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Instruction in the 1:1 Environment Graduate Certificate in Education Innovation and Technology

School of Education


Capella’s Instruction in a 1:1 Environment Certificate program provides you with immediately applicable skills for developing 21st-century digital curriculum and finding new ways to help your students reach their full potential.

This certificate offers up-to-date methodologies for using technology and multimedia to personalize learning, applying digital literacy skills, and incorporating meaningful assessments in instruction. Upon successful completion of this certificate, you will be ready to incorporate digital tools and resources into engaging instruction for students in K–12 settings.

As one of Capella’s new Education Innovation and Technology programs, this program offers an unprecedented, effective approach to the mastery of EdTech and technology integration in your classroom. Courses in this graduate certificate program offer high-quality, stand-alone learning experiences, or they can be used as credentials earned on the way to a Master of Science degree.

You can also continue building your expertise with professional development courses associated with the Education Innovation and Technology specialization.

At a Glance

  • Online
  • 4 Courses

Classes Start January 13th

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$50 application fee (waived w/promo Fall19)

Cost & learning format

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. 

  • Based on the quarter system; 1-3 courses per 10-week quarter
  • 1 semester credit = 1.5 quarter credits
  • Weekly assignments and courseroom discussions
  • Pay for what you take, price varies by courseload or term
$455 per credit, 16 total quarter credits, 12 max transfer credits

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*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing, and it does not include fees (including application and resource kit fees).  Your price may be higher or lower depending on your specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. If transfer credits are allowed in this offering, the prices above show what you would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits and the price if you brought in the maximum allowed transfer credits.  

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Ways to save

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Transfer credits

We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited schools.


There are a variety of need-based federal grants available to help pay for tuition and costs.

Federal work study

Part-time jobs sponsored by the U.S. government are available to help you reduce loan debt.

Sample courses

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Instruction in the 21st-Century Classroom

In this course, learners investigate the use of instructional technology tools in the K–12 classroom, including the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) model, Marzano’s Teacher Evaluation model, and Shulman’s model of Pedagogical Reasoning and Action. Learners evaluate structures that help develop classroom digital learning experiences, which enhance teaching and learning. Learners apply the Substitution Augmentation Modification Redefinition (SAMR) model, Digital Bloom’s Taxonomy, and backwards design in planning for effective teaching with technology. Learners also evaluate ways that 1:1 computing is utilized in the classroom as framed by the Online Learning Theoretical Framework. In addition, learners analyze implementation strategies for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and blended learning with a special emphasis on the flipped classroom model. This course requires access to an educational setting, students or learners, and/or classroom practitioners.

4 quarter credits
Digital Citizenship and Technology Applications

In this course, learners evaluate the ways that students and teachers become responsible digital citizens. Learners apply best practices for responsibly accessing, evaluating, and using online resources and social media, and analyze the nine elements of digital citizenship, cyber-ethics, cyber-safety, and cyber-bullying. In addition, learners evaluate ways that teachers align their lessons, objectives, and outcomes to a variety of standards for teaching and learning. Learners also explore structures and systems that can be implemented to manage a variety of devices and instructional time in a 1:1 environment. Finally, learners institute routines to increase student achievement and motivation to learn, selecting and creating a secure digital learning environment for students.

4 quarter credits
Integrating Technology to Enhance Learning

In this course, learners investigate the ways in which teachers integrate technology to create personalized learning opportunities that engage, motivate, and empower students. Learners analyze educational theories and strategies that support personalized instruction. Learners also evaluate a variety of educational technology tools that support the personalization of instruction through effective digital integration to increase student achievement and engagement. In order to meet the diverse needs of all students, learners will plan and implement personalized instruction in their own learning environment. This course requires access to an educational setting, students or learners, and/or classroom practitioners.

4 quarter credits
Collaborative Learning Environments

This course focuses on creating systems for building, supporting, and sustaining collaborative learning. Learners evaluate structures and systems that leverage technology to provide opportunities for collaborative learning and professional collaboration. Learners explore theories, research, and models that support collaborative learning and professional learning communities, and also how to create opportunities for students and teachers to work collaboratively within live and virtual settings.

4 quarter credits

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