College of Education and Human Services
Curriculum
General Approach

The Instructional Design and Technology Program with a specialization in School Library Media Certification provides online courses that fulfill state certification requirements with the technology orientation sought by many school districts today. Graduates are fully certified to administer K-12 school library media centers. Our program includes the most current courses and technologies in the field to prepare candidates to become school library media specialists who are technology coaches and leaders.

The program contains three tracks: one for certified teachers, a second for students without certification, and a third track for professional librarians.

Track 1:  For Candidates with a Standard NJ Instructional Certificate (36 Credits)

Foundations Courses - Required ( 6 credits)

EDST 6344 Sem: Social, Ethical, & Legal Issues in Technology 3
EDST 7312 Current Issues in School and Society 3

Concentration Courses - Required (24 credits)

EDST 6216 Digital Research & Information Literacy* 3
EDST 6301 Literature for Children and Young Adults 3
EDST 6307 Integrating Curriculum & Technology in the Inclusive Classroom * 3
EDST 6308 Org. and Admin. Ed. Media & Tech Programs3
EDST 6310 Practicum in Ed. Media Services (150 Hours) 3
EDST 6315 Technical Processes for Ed. Media Resources 3
EDST 6304 or
EDST 6305 or
EDST 6215

Production of Instructional Resources I** or
Production of Instructional Resources II** or
Production of Instructional Resources III**

3
EDST 6306 Instructional Design*** 3

Production Courses - Select Two (6 credits)

EDST 6210 Real World Technologies 3
EDST 6214 Web Page Technologies 3
EDST 6304 or
EDST 6305 or
EDST 6215
Production of Instructional Resources I** or
Production of Instructional Resources II** or
Production of Instructional Resources III**
3
EDST 6215 Production of Instructional Resources III 3
EDST 6345 Online Course Management & Delivery 3
*EDST 6216 should be taken during your first semester of Master’s courses.
**Do not take during the same semester as EDST 6306.
***EDST 6306 – Capstone Course – must be taken your last semester and may not be combined with more than one course during that semester, including summer.
Production of Instructional Resources I, II, and III may be taken in any sequence. No prerequisite skills required. Any Production course section is applicable for certification.

Track 2 - For Candidates without a Standard NJ Instructional Certificate (36 Credits)

Education Courses (Required) 9 credits

EDST 6421 Child and Adolescent Development & Diversity 3
EDST 6440 Behavior Disorders and Classroom Management 3
EDST 7312 Current Issues in School and Society 3


Foundations Course 3 credits

EDST 6344 Sem: Social, Ethical, Legal Issues in Technology 3


Concentration Courses (Required) 21 credits

EDST 6216 Digital Research & Information Literacy* 3
EDST 6301 Literature for Children and Young Adults 3
EDST 6304
EDST 6305
EDST 6215
Production of Instructional Resources I **
Production of Instructional Resources II **
Production of Instructional Resources III **
3
EDST 6307 Integrating Curriculum & Technology in the Inclusive Classroom 3
EDST 6308 Org. and Admin. Ed. Media Tech Programs 3
EDST 6310 Practicum in Ed. Media Services (One semester) 3
EDST 6315 Technical Processes for Ed. Media Resources 3
EDST 6306 Instructional Design (Final Semester)*** 3
*EDST 6216 should be taken during your first semester of Master’s courses.
**Do not take during the same semester as EDST 6306.
***EDST 6306 – Capstone Course – must be taken your last semester and may not be combined with more than one course during that semester, including summer.
Production of Instructional Resources I, II, and III may be taken in any sequence. No prerequisite skills required. Any Production course section is applicable for certification.

Track 3 - Certification Requirements for Professional Librarians without a Standard Instructional Certificate
(Minimum 15 Credits to be taken at SHU to receive NJ License through SHU)

Education Courses (Required) 9 credits

EDST 6421 Child and Adolescent Development & Diversity 3
EDST 6440 Behavior Disorders and Classroom Management 3
EDST 7312 Current Issues in School and Society 3

Concentration - Number of credits required determined by courses transferred from MLS or MA Library Program. All topics below must be covered for NJ certification.
   

EDST 6216 Digital Research & Information Literacy 3
EDST 6301 Literature for Children and Young Adults 3
EDST 6304 Production of Instructional Resources I** or
Production of Instructional Resources II** or
Production of Instructional Resources III**
3
EDST 6307 Integrating Curriculum & Technology in the Inclusive Classroom 3
EDST 6308 Org. and Admin. Ed. Media Tech Programs 3
EDST 6310 Practicum in Ed. Media Services (One semester) 3
EDST 6315 Technical Processes for Ed. Media Resources 3
EDST 6306 Instructional Design (Capstone Final course) 3
*EDST 6216 should be taken during your first semester of Master’s courses.
**Do not take during the same semester as EDST 6306.
***EDST 6306 – Capstone Course – must be taken your last semester and may not be combined with more than one course during that semester, including summer.
Production of Instructional Resources I, II, and III may be taken in any sequence. No prerequisite skills required. Any Production course section is applicable for certification.

Coursework
For courses and curricula, please see the Graduate Catalogue.

Program Director:
Vivienne B. Carr, Ph.D.

(973) 761-9257
vivienne.carr@shu.edu

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