KSU’s School of Instructional Technology promotes innovative teaching and learning

KENNESAW, Ga. (Apr 5, 2021)iTeach makre BusKennesaw State University has established a School of Instructional Technology and Innovation, building on the Bagwell College of Education’s reputation as a leader in teaching educators to empower learning with technology.

Elevated from a department within the Bagwell College, the School of Instructional Technology and Innovation offers three academic degree programs – master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees in instructional technology – and graduate certificates/endorsements in personalized learning and online teaching. In addition, the school is home to three service units: iTeach, which provides consulting services and professional development training to school districts; the Teacher Resource and Activity Corner (TRAC) that helps education students, P-12 educators and community members plan and prepare effective and creative classroom instruction; and a team of technology professionals who support Bagwell’s faculty, staff and students in using technology for teaching and learning.

“The Bagwell College of Education boasts a wealth of expertise in instructional technology, and P-12 educators can benefit from their knowledge and assistance now more than ever,” said Kathy Schwaig, provost and vice president for academic affairs. “Through this school, Kennesaw State is assisting teachers and preparing graduates to teach innovatively in our digital age.”

Along with offering high-demand degree programs, the School of Instructional Technology and Innovation will be closely aligned with Kennesaw State moving forward as a research-driven, R2-designated university. The school will collaborate with other colleges on innovative and relevant research in the area of technology and computing – with particular interest in partnering with the College of Computing and Software Engineering on technology-related grant opportunities.