Educational Instructional Technology (EDIT)


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2000 LEVEL course

2318. Computing and Information Technology (3). Use of computers as productivity tools, societal and ethical implications, and applications and related technology in society. Fulfills core Technology and Applied Science requirement.



3118. Technology in Educational Settings (1). Students will have the opportunity to utilize technology applications that enhance the teaching/learning process. Course includes using technology to assess and monitor student learning. Partially fulfills core Technology and Applied Science requirement.

3218. Introduction to Applications of Technology in Education (2). Introduces students to technology as an educational tool. Students will learn applications of technology to enhance learning in school settings.Partially fulfills core Technology and Applied Science requirement.

3318. Applications of Technology in Education (3). Engages the undergraduate student in the use of technology as an educational tool. Students will have the opportunity to explore and utilize technology applications that enhance the teaching/learning process. Fulfills core Technology and Applied Science requirement.



5000. Special Topics in Instructional Technology (V1-3). Covers special designated topics in instructional technology. May be repeated for credit.

5316. Foundations of Instructional Technology (3). Overview of the field of instructional technology including the design, development, utilization, management, and evaluation of instructional systems.

5317. Instructional Design Foundations (3). Examines the systematic approach to designing instructional materials. Emphasizes solving real-world learning problems through the application of contemporary instructional design principles and models.

5318. Introduction to Small Computers in Education (3). Introduction to computers for educators. Includes computer terminology, operations, overview of applications, hardware, and software. Hands-on experience with small computers included.

5320. Educational Network Applications (3). Provides fundamental concepts of computer networking and knowledge of server-based applications for instructional settings. Emphasizes hands-on activities pertaining to installing and setting up server operating systems, content management systems, learning management systems and other related tools.

5321. Computer Programming for Educators (3). Emphasizes understanding and skills pertaining to computer authoring programs through the development of interactive multimedia and hypermedia applications.

5322. Authoring Systems for Educational Software (3). Covers visual design for learning and data visualization. Students acquire extensive knowledge of graphic design guidelines and create instructional visuals based on various principles and visual representation of massive data.

5325. Planning and Developing Instructional Media (3). Production and use of visual instructional media. Includes visual design, photographic techniques, video production, and computer graphic presentations.

5326. Instructional Software Design (3). An in-depth study of instructional software and e-learning application development. Focuses on principles and procedures for designing sound instructional software and online learning tools.

5330. Computers, Critical Thinking, and Problem Solving in the Content Areas (3). Surveys research and strategies for using computers to promote higher order thinking and problem solving in all content areas. Includes software identification, use, and evaluation.

5341. Curriculum Applications of the Internet (3). Examines the theory and practice of teaching online courses in diverse educational settings. Emphasizes the design of instructional activities using online communication, collaboration, and assessment tools.

5342. Authoring Tools for Internet Instruction (3). Explores web authoring tools with emphasis on using effective principles of instructional design to develop personal, professional, and educational websites.

5370. Foundations of Distance Education (3). Overview of the field of distance education including history, research, technologies, and related design models.

5380. Principles and Practice for Video Based Distance Learning (3). Explores emerging online learning technologies and video-based learning systems with emphasis on how these tools can be used to promote performance and learning.

5390. Online Distance Learning (3). Covers the design and development of online courses and e-learning applications in K-12, adult, and higher education. Also covers instructional management and related issues.

5395. Administration of the Educational Technology Program (3). Overview of the procedures in planning, administering, and evaluating instructional technology programs in both educational and corporate settings. Major topics include organization improvement plans, software evaluation, and project management.

5397. Practicum in Educational Technology (3). Students receive a supervised practicum experience in an educational setting requiring the application of competencies related to the design, development, implementation, management, and evaluation of instructional technologies.



6317. Advanced Instructional Design: Theory and Practice (3). Prerequisite: EDIT 5317 or EDCI 5310. Explores the theory and practice of instructional design in-depth. Product development, research, and evaluation of instructional design models are included.

6322. Research in Instructional Technology (3). Prerequisites: Minimum of 6 hrs in EDIT and B or better in 6 hrs of EPSY or instructor consent. Review of research on instructional technology, use of computers for research data analysis, and designing research on instructional technology.

6325. Multimedia Production for Instruction (3). Explores a systematic procedure (analysis, design, development, and evaluation) for producing an online instructional unit based on an instructional design model. Emphasizes advanced development skills and in-depth understanding of instructional design models.

6380. Distance Education: Trends, Issues, Research (3). Students will identify and evaluate relevant literature to synthesize theories, trends, issues, and concerns related to the field of instructional design and technology.



7000. Research (V1-12).



8000. Doctor's Dissertation (V1-12). 

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