Graduate Instructional Technology (ITEC)
An asterisk (*) adjacent to a course number indicates that students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned “school/agency” before the first day of the semester in which the student teaching/internship will take place.
50093/70093 Variable Title Workshop in Educational Media (1-4)
S/U grading. Prerequisite: special approval.
57400 Selection and Utilization of Educational Media (3)
Discusses principles and techniques in the selection and utilization of media for instructional purposes.
57402 Organization and Administration of Educational Media Programs and Centers (3)
Examines the planning, organizing, administering and evaluating of educational media programs and centers.
57411/77411 Designing Visuals for Instruction (3)
Investigation of historical, cultural, aesthetic dimensions of instructional visual design. Focus on design of instructional visuals across media, including print, video, computer-based technology. Presentations, lab activities.
57413 Digital Video in Education (3)
Design/production of instructional TV programming. Planning and scripting techniques. Hands-on experience with TV equipment. Students will digitize video footage, learn nonlinear editing techniques, export productions to tape/CD.
57427 Technology and Learning (3)
Overview of technology used in education. Focuses on implementing and facilitating learner-centered curriculum with computer technology. Students develop Web-based instructional materials.
57430 Computer Applications in Education (3)
Preparation for use of computers effectively in variety of educational settings. Students should have some expertise with computers. Focus on advanced applications in education. Macintosh and Windows.
60199 Thesis I (2-6)
Master of Arts students must register for at least one semester of Thesis I under the supervision of an advisor. S/U grading; IP permissible.
60299 Thesis II (2)
If 6 credits of Thesis I have been completed, M.A. students must continue to register each semester under Thesis II until all degree requirements are met. S/U grading; IP permissible.
67403/77403 Instructional Design (3)
Enables students to design and develop instructional systems and materials using a systematic and research- and theory-based instructional design model.
67410/77410 Simulation-Games in Education (3)
Provides students with opportunities to explore simulation and games as a strategy for learning. Experiences in both group role-playing simulations and computer simulations will be included.
67412 Instructional Technology in Secondary Schools (1)
This course provides activities appropriate to develop the skills necessary for using educational technology in the secondary school setting. Students will develop an understanding of how technology is used to solve a variety of problems in secondary school teaching.
67415/77415 Utilizing Television in the Classroom (2)
Explores the utilization of instructional and commercial television in the classroom.
67417/77417 Advanced Instructional Design (3)
Compares selected models of instructional design and discusses their advantages and disadvantages for designing instruction. Prerequisite: ITEC 57403.
67420/77420 Researching Current Issues in Instructional Technology (3)
Exploration of significant current issues in the field of instructional technology, including latest research findings, use of newest technologies, instructional design issues, present state of the field and future directions.
67425/77425 Managing Technological Change (3)
Analysis and evaluation of change process are explored, particularly as they relate to use of instructional technology. Management role for facilitating planned change as studied through communication and management models.
67426/77426 Networking Basics for Educators (3)
Provides an overview of networking, including client hardware and software typically found in school settings. Topics include networking design, protocols, software and hardware, wireless networking, security and acceptable use, management strategies, desktop client and server configurations, and professional issues for network administers. Intended for those seeking licensure as K-12 computer/technology coordinators.
67434/77434 Emerging Technologies (3)
Focus on theoretical foundations, design and development of instructional delivery systems employing leading-edge or emergent technologies. Specifi c technologies include multmedia, interactive Web-based instruction. Presentations,lab.
67435/77435 Virtual Reality (3)
Virtual reality provides promise as a tool for educators. Students will learn to create and evaluate instructional applications. Activities will include actual production of virtual worlds as well as virtual experiences on the Internet.
67436/77436 Distance Education (3)
This course explores various approaches to delivering instruction to distant sites and examines a variety of critical issues, such as planning, choice of technology, cost, teaching strategies, evaluation, etc.
67437/77437 Web Development for Educators (3)
Provides an overview of basic website development and management in educational settings. Topics include HTML, cascading style sheets, dynamic webpages and database integration.
67438/77438 Instructional Applications of the Internet (3)
Provides knowledge and skills needed to use the Internet effectively in instruction at all levels. Two major concentrations are computer-mediated communications and instructional Web site development. Prerequisite: ITEC 57403 and 57430.
67439 Portfolio Review (1)
Students modify projects and products developed in earlier courses to ensure highest quality. Students present results to faculty to show expertise in instructional design, virtual design, multimedia and World Wide Web development. S/U grading; IP permissible. Prerequisite: special approval.
67442/67442 Designing Online Courses (3)
Online learning and teaching present new challenges for designing high quality instructional experiences for students. This course enables students to design and develop effective online educational materials, interactions and discourses to increase learning in online settings. Students design and develop online materials. Course is presented online. Prerequisite: ITEC 6/77438.
67444/67444 Teaching Online Courses (3)
Course explores using pedagogical approaches appropriate to online learning, including facilitating synchronous and asynchronous discussions, facilitating embedded assessment, enhancing online interactivity, collaboration and community and incorporating self-directed learning. Students discuss, analyze and use these strategies in online teaching and learning. Course is presented online. Prerequisite: ITEC 6/77438.
67449/77449 Research in Online Learning (3)
Course reviews current research issues in online teaching and learning and explores potential new areas of research. Students engage in guided inquiry to identify, understand, apply and critique current research in online learning and to discover and construct new areas. Students participate in a constructive online learning environment. Course is presented online. Prerequisite: ITEC 6/77442 or ITEC 6/77444.
67491/77491 Seminar: Educational Media (1-4)
Variable topic seminar for advanced study of specialized areas and topics. Normally designed around research and theory applied to practice.
67492/77492 Advanced Practicum and Internship in Instructional Technology (1-10)*
Supervised program requiring application of theory and practice in instructional technology in either school or nonschool settings. Planned with and directed by a graduate faculty member. S/U grading; IP permissible.
67495/77495 Special Topics in Educational Media (1-5)
Specialized offering in response to emerging or selected program needs in instructional technology.
67496/77496 Individual Investigation in Instructional Technology (1-10)
Directed independent reading and/or research of special interest or need in student’s program. Planned with and directed by a graduate faculty member. S/U grading; IP permissible.
67498/77498 Independent Research in Instructional Technology (1-10)
Students pursue an individualized research project on aspecialized topic with approval and under direction ofi nstructor. S/U grading; IP permissible.
77450 Learning with Instructional Technologies (3)
Accompanies the Educational Psychology doctoral seminar EPSY 77450: Pscyhological Principles of Education. Doctoral students are required to take both courses simultaneously. In this ITEC course, students address how technologies can most effectively be used to enhance instruction, based upon current findings about the learning process. Students are also required to develop a research project, which utilizes technology to test theories about learning and instruction. Corequisite: EPSY 77450.