American College of Education delivers affordable online degree programs for working teachers, educators and professionals who desire to expand their knowledge.
At American College of Education, we provide an exceptional online learning experience for graduate students, offering numerous programs specifically tailored to education.
American College of Education is committed to providing you with a meaningful student experience, with the help of our faculty dedicated to ensuring your success.
American College of Education offers a variety of high-quality, online graduate programs with affordable tuition and flexible payment options.
Technology has taken student learning far beyond the four walls of the classroom, and today's digital learners think and process information differently than previous generations. Because technology has changed how students learn, it also has changed how teachers need to teach and communicate with students. Many of yesterday's instruction strategies will cause students to "power down" in the classroom.
Master digital technology with this online degree program. Start your application, or check admission requirements.
American College of Education helps educators use technology to engage students and help them develop critical 21st century skills. Through the research-based Concentration in Digital Learning and Teaching, educators will gain new ways of thinking about technology, student learning, classroom structure, and teacher and student roles. Learn to use these developments in digital learning to your students' advantage today.
The four-course sequence helps educators:
The concentration courses are taken as part of a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction. For stand-alone graduate credit certificate options, please click here.
Denise Steudlein, M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction, 2011
The M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with a Concentration in Digital Learning and Teaching is designed to help educators gain new ways of thinking about technology, student learning, classroom structure, and teacher and student roles. The program is built to teach how to design learning environments supported by technology, integrate technology into curriculum to maximize student learning, and evaluate new technologies for personal and professional productivity.
This course examines the impact of technology on learning as well as how today’s student navigates a media-rich world. Topics include the human-computer interface, technology and the brain, diffusion of innovations, and connectivity through social media. The course considers trends and issues in educational technologies as well as research into the effects of technology on society.
This course uses a project-based approach in studying technology in education, best practices for classroom teachers, and strategies for professional development in light of emerging technologies. The course addresses 21st century standards for education, educators’ digital presence, cloud computing, and digital ethics
This course draws from multiple disciplines to explore design and strategies for computer- and web-based learning. Special attention is paid to collaborative learning, interactivity, assessment, and best use of technology tools.
This course addresses development of instructional and learning materials utilizing computer- and web-based technology. In this applications course, educators survey and utilize technology tools for design and creation of learning objects with focus on cost effectiveness.
Judy Donovan has taught PK-12 courses (math, English, social studies) in both face-to-face and online settings. She has been a school librarian and holds a doctorate in Instructional Technology from Nova Southeastern University. She has published textbook chapters, journal articles and other works on online learning and educational technology; she was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to the Ukraine. Dr. Donovan teaches educational technology and school library media classes. Her interests include reading and poker. She lives on the river bordering Canada near Detroit and loves watching the freighters go by.
Jason Caudill holds a Ph.D. in Instructional Technology as well as an MBA and a B.S in Business Administration. His research interests include online education and technology integration. He has received multiple research awards and is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, an honor society promoting academic excellence in all disciplines of higher education. Jason enjoys outdoor activities, working with his hands, and serving in the Coast Guard Auxiliary.
Rebekah McPherson holds a Ph.D. from The University of North Texas in Curriculum and Instruction with a minor in Educational Computing and an M.S. in Computer Education and Cognitive Systems with an emphasis in Instructional Systems Technology. She earned a BFA in graphic design from Baylor University. She is a Texas certified Master Technology Teacher and also holds standard Texas teaching certificates in technology applications and technology education along with an endorsement for English as a Second Language. Dr. McPherson has six years of teaching experience at the middle school and high school levels and two years of university experience.
2013 total program cost: $8,364. For more information, visit the tuition section.
Substitute these M.Ed. courses:
ED5123 Diverse Learners
ED5053 Community Engagement
CI5423 Community of Learners
CI5453 Learning with Technology
with these courses:
DL5013 The Digital Learner
DL5023 The Digital Educator
DL5103 Instructional Models for Digital Learning
DL5203 Digital Content for Learning
Complete the simple form below for more information.
© 2014 American College of Education. 101 West Ohio, St., Suite 1200, Indianapolis, IN 46204.
* By clicking "SUBMIT", I give my express written consent to be contacted by American College of Education (ACE) regarding educational services by email, telephone or text at the email address(es) and/or telephone number(s) I provided. I consent to receive autodialed and/or pre-recorded telemarketing calls from or on behalf of ACE. I understand that my consent is not a condition to enrollment or acceptance into any ACE course or academic program.
To begin, please provide your contact information so our team can assist you throughout
the application process.
By submitting this information I acknowledge that American College of Education
will contact me via email and/or telephone.
If you've already begun your ACE application, please log in to continue
Complete the simple form below for more information.