2022 chapter book

An Overview of the Competencies and Career Outcomes in Educational Technology

By: F. Martin*‚ÄČ, S. Kumar & A. Ritzhaupt

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Added: August 20, 2022

Competencies are defined as knowledge, skills, and abilities that professionals need to perform various roles and functions within their organizational settings. Graduate programs aiming to prepare educational technology professionals develop competencies for their students drawing from professional experiences, research, standards, and professional organizations. This chapter identifies both foundational and specialized educational technology competencies for graduates in this field based on an analysis of 12 educational technology graduate programs in the United States (U.S.). The alignment between the educational technology competencies of graduate programs and recent job announcements of educational technology professionals is analyzed and discussed.