Our courses are taught by an outstanding team of MSU adjunct faculty, many of whom are:
- K-12 classroom teachers themselves who have experience using educational technology in the classroom
- Graduates from our certificate program
- Exceptionally skilled in educational technology
- Winners of awards such as technology Teacher of the Year from the Michigan Association of Computer-Related Technology Users in Learning (MACUL) and the national award of the International Society for Technology in Education
This quarter’s instructor spotlight is . . .
Susan Way ,Instructor for the MSU Educational Technology Certificate Program and Academic Technology Coordinator for the Dept of Physiology at MSU.
Sue Way has taught the Educational Technology Certificate courses for 6 years. Her undergraduate degree is in Education with a major in Physical Education and a minor in Biology from Central Michigan University. She completed her Master of Arts in Educational Technology at Michigan State University and is in the process of completing a teaching minor in Computer Science.
Sue served as the Academic Technology Coordinator for the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education and as the Program Manager for the Educational Technology Master’s program in the College of Education at MSU for 8 years. During this time, she was part of the development team for the Educational Technology Certificate online courses, where she updated and revised course content.
For 24 years prior to working at MSU, Sue was a Gymnastic Coach, Instructor, and Program Director for gymnastic programs in Lansing, Okemos, and Ann Arbor.
Sue currently serves as the Academic Technology Coordinator with the
Department of Physiology under the College of Human Medicine at Michigan
Sharing ideas and teaching the Educational Technology courses at Michigan
State University is very exciting and rewarding. Technology use in education
provides rich opportunities for understanding subject matter content by
bringing these concepts to life, allows for the development of and
participation in learning communities, and makes a difference in the
classroom by providing a multitude of resources from the Internet.