Two Summers Overview

Master of Arts / Sixth Year Degree in Educational Technology

Online/Blended Coursework with eportfolio-Based Assessment

NOTE: Application deadline for the July 2020 cohort is May 15 2020

Experience teaching and learning with educational technology experts at the University of Connecticut’s top 20-ranked Neag School of Education Department of Educational Psychology!

As part of the innovative Two Summers Program, you’ll explore a wide array of emerging technologies in our state-of-the-art, wireless bring-your-own-device (BYOD) facility, complete with educational games/simulations, drones, robots, assistive resources, and video conferencing tools. Earn your degree attending face-to-face courses for just one week during two consecutive summers, fulfilling other requirements through fully-online environments connected through a long-term, growth-oriented eportfolio.

The Two Summers Program creates opportunities for students to:

  • Explore learning strategies focused on new digital literacies / critical discernment for the online world
  • Participate in an online community that connects learners with knowledgeable colleagues and UConn faculty
  • Compile a rich electronic portfolio of practical, course-based artifacts

Our innovative approach allows students to develop proficiency through:

  • Experiencing a unique balance of online and on-campus learning
  • Focusing on a combination of personal productivity and the application of emerging technologies to work spaces
  • Cooperatively demonstrating technological knowledge, visionary leadership, and planning skills in your classroom environment

ATTENTION Prospective 2020-2021 COHORT

For those joining us for Summer 2020, your Summer 1 on-campus classes will meet July 13-18, 2020 (Monday-Saturday) on the Storrs campus (continuing through August in our online environment). Students will complete 6 credits during Summer 1 and enroll in online courses for Fall and Spring before returning for a capstone week on campus the following summer (Summer 2). Your cohort will have its Summer 2 Capstone week July 5-9, 2021 (Monday-Friday).