EDUC 6818: Practicum (3 CH)
  • EDUC 6301: Research in Education (3 CH)
  • EDUC 6305: Advanced Educational Technology (3 CH)

Key Program Planning Information for Designing a Course Sequence for Program Completion

A program candidate taking a least 6 credit hours (two courses) per term can complete the program in six terms.

EDUC 6301 and EDUC 6305 are taught fall, spring, and summer.

Program candidates are advised to take ONLR 6802 prior to ONLR 6804.

EDUC 6301 must be taken in a semester prior to EDUC 6818 and EDUC 6395.

EDUC 6818 and EDUC 6395:

  • Are taught in fall and spring, and must be taken concurrently;
  • Must be taken in a fall or spring term after completion of EDUC 6301;
  • For program candidates who will complete the program in a summer term, EDUC 6818 and 6395 must be taken in the spring semester immediately before the final summer term.

Contact Info

Dr. Carolyn Crislip-Tacy
Interim Dean, M.Ed. and M.A.T. Director
School of Education
Room 352 Education Building
Phone: 304.367.4241
Fax: 304.367.4599
Carolyn.Crislip-Tacy@FairmontState.edu