University at Buffalo

Graduate School of Education

Educational Technologies and New Literacies ONLINE


408 Capen Hall

Buffalo, NY 14260

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Advanced Certificate

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This certificate program infuses the latest tools and teaching practices guided by research to assist both teachers and other professionals to meet challenge of 21st century learning environments. New Literacies: Technology, over the last decade, has revolutionized the face of education. Dependency on emerging technologies, multimodal composition, social networking, and mobile devices all have commanded a pervasive digital era. Learning environments must be created to include these emerging technologies in order to better serve the 21st century student. The use of these technologies has created a new framework through which to view learning. This framework, referred to as New Literacies, establishes a set of technologies and social practices enabling meaning that is represented, disseminated and consumed in new forms. It is essential that educators have the ability to create such learning environments for their students. Certificate Objectives Students will: Adapt technology use to fit latest educational research and reform Integrate emerging technology to meet state/national/international standards Utilize digital resources for curricular/professional needs Design and evaluate multimodal virtual learning environments Assess student learning in a technology rich environment


Middle States

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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