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Ed Tech Endorsement Program (ETEP) Overview

Program Description

The Educational Technology Endorsement Program (ETEP) is provided by the Jordan School District in partnership with the Utah State Board of Education (USBE), Utah Education Network (UEN) and Utah Valley University (UVU). The program consists of 18 credit hours of courses which leads to an endorsement in Educational Technology.

Most participants take about 2 years to complete all requirements, though it can be done in a single year. You have 3 years to complete the program. Credit earned in the program can also be used for salary lane changes. Coursework can be applied towards a Master degree program from UVU.

Click here for general information about the Educational Technology endorsement.

The ETEP requires nine (9) credits from UVU and nine (9) credits from UEN.  These courses can be completed through Jordan District or UEN.  The ETEP program is focused around the ISTE Standards for Teachers. Participants will take various courses from Standards 1-4. Standard 5 is achieved through participation in the ETEP program and attendance at an EdTech conference.

University Courses (9 credits) - Utah Valley University

  • EDUC 5820 Designing and Producing Media for Instruction  (3 Credits) Spring 2019
  • EDUC 5830 Digital Models of Instruction (3 Credits) Summer 2019
  • EDUC 5810 Leadership in Instructional Design and Educational Technology (3 Credits) Fall  2019

UEN Courses or taught in conjunction with Jordan District (9 Credits)

 

UEN Essentials: UEN Tools & Resources (1 credit)

  • Blended Learning in the Classroom
  • Blended Learning Methods (online)
  • College and Career Readiness with UtahFutures (online)
  • Sparking Curiosity and Creativity Using Genius Hour (online)
  • Technology to Improve Student Research (online)
  • Use Technology to Teach
  • Web Publishing with my.uen
  • Web-enhanced Classrooms (online)

UEN Essentials: Utah's Online Library (1 Credit)

  • Utah's Online Library: Preschool & Elementary (online)
  • Utah's Online Library: Research & Resources
  • Utah's Online Library: Secondary Grades (online)

UEN Essentials: Online Teaching & Learning (1 Credit)

  • Blended Learning in the Classroom
  • Blended Learning Methods (online)
  • Canvas for Online Learning
  • Canvas LMS: Deliver Instruction (online)
  • Getting Started with Canvas LMS (online MOOC)
  • Elementary Engagement with Canvas (online)
  • Engaging Online Learning with Canvas (online)
  • Flip Your Class with Canvas
  • Teaching Online (online)

 

  • ISTE Standard 1 Courses (1 Credit)
    • Class Projects w/Photoshop Elements
    • Creating Critical Thinkers Through Coding
    • Digital Photography in the Classroom
    • Game-Based Learning and Gamification (online)
    • Immersive Learning with Breakout EDU
    • The Innovative Educator: Makerspaces
    • Making iPad Games and Interactives with your class
    • Mixed Reality for Education
    • Multimedia Projects with iPads
    • Multimedia Projects with iPads (online)
    • Video Creation with iMovie
  • ISTE Standard 2 Courses (1 Credit)
    • Community Mapping (CMaP) Workshop
    • Create Online Educational Media
    • Intel: Assessment in the 21st Century (online)
    • Intel: Project-based Approaches (online)
    • Intel: Thinking Critically with Data (online)
    • Mapping your World w/GPS
    • Online Tools for Flexible Formative Assessments (online)
    • Project-based Learning: Transform your Class (online)
    • Teaching the 4 Cs Using iPads (online)
  • ISTE Standard 3 courses (1 Credit)
    • Cloud Classrooms with Chromebooks
    • Digital Portfolios for College and Career Readiness (online)
    • Effective Teaching with Visual Media
    • Google for Educators
    • Google Tools (online)
    • Intel: Collaboration in the Digital Classroom (online)
    • Intel: Designing Blended Learning (online)
    • Intel: Mobile Learning (online)
    • Teaching and Learning with iPads
    • Teaching and Learning with iPads (online)
  • ISTE Standard 4 Courses (1 Credit)
    • Internet Safety for Educators (online)
    • Teaching Digital Citizenship (online)
    • The Connected Educator: Develop your PLN
    • The Connected Educator: Develop your PLN (online)
  • ISTE Standard 5 (Attend an EdTech Conference).
  • Elective Courses (2 Credits) - Choose from any of the UEN Technology Courses