AECT Standards and Artifacts

AECT Standards, 2012 version Links to Artifacts
STANDARD 1 – CONTENT KNOWLEDGE

Candidates demonstrate the knowledge necessary to create, use, assess, and manage theoretical and practical applications of educational technologies and processes.

Indicators:

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Creating

Candidates demonstrate the ability to create instructional materials and learning environments using a variety of systems approaches.

EDTECH 502: Webquest
Using

Candidates demonstrate the ability to select and use technological resources and processes to support student learning and to enhance their pedagogy.

EDTECH 543: Social Network Mini Unit

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Assessing/Evaluating

Candidates demonstrate the ability to assess and evaluate the effective integration of appropriate technologies and instructional materials.

EDTECH 541: Relative Advantage Chart

EDTECH 542: PBL Lesson

Managing

Candidates demonstrate the ability to effectively manage people, processes, physical infrastructures, and financial resources to achieve predetermined goals.

EDTECH 505: Evaluation Project

EDTECH 503: Instructional Design Project

Ethics

Candidates demonstrate the contemporary professional ethics of the field as defined and developed by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology.

EDTECH 502: Netiquette
STANDARD 2 – CONTENT PEDAGOGY

Candidates develop as reflective practitioners able to demonstrate effective implementation of educational technologies and processes based on contemporary content and pedagogy.

Indicators:

Creating

Candidates apply content pedagogy to create appropriate applications of processes and technologies to improve learning and performance outcomes.

EDTECH 541: Social Networking Lesson
Using

Candidates implement appropriate educational technologies and processes based on appropriate content pedagogy.

EDTECH
Assessing/Evaluating

Candidates demonstrate an inquiry process that assesses the adequacy of learning and evaluates the instruction and implementation of educational technologies and processes grounded in reflective practice.

EDTECH
Managing

Candidates manage appropriate technological processes and resources to provide supportive learning communities, create flexible and diverse learning environments, and develop and demonstrate appropriate content pedagogy.

EDTECH
Ethics

Candidates design and select media, technology, and processes that emphasize the diversity of our society as a multicultural community.

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STANDARD 3 – LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

Candidates facilitate learning by creating, using, evaluating, and managing effective learning environments.

Indicators:

Creating

Candidates create instructional design products based on learning principles and research-based best practices.

EDTECH
Using

Candidates make professionally sound decisions in selecting appropriate processes and resources to provide optimal conditions for learning based on principles, theories, and effective practices.

EDTECH
Assessing/Evaluating

Candidates use multiple assessment strategies to collect data for informing decisions to improve instructional practice, learner outcomes, and the learning environment.

EDTECH
Managing

Candidates establish mechanisms for maintaining the technology infrastructure to improve learning and performance.

EDTECH
Ethics

Candidates foster a learning environment in which ethics guide practice that promotes health, safety, best practice, and respect for copyright, Fair Use, and appropriate open access to resources.

EDTECH
Diversity of Learners

Candidates foster a learning community that empowers learners with diverse backgrounds, characteristics, and abilities.

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STANDARD 4 – PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Candidates design, develop, implement, and evaluate technology-rich learning environments within a supportive community of practice.

Indicators:

Collaborative Practice

Candidates collaborate with their peers and subject matter experts to analyze learners, develop and design instruction, and evaluate its impact on learners.

EDTECH
Leadership

Candidates lead their peers in designing and implementing technology-supported learning.

EDTECH
Reflection on Practice

Candidates analyze and interpret data and artifacts and reflect on the effectiveness of the design, development and implementation of technology-supported instruction and learning to enhance their professional growth.

EDTECH
Assessing/Evaluating

Candidates design and implement assessment and evaluation plans that align with learning goals and instructional activities.

EDTECH
Ethics

Candidates demonstrate ethical behavior within the applicable cultural context during all aspects of their work and with respect for the diversity of learners in each setting.
Indicators:

EDTECH
STANDARD 5 – RESEARCH

Candidates explore, evaluate, synthesize, and apply methods of inquiry to enhance learning and improve performance.

Theoretical Foundations

Candidates demonstrate foundational knowledge of the contribution of research to the past and current theory of educational communications and technology.

EDTECH
Method

Candidates apply research methodologies to solve problems and enhance practice.

EDTECH
Assessing/Evaluating

Candidates apply formal inquiry strategies in assessing and evaluating processes and resources for learning and performance.

EDTECH
Ethics

Candidates conduct research and practice using accepted professional and institutional guidelines and procedures.

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