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Minor in Technology and Youth

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The landscape for learning can take many shapes and happen any time with the technology available today. Creating meaningful learning experiences for youth takes special skills. With a minor in Technology and Youth, you can complement your current major and improve your career competitiveness for jobs which require technology to educate a variety of youth audiences. 
 
Students who complete this minor will be able to combine knowledge of child, family and community development; learning theory; and have competency with various media and information technologies in order to design, develop, implement and evaluate technology-based learning experiences. 

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Courses

Required courses (12 credits) 

  • ESLTECH 2211S Impact of Technology in Learning and Education- 3 hrs 
  • ESLTECH 2250 Technology, Equity and Informal Learning- 3 hrs 
  • ESLTECH 3251 Technology Interventions in Urban Schools and Communities- 3 hrs 
  • ELTECH 4270 Technology, Education and Community-based Programming- 3hrs 

Elective courses (Select 3 credits) 

  • ESLTECH 5280 Educational Videography - 3 hrs 
  • ESLTECH 5281 Introduction to Developing Educational Web Sites - 3 hrs 
  • COMLDR 3330 Program Development and Evaluation – 3 hrs
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Course Offering Schedule

Autumn

Required courses

  • ESETEC 2211 - Impact of Technology in Learning and Education
  • ESETEC 2250 - Technology, Education, and Communities

Elective courses

  • ESLTECH 5280 - Educational Videography (Online Course)
  • COMLDR 3330 - Program Development and Evaluation
Spring

Required courses

  • ESLTECH 3251 - Technology Interventions in Urban Schools and Communities
  • ESLTECH 2270 - Computers in the Classroom: An Intro
Summer

Elective course

  • ESLTECH 5281 - Introduction to Developing Educational Web Sites (Online Course)
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Minor Requirements

A minor must be declared by the time a graduation application is submitted. Early declaration is recommended. After a minor is declared, any changes must be approved. 

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Minimum Credit Hours

15

Minimum GPA

2.0

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Grades required

C- or better

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Contact

Rick Voithofer
voithofer.2@osu.edu