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The Graduate Certificate of Professional Practice in Educational Technology (24 credits) provides interested teachers, trainers, and other professional practitioners with the opportunity to advance their knowledge and skills in a selected area of specialization within educational technology. This certificate program requires successful completion of the Certificate in Educational Technology. Students completing this certificate program will be qualified in a particular educational technology specialty and be prepared for careers as performance technologists, instructional designers, developers of distance learning and interactive training, or evaluation specialists. This program has been registered with the New York State Education Department and is designed for students who require additional knowledge and expertise in order to advance in their professional careers.
This certificate program is offered by the Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation Department (IDD&E). IDD&E offers a variety of programs to help students develop the skills required to identify and evaluate learning problems and to design and develop appropriate instructional solutions to these problems. Students develop the competencies to apply instructional analysis, design and develop instructional materials, evaluate instructional programs, and assess learning. The curriculum includes teaching students about a variety of soft (process and communication) and hard technologies. Through practical projects, students develop competencies to design, create, implement, and evaluate technology-supported instructional solutions for a variety of educational and professional settings. Certificates in educational technology (15 credits), professional practice in educational technology (24 credits) and instructional design foundations (12 credits), as well as M.S., C.A.S., and Ph.D. degrees are offered.