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Title: Educational technologist

Definition: Educational technologists improve the quality of education by evaluating, developing, and implementing updated curricula, by integrating new technologies into the classroom, and by providing ongoing training to instructors. Educational technologists continuously evaluate existing curricula and educational programs. They refresh curricula and programs using new texts and materials, new technologies, and other resources. They train teachers in the use of new technologies and material, as well as in new teaching methods.

Definition (More Info): What Does an Educational Technologist Do?

Education Program:
College of the North Atlantic
Education Masters: MUN - Information Technology
Education Bachelor: MUN - Conjoint with Diploma in Technology Education
Office Administration Technology (Medical, Dental, Legal, Engineering, Records Mgmt)

First Credential: Usually requires a graduate degree in Education

Salary Range:
PayScale (US, US Dollars) (Jan 2016) – Instruction Technology: Range: $31,861 to $71,169. Median: $49,261.
PayScale (Canada) (Sept 2015) – Instructional Designer: Range: $40,364 to $83,855. Median: $58,974.

Salary (More Info):
PayScale (US): Instruction Technology;
PayScale (Canada): Instructional Designer

Related Specialties: Instructional Technologist, Instructional Designer, Human Performance Technologist, Instructional Coordinator, Technology Coordinator, Technology Integration Specialist

Professional Associations: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education; Association for Educational Communications & Technology; IEEE Technical Committee on Learning Technology; EdTechWomen; TechWomen

Other Resources: International Society for Technology in Education; Journal of Educational Technology & Society; Women in Communications & Technology; Role of Educational Technologist

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