Central to Using Technology to Improve Life.
CCSU’s BSEd in Technology & Engineering Education provides hands-on, problem-based
learning. The program prepares graduates to teach technology & engineering in Connecticut
with an emphasis on STEM related topics. By developing technological literacy, students
gain the knowledge and experiences to make decisions about technology ranging from
their choices as consumers to questions about public policy.
Graduates are prepared to teach in elementary, middle, secondary, and adult Technology
& Engineering program in Connecticut and throughout the United States.
- Attend full- or part-time
- Small class sizes
- Classes held on-campus
- Access to new, state-of-the-art laboratories and technology
- Attendance and participation in regional and national conferences and competitions
- Dedicated faculty are experts in their field
- Financial aid and scholarships available
- Free on-campus child care available
The prospects for students graduating with a degree in Technology & Engineering Education
are excellent. The job placement rate of CCSU Technology and Engineering since 2001
is over 100%.
- Possess and be able to teach and assess basic knowledge and skills in technology and
engineering education, as outlined in the Standards for Technological Literacy, the
Framework for K-12 Science Standards, and applicable state standards.
- Understand and be able to foster and assess student acquisition of age-appropriate
technology and engineering concepts, as outlined.
- Demonstrate an ability to plan and maintain a safe, flexible, and age-appropriate
learning environment which promotes inquiry and problem-based learning; and demonstrate
the skills and knowledge to operate equipment and handle materials safely.
- Demonstrate an ability to design and adapt rigorous, appealing, standards-based student
challenges which require students to research, design, test, and redesign solutions
to ill-defined problems, and which meaningfully integrate studies of mathematics,
science, engineering, technology, and other subjects.
- Demonstrate an ability to adjust instructional approaches in response to differing
learning styles; to manage multiple, disparate student activities simultaneously;
and to design and administer assessments which promote continuous reflection and improvement
of teaching and learning.
- Demonstrate an ability to critically assess technological and educational tends, and
when appropriate, promote change in technology and engineering education.