Educational Technology News and Media

  • Affordable College Award for Instructional Technology

    NJCU Ed Tech Ranked #1

    The 2017 Edition of the College Affordability Guide rated the Educational Technology Program at NJCU #1 for Instructional Technology Programs for 2016. We edged out programs from schools such as Buffalo State SUNY, Texas A &M, and Michigan State for the #1 spot in the Top 10. The ranking formula does not simply measure cost; it includes measurements in "Institutional Fit", "Getting In", and "Getting Out". We are honored to be recognized for providing a quality and affordable education in this cutting edge field.


  • Etienne Wenger Speaking

    International Thought Leader Coming to NJCU

    The Ed.D. in Ed Tech Leadership is proud to welcome back Etienne Wenger. He will be speaking Friday April 20th from 10AM - Noon in Multipurpose Room A in the Giligan Student Union Building.

    Etienne Wenger is a globally recognized thought leader in the field of communities of practice, who was featured by Training Magazine in their “A new Breed of Visionaries” series. A pioneer of the “communities of practice” research, he is author and co-author of seminal articles and books on the topic. His work as researcher, author, and consultant has influenced both thinking and practice in a wide variety of fields, including business, education, government, and social theory.


  • Dr Carnahan, Dr Zieger, and doctoral student Kimberly Crowley

    Faculty and Student Publish Book

    The department is honored to announce the publication of Drones in Education: Let Your Students' Imaginations Soar by Dr. Christopher Carnahan, Dr. Laura Zieger, and doctoral student Kimberly Crowley. Though just off the presses in June, the reviews are already in, and overwhelmingly awesome; the review raves that it is "an excellent primer on drones and how to safely and effectively implement their use in the classroom." This is a groundbreaking work--one of the first to boldly and intelligently explore the applications of drones in education.


  • dr zieger at podium reception

    Virtual Information Session for Ed.D. in Ed Tech Leadership (video archive)

    Click HERE for Presentation

    See the Recording of the March 8th Webinar.

    This three-year, cohort-based doctoral program prepares you to be an education leader in a variety of fields - K-12 education, higher education, community college, nonprofit organizations, and business. Our unique program offers the convenience of online education with a one-week summer institute for hands-on exploration, lectures, guest speakers, and collaborative projects.


  • Dr. Christopher Shamburg Speaking

    Faculty Member Appointed to State Board

    On June 1st Dr. Christopher Shamburg, faculty member in the Educational Technology Department, was appointed by to the New Jersey State Special Education Advisory Council (NJ SSEAC) by the New Jersey Board of Education. The NJ SSEAC's is responsible for advising the NJ Commissioner of Education on policies, action plans, and the needs of students with disabilities in the State of New Jersey. Dr. Shamburg's research has focused on new literacies, universal design for learning, and inclusive educational practices. Dr. Shamburg also serves as a consultant for the New Jersey Coalition for Inclusive Education.


  • E-Textile Working Group

    E-Textile Working Group

    This group explores the educational applications of e-textiles ans soft circuits. It is lead by the Wearable/E-Textile Working Group from the Doctorate in Educational Technology Leadership at NJCU. See our E-Textile Working Group page for more information.




  • Education and Entrepreneurship Conference

    Education and Entrepreneurship Conference

    In Summer of 2016, we held our first Technology, Entrepreneurship, and Education Summit (TEES). TEES is an initiative of the Educational Technology Doctoral Program at New Jersey City University. The conference is designed to bring together innovative educational leaders with entrepreneurs in educational-related ventures. Click here for more information.


  • Program Featured in AV Technology

    Program Featured in AV Technology

    The entire Ed Tech Department was recognized as innovation leaders in the field of educational technology by AV Technology. The May 2015 Issue of AV Technology profiled our MA and Ed.D. programs as well as some of the initiatives of our Innovation Lab. Read the Web version of "A Lesson in Innovation: How NJCU is Helping to Shape the Ed Tech Discipline".


Introduction to the Ed.D. in Educational Technology Leadership

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Doctorate in Educational Technology Course Overview

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