Educational Technology (ETEC)

ETEC 39525     EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Develops knowledge and skills in designing, implementing, and assessing learning experiences, using various digital tools and resources to support teaching, learning, and research.

Prerequisite: CULT 29535.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 40093     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with ETEC 50093) Variable topic workshop designed to respond to emerging or specialized needs in educational technology.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

ETEC 47400     TRENDS IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 57400) Overview of current technologies as they are used in education. Teaches principles and techniques for selecting and using technology for instruction. Focuses on digital technologies that can be used to increase the effectiveness of education.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 47403     INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 57403) Enables students to design and develop instructional systems and materials using a systematic and research- and theory-based instructional design model.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 47427     TECHNOLOGY AND LEARNING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 57427) Overview of technology used in education. Focuses on implementing and facilitating learner- centered curriculum with computer technology. Students develop web-based instructional materials.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 47495     SPECIAL TOPICS: EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Specialized offering in response to emerging or selected program needs in educational technology.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 47496     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Directed independent reading and/or research of special interest or need in student's program. Planned with and directed by a faculty member.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 3-9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

ETEC 50093     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with ETEC 40093) Variable topic workshop designed to respond to emerging or specialized needs in educational technology.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

ETEC 57400     TRENDS IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 47400) Overview of current technologies as they are used in education. Teaches principles and techniques for selecting and using technology for instruction. Focuses on digital technologies that can be used to increase the effectiveness of education.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 57403     INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 47403) Enables students to design and develop instructional systems and materials using a systematic and research- and theory-based instructional design model.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 57427     TECHNOLOGY AND LEARNING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 47427) Overview of technology used in education. Focuses on implementing and facilitating learner- centered curriculum with computer technology. Students develop web-based instructional materials.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 60199     THESIS I      2-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Master of arts students must register for at least one semester of Thesis I under the supervision of an adviser.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 6-18 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

ETEC 60299     THESIS II      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) If 6 credits of Thesis I have been completed, master thesis students must continue to register each semester under Thesis II until all degree requirements are met.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

ETEC 67402     MANAGING SCHOOL TECHNOLOGY CENTERS AND PROGRAMS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 77402) Provides skills in planning, organizing, administering and evaluating school-based technology and media centers.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 67410     SIMULATIONS AND GAMES IN EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 77410) Introduction to digital simulations and games as educational tools. Students develop proficiency in applying these tools to learning. Surveys research and design principles and introduces game editors for developing simulations and games.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 67411     DESIGNING VISUALS FOR INSTRUCTION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 77411) Investigates research in perception and cognition and its influence on principles and best practices in instructional visual design. Focuses on the design of instructional visuals and media in print, video, and computer-based technology.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 67420     RESEARCH ISSUES IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 77420) Reviews the foundations of the field of Educational Technology as well as the basic theories that underlie its practice. Teaches masters students to read and make use of research in the field and doctoral students to critique research and develop meaningful research questions in the field.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 67425     MANAGING TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 77425) Analyzing organizations and situations to determine the needs for and obstacles to technological change. Development of strategies for technological change. Identifying goals for change projects and basic project management techniques for implementing them.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 67426     MANAGING SCHOOL TECHNOLOGIES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 77426) Specifically for students interested in working in school settings managing computer labs and school servers and networks. Covers managing aspects of computer hardware, software and updates, and networks.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 67432     DESIGNING MULTIMEDIA FOR EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 77432) Application of evidence-based instructional methods to the design, development, and evaluation of multimedia learning materials. Research-based guidelines for multimedia learning that influence learning outcomes. Uses various tools to design and develop multimedia projects.

Prerequisite: ETEC 57403 and Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 67434     EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES FOR INSTRUCTION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 77434) Focuses on the theoretical foundations, design, and development of educational delivery systems employing leading-edge and emergent technologies. Includes presentations and activities that employ the technologies.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 67435     VIRTUAL AND AUGMENTED REALITY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 77435) Virtual augmented reality can help provide engaging educational experiences. This course enables students to understand best practices and core guidelines in these technologies. Design principles and software for developing environments are included.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 67442     DESIGNING ONLINE AND BLENDED COURSES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 77442) Online and blended courses present new challenges in designing instructional experiences for students. Students will analyze course goals and contexts, design and develop effective online educational materials, interactions and discourses, and plan the evaluation of online courses.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 67444     TEACHING ONLINE AND BLENDED COURSES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 77444) Course explores using pedagogical approaches appropriate to online learning, including facilitating synchronous and asynchronous discussions, facilitating embedded assessment, enhancing online interactivity, collaboration and community and incorporating self-directed learning. Students discuss, analyze and use these strategies in online teaching and learning.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 67445     DESIGNING INSTRUCTIONAL AND PERFORMANCE SOLUTIONS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 77445) Develop knowledge of the systematic approach to instructional design, the contexts of application of this approach, and the roles of professionals in this field in adapting and applying the process in a flexible and innovative manner, especially to large-scale projects.

