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MAIT cohort info session june 2010 ppt

  1. 1. Master of Arts in Instructional Technology (MAIT): Cohort Information Session<br />Jung Lee, Ph.D.<br /><br />Amy Ackerman, Ph.D.<br /><br />MAIT website<br />.<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />What is MAIT program?<br />Supervisory Certificate Program<br />What is the MAIT cohort program?<br />Application Process<br />Q & A<br />
  3. 3. MAIT Program deals with<br />The improvement of teaching, learning and performance through the application of learning theory and technology.<br />
  4. 4. MAIT program focuses on<br /> Designing instruction from the perspective of the learner rather than from the perspective of the content (the traditional education and training approach).<br />(Morrison, Ross, & Kemp, 2003) <br />
  5. 5. MAIT Program serves<br />Educators, administrators,<br />and related personnel in K-12 schools and higher<br />education, as well as those involved in instructional<br />design, development, and training in government and<br />in the corporate sector.<br />
  6. 6. MAIT Curriculum<br />11 courses (33 credits)<br />6 Core courses including Research and Capstone courses<br />3 Track courses <br />For example<br />Integrating Technology in the Classroom<br />Web Design and Development<br />Distance Learning in Education<br />2 Electives<br />For example<br />Digital Video Production<br />Grant Writing<br />
  7. 7. After the MAIT degree: Supervisory Cert Courses<br />To apply for the supervisory certificate, <br />Restricted Electives (2 courses)<br />INTC 5160: Instructional Design<br />INTC 5230: Supervising and Coordination Educational Technology<br />INTC 5330: Integrating Technology in the Classroom<br />(more courses available in the MAED program)<br />Required Courses (prerequisite: Master’s Degree)<br />EDUC 6110: Curriculum Development & Evaluation<br />EDUC 6120: Principles of Supervision<br />
  8. 8. What is the Cohort Program?<br />All classes are offered at a school site or via distance education.<br />The same group of students (cohort) proceeds through the program together. <br />The curriculum is customized to the needs of the cohort group.<br />
  9. 9. Benefits of MAIT Cohort <br />Faculty/staff convenience<br />Networking synergy among colleagues<br />Customized Professional Development<br />Better prepared faculty/staff, new and experienced<br />Highly qualified teachers to meet NJCCS 8.1 standards<br />Content & Technology integration<br />Pedagogy<br />Course/training design and assessment<br />Use of local community facilities<br />Mobilization of local human resources<br />
  10. 10. Cohort Curriculum<br />The Same as the on-campus<br />Total 11 courses (33 credits)<br />6 core courses<br />Intro to IT, Visual Communications, Theoretical Foundations, Instructional Design, Research, Capstone<br />Three track courses selected by the cohort group<br />Two elective courses selected by the cohort group<br />Possible to provide a new elective course<br />
  11. 11. Class Time<br />Adjusted to teachers’ schedules (district academic calendar) rather than following Stockton schedule<br />Right after the end of the school day<br />4:00 pm (or 3:30, 4:30) to 7:30 pm (or 7:00, 8:00)<br />Once a week, 11 weeks<br />Three courses during a school year<br />
  12. 12. Duration<br />Three courses per year<br />Fall, Early Spring and Late Spring <br />Three and half years<br />Two courses per year<br />Fall and Spring<br />Five and half years<br />
  13. 13. Instructors for Cohort Program<br />Core courses: MAIT faculty members<br />Track & Electives:<br />MAIT faculty or highly qualified adjuncts, including MAIT alumni<br />MAIT alumni from the site<br />MAIT background<br />Familiar with the needs of the site<br />Familiar with software/hardware available at the site<br />
  14. 14. To start a cohort, we need:<br />Demand<br />District-based cohort group<br />Consortium<br />Facilities<br />School computer labs or technology center<br />Centrally located within the district<br />Stockton Offering Special Discount<br />See the brochure <br />From 20 students: 20% tuition discount<br />
  15. 15. For a new MAIT Cohort<br />If you 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 Supervisory Certificate courses.<br />
  16. 16. Application Process<br />You can start as a non-matriculated student<br />Up to 6 credits<br />Why do I need to be matriculated?<br />Non-matriculated student fee each term ($50)<br />Cannot apply for financial aids<br />Cannot apply for Graduate Assistantship<br />Do not receive student ID<br />
  17. 17. Application process (cont’d)<br />Check the Stockton Graduate Program web site.<br />www. stockton. edu, <br />go to Academics/ Graduate Programs<br />Download forms<br />Fill out the application form and essay<br />Three letters of recommendation<br />All transcripts<br />GRE or MAT (Miller Analogies Test)<br />Stockton or Rowan has a computer-based testing center <br />Make an appointment (Stockton: 609-652-4650)<br />
  18. 18. Miller Analogy Samples<br />Miller AnalogiesTest (MAT) Samples<br />
  19. 19. Testimonials of Graduates<br />When asked by colleagues<br />about the MAIT program, <br />I responded "I learned more<br />about technology than I could<br />possibly ever use in the<br />classroom in my teaching <br />career." Now, three years later, <br />I am applying much of <br />what I learned in the MAIT<br />program. <br />Sharon Faith, <br />Instructional Technology Specialist<br />Southern Regional <br />High School, NJ <br />(Spring 2001 Graduate)<br />
  20. 20. Testimonials of Graduates<br />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.<br />Richard Tramontana<br />Language Arts Teacher<br />Southern Regional Middle School, NJ (Fall 2003 Graduate)<br />
  21. 21. Q & A<br />