Online M.S.Ed. in Instructional Technology

Library Information Specialist Endorsement

Technology is changing – and changing us – constantly, requiring every industry to adjust, adapt and evolve. That includes libraries, which continue to remain vital and thriving, hard-cover books and all. If you already hold an Illinois Professional Educator License, and see your next chapter set in a library, "check out" our fully online M.S.Ed. in Instructional Technology degree with a Library Information Specialist endorsement. Your preparation will enable you to succeed and lead in keeping libraries crucial in our society while advancing your core knowledge and skills in educational technology.

Admission Overview

  • You must hold a baccalaureate degree (or higher) and an Illinois Professional Educator License.
  • All application materials (application, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, transcripts) must be uploaded through CollegeNet. Create your own account to get started.

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Course Sequence

  • ETT 504 Cataloging and Classification (3)
  • ETT 508 Reference Theory and Practice (3)
  • ETT 510 Instructional Media and Technology (3)
  • ETT 511 Advanced Media Design (3) or ETT 531 Visual Literacy (3)
  • ETR 520 Introduction to Educational Research (3)
  • ETT 523 Media for Young Adults (3)
  • ETT 527 Library Materials for Children (3)
  • ETT 530 IT Tools or other approved production course (1-3)
  • ETT 533 School Library Media Centers (3)
  • ETT 542 Information Access and Social
  • Responsibilities for Library Information Specialists (3)
  • ETT 569 Practicum: Instructional Design (3) or ETT 586 Internship (6)

Successful completion of the LIS Content Exam

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Department of Educational Technology, Research and Assessment
Gabel 208
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-753-9339
etra@niu.edu

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