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Educational Technology

Students must earn a grade point average of 3.0 to pursue the certificate in Educational Technology. Please see the required and elective courses below.

(Click here if you are looking for the Quarter Ed Tech Certificate information.)

Required Courses

Seven courses are required to obtain the certificate in Educational Technology: 

  • ETEC 5000 Foundations in Instructional Design & Technology 

Introduction to the field of Instructional Design & Technology and its foundations. An overview of IDT key terminologies, learning theories, research trends and issues, and basic technological competency. This is a prerequisite for all other ETEC required courses; an IT orientation with program faculty/advisors will be part of the first week of the course. Formerly ETEC 500, 547. (3 units)

  • ETEC 5430 Inquiry of Instructional Technology and Learning I

Exploration of connections between technology and the teaching and learning process through a study of research design, data collection and analysis. Formerly ETEC 543.

  • ETEC 5440 Process of Instructional Design and Technology I (3)

Examination of various models of instructional design and procedures used in the production of instructional materials. Formerly ETEC 544.

  • ETEC 5460 Technology Integration in The Classroom

Exploration of basic principles of operation of computer hardware and software, and basic troubleshooting techniques for computer systems, effective integration of technology into the curriculum, digital literacy, and the legal and ethical issues related to the use of technology. Formerly ETEC 546.

  • ETEC 6440 Process of Instructional Design and Technology II

Advanced application of instructional design models and procedures to produce instructional materials. Prerequisite: ETEC 5000 and ETEC 5440. Formerly ETEC 644.  (3 units)

  • ETEC 6550 Multimedia Production with Emerging Instructional Technologies

Production of multimedia projects using various emerging instructional technologies and authoring tools. May be repeated for credit as subject matter changes and with consent of instructor. Formerly ETEC676D. (3 units) Different technologies will be covered each semester. Take this course twice 

Categories

We have two categories of students in our e-Learning Certificate program. These categories are:

  1. Current CSUSB student
  2. Non-CSUSB student

CSUSB Student

Current students of California State University San Bernardino (CSUSB) who are already enrolled in an academic program may decide to increase their marketability by taking the certificate program along with their current program of study. If you are interested in taking our e-Learning classes, you can refer to the Certificate Requirements section below to add courses via your MyCoyote.

Non-CSUSB Student

If you are not currently enrolled in any programs at California State University San Bernardino (CSUSB), you may register for the courses via College of Extended and Global Education.

Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology

Graduate Certificate in eLearning

 

From E-Learning Certificate Program to ETEC Master's Degree Program

If you later decide to pursue a Master's degree in Instructional Technology (ETEC), you will need to apply and be admitted to the ETEC program.

  1. If you later decide to pursue a Master's degree in Instructional Design and Technology (IDT), you will need to apply and be admitted to the IDT program.

Certificate Program Award

To receive the certificate, you must

  1. Successfully complete the four courses with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  2. Fill an application for certificate programs with the Office of Record, Registration & Evaluations. Should you have questions, please contact Dr. Eun-Ok Baek, ebaek@csusb.edu

From E-Learning Certificate Program to ETEC Master's Degree Program

If you later decide to pursue a Master's degree in Instructional Technology (ETEC), you will need to apply and be admitted to the ETEC program.

Please see course description and course schedule. Should you have questions, please contact your advisors.

The transferring of credit or the substitution of courses may occur only after application to the appropriate campus authority. The certificate is awarded upon confirmation that the requirements for that program have been satisfied. Students are responsible for filing an application with the Office of Records, Registration and Evaluations for granting of the certificate, no later than the last term of certificate-applicable study, and for notifying the coordinator of the certificate program of completion of required course work. The awarding of a certificate will be noted on the student's transcript.