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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.

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

  • UEN Essentials (3 Credits)
    • A UEN Tools and Resources Course (1 Credit)
    • A Utah's Online Library Course (1 Credit)
    • An Online Teaching & Learning Course (1 Credit)
  • ISTE Standard 1 Courses (1 Credit)
    • Class Projects w/Photoshop Elements
    • Digital Photography in the Classroom
    • The Innovative Educator: Makerspaces
    • Making iPad Games and Interactives with your class
    • Multimedia Projects with iPads
    • Multimedia Projects with iPads (online)
    • Creating Critical Thinkers Through Coding
    • Immersive Learning with Breakout EDU
  • 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)
  • ISTE Standard 3 courses (1 Credit)
    • Cloud Classrooms with Chromebooks
    • Effective Teaching with Visual Media
    • Engaging Online Learning with Canvas (online)
    • 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)
    • Teaching Online (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

University Courses (9 credits) - Utah Valley University

  • EDUC 5820 Designing and Producing Media for Instruction  (3 Credits) Spring 2018
  • EDUC 5810 Leadership in Instructional Design and Educational Technology (3 Credits) Summer 2018
  • EDUC 5830 Digital Models of Instruction (3 Credits) Fall 2017