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Educational Technology Leadership Career Overview

Education technology careers are on the rise and in high demand. At least $900 million in funding is designated for numerous technology initiatives through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act as outlined by The Department of Education.1 By earning our Master's Degree in Education with an Educational Technology Leadership Concentration, you could position yourself to take advantage of careers for instructional coordinators skilled in assessing and implementing new technology.

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Professional Responsibilities

 

When you earn your Master's Degree in Education with a concentration in Educational Technology Leadership, you could be prepared to advance your education career with knowledge of technology-facilitated approaches. Your professional responsibilities could include:

  • Implementing methods for curriculum and training design for individuals and groups
  • Integrating digital resources and emerging technologies into lesson plans to facilitate the learning experience
  • Monitoring and assessing educational technologies for performance and satisfaction
  • Advising on methods and strategies of communication across various media outlets
  • Coordinating resource allocations to meet the technological needs of specific learning environments

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Career Options

 

DeVry University graduates with this concentration could be prepared for education technology careers, such as:

  • Educational Consultants, who develop instructional material, coordinate educational content and incorporate current technology to provide guidelines for developing curricula and conducting courses to educators and instructors.
  • Instructional Coordinators, who develop curricula, select textbooks and other materials, train teachers and assess educational programs for quality and adherence to regulations and standards. They assist in implementing and monitoring new technology and might recommend educational software to enhance student skills.
  • Distance Education Program Directors, who identify potential markets for distance education programs and develop instructional strategies, courses and information delivery systems. They manage financial requirements, evaluate results and direct staff.

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1The Department of Education: "The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: Saving and Creating Jobs and Reforming Education," March 7, 2009, (Educational Technology State Grants and Statewide Data Systems)— www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/leg/recovery/implementation.html