Media and Technology Studies Education provides a forum for exploring and studying information and communication technologies (ICT), new media, and the philosophy of technology. Curriculum, pedagogy, research, and development interests of faculty and students include affective computing, cyberculture and cyborg relations, digital ecology and diversity, distributed cognition, gaming, ICT integration in K–16 formal and informal learning environments (face-to-face, hybrid, and online distance education), intellectual property, open source, and cultural studies. The program offers a common core of courses, a range of electives, and a variety of professional education opportunities. For more information, see the technology studies blog , and the Digital Learning and Curriculum Cohort and Seeds of Possibility development site.
The Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy offers a PhD concentration and MA and MEd specializations in Media and Technology Studies Education, a secondary Teacher Education (BEd) major in Media and Technology Studies Education and dual major in Computer Science, and Diploma Programs in Computing Studies Education and Media and Technology Studies Education. In conjunction with the Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary Centre (MAGIC), EDCP (Media and Technology Studies) offers a Sub-specialization in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI).
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