Education: Option in Computer Education and Technology Leadership

OVERVIEW

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This option prepares educators to assume leadership roles in the field of computer education. In particular, the program is designed to prepare computer-using teachers, computerbased trainers, computer/technology coordinators, and other school-based technology experts for K-12 schools and other education and training settings. Note: Teachers who plan to teach in public California K-12 classrooms or work as schoollevel or district-level computer coordinators must obtain a California teaching credential. For some district-level technology coordinator positions, a Level I California Administrative Credential is required.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

  • Dr. Pearl Chen
  • PHONE (323) 343-4350
  • Website: http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/ccoe/edci

 

 

 

 

 

APPLICATION

DEADLINES

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

In addition to University requirements for admission to graduate study, applicants must have a minimum 2.75 grade point average in the last 90 quarter units attempted and must have completed a course or courses covering computer literacy and applications in education (EDIT 430 or EDIT 431). Students must make written application to the Charter College of Education and the Division of Applied and Advanced Studies in Education.

 

 

 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

REQUIREMENTS FOR A DEGREE (45 UNITS)

A total of 45 or more units is required, with at least 23 units in 00-level courses. A comprehensive examination or a thesis or project is required. There is a limit on credit that may be earned in variable-unit courses. See Restriction on Credit Earned in Variable Unit Courses. 

PREREQUISITES

REQUIRED COURSES (29 UNITS)

​ELECTIVES (9, 16 OR MORE UNITS IN INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY)
Selct from the following, depending on the choice of thesis, project or comprehensive examinaton- total units in the program must be 45 or more with 23 units or more at 500-level.

ELECTIVES OFFERED IN OTHER DEPARTMENTS

 

COMPREHESIVE EXAMINATION OR THESIS OR PROJECT (0-7 UNITS)