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 6314 (3-3-0) Learning Technologies Internship

The purpose of the Master of Science in Learning Technologies internship is to equip educators with a continuing desire to learn best practices in learning technologies, servant leadership, and life-long learning. A candidate must earn a final grade of B (3.0, minimum) in the practicum/internship course in order to receive credit. If not, the course will need to be repeated.

Requisites: None.

Offered:  Periodically.

EDUC 6316 (3-3-0) Digital Citizenship

This course explores issues related to human behavior with technology use. The course focuses on the concept of training individuals to be responsible global citizens in a digital world through the study and application of the nine essential elements: Digital Communication, Digital Law, Digital Access, Digital Commerce, Digital Security, Digital Health and Wellness, Digital Literacy, and Digital Etiquette.

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 an environment of real-world authenticity, projects engage students in learning that is deep and long-lasting.

Requisites: None.

Offered:  Periodically.