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Lead improvements in instruction, assessment, and student learning outcomes through digital innovations.
Model and promote professional attitudes, values, and beliefs about digital transformation that support learning and development in students and colleagues.
Gain knowledge, skills, and dispositions to work with diverse student populations, their families, and other professionals.
Lead an innovative culture by engaging in critical reflection, analysis, and problem-solving to foster growth and improvement.
Use research to improve educator practice to meet the learning needs of diverse populations.
With over 25 years of experience in online doctoral education, we understand the unique needs of doctoral students, and have designed our programs to meet those needs. We've structured our programs to help you reach your goals and obtain critical skills—with our expert faculty, support teams, and online resources to help guide you every step of the way.
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Our curriculum is designed around leading industry standards, including the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).
In lieu of a dissertation, Capella’s doctoral capstone allows you to use action research to solve a problem in your field.
Online education isn’t one-size-fits-all. We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way around. Capella has learning and tuition formats to suit you, however you learn.
A more structured learning format with an active peer community and faculty guidance. We’ll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
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The EdD, Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation curriculum examines principles of leadership, action research, technology integration, personalized instructional models, and collaborative platforms to help student and school improvement.
You’ll get dedicated support early in your program, so you can be confident in the steps to completing your degree.
For the culminating project of your doctoral degree, you’ll be paired with a knowledgeable mentor to help you along the way.
Develop your project, write your findings, and demonstrate your use of evidence to improve outcomes or resolve a gap in the field.
Using Technology for Instructional Improvement: Research, Data, and Best Practices
In this course, learners develop and demonstrate the skills needed to effectively use technology to promote and support instructional improvement. Learners research instruction and curriculum development and student and educator performance, and demonstrate effective data management while promoting best practices in learning, assessment and instructional improvement in their classrooms, schools, and communities. For EdD and EdS Personalized and Competency-Based Instruction, EdD and EdS Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation, and EdD and EdS Teacher Leader in K–12 Studies learners only. Prerequisite(s): EDD8404 or EDD8406. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|6 quarter credits|
Technology to Enhance Innovative Teaching and Improve Learning
In this course, learners evaluate research and theory related to effective online P–12 instruction techniques and their applications in the classroom. Learners apply technology and digital media tools to improve teaching effectiveness and enhance student engagement. Learners also plan independent professional activities through the creation of four different project descriptions: an action research monograph, a program evaluation, a curriculum product, and a change management plan. Learners then select a specialization-aligned topic and create a proposal for one independent professional activity to expand and apply their knowledge. Learners also organize their Professional Showcase Portfolio and demonstrate their understanding through a critical analysis of program outcomes. For EdD and EdS Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation learners only. Prerequisite(s): EDD8424. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|6 quarter credits|
Developing a Collaborative Culture in the Digital Age
Learners in this course focus on strengthening their understanding of the importance of developing a collaborative culture for personal and professional growth, as well as teaching, learning, and assessment in the digital age. Learners also demonstrate their skill using digital course room tools so as to collaborate with their classmates, instructor or facilitator, and members of their communities, and participate in collaborative communities of practice to develop their skills as effective communicators, teachers, and leaders. For EdD and EdS Personalized and Competency-Based Instruction and EdD and EdS Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation learners only. This course requires access to an educational institution, students, and/or classroom practitioners. Prerequisite(s): EDD8404. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|6 quarter credits|
Transformational Thinking to Meet 21st-Century Skills
Learners in this course explore constructivism, project-based learning (PBL), self-regulated learning (SRL), authentic assessment strategies, the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) framework, and information and communication technology (ICT)-based learning designs. Learners consider the research behind these approaches and strategies in their development of digital learning experiences that enhance learning growth and engagement in the classroom. For EdD and EdS Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation learners only. Prerequisite(s): EDD8420. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|6 quarter credits|
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Doctoral programs are specific and challenging. That’s why you’ll have access to expert support at every step along the road to your degree.
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our online EdD in Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation degree.
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure, certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.
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