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525 S. Main Street
Ada, OH 45810

Contact Person
Dr. David Rouch, 419-772-2170

Program Focus
• Technology Education

Degrees Offered
• B.S. – Technology Education resulting in Teacher Licensure

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Program Description
Ohio Northern University’s program is one of the few Private University Technology Teacher Education programs in the country. The mission of the department is to graduate leaders that pursue life-long learning, possess a high degree of technological literacy, and the ability to implement and manage emerging technologies to benefit the world. The program is CAEP accredited and is housed in up-to-date and well-equipped instructional laboratory areas, including the Robotics Center of Excellence and the Digital Manufacturing and Simulation lab. Our technology education program will turn you into one of the coolest teachers in school as you will be able to design, build, and program robots, 3D print objects, program a Laser to engrave or cut out parts, and to operate a variety of materials and processes equipment! Our program emphasizes hands-on learning in a face-to-face format with small class sizes. Coursework prepares students to be technologically literate and graduate ready to be licensed to teach technology, grades four through 12. Students in the program are highly motivated and expected to be professionally active as they assist professors with research and participate in state and national conferences. Study abroad, intercollegiate athletics, and student groups are significant opportunities undertaken by most students.

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College of Education and Human Ecology
STEM Education
1945 N. High Street, Room 327
Columbus, OH 43210-1172

Contact Person
Dr. Paul Post, 614-292-7471

Program Focus
• STEM Education
• Technology and Engineering Education

Degrees Offered
• MA – Teaching and Learning: STEM Education (specialization in Technology Education)
• EdS – Teaching and Learning: STEM Education
• Ph.D. – STEM Education: Technology and Engineering Education

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Program Description
Currently offering a Master of Arts program in Engineering and Technology Education and PhD/EdS programs in STEM-Technology Education and Engineering Education. Graduate assistantships are available. The STEM education faculty group includes both longstanding and emerging leaders in their fields, and the broader University community offers extraordinary opportunities for STEM education faculty and students to collaborate with scientists, engineers, and mathematicians on and off campus. The STEM Technology and Engineering Education Area of Study faculty are from both the School of Teaching and Learning and the College of Engineering. We are seeking doctoral students who want to promote increased technological literacy and improve engineering and technology education. Doctoral studies in our technology and education program provide a solid core of research and curriculum skills. Our program can be tailored to meet your goals, whether you seek to pursue a career in engineering education, technology education, integrated STEM education, or some interdisciplinary specialty. Whatever focus you choose, our program emphasizes strong preparation in the relevant disciplines of technology and engineering education; foundational studies in cognition, learning, and educational contexts; and scholarly experiences in designing, conducting, and reporting relevant research. Our students come from a wide range of institutions around the world, and our alumni serve in a variety of university positions, as well as positions in government and industry. They are faculty, researchers, teacher education specialists, curriculum developers, authors, and advocates of technological literacy at all levels.