FGCU – Ed Media Certificate

General Requirements for a Certificate

Program Specific Information

Required Courses (15 hrs)

EME 6707 Lead, Manage & Evaluate Ed Technology Projects (3)
EME 6209 Still and Time Based Media in Educational Settings (3)
EME 6405 Integrating Technology in Instruction (3)
EME 6936 Current Trends in Educational Technology (3)*
EME 6705 Collection and Acquisition Development (3)

*Candidates will design and complete a scholarly project that integrates the principles, theories, and concepts of the Media and Learning Certificate program.

TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED: 15 HRS

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Dr. Robert Kenny’s Bio:

 
Dr. Kenny is the author of the Digital Booktalk, UB (You Be) the Director, and me-Story concepts, has a Ph.D. in Educational Media/Instructional Design from the University of Florida and has extensive experience in digital media, education, instructional technology, and working with K-12 schools, local community organizations, and business and industry. He serves as Department Chair for Leadership, Counseling, and Educational Technology in the College of Education at Florida Gulf Coast University. He teaches graduate and undergraduate level educational technology courses consisting of authoring digital video, interactive Web site design media, and interactive, time-based media.

Dr. Kenny spent over 25 years in private industry prior to entering academia, serving in various management and executive capacities associated with customer support, client training and installations of software in a various vertical software markets. He has broad experience4 managing large technology installation projects. He taught for ten years in K-12 schools and is nationally certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (Adolescent – Young Adults). Dr. Kenny is the author of Teaching Television in a Digital World (2nd edition) a book nationally known for teaching media literacy through the acquisition of production skills. He has published several articles in various journals, including the British Journal of Educational Technology, the International Journal of Social Sciences, Educational Technology Research & Development, Journal of Media Literacy, and the Journal of the International Digital Media & Arts Association. Dr. Kenny has presented at regional, national and international conferences and has several funded grants with the objective to integrate digital media tools into various classroom settings.
 
E-Mail: rkenny@fgcu.edu