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Rule 24:15:06:16 K-12 educational technology teacher endorsement.

          24:15:06:16.  K-12 educational technology teacher endorsement. A K-12 educational technology teacher endorsement requires an educational technology methodology course in addition to 12 semester hours of coursework as follows:


          (1)  Demonstrated knowledge of basic computer technologies and networking concepts, terminology tools, and applications;

          (2)  Study of designing, operating, and maintaining computer technologies and networking systems;

          (3)  Development of skills with current productivity and multimedia tools for education;

          (4)  Demonstrated competencies with integrating educational technology to support teaching and learning; and

          (5)  Study of equity and ethics associated with the use of educational technology in schools.


          Study in the developmental characteristics of K-12 learners and a practicum, internship, or student teaching inclusive of K-12 learners is required in addition to the 12 hours, if not previously completed. Verified teaching experience in K-12 educational technology within the five-year period immediately preceding application may be accepted in lieu of the above field experiences at the equivalency of one year’s teaching experience for one semester hour credit for a maximum of three semester hours of the total credit hours required. No state test is required or available to validate this endorsement.


          Source: 25 SDR 13, adopted July 21, 1998, effective September 1, 2000; 27 SDR 32, effective October 11, 2000; transferred from § 24:16:08:36, 30 SDR 211, effective July 5, 2004; 32 SDR 41, effective September 11, 2005; 36 SDR 169, effective May 11, 2010.

          General Authority: SDCL 13-1-12.1, 13-42-3.

          Law Implemented: SDCL 13-42-3, 13-42-4.


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