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Instruction in the 1:1 Environment Specialization Master of Science in Education Innovation and Technology

School of Education

Personalize Learning for Every Student

Lead the way in dynamic instruction. Capella’s online master's in education innovation and technology, instruction in the 1:1 environment degree will help you personalize your instruction with the latest innovative practices in education. After graduating from this program, you’ll be prepared to incorporate digital tools and resources into engaging curriculum for all students in K-12 settings. Whether you're a novice or an expert, you'll learn to maximize the power of digital instructional tools and student devices in your classroom.

At a Glance

  • Online
  • 4 Core Courses
  • 4 Specialization Courses
  • 2 Elective Courses
  • 1 Capstone

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Classes Start June 3rd

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$50 application fee (waived w/promo SPRING)

What you’ll learn

Integrate Digital Literacy

Help students develop digital literacy skills using successful integration into curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

Make Learning Personal

Use technology and multimedia tools to provide personalized learning experiences that engage and empower students.

Harness the Power of Devices

Use 21st century technology skills to develop standards-based content, appropriate pedagogy, and meaningful assessment.

Maximize Digital Communication Tools

Use digital tools to establish, share, and track learning goals with students, giving them ownership over learning.

Assess & Teach All Students

Employ formative assessment strategies to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of diverse students.

Invest in Yourself

Engage in professional growth opportunities, both formal and informal, to improve personal and professional practice.

Program features

Our program offers additional benefits you might be interested in.

Free Professional Development

Earn clock hours for free, and apply that learning to earn graduate credit that you could apply toward your master's degree.

Technology-Focused

This program’s focus on technology in a K-12 setting teaches you to guide curriculum with tools, platforms, and software.

Professionally Aligned

Our curriculum is designed using national best-practice standards, including those of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).

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. 

Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who want it. 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
$14,960$18,920* MAX TRANSFER CREDITS–TYPICAL TRANSFER CREDITS
$440 per credit, 46 total quarter credits, 12 max transfer credits

*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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Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.

Ways to save

At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think. 

Transfer credits

We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited schools.

Grants

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.

Accredited & recognized

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Accreditation and recognitions provide the assurance we meet standards for quality of faculty, curriculum, learner services, and fiscal stability. See all of our accreditations and recognitions

Sample courses

The MS in Education Innovation and Technology, Instruction in the 1:1 Environment curriculum emphasizes using technology to personalize learning, employing digital literacy skills, and incorporating assessments that shape instruction.

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EDT5120
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
EDT5125
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
EDT5122
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
EDT5102
Integrating Technology into Data Assessment and Evaluation

This course focuses on how to appropriately collect and analyze student data, and apply technology to enhance the assessment and evaluation experience. Learners use technology tools to collect and analyze both quantitative and qualitative data as a means to identify instructional strengths and problems, implement best practice strategies and solutions, and interpret student learning data.Learners also consider the use of a variety of assessments and digital tools in order to best promote learning in a diverse classroom. Finally, using these digital tools, learners apply methods for communicating information to key stakeholders, while adhering to ethical standards regarding student data and being mindful of cultural contexts. This course requires access to an educational setting, students or learners, and/or classroom practitioners.

4 quarter credits

Faculty & support

You’re never going it alone at Capella. Our dedicated faculty and support teams are waiting to guide, help, and advise you through every step of your educational journey.

Enrollment counselors

These experts will set you up for success. They’ll help you find the right degree and program, and answer all your questions about Capella.

Advisors

Advisors know the details of your program. Got questions about courses? Instructors? Resources? Advisors have answers.

Faculty

Our courses are taught by distinguished faculty members who hold top credentials and have hands-on expertise in their fields. They know what you need to know today.

Writing support

Sharpen your writing skills with our free tutoring services and other resources.

Relevant blog posts

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5 Reasons to Incorporate Technology into Your Classroom

Find out how technology engages active learners, facilitates collaboration, and helps teachers succeed.

Move forward in your career

Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our master's in education innovation and technology, instruction in the 1:1 environment degree.

Related Job Titles to Explore*

  • Classroom teacher or teacher leader
  • Instructional technology specialist
  • Building technology coach
  • Professional development staff
  • Online K-12 educational institution staff
  • Professional associated with EdTech companies (curriculum and course designers)

Related Employment Settings to Explore

  • Adult education program
  • Alternative school
  • Charter school
  • Community or technical college
  • Continuing education program
  • For-profit curriculum development company
  • Military education
  • Nonprofit organization
  • K-12 private school
  • K-12 public school
  • Research and policy organization
  • School district office

*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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