Education – Learning Technologies

EDUC 6014 (0-0-0) Defense of Degree

A defense of degree provides a visual demonstration and clear understanding of student mastery of necessary skills in the student’s designated program of study. The defense of degree is a culmination of the student’s accomplishments, skills, ability, and aptitude for their field of study at the graduate level. Degree seeking students in the College of Education will be expected to present their defense of degree to the Educator Preparation Board for assessment as evidence of program success during their final semester. Students are to follow the guidelines provided by the College of Education faculty.

Requisites: None.

Offered:   Periodically.

EDUC 6319 (3-3-0) Multimedia for Learning

This course explores the use of various multimedia in educational settings. Multiple media types such as video, audio, graphics, web design, learning objects and animations will be covered. Students will study the educational implications of integrating multimedia and its effects on the learning environment. In addition to media types, theories and practices such as Universal Design for Learning will be addressed and explored. Students will be expected to create various samples of different media types that can enhance the learning experience.

Requisites: None.

Offered:  Periodically.

EDUC 6320 (3-3-0) Project-Based Learning

This course explores Project-Based Learning, a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an authentic, engaging, and complex question, problem, or challenge. By presenting students with a mix of choice and responsibility, cognitive concepts and practical activities, within and environment   of real-world authenticity, projects engage students in learning that is deep and long-lasting.

Requisites: None.

Offered:  Periodically.