This license is designed to prepare educators with a valid K-6, 5-12, or K-12 teaching license to integrate technology into their classroom in useful and innovative ways and to improve the way technology is taught and used in their schools.
You'll complete 100% of your coursework online.
Start Dates: Spring 2017 and Spring 2018
Approximate Program Length
Technology Applications for K-12 Schools (EDUC711)
Technology tools (primarily software) for instructional and student use at the K-12 level. Legal, ethical, and safety issues of technology applications in schools. Keyboarding and other computer input devices in word processing and other software applications, including Microsoft Office suite of programs. Emerging technologies and the changing nature of technology.
Technology Curriculum Integration for K-12 Schools (EDUC712)
Strategies for planning and implementing technology integration (teaching and curriculum focus) at the K-12 level. Role of leadership in developing a shared vision for integrating technology into learning. Role of technology coordinator in schools. Writing curriculum designed to integrate technology into content areas. Policies and procedures necessary for the use of technology.
Providing Leadership in Educational Technology for K-12 Schools (EDUC713)
Development of skills for taking a leadership role in district technology planning, implementation, and assessment. Role of leadership in developing a shared vision for integrating technology into learning. Writing plans for the use of technology. Designing professional development activities.
Practicum for Teachers of Computers, Keyboarding, and Related Technology for K-12 Schools (EDUC715)
Complete approximately 30-40 hours of practicum tasks at a school site, gaining hands-on experience in the use of technology to enhance learning. Write and teach keyboarding and other technology curriculum. Participate in technology planning and integration. Job shadow and interview technology leaders.
How is the License Awarded?
The Teachers of Computer, Keyboarding, and Related Technology Applications license program complies with the Minnesota Administrative Rules for the Teachers of Computer, Keyboarding, and Related Technology Applications. After the coursework, practicum, and required MTLE exams are completed, Bethel will help you apply for your Teachers of Computer, Keyboarding and Related Technology license, which is awarded by the Minnesota Board of Teaching.
Why Choose Bethel?
Learn why you should choose Bethel (pdf) for a license in Computer, Keyboarding, and Related Technology.