Our 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

Contact Us

Educational Technology, Research and Assessment
Gabel Hall 208
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-9339 
Fax: 815-753-9388 
etra@niu.edu

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