Standards Table

AECT Standards (2012 version) and Exemplar Artifacts from my Boise State M.E.T. Journey. Click here to view the Draft version of my rationale paper for this list.

STANDARD 1 – CONTENT KNOWLEDGE

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

Creating: Candidates demonstrate the ability to create instructional materials and learning environments using a variety of systems approaches.
Using: Candidates demonstrate the ability to select and use technological resources and processes to support student learning and to enhance their pedagogy.
Assessing/Evaluating: Candidates demonstrate the ability to assess and evaluate the effective integration of appropriate technologies and instructional materials.
Managing: Candidates demonstrate the ability to effectively manage people, processes, physical infrastructures, and financial resources to achieve predetermined goals.
Ethics: Candidates demonstrate the contemporary professional ethics of the field as defined and developed by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology.
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.

Creating: Candidates apply content pedagogy to create appropriate applications of processes and technologies to improve learning and performance outcomes.
Using: Candidates implement appropriate educational technologies and processes based on appropriate content pedagogy.
Assessing/Evaluating: Candidates demonstrate an inquiry process that assesses the adequacy of learning and evaluates the instruction and implementation of educational technologies and processes grounded in reflective practice.
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.
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Ethics: Candidates design and select media, technology, and processes that emphasize the diversity of our society as a multicultural community.
STANDARD 3 – LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

Candidates facilitate learning by creating, using, evaluating, and managing effective learning environments.

Creating: Candidates create instructional design products based on learning principles and research-based best practices.
Using: Candidates make professionally sound decisions in selecting appropriate processes and resources to provide optimal conditions for learning based on principles, theories, and effective practices.
Assessing/Evaluating: Candidates use multiple assessment strategies to collect data for informing decisions to improve instructional practice, learner outcomes, and the learning environment.
Managing: Candidates establish mechanisms for maintaining the technology infrastructure to improve learning and performance.
Ethics: Candidates foster a learning environment in which ethics guide practice that promotes health, safety, best practice, and respect for copyright, Fair Use, and appropriate open access to resources.
Diversity of Learners: Candidates foster a learning community that empowers learners with diverse backgrounds, characteristics, and abilities.
STANDARD 4 – PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

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

Collaborative Practice: Candidates collaborate with their peers and subject matter experts to analyze learners, develop and design instruction, and evaluate its impact on learners.
Leadership: Candidates lead their peers in designing and implementing technology-supported learning.
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.
Assessing/Evaluating: Candidates design and implement assessment and evaluation plans that align with learning goals and instructional activities.
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.
STANDARD 5 – RESEARCH

Candidates explore, evaluate, synthesize, and apply methods of inquiry to enhance learning and improve performance.

Theoretical Foundations: Candidates demonstrate foundational knowledge of the contribution of research to the past and current theory of educational communications and technology.
Method: Candidates apply research methodologies to solve problems and enhance practice.
Assessing/Evaluating: Candidates apply formal inquiry strategies in assessing and evaluating processes and resources for learning and performance.
Ethics: Candidates conduct research and practice using accepted professional and institutional guidelines and procedures.

 

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