Computer Science Education for Teachers Endorsement (Online)
Credit Hours: 9
Entry Terms: Beginning Summer 2023; Application deadline April 14, 2023
The New Graduate Computer Science Education Endorsement for Teachers program, beginning summer 2023, provides certification for in-service teachers to teach computer science in grades P-12. This fully online program offers three online courses (9 credit hours) that center around the standards adapted from the Standards for Computer Science Educators published in 2011 by the International Society for Technology Education (ISTE) and the Computer Science Teachers Association Interim Standards published in 2016, and are directly adopted to be the program learning outcomes. Our coursework will introduce you to important topics in computer science and computer programming, and help you develop your instructional design skills creating and developing course materials to teach these concepts in your classroom. You’ll also have the opportunity to network with other teachers and education professionals, gaining valuable insights and connections that can help advance your career.
Program of Study (9 total credit hours) :
- FRIT 7233-Selection and Development of Digital Tools and Resources
- FRIT 7234-Information Fluency and Inquiry Learning
- FRIT 7238-Computer Science Education Methods for Teachers
Suggested Course Sequence:
|For ITEC M.Ed./Cert. Students||For Standalone Comp. Science Students|
|Fall or Spring: FRIT 7238||Summer Admit: FRIT 7234|
Fall: FRIT 7233 and FRIT 7238
|Summer: FRIT 7233 and FRIT 7234||Spring Admit: FRIT 7234 and FRIT 7238|
Summer: FRIT 7233
The Georgia Southern University Office of Graduate Admissions oversees the application process for graduate students. Please review the links below for admission requirements and deadlines.
Academic Advisor, Statesboro Campus
College of Education 3166-A
Professional Certification Disclosure
The College of Education anticipates that graduates of the Computer Science for Teachers Endorsement program will seek state licenses or certifications.
The program listed above leads to a Georgia Certificate Upgrade. Visit the Georgia Professional Standards Commission for more information. The College of Education has not determined where its programs will qualify a graduate to take the required exams in other states or territories. Check the requirements of your state or territory using the link provided.
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Last updated: 3/27/2023