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MAIT cohort info dec 2010
MAIT cohort info dec 2010
MAIT cohort info dec 2010
MAIT cohort info dec 2010
MAIT cohort info dec 2010
MAIT cohort info dec 2010
MAIT cohort info dec 2010
MAIT cohort info dec 2010
MAIT cohort info dec 2010
MAIT cohort info dec 2010
MAIT cohort info dec 2010
MAIT cohort info dec 2010
MAIT cohort info dec 2010
MAIT cohort info dec 2010
MAIT cohort info dec 2010
MAIT cohort info dec 2010
MAIT cohort info dec 2010
MAIT cohort info dec 2010
MAIT cohort info dec 2010
MAIT cohort info dec 2010
MAIT cohort info dec 2010
MAIT cohort info dec 2010
MAIT cohort info dec 2010
MAIT cohort info dec 2010
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  • 1. Master of Arts in Instructional Technology (MAIT): Cohort Information Session
    Jung Lee
    Associate Professor & Program Director, Instructional Technology,
    Amy Ackerman
    Assistant Professor, Instructional Technology
    AmyBeth Glass
    Assistant Dean, School of the Graduate & Continuing Studies
  • 2. Agenda
    What is MAIT program?
    Supervisory Certificate Program
    What is the MAIT cohort program?
    Application Process
    Q & A
  • 3. MAIT Program deals with
    The improvement of teaching, learning and performance through the application of learning theory and technology.
  • 4. MAIT program focuses on
    Designing instruction from the perspective of the learner rather than from the perspective of the content (the traditional education and training approach).
    (Morrison, Ross, & Kemp, 2003)
  • 5. MAIT Program serves
    Educators, administrators, and related personnel in K-12 schools and higher education, as well as those involved in instructional design, development, and training in government and in the corporate sector.
  • 6. MAIT Curriculum
    11 courses (33 credits)
    6 Core courses including Research and Capstone courses
    5 Elective courses
    For example
    Integrating Technology in the Classroom
    Web Design and Development
    Distance Learning in Education
    Digital Video Production
    Grant Writing
  • 7. After the MAIT degree: Supervisory Cert Courses
    To apply for the supervisory certificate,
    Restricted Electives (2 courses)
    INTC 5160: Instructional Design
    INTC 5230: Supervising and Coordination Educational Technology
    INTC 5330: Integrating Technology in the Classroom
    (more courses available in the MAED program)
    Required Courses (prerequisite: Master’s Degree)
    EDUC 6110: Curriculum Development & Evaluation
    EDUC 6120: Principles of Supervision
  • 8. What is the MAIT Cohort Program?
    All classes are offered at a school site or via distance education.
    The same group of students (cohort) proceeds through the program together.
    The curriculum is customized to the needs of the cohort group.
  • 9. Benefits of MAIT Cohort
    Faculty/staff convenience
    Networking synergy among colleagues
    Customized Professional Development
    Better prepared faculty/staff, new and experienced
    Highly qualified teachers to meet NJCCS 8.1 standards
    Content & Technology integration
    Course/training design and assessment
    Use of local community facilities
    Mobilization of local human resources
  • 10. Cohort Curriculum
    The same as the on-campus, same rigor
    Total 11 courses (33 credits)
    6 core courses
    Introduction to IT, Visual Communications, Theoretical Foundations, Instructional Design, Research, Capstone
    5 elective courses
    Selected and customized by the cohort group
    Possible to provide a new course based on the needs of the cohort group
  • 11. Class Time
    Adjusted to teachers’ schedules (district academic calendar) rather than following Stockton schedule
    Right after the end of the school day
    Three and half hours, once a week, 11-12 weeks
    Three courses during a school year
  • 12. Duration
    Determined by the cohort group
    Three courses per year
    Fall, Early Spring and Late Spring
    Three and half years
    Two courses per year
    Fall and Spring
    Five and half years
  • 13. Instructors for Cohort Program
    Core courses: MAIT faculty members
    MAIT faculty or highly qualified adjuncts, including MAIT alumni
    MAIT alumni from the site
    MAIT background
    Familiar with the needs of the site
    Familiar with software/hardware available at the site
  • 14. To start a cohort, we need:
    District-based cohort group
    At least 15 students to start
    School computer labs or technology center
    Centrally located within the district
  • 15. New Tuition Rate for MAIT Off-campus Programs
    Stockton cohort pricing, effective Spring 2011
    all inclusive tuition price:  $600 per credit  (No additional fees)
    13 or more students in the group: $570 per credit
  • 16. For a new MAIT Cohort
    If you (cohort students) agree, MAIT will offer EDUC 6110: Curriculum Development & Evaluation as an elective course, so that, after receiving a MAIT degree, you need to take only one more course to complete required NJ Supervisory Certificate courses.
  • 17. Application Process
    You can start as a non-matriculated student
    Up to 6 credits
    (However, we strongly recommend you to apply for the MAIT program at Stockton before taking a course)
    Why do I need to be matriculated?
    Need to pay non-matriculated student fee each term ($50)
    Cannot apply for financial aid
    Cannot apply for Graduate Assistantship
    Do not receive student ID
    Are not counted as a district-based cohort group member until being matriculated
  • 18. Application process (cont’d)
    Check the Stockton Graduate Program web site.
    Go to
    Academics/ Graduate Programs/ Prospective Students/ How to Apply
    On-line application available
    Fill in the application form and essay
    Three letters of recommendation
    All transcripts
  • 19. Application process (cont’d)
    GRE or MAT (Miller Analogies Test)
    Stockton has a computer-based testing center
    Make an appointment (Stockton: 609-652-4650)
    MAT testing days in 2011 at Stockton
    1/24, 2/14, 3/21, 4/18, 5/16
    Immunization requirements
    State mandatory
  • 20. Miller Analogy Samples
    Miller Analogies Test (MAT) Samples
  • 21. Testimonials of Graduates
    When asked by colleagues
    about the MAIT program,
    I responded "I learned more
    about technology than I could
    possibly ever use in the
    classroom in my teaching
    career." Now, three years later,
    I am applying much of
    what I learned in the MAIT
    Sharon Faith,
    Instructional Technology Specialist
    Southern Regional
    High School, NJ
    (Spring 2001 Graduate)
  • 22. Testimonials of Graduates
    I entered the MAIT program as a classroom Language Arts teacher with more than thirty years experience and was soon delighted with my choice. I found the classes stimulating, my instructors talented and accessible, and my classmates enthusiastic and bright. What I’ve learned in the MAIT program has enabled me successfully infuse technology into my curriculum and become a valuable resource for my peers.
    Richard Tramontana
    Language Arts Teacher
    Southern Regional Middle School, NJ (Fall 2003 Graduate)
  • 23. What is the next step?
    Email me ( you would like to join a Spring 2011 Cohort Group, so that we can count the number of students. Ideally, we need 15 to start the Cohort.
    Please inform and encourage others to join.
  • 24. Q & A
    Any Questions?
    Thank you very much for your interest in the MAIT program at Stockton!