Students completing a Standard MA in Teaching and Learning with Technology specialization will expand upon their core course knowledge with emphasis in teaching and learning with technology. Among the topics, students will learn how to identify appropriate technology for teaching, learning, and assessment; how to apply technology to meet institutional and organizational needs; and explore issues in virtual learning. Your specialization may require prerequisite course work. Please talk to your advisor for more information.
Standard MA/Teaching & Learning with Technology Specialization for Graduate Degrees
This specialization is meant to prepare individuals for careers as instructional coordinators, instructional designers and technologists, distance learning coordinators, training and development specialists, and computer user support specialists. This standard graduate specialization consists of five (5), three (3) credit courses.
Degrees Offering the Standard MA/Teaching & Learning with Technology Specialization
Graduate Standard MA/Teaching & Learning with Technology Specialization Courses
EDU 649 Technologies for Teaching & Learning
This course focuses on identifying appropriate technologies for teaching and learning. Special attention will be directed in analyzing teaching and learning styles. Identifying and evaluating technologies to meet individual needs will be explored in both educational and corporate environments.
EDU 651 Collaboration & Learning in a Virtual Environment
Students will explore teaching and learning in virtual worlds. Project-based design, facilitation, and evaluation of instruction, research, and other resources will be examined. The use of online collaboration for student learning and effective uses of various technologies for social networking will be explored.
EDU 655 Trends & Issues in Instructional Design & Technology for Online Learning
Students gain the necessary skills and knowledge to design effective instructional materials for use in an on-line learning environment. Powerful innovations that may redefine teaching and learning practices will be explored throughout the course.
EDU 656 Technology Solutions for Just in Time Training & Learning
This course will allow students to develop an understanding of the planning for and application of technology for training that meets institutional and organizational needs. Students will utilize technology to effectively develop a request for proposal plan for training utilizing technology to inform, motivate, and prepare learners.
EDU 679 Technology Solutions for Organizational Improvement
In this course, students will examine theories, organizational learning outcomes, and models of assessment and evaluation that lead to institutional improvement and effectiveness in the use of technology. Students will follow a logic model to conduct a program evaluation and develop a proposal for organizational improvement.