Master of Education

MEd with a concentration in Educational Technology Management

It’s working through the problem and reaching the solution that counts. But doing it with style? That’s what makes it fun. At TU, you can expand your teaching skills by learning management systems, web-based apps, game-based learning and the use of multimedia and technology for better efficiency in instruction. 

Graduate Program Tabs

This program will prepare students to provide leadership for transforming education at all levels through the use and implementation of technology.  When technology is applied educational learning processes, student learning is improved and accelerated. This program will prepare students to plan, manage, train, and integrate technology into educational settings. Graduates completing this program will be able to find positions in schools and other educational organizations implementing the adoption of technology and digital media to fulfill the educational objectives of the organization.

Educational Technology Management Concentration 8 hours

  • EDU586 Instructional Design Principles 
  • EDU591 Learning Management Systems
  • EDU605 Game Based Learning and Analytics
  • EDU619 Challenges in the Use of Technology in Education
  • EDU625 Functions of Web Based Apps in Education
  • EDU637 Legal and Regulatory Issues in the Use of Educational Technologies

MEd Core Curriculum 14 hours

  • EDU532 Diversity In Education
  • EDU536 Philosophy of Education 
  • EDU547 Technology for Educators
  • EDU552 Educational Leadership 
  • EDU572 World History of Education 
  • EDU611 Psychology of Learning 
  • EDU615 Ethical & Legal Issues in Education

RESEARCH Total 4 hours

  • EDU541/510 Educational Research
  • EDU680 Capstone Seminar 

 

Total MEd 30 hours

 

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate course offerings for this major. Consult the official Academic Bulletin for detailed registration and advising information.

Online - Offered in two 7-week terms per semester starting in January, March, May, July, August and October

Instructional Design Principles (EDU586) - This course covers the process of instruction through the analysis of learning needs and systematic development of learning materials. The course covers how technology and multimedia can be used as tools to enhance instruction and to enhance the assessment of the learning process.

Learning Management Systems (EDU591) - Educators must successfully add to current curriculum by using learning management systems, with the goal of teaching students not only curriculum content, but also how to use technology to complete tasks necessary to the skills of all future employees. This course reviews the student perspective in learning, using learning managements systems inside and outside the classroom, using learning managements systems for students with special abilities and/or disabilities and using learning management systems for total online learning within both educational organizations and in educational arms of other organizations.    

Game Based Learning and Analytics (EDU605) - Digital game-based learning (DGBL) is an instructional method that incorporates educational content and learning principles into digital games. The student will learn to identify the components of quality digital games, integration of DGBL with other types of learning curriculum, designing DGBL, and using DGBL with special needs learners. Challenges in the Use of Technology in Education (EDU619) - This course discusses and analyzes the challenges facing educators in implementing technological advancements in technology In order to increase efficiency and efficacy in learning. Perspectives of educational challenges from the student, teacher, facilitator and administrator are covered.    

Functions of Web Based Apps in Education (EDU625) - This course guides educators in transforming curriculum and courses through using web sources and applications. The course covers construction of curriculum delivery using apps. Both open web source apps and open source materials through app delivery are covered. The course will cover newly developed apps that can be used to support educational objectives.

Faculty

Michelle Meadows
Michelle Meadows

Michelle Meadows

meadowsml@tiffin.edu
419-448-6028

Assistant Professor of Education, Chair of the Masters in Education program

School of Arts & Sciences
Degrees & Certificates
  • Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction, Kent State University
  • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction: Emphasis in Mathematics, Kent State University
  • B.S. in Middle Childhood Education: Science and Mathematics, Kent State University

Michelle Meadows

Dr. Michelle L. Meadows, Assistant Professor of Education, has been with Tiffin University as an Affiliate Professor since 2015. She earned her doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction, a Master of Education degree in also in Curriculum and Instruction: Emphasis in Mathematics, and Bachelor of Science in Middle Childhood Education: Science and Mathematics, all from Kent State University.

Michelle Meadows
Assistant Professor of Education, Chair of the Masters in Education program
Michelle Meadows
Assistant Professor of Education, Chair of the Masters in Education program
 Dr. Joyce Hall-Yates, J.D.
 Dr. Joyce Hall-Yates, J.D.

Joyce Hall-Yates, J.D.

HallYatesJC@tiffin.edu
419-448-3049

Dean, School of Arts & Sciences

Assistant Professor of Paralegal Studies / Title IX Investigator

School of Arts & Sciences
Degrees & Certificates
  • B.S., Asbury College
  • J.D., Ohio Northern University

Joyce Hall-Yates, J.D.

Dr. Hall-Yates holds a Bachelor of Science from Asbury College and a Juris Doctorate from Ohio Northern University, and did post graduate work in law at Capital University. She practiced law in both civil and criminal cases. Many of her cases dealt with contract negotiations, IRS representation and estate planning. While practicing law, she managed the human resources role in law firms and trained personnel to fulfill the role of a paralegal within the legal services profession. She was also responsible for the management of computer technology and legal software for the law firms. Prior to coming to Tiffin University, she directed and taught classes in a paralegal education program in a two-year degree program.

She had taught both undergraduate and graduate law courses for many years as an adjunct instructor. Hancock County Chamber of Commerce presented her an Outstanding Educator award for the 2003-2004 academic year. She has presented many public educational seminars to explain difficult legal issues. She was a Research Contributor to Education Management Corporation Employee Retirement Answers for the January 2007 issue.

She is a volunteer with Bridge Home Health and Hospice. She participates in walks to raise funds for various organizations, including the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Steps for Sarcoma Walk, March of Dimes Walk, and the Children’s Miracle Network Walk.

Joyce Hall-Yates, J.D.
Dean, School of Arts & Sciences
Joyce Hall-Yates, J.D.
Dean, School of Arts & Sciences

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