Educational Technology Programs

Emma’s Story

“The Instructional Technology program at UMaine is designed for the rapidly evolving world of education technology. This program encouraged me to master technology design and develop a deep understanding of general technology principles that transcend time, allowing me to stay current as an instructional technology leader. As the Secondary Digital Learning and Computer Science Specialist […]

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Maine Summer Technology Institute Testimonials

Transcript Person 1: To use digital portfolios and we’re learning how to use Seesaw. Person 2: I gained some great insight for resources I could use in my classroom especially for, um, online resources. Person 3: The special features within all of the Google Docs that people are not accessing and using and utilizing. Person 4: I really did […]

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Alyssa’s Story

Transcript Alyssa Duschesne: EDT 520 is required for that master’s degree and Joanna Prince really got me into it. She said, “Try this out. Believe it or not, you can do with your kids.” Sure enough, tried the project out – blew me away. I said, “Okay. I can do this.” Since taking Jo’s class […]

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Nathaniel’s Story

Transcript Nathaniel Porter: I’m in the certificate program, um, for Technology Integrationist and for me I was a science teacher for many years (science/math teacher) and I took a position as a technology person within my school. And this program has allowed me to kinda gain some credits and some expertise in the field that […]

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Amelia’s Story

Transcript Amelia Beiermeister: I started out in the certificate program for Instructional Technology for, ah, an integrationist and I enjoyed it so much that I matriculated over into the Master’s of Education, um, in Instructional Technology. Um, and I really I love technology and I love computers and I love the possibilities of everything that […]

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Marisa’s Story

“The Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design program absolutely improved my practice as an academic librarian. Guided by experts in the field of educational technologies and pedagogies, I was able to learn an incredible amount in a condensed time period. In the course of the program I produced several information literacy lesson plans, created an online […]

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Crystal’s Story

“I chose the UMaine Instructional Design program because it most closely matched my current and future role and because I wanted to become more of an expert in the field of instructional design and technology. Because this program is online, it works for my busy schedule. I work a full-time job, and travel a lot, […]

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Jessica’s Story

“As a teacher with a busy family, the M.Ed. program meets my needs in so many ways. I am able to take engaging online classes with instructors who know how to create class communities in the virtual environment. I am also able to develop valuable skills that I can apply immediately in my teaching practice. […]

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Paul’s Story

Transcript Paul Wellman: How could the program not fit? I mean it’s so accessible that you can be anywhere at any time and complete a lot of the work. There are very few occasions where you’d have to be in person at a place or that there’s a designated time for let’s say hangout, right, […]

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