Wilson College in partnership with Eduspire would like to feature some of its recent graduates from the Master of Educational Technology degree program as they share about their unique experiences.
Meet Christina Peterson, a Speech-Language Pathologist in the Bellefonte, PA area school district.
Q: Christina, what have you enjoyed most about the MET program?
A: "I enjoyed the flexibility and the content of this program."
Q: How has the MET impacted your classroom instruction?
A: "I continue to come up with new ideas of ways to implement the technology programs I learned about in the classroom."
Q: Has there been an instructor in the MET program who you found particularly outstanding (and why)?
A: "Mara Linaberger — I learned a lot in her Digital Portfolios course and I loved the Mindful Classroom course. It inspired me to continue to learn more about mindfulness, and I'm currently enrolled in Mindful Schools' year-long mindfulness certification program."
Q: How has the MET program helped you to achieve your career goals?
A: "The program has taught me new ways to implement technology in my classroom and make it work for my specific content area (speech-language pathology). I have also been able to connect with regular education teachers in discussing different ways to use technology in elementary schools. I enjoyed doing the research project and writing the research paper."
Q: Would you recommend the MET program to a colleague, and why?
A: "Yes. The program is flexible and the content is relevant and applicable to what teachers are doing right now."
Q: What influenced you most to enroll in this MET program specifically?
A: "Interest in technology and broadening my educational experience."
Q: How do Eduspire courses compare with other PD courses you have taken?
A: "The Eduspire courses are much more interesting and relevant than other PD courses."
Q: In a few words, how would you describe the MET program?
A: "Flexible, interesting, relevant."