Education and Design with Learning Technology

02/21/06: Students hang out in the Garcia Hall study lounge. (Photo by Darren Phillips)We are updating the degree offerings for concentrations in Education and Design in Learning Technology (EDLT).  Please see our Education and Design with Learning Technology Degree Programs page. 

Vision
The Education and Design with Learning Technology faculty and students are dedicated to transforming educational environments and expanding culturally responsive learning opportunities to global communities. 

Mission
The Education and Design with Learning Technology faculty and students engage with the rapidly changing landscape challenges in 21st-century teaching and learning. Faculty and students in this program are involved in continuous knowledge creation within a culturally-responsive worldview, research-based learning design, and the integration of theory and practice.

Values
The Education and Design with Learning Technology faculty have a set of core values aligned with the College of Education’s Core Values of Excellence, Integrity, Diversity, Transparency, Leadership, & Innovation. By sharing these and other key information on our website, we address Transparency. Additional aligned core values include the following statements.

  • By moving students from Digital Literacy to Digital Fluency and Critical Digital Literacy, we, the faculty, align with Innovation and Excellence’s values.
  • By addressing the use of Technology and Critical Agency in education and society, the faculty in EDLT are aligning our efforts with the values of Leadership and Integrity.
  • The work done by the faculty to develop a curriculum that instructs students in Culturally-Responsive Learning Design speaks to our value for Diversity.
  • The work done by the EDLT faculty to design and engage in Collaborative Learning Design experiences aligns with our value of Innovation.
  • Fostering Responsible and Self-Directed Learners speak to the promotion of excellence in teaching and learning.

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