Education Learning Technology

Courses

EDLT 511 Computer Skills for Teachers 3.0 Credits

Presents major instructional design concepts students will use in developing their own curricular materials. Describes and discusses various kinds of teacher-developed instructional tools in relation to appropriate instructional task or learning environment.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDLT 532 Designing Virtual Communities for Staff Development - Non-Field Experience 3.0 Credits

Examines the impact of distance learning and multimedia technologies on the educational systems of teachers, administrators, librarians, and other professionals in schools responsible for technology and professional development. Online discussion groups, video conferencing, and web-based instruction will be used to form a virtual learning community. There is no field experience component in this course.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDLT 533 Designing Virtual Communities 3.0 Credits

Examines the impact of distance learning and multimedia technologies on the educational systems of teachers and other professionals responsible for technology and professional development. Online discussion groups, video conferencing, and Web-based instruction will be used to form a virtual learning community. This course includes a 20-hour internship for ITS certification.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDLT 534 Developing Educational Leaders Using Technology 3.0 Credits

Addresses leadership and team building competencies that instructional technologists need to work collaboratively with teachers, administrations, parent groups, and the community. Will use technologies that facilitate communication and team building.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDLT 535 Researching & Evaluating Instructional Technology 3.0 Credits

Course will focus on teaching and learning technology standards, general applications of technology and basic technology and skills. Will examine and critique educational software and learning technologies, and through research, develop criteria for technology. This course includes a 1-2 day field-based research assignment.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDLT 536 Learning Sciences and Instructional Design 3.0 Credits

The learning sciences and learning by doing bring about a new instructional design emphasis on how the learning technologies provide scaffolding for collaborative learning and reasoning. Students will learn innovative learning techniques and develop an experiential learning design such as, problem-based learning, goal-based scenarios, role-plays, mini-games and simulations.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is EDLT.

EDLT 537 Technologies for Performance Support 3.0 Credits

This course focuses on online performance support systems, job aids, and assessment tools for e-portfolios, authentic assessments, and data collection to meet performance requirements in education and business. Students will have experience in designing embedded interventions for information help, procedural support, feedback and tracking goals, and develop their own e-portfolio.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is EDLT.

EDLT 538 New Media Literacies 3.0 Credits

Students will learn how new media are changing the dimensions of school literacies and challenge traditional ways of learning and communicating. Students will use action research to study current literacies, collaboratively explore and analyze a range of media texts, and design meaningful media-related literacy learning experiences across the curriculum.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is EDLT.

EDLT 539 EDLT Co-op Seminar Course I 1.5 Credit

The first of a two course sequence in which the student proposes and arranges for a part-time co-op experience/project in the field of learning technologies. In the weekly seminar, students share journal entries, do assigned readings and participate in discussions.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is EDLT.
Prerequisites: EDLT 536 [Min Grade: C] and EDLT 537 [Min Grade: C] and EDLT 538 [Min Grade: C]
Corequisite: EDAM 538

EDLT 540 EDLT Co-op Seminar Course II 4.5 Credits

Students implement co-op/capstone project proposed in EDLT 539 to apply knowledge, skills, principles and experiences from the learning technologies coursework and field experiences through action research. Students gain practical skills through culminating, comprehensive ePortfolio based on explicit criteria including samples of work in the co-op experience/project and formally present it and the experience to a panel of professionals.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is EDLT.
Prerequisites: EDLT 539 [Min Grade: C]

EDLT 541 Foundations of Game-Based Learning 3.0 Credits

Students explore the rationale of game studies, the history of games and learning, the role of digital media, and the social nature of games as an affinity space for social learning. Students demonstrate their understanding of why games are powerful environments for learning, identity formation, and motivation.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDLT 542 Research in Motivation & Game-based Learning 3.0 Credits

This course introduces students to research in game-based learning and the role of motivational theories associated with games and player styles. Students conduct research on existing games to identify the motivational and learning factors. The course provides a foundation for incorporating the role of motivation for engaging learning.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDLT 543 Play & Learning in a Participatory Culture 3.0 Credits

Students examine games, emerging media, and learning in the context of participatory culture. Students focus on play, its role in learning in social spaces, and the current research around these practices. Students study the issues relating to how schools, organizations, and society are responding to the challenges of emerging technologies.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDLT 544 Integrating Games & Pedagogical Content Knowledge 3.0 Credits

Students use the technological, pedagogical and content knowledge (TPACK) educational technology framework. Students explore game design systematically by framing game genres as forms of pedagogy as they consider educational content. Students demonstrate their understanding of the interplay of technology, pedagogy, and content in the game environment.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDLT 545 Design & Development of Learning Games I 3.0 Credits

This course introduces students to the design process of creating learning games. Students will engage in the game design research process of understanding how to apply content and pedagogical elements to a game storyline along with understanding other key elements such as mechanics, technology, and aesthetics.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: EDLT 544 [Min Grade: C]

EDLT 546 Design & Development of Learning Games II 3.0 Credits

This course engages students in the design of a framework for their capstone project using techniques learned in EDLT 545: Design/Dev Learning Games I. Students work in teams to develop a detailed learning games framework.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: EDLT 545 [Min Grade: C]

EDLT 547 Capstone Project I 1.5 Credit

This capstone course is the first part of an independent study where students engage in designing a framework and conducting research. Each student researches a game concept and develops a design framework. Research includes user research and technological, pedagogical and content theories to create the foundation for their learning game.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: EDLT 546 [Min Grade: C]

EDLT 548 Capstone Project II 4.5 Credits

This capstone course is the 2nd part of an independent study where students engage in a design and development project based on their design framework. Students submit documents, conduct play testing, report on the testing results, write a descriptive analysis of their worked example, and present their game prototypes.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: EDLT 547 [Min Grade: C]

EDLT 550 Introduction to Instructional Design 3.0 Credits

Students examine the research and theory of instructional design models and formats in educational, corporate, and workplace settings. Students identify the interrelationships of context, technology and media resources, learner needs and goals, and learning and assessment strategies through case study analysis. Students design an action plan for a learning need.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDLT 554 Learning with Social Media and Mobiles 3.0 Credits

Students learn to use social media tools based on a more relevant pedagogy of 21st century learning and change. Students examine the culture of connectivity and networking, use mobile learning strategies and role play, and design an action plan that incorporates social media for learning outcomes.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDLT 811 Designing and Developing Multimedia Applications For Learning 3.0 Credits

Allows students to design and develop a multimedia application for learning using an object-oriented authoring application and the process of design, development, and testing. Demonstrates and applies principles of learning that affect interface design, instructional design, storyboarding, navigation, interactivity, and feedback design.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDLT I599 Independent Study in EDLT 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDLT I699 Independent Study in EDLT 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDLT I799 Independent Study in EDLT 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDLT I899 Independent Study in EDLT 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDLT I999 Independent Study in EDLT 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDLT T580 Special topics in EDLT 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDLT T680 Special topics in EDLT 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDLT T780 Special topics in EDLT 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDLT T880 Special topics in EDLT 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDLT T980 Special topics in EDLT 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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