IT521 Proseminar1: Instructional technology as a profession (3 credit hrs) Introduction to instructional technology as a field including definition of the field and career options. Additionally, participants will be introduced to visual design principles, ethical issues, and usability testing within the context of electronic media development.
IT570: Instructional systems design (3 credit hrs)
Application of theory and research of instructional systems design to solve instructional problems in educational settings.
IT573: Introduction to Multimedia Instruction (3 credit hrs) Theory, research and practice of designing, developing and evaluating online learning environments including distance education and blended learning approaches.
IT532: Online learning environments (3 credit hrs)
Selected computer-based multimedia production tools and use to produce instructional materials based on specific learner characteristics and objectives.
IT566: Understanding online interaction (3 credit hrs)
Assessment and evaluation of online learning environments using data-driven techniques
IT578: Instructional media development (3 credit hrs) Application of instructional design techniques to create well-designed and effective media appropriate for educational settings. This course is the second in a two-course instructional design and development sequence
IT594: Proseminar 2: Trends, issues. and careers in instructional technology (3 credit hrs) Capstone course for the master’s program will include design, development and review of the portfolio requirement as well as discussion of current issues, trends and professional development opportunities in the field.
IT577: Practicum in Online Learning Environments (3 credit hrs) Field-based project involving aspects of the instructional design process in an online learning environment with reflection on theory and practice issues
EDPY 572 Theories of Learning in Applied Educational Psychology (3 credit hrs) Introduction to theories of learning and related research from an applied educational psychology perspective. Includes evaluation of models and approaches that apply theory and research related to cognition, affect and emotions, motivation, behavioral perspectives, mediated/ situated/collaborative learning and cognitive education.
EDPY506: Introduction to Educational Research (3 credit hrs) An introduction to methods and procedures of quantitative and qualitative research, with an emphasis on acquiring skills necessary to analyze and critique scholarly literature and develop fundamental research plans. Course may be delivered via distance education. Course is designed primarily for Masters- level students.
INSC 588: Human Computer Interaction (3 credit hrs)
Survey of human-computer interaction and introduction to human and technological factors of importance to design of usable information systems. Basic phenomena of human perception, cognition, memory, and problem solving, and relationship to user-centered design. Methods and techniques for interaction design and evaluation