This is an introductory course that provides an overview of current trends, technology and issues in instructional design and performance improvement.
Instructional Design is a project-based course that includes step-by-step strategies to create instruction using the design models, instructional strategies, and technology applications. Students will explore the processes of analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation in order to apply real-world training solutions to actual instructional problems.
This course will provide students with experience in designing and developing facilitator-lead training interventions focused on improving performance in various contexts. Students will interact with a client in a professional manner and create a professional training session incorporating motivational strategies, instructional delivery methods, and appropriate assessment measures from initial contact needs assessment to final session evaluations.
Students will learn how to make assessments of human attitudes, knowledge, and performance, analyze empirical data, and evaluate training and human performance programs.
This course provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to develop technology-based modules using different delivery methods for application in non-instructional and instructional training solutions.
This course is designed to utilize theory and practice of communication in the processes of analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation of instruction. Communication skills will be developed and applied in a practical setting.
This course will identify and utilize innovative technologies related to distance and mobile learning in various job sectors and learning environments.
Students will create an online portfolio to showcase projects, assignments, and collaborations related to instructional design and performance improvement.
This course is designed to develop knowledge and competencies in the coordination of large-scale, comprehensive training programs.
This course will focus on the interaction of multicultural aspects of learning and teaching. Students will enhance their cognitive and affective awareness and understanding, as well as their personal acceptance of differences associated with the learning/teaching process. The ultimate goal is to prepare multiculturally competent designers of instruction for a global society.
The course covers major theoretical perspectives in organizational psychology based on empirical research and case studies. Students will explore learning theory, group dynamics, and change in different types of learning organizations.
Students will learn and apply various human development theories and interpersonal skills related to the effective design of training interventions to improve learning and performance. A special area of emphasis will focus on students' own development experiences.
This course includes conducting various types of analysis in order to solve human performance problems by design on non-instructional interventions.
Students will complete a supervised field project on a topic related to instructional design and/or performance improvement.
This course will allow faculty to work with students to explore current topics related to instructional design and performance improvement. Scholarly articles and current trends will be the basis for the designated learning outcome and end product.
The internship is a supervised learning experience in an actual or similar setting in which instructional design or performance improvement related professionals are employed.
This course helps students learn to use computers to design instruction.
An advanced course in the development, use and evaluation of multimedia instruction.
This course involves digital editing and includes basic instruction in shooting, lighting and composing video sequences.
An introductory course that provides students with an opportunity to acquire the skills necessary to develop animated interactive modules for use in instruction.
The purpose of this course is to enable students with some technology background in computers to focus the use of a variety of technologies onto a specific content area of instruction. Students will demonstrate cognitive competency of curriculum integration, instructional design, and production techniques. Specific attention will be given to videodisc technology, AV and computer technology.
Topics of contemporary interest in the area of Educational Media will be presented, discussed and investigated.
Students explore problems and issues of special interest or significance in Instructional Design and Development. Not more than three semester hours may be accepted toward degree programs
The internship is a supervised learning experience in an actual or similar setting to that in which instructional designers or media administrators are employed
A supervised field project, study or investigation on a topic related to Instructional Design and Development. Students will conduct an investigation which applies skills learned during the Instructional Design and Development Masters program.
A student selects a project, study or investigation related to the area of specialization in Instructional Design and Development. The project forms a basis for the thesis. A thesis committee provides direction during the investigation and during the writing of the thesis.
This one-credit-hour course is designed to introduce students to some of the basic media tools that will help them with their coursework and in the work place. The course will typically be a series of two-hour class periods scheduled at somewhat regular intervals.
Discussion and investigation of particular topics related to Instructional Design and Development.
Course serves as an overview and review of essential written communication skills needed by instructional design professionals.
Discussion and investigation of history, current trends, and issues in instructional design and their implications for education and training.
Course provides an overview of concepts and current issues related to the design and development of training and performance systems at the macro-level. Rather than focusing on specific, small-scale instructional or non-instructional interventions, students in this course will study learning and performance from a broad organizational perspective.
A comprehensive course detailing conventional and alternative instructional-design models. It is intended for advanced IDD students to further develop their skills and knowledge about ID models and to formulate their own epistemological beliefs as to how ID should occur.
In this course, students explore the use of an assortment of instructional strategies to meet diverse learning needs.
A survey course of the cognitive science literature that is especially relevant for instructional designers and human performance technologists. The course covers major theoretical perspectives in cognitive science and has students read original empirical research. The goal is to enable IDD students to utilize the cognitive science literature in their careers.
Students collaborate with a graduate faculty member who is conducting research in the area of instructional design and development. May be repeated for credit.
Introductory course that focuses on a recognized model of instructional design. Includes emphasis on instructional analysis, instructional objectives, performance assessment, instructional strategies and sequences, and formative evaluation.
Application of advanced instructional design models and procedures for needs assessment, instructional development, and evaluation in various instructional and learning environments using current learning tools.
A comprehensive course detailing advanced research methods and research. This course is specifically geared toward advanced IDD students who wish to develop the skills to properly design, propose, carry out, and critique scholarly research. The course covers the specifics of advanced research design and methods through a thorough analysis of empirical research. The goal is to equip IDD students with the research design skills to become successful scholars and researchers in their field.
The course focus is on conceptualization of needs analysis related to instructional and performance improvement issues in selected settings. Students collaboratively apply a needs assessment model to determine needs, causes, and solutions and report findings and recommendations.
This course provides students with practical methods of analyzing and solving human performance problems. Emphasis is placed on development of both non-instructional and instructional interventions.
This course will develop knowledge and competencies in the coordination of large instructional projects. It is designed to enhance skills in the basic functions of instructional project coordination: planning, organizing, controlling, and directing.
A course for persons interested in the use of the computer to present instructional materials to students. Current learning theory as it pertains to authoring will be discussed.
This course will present techniques for the integration of instructional design theory and practice into the newer delivery systems including those using video and digitized media.
This course is a continuation of ISD 651. It concentrates on the additional skills and software necessary to develop and produce an original interactive instructional product.
Developing online instruction using course management tools, multi-media technologies, and instructional design principles.
Designing, producing and applying print and screen courseware. An analysis of graphic and instructional design principles and technologies, alternatives to conventional prose, learned capabilities, readability, formulate, and resource constraint analysis. Students design, develop, and apply print and screen courseware in instructional modules.
Practical experience in designing and implementing facilitator-led training in various large-scale organizations.
Theory and practice of pedagogy in higher education. Principles of the analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of instruction will be addressed and then applied in a practical setting with a mentor instructor.
Course introduces students to emerging technological breakthroughs in education and training settings especially emphasizing the effects of future technologies.
This course examines the impact of new digital technologies in education and training and prepares educators to use digital approaches in their institution.
Students explore problems and issues of special interest or significance in Instructional Design. Not more than three semester hours may be accepted toward degree program.
The internship is a supervised learning experience in an actual or similar setting to that which instructional designers or media administrators are employed.