Department of Educational Technology and Literacy

Psychology 207
Phone: 410-704-2576
Fax: 410-704-4227
Email: 
rhipkins@towson.edu

Programs of the Department

The Department of Educational Technology and Literacy is committed to offering courses that emphasize creativity, problem-solving, critical thinking, and innovation by providing hands-on, project-based, problem-based, and experiential learning opportunities where students work on projects related to local education, government, health care, nonprofit, and industry to solve real-world problems. The department offers a doctoral program, master's programs and variety of post-baccalaureate certificates.

See the Graduate Catalog for details.

Courses

ISTC 301 INTEGRATING INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY (3)

Examines operations, applications, and affordances of technologies for learning and teaching. Offers hands-on experience in integrating learning technology into classroom activities. Critically examines strategies that use a variety of technology tools to create learning environments that actively engage students in projects where technology tools enhance the learning process. Laboratory experiences are provided in the operation of instructional hardware and software. Prerequisite: junior/senior standing or department consent. Lab/Class fee will be assessed.

Faculty

Professors: Qing Li, Mahnaz Moallem (Chairperson), William Sadera (Graduate Program Director), Rebecca Shargel, Liyan Song (Graduate Program Director)

Associate Professors: Jeffrey Kenton, Scot McNary, David Robinson (Graduate Program Director)

Assistant Professors: Qijie (Vicky) Cai (Graduate Program Director), Suzhen Duan, Hoda Harati, Christie Kodama

Lecturers: Bonnie Brown, Robert Caples, Christine Engbert, Cheryl Wood