Our Online Teaching and eLearning program provides a theoretical and practical basis for developing online instruction in a variety of settings, including higher education and corporate training. Structured with the adult learner in mind, the degree allows students to explore online pedagogy and instructional design principles to develop courses and training dedicated to the online environment. Students will also develop an understanding of the ethical and legal standards of online teaching and eLearning.
Online Instructional Designer
Human Resource Development
Madonna University's MAT in Online Teaching and eLearning is offered 100% online.
The knowledge obtained earning my graduate degree allowed me to more effectively teach and handle a larger workload. This increases my ability to instruct up to 30 credit hours a year while still running a freelance video production business and maintaining a healthy family life.
Focused on technology integration to improve educational outcomes
A more compact version of the degree for those who already have a Master’s degree. This 4-course sequence can be completed in one calendar year.
B.A. University of Michigan
M.Ed. Wayne State University
M.S. University of Houston
Ph.D. Wayne State University
Jason Siko is an Associate Professor and Director of Accreditation for the College of Education. He came to Madonna in 2017. He also taught secondary biology and chemistry for 13 years.
His research interests include technology integration and adoption for pre-service and in-service teachers, as well as K-12 online learning readiness. He teaches courses in educational technology and educational foundations.
Ph.D., University of Michigan
M.Ed., University of Sheffield, U.K.
B.Ed., Bishop Grosseteste College, Lincoln (University of Nottingham, U.K.)
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Stewart Wood is the Associate Dean for University Assessment, Professor of Education, and Chair of the Faculty Professional Development Committee. Stewart joined the full-time faculty at Madonna University in 1994. He teaches Educational Research and Practice in the HEA program, drawing on his expertise in teaching and learning theory, educational psychology, lifelong learning, achievement motivation, and assessment.
Dr. Wood is an active member of the American Educational Research Association and serves as a reviewer for the Lilly Conferences on College Teaching. Dr. Wood has served on numerous advisory boards and published articles in Phi Delta Kappan and the Journal of Early Adolescence. Stewart earned his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Michigan and M.Ed. from the University of Sheffield, U.K.
B.S. Oakland University
M.A. Northern Michigan University
Ph.D. Michigan State University
Joy Oslund, Ph.D. is the Coordinator of Directed Teaching and an Assistant Professor in the College of Education. She joined the full time faculty of Madonna University in 2016. She received her Ph.D. in Teacher Education from Michigan State University. Her research interests include teaching elementary mathematics for social justice, using cooperative group work to promote equity in classrooms, and teacher learning. She serves on the board for the Detroit Area Council of Teachers of Mathematics and is actively engaged in organizations promoting anti-racism in schools.