Computer Teaching Endorsement Requirements
A K-12 educational technology teacher endorsement requires an educational technology methodology course in addition to 12 semester hours of coursework as follows:
- Demonstrated knowledge of basic computer technologies and networking concepts, terminology tools, and applications;
- Study of designing, operating, and maintaining computer technologies and networking systems;
- Development of skills with current productivity and multimedia tools for education;
- Demonstrated competencies with integrating educational technology to support teaching and learning; and
- Study of equity and ethics associated with the use of educational technology in schools.
Study in the developmental characteristics of K-12 learners and a practicum, internship, or student teaching inclusive of K-12 learners is required in addition to the 12 hours, if not previously completed. Verified teaching experience in K-12 educational technology within the five-year period immediately preceding application may be accepted in lieu of the above field experiences at the equivalency of one year’s teaching experience for one semester hour credit for a maximum of three semester hours of the total credit hours required. No state test is required or available to validate this endorsement.
PRAXIS Exam requirements: None.
||BHSU Program Course Title
||Computer Applications in K-12 Curriculum
||Methods of Instructional Technology
||Applying Learning Theory to Instructional Design
||Technology in Education: Maintaining Equity & Ethics
||New & Emerging Technology for Schools