Ohio State University

College of Education

Instructional Media and Technology


Sullivant Hall, 1813 North High Street

230 N Oval Mall

Columbus, OH 43221

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

PH.D., M.A., State of Ohio Technology Endorsement

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Technology area in CFTQI offers both MA and PhD degrees. This interdisciplinary educational technology program focuses on intersections of learning, technology, and culture in formal and informal education and in society at large. Some of the settings addressed in the program include K-12 environments, distance education, e-learning, online education, higher education, urban education, private and non-profit organizations, museums, and community-based organizations and programs. Students in the program are exposed to a variety of technologies and media including educational multimedia, computer-based instruction, pod/video casts, blogs and wikis, educational games, web-based instruction, video, and electronic portfolios. Recent areas of focus studied by faculty and students include: Educational technology, digital divides, and diverse populations Implications of Web 2.0 technologies for education Education and globalization Online educational research Education Policy and Technology Visual Culture and Visual Media Multiliteracies, learning, and technology Games and Simulations Technology, virtuality, and student identities Students in this area integrate theoretical and practical studies of technologies and media through pedagogical, social, cultural, economic, historical and political inquiry and critique, in addition to the production of educational media and cultural artifacts.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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