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ETRA's Mission

ETRA's mission is to advance the development and use of technology, research methodology, and assessment in a variety of settings to enhance teaching, learning, and scholarship.

To achieve this mission, the department:

  • Prepares educational professionals in the disciplines of:
    • Instructional Technology
    • Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methodology
    • Assessment Theory and Practice
    • Library Information Specialist (LIS) Certification and Endorsement
    • Technology Specialist (TS) Certificate and Endorsement
  • Provides students with core knowledge in technology, research methodology and assessment
  • Conducts scholarship to further theory and practice, advises professionals in public and private sectors, and influences policy decisions with the disciplines