02/10/2020 ASHLAND, Ohio -- Ashland University’s Online Master's in Educational/Instructional Technology has been ranked eighth on a list of Best Online Master's in Educational or Instructional Technology in the country.
The ranking was compiled by Online Schools Report, an authority in online education data. AU was the only Ohio college or university among the top 25 schools on the list.
The AU program provides students an opportunity to improve their awareness of technology concepts and gives them a thorough grounding in instructional design, learning theory and innovative educational practices supported by technology. And students learn how they can integrate technology into their existing curriculum in a variety of ways.
“We are thrilled that our program has received this recognition. Our program is led by exceptional, dynamic faculty who have a pulse on the technological needs of educators,” said Dr. Donna Breault, Dean of AU’s Dwight Schar College of Education. “The graduate faculty members at Ashland University's Dwight Schar College of Education strive to empower their students to be effective educators so that they will go out into the world and transform the lives of others.”
Online Schools Report synthesizes data from the National Center for Education Statistics, the Bureau of Labor Statics, Payscale and the College Scorecard. Ultimately, colleges are scored based on their commitment to online education, admission rates, student satisfaction, alumni debt, and specialty in the program in question.
Ashland University is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.###