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Graduate Certificate in Instructional Technology Boston University School of Education

Note: The Graduate Certificate in Instructional Technology is no longer accepting new applications as it is under a moratorium beginning in Fall 2014.


The Boston University Online Graduate Certificate in Instructional Technology consists of four required online courses.

  • SED EM 590 Software for the Curriculum

    Evaluation and selection of software and web-based resources to support K-12 curriculum goals emphasized. Students gain experience supporting teaching and learning with software and develop strategies for evaluatiing educational resources across disciplines and grade levels. 4 cr, 2nd sem, online. [ 4 cr.]

  • SED EM 610 Internet and WWW for Educators

    Introduction to Internet/Web technologies and their potential use and misuse in classrooms, libraries, and other educational and training environments. Applications such as communication, news, research, and instructional resources considered. Evaluation of educational value, technical knowledge, legal, and ethical issues emphasized. 4cr, either sem, online [ 4 cr.]

  • SED EM 680 Distance Education Research and Design

    Through case studies, research on critical issues and variables influencing effectiveness, and distance course design, students gain perspective on many forms of distance education, especially online education. Students learn key design and delivery variables for distance, face-to-face, and blended instructional designs. 4 cr, either sem, online. [ 4 cr.]

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