AECT Standards & Artifacts Table



AECT Standard 1 (Content Knowledge):

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

1.1 Creating – Candidates demonstrate the ability to create instructional materials and learning environments using a variety of systems approaches. (p. 81) • EDTECH 501 Content Curation
1.2 Using – Candidates demonstrate the ability to select and use technological resources and processes to support student learning and to enhance their pedagogy. (p. 141) • EDTECH 333 Mini Documentary
1.3 Assessing/Evaluating – Candidates demonstrate the ability to assess and evaluate the effective integration of appropriate technologies and instructional materials. • EDTECH 504 Final Synthesis Paper
1.4 Managing – Candidates demonstrate the ability to effectively manage people, processes, physical infrastructures, and financial resources to achieve predetermined goals. (p. 178) • EDTECH 505 Evaluation Report
1.5 Ethics – Candidates demonstrate the contemporary professional ethics of the field as defined and developed by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology. (p. 284)  EDTECH 501 EdTech Professional Ethics
AECT 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.

2.1 Creating – Candidates apply content pedagogy to create appropriate applications of processes and technologies to improve learning and performance outcomes. (p. 1) • EDTECH 537 Classroom Blogging for Elementary
2.2 Using – Candidates implement appropriate educational technologies and processes based on appropriate content pedagogy. (p. 141) • EDTECH 543 Personalized Twitter with Hashtags Based on Professional Interests
2.3 Assessing/Evaluating – Candidates demonstrate an inquiry process that assesses the adequacy of learning and evaluates the instruction and implementation of educational technologies and processes (p. 116-117) grounded in reflective practice. • EDTECH 537 Blog Entries
2.4 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. (p. 175-193) • EDTECH 533 Playlist Lesson
2.5 Ethics – Candidates design and select media, technology, and processes that emphasize the diversity of our society as a multicultural community. (p. 296) EDTECH 541 Video Integration
AECT Standard 3 (Learning Environments):

Candidates facilitate learning (p. 41) by creating, using, evaluating, and managing effective learning environments. (p. 1)

3.1 Creating – Candidates create instructional design products based on learning principles and research-based best practices. (pp. 8, 243-245, 246) • EDTECH 502 WebQuest
3.2 Using – Candidates make professionally sound decisions in selecting appropriate processes and resources to provide optimal conditions for learning (pp. 122, 169) based on principles, theories, and effective practices. (pp. 8-9, 168-169, 246) • EDTECH 542 Project Based Learning Final Project
3.3 Assessing/Evaluating – Candidates use multiple assessment strategies (p. 53) to collect data for informing decisions to improve instructional practice, learner outcomes, and the learning environment. (pp. 5-6) • EDTECH 503 ID Project
3.4 Managing – Candidates establish mechanisms (p. 190) for maintaining the technology infrastructure (p. 234) to improve learning and performance. (p. 238) • EDTECH 333 Educator’s YouTube Channel
3.5 Ethics – Candidates foster a learning environment in which ethics guide practice that promotes health, safety, best practice (p. 246), and respect for copyright, Fair Use, and appropriate open access to resources. (p. 3) • EDTECH 333 Media Literacy Lesson
3.6 Diversity of Learners – Candidates foster a learning community that empowers learners with diverse backgrounds, characteristics, and abilities. (p. 10) EDTECH 502 Accessibility hot links page
AECT Standard 4 (Professional Knowledge and Skills):

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

4.1 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 543 Criteria for Group Curation
4.2 Leadership – Candidates lead their peers in designing and implementing technology-supported learning. • EDTECH 543 Creating a Social Networked Mini Curricular Unit
4.3 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 541 Vision and Mission Statement
4.4 Assessing/Evaluating – Candidates design and implement assessment and evaluation plans that align with learning goals and instructional activities. • EDTECH 505 Evaluation Proposal – Response to RFP
4.5 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. EDTECH 502 Copyright scavenger hunt
AECT Standard 5 (Research):

Candidates explore, evaluate, synthesize, and apply methods of inquiry to enhance learning (p. 4) and improve performance (pp. 6-7).

5.1 Theoretical Foundations – Candidates demonstrate foundational knowledge of the contribution of research to the past and current theory of educational communications and technology. (p. 242) • EDTECH 543 Creative Depiction of CoPs, PLNs, Connectivism
5.2 Method – Candidates apply research methodologies to solve problems and enhance practice. (p. 243) • EDTECH 501 EdTech Research – Annotated Bibliography
5.3 Assessing/Evaluating – Candidates apply formal inquiry strategies in assessing and evaluating processes and resources for learning and performance. (p. 203) EDTECH 541 Resource Page

EDTECH 501 School Evaluation Summary

5.4 Ethics – Candidates conduct research and practice using accepted professional (p. 296) and institutional (p. 297) guidelines and procedures. EDTECH 505 Evaluation Report

NOTE: Parenthetical page references are to Educational Technology: A Definition with Commentary (2008, A. Januszewski & M. Molenda, Eds., Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc.)