Online Master of Educational Media Degree
INSTITUTION INFORMATION Institutional Accreditation: Southern
Association of Colleges and Schools Program Accreditation: National
Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Institutional
Membership(s): SOC PROGRAM DETAILS Program Information: Educational
Media - Master's Enrollment: 200 seats total Application Deadline: Open
How Students and Instructors Communicate: E-mail, Online Assignment
Submission, Threaded Discussion Board Subject: Education METHOD OF
- The program is delivered primarily through
Supplemental delivery formats include internet
This course uses WebCT
SPECIAL ENROLLMENT ISSUES
- The online Educational Media Masters program is designed for
individuals who wish to become media specialists and work as leaders
of school library media programs in public schools. The program
provides an opportunity for study, research, and professional
This online program leads to a Master of Education: Educational
Media degree and Florida certification as a school library media
The program is designed to offer skills in administration,
production, instructional design, technologies of instruction and
information management, organization, selection, evaluation, and
research which relate to school library media programs.
Knowledge and applications of both present and future innovations
and technologies for education is stressed throughout the program.
Every effort is made to integrate technologies found in public
school media programs throughout course content, assignments and
- A 3 credit Internship will be required if the student has no
Media Center experience. Students are required to have completed
course work for Florida basic teaching certification.
ACCESS TO LEARNING RESOURCES
- Students are expected to be computer literate upon entry to the
program or are expected to obtain these skills immediately upon
admission to the program. Computer skills are necessary to access
the courses. To participate in Web-based courses, you must have
access to the UCF Campus Network or another Internet Service
Provider. Recommended PC configuration: CPU: 733MHz or better Intel
Pentium III processor, Memory: 128MB RAM, Hard drive: 10GB hard
drive, Floppy drive: 3.5", 1.44MB, CD-ROM drive, Monitor: 15" Color
SVGA .26mm Dot-pitch, Network Interface Card: 3COM or Intel 10/100
Ethernet card, Operating System: Windows NT Workstation/Windows 2000
(preferred), Windows XP or Windows 98/Millennium Edition w/Y2K
Compliant Service packs installed. Recommended Mac configuration:
CPU: 500MHz or better Power PC processor (Power Macintosh G4),
Memory: 128MB RAM, Hard drive: 30GB hard drive, CD-ROM drive,
Monitor: 17" Color SVGA .26mm Dot-pitch, Keyboard and mouse, Network
Interface Card: Built-in Ethernet, Operating System: Macintosh OS,
current versions (OS 9.2.2/10.1.3), Specific information on current
technical requirements is available http://learn.ucf.edu . Word
processing is a necessity in virtually any college course today.
Online students should be prepared to save word processed files as
plain (ASCII) text files, to use their programs' copy & paste
functions to post their work into e-mail messages and discussion
messages, and to attach word processing files to e-mail. Recommended
software includes: Microsoft Office XP for Windows, Microsoft Office
2001 for Macs Some courses may require other software programs in
addition to those named here. See the course Web pages or consult
with the course instructor about additional software requirements
before registering for an online learning course.
ACCESS TO FINANCIAL AID RESOURCES
- UCF provides extensive learning resources for its distant
students. The UCF library provides information for distant students.
For additional information about the UCF library and other online
services, use the Library's home page, Quick Reference service, or
phone 407-823-2562 or 1-866-271-7589 toll free. Students enrolled in
Web-based courses may purchase textbooks from the UCF Bookstore by
phone 407-823-2665 or toll free at 1-866-271-7589 using a credit
card. Students may also order books online through the bookstore
webpage. The bookstore will ship books within 48 hours via UPS
ground. The shipping charges are US$6.00 for the first book and
$1.50 for each additional book. For additional information, refer to
the bookstore's webpage.
Visit UCF抯 Career Resource Center provides for information and
assistance regarding job placement, employment listings, on-campus
recruitment, federal government employment, statewide job fairs,
career expos, interviewing techniques, resume writing, internships
and other career planning issues. Even though you are a distance
learner, it is possible to get a UCF photo ID card by mail. Your
unique card identification numbers are needed to gain access to many
of the restricted resources through the UCF library. Additional
information is available at http://online.ucf.edu
- Online students are eligible for financial aid following the
same policies and procedures as on-campus students. The financial
aid office phone number is (407) 823-2827. The office can be reached
by email at email@example.com. Please go to the financial aid UCF
website for application forms.
SPECIAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
SPECIAL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
- The Educational Media Online Master's program requires 39 to 45
semester hours, as described at the following web site
ACCESS TO ADVISING/MENTORING SERVICES
- A minimum of a 3.0 GPA in the specified graduate program of
study is required to maintain graduate student status and for
The student has seven years from the date of admission
(prerequisite, articulation, and foundation courses are exempt) to
the master's program to complete the degree. No course older than
seven (7) years at the time of graduation may be used in the Program
of Study for a master's degree.
SPECIAL TRANSFER POLICIES
- Telephone and email advising available from program coordinator
Dr. Judy Lee, Dept. of Educational Foundations, College of
Education, UCF, Orlando, Fl 32816-1250 email:
firstname.lastname@example.org phone: 407-823-6139
SPECIAL ENROLLMENT ISSUES
- See the Credit section.
SPECIAL ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS
SPECIAL PROGRAM PREREQUISITES
- None. The program may be completed entirely at a distance.
- To be admitted into the Ed Media online program you are required
Be accepted into UCF Graduate School. Submit three letters of
recommendation from professional sources. Forms for letters of
recommendation are provided by Graduate Studies.
Completed coursework for Florida basic teaching certification.
Participate in an online, e-mail or face-to-face interview.
Answer certain essay questions.
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