Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Deanna Romano, Chair, Associate Professor, , Dept. of Educational
Dr. Deanna Romano, Associate Professor, joined Ashland University in 2000. Her areas of expertise include educational technology, distance education and instructional design. Dr. Romano serves...Read more

Online Programs

Are you looking for an online program that focuses on technology? We have a variety of programs designed to meet the needs the professional goals of many educators.

M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction: Educational Technology

This program will enable you to focus on the educational needs within a building or campus while also earning an advanced degree. All of the course work for the Technology Facilitator Endorsement is included in this degree, with an additional 12-hour core curriculum and a capstone experience. This program is 30 to 33 semester hours.

Technology for the 21st Century Certificate

This 12-hour program is designed for teachers who want to improve their skills with technology for the teaching and learning processs. You will learn how to more effectively teach using current technologies. This certificate is offered through Ashland University and does not result in an additional endorsement for Ohio teachers. Hours from the program can be integrated with the M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction: Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century (TL-21) program.

Computer/Technology Endorsement

You will learn the technological needs of today's learners with an eye towards the teaching-learning process, the telecommunications and networking required to support instruction, instructional design, the social, ethical, legal and human issues surrounding the use of technology, methods and strategies for implementing technology and the skills required of those leading the use of technology within schools and other institutions. The endorsement can be added to an Ohio teacher's license. 18 semester hours.

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Endorsement

The 15-credit TESOL endorsement program is designed for educators wishing to gain knowledge and skills to work effectively with English language learners. Under instructor supervision, the internship components of each course may be completed  in local settings with  English language learners. Courses for the TESOL Endorsement program may be completed online or as a combination of online and hybrid/face-to-face program courses.  After successful completion of the TESOL course sequence, individuals with valid Ohio teaching licenses must pass the TESOL Ohio Educator Assessment to receive TESOL endorsement from the State of Ohio. 

FAQs for Online Programs

1. Do I need to attend classes at an Ashland University center or campus? No. Online programs are designed so that students do not need to attend face-to-face class sessions. However, you may be required to meet for synchronous class sessions as a part of your online class. Check the schedule when you register for a given online class. Synchronous class session dates and times should be listed in the course description/schedule.

2. What Learning Management System (LMS) is used at Ashland? We use the Blackboard LMS for our online courses.

3. Who should I talk to regarding the above programs? Request info, apply now, e-mail grad-admissions@ashland.edu or call 419.289.5688 (or 1.800.882.1548 x5688).

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