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Online Educational Technology Programs
Expand your skills in instructional design and learn to evaluate the impact of technology on learning. The educational technology programs offered online through Penn State World Campus, in collaboration with the College of Education, can help you incorporate the use of technology and the internet to more effectively engage learners and improve the quality of their learning experiences. Courses are taught by the same faculty who teach in residence. The Education programs have been consistently ranked in the top 10 by U.S. News & World Report. Choose from the following programs:
* Master of Education in Learning, Design, and Technology.
* Graduate Certificates in e-Learning Design; Educational Technology Integration; Teaching and Learning Online in K–12 Settings.
Traveling Exhibit of Norman Rockwell’s Depiction of the “Four Freedoms”
Enduring Ideas: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms is the first comprehensive touring exhibition devoted to Norman Rockwell’s iconic depictions of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms: Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Want, and Freedom from Fear.
Project Mapping Great Women in History
The SPARK Movement—a movement by and for girls aged 13–22—is aiming to put women on the map. The “Women on the Map” project works inside Google’s freeField Trip app to pinpoint locations connected to great women from history.