Prerequisite: ETEC 57403 and Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 67449     RESEARCH IN ONLINE AND BLENDED LEARNING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 77449) Course reviews current research issues in online teaching and learning and explores potential new areas of research. Students engage in guided inquiry to identify, understand, apply, and critique current research. Students participate in a constructive online learning environment.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 67491     SEMINAR: EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with ETEC 77491) Variable topic seminar for advanced study of specialized areas and topics. Normally designed around research and theory applied to practice.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 67492     PRACTICUM AND PORTFOLIO      3 Credit Hours

Apply knowledge and skills related to the design, development, implementation, management, and evaluation of educational technologies through practical field experience in a school setting or an environment where educational technology services and programs are being used. Create a standards-based online portfolio to demonstrate professional competence and growth.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 10 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

ETEC 67495     SPECIAL TOPICS IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Specialized offering in response to emerging or selected program needs in educational technology.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 67496     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with ETEC 77496) Directed independent reading and/or research of special interest or need in student's program. Planned with and directed by a graduate faculty member.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 3-9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

ETEC 67498     INDEPENDENT RESEARCH IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY      1-5 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with ETEC 77498) Students pursue an individualized research project on a specialized topic with approval and under direction of instructor.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 3-15 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

ETEC 77402     MANAGING SCHOOL TECHNOLOGY CENTERS AND PROGRAMS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 67402) Provides skills in planning, organizing, administering and evaluating school-based technology and media centers.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 77410     SIMULATIONS AND GAMES IN EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to digital simulations and games as educational tools. Students develop proficiency in applying these tools to learning. Surveys research and design principles and introduces game editors for developing simulations and games.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 77411     DESIGNING VISUALS FOR INSTRUCTION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 67411) Investigates research in perception and cognition and its influence on principles and best practices in instructional visual design. Focuses on the design of instructional visuals and media in print, video, and computer-based technology.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 77420     RESEARCH ISSUES IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Reviews the foundations of the field of Educational Technology as well as the basic theories that underlie its practice. Teaches masters students to read and make use of research in the field and doctoral students to critique research and develop meaningful research questions in the field.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 77425     MANAGING TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 67425) Analyzing organizations and situations to determine the needs for and obstacles to technological change. Development of strategies for technological change. Identifying goals for change projects and basic project management techniques for implementing them.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 77426     MANAGING SCHOOL TECHNOLOGIES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 67426) Specifically for students interested in working in school settings managing computer labs and school servers and networks. Covers managing aspects of computer hardware, software and updates, and networks.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 77432     DESIGNING MULTIMEDIA FOR EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 67432) Application of evidence-based instructional methods to the design, development, and evaluation of multimedia learning materials. Research-based guidelines for multimedia learning that influence learning outcomes. Uses various tools to design and develop multimedia projects.

Prerequisite: ETEC 57403 and Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 77434     EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES FOR INSTRUCTION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 67434) Focuses on the theoretical foundations, design, and development of educational delivery systems employing leading-edge and emergent technologies. Includes presentations and activities that employ the technologies.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 77435     VIRTUAL AND AUGMENTED REALITY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 67435) Virtual augmented reality can help provide engaging educational experiences. This course enables students to understand best practices and core guidelines in these technologies. Design principles and software for developing environments are included.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 77442     DESIGNING ONLINE AND BLENDED COURSES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 67442) Online and blended courses present new challenges in designing instructional experiences for students. Students will analyze course goals and contexts, design and develop effective online educational materials, interactions and discourses, and plan the evaluation of online courses.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 77444     TEACHING ONLINE AND BLENDED COURSES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 67444) Course explores using pedagogical approaches appropriate to online learning, including facilitating synchronous and asynchronous discussions, facilitating embedded assessment, enhancing online interactivity, collaboration and community and incorporating self-directed learning. Students discuss, analyze and use these strategies in online teaching and learning.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 77445     DESIGNING INSTRUCTIONAL AND PERFORMANCE SOLUTIONS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 67445) Develop knowledge of the systematic approach to instructional design, the contexts of application of this approach, and the roles of professionals in this field in adapting and applying the process in a flexible and innovative manner, especially to large-scale projects.

Prerequisite: ETEC 57403 and Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 77449     RESEARCH IN ONLINE AND BLENDED LEARNING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 67449) Course reviews current research issues in online teaching and learning and explores potential new areas of research. Students engage in guided inquiry to identify, understand, apply, and critique current research. Students participate in a constructive online learning environment.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 77491     SEMINAR: EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with ETEC 67491) Variable topic seminar for advanced study of specialized areas and topics. Normally designed around research and theory applied to practice.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 77492     ADVANCED PRACTICUM AND INTERNSHIP IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY      1-10 Credit Hours

Supervised program requiring application of theory to practice in the use of instructional technology directed by a graduate faculty member and a practitioner in the field. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned school-agency before the first day of the semester in which internship will take place.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3-33 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

ETEC 77495     SPECIAL TOPICS IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ETEC 67495) Specialized offering in response to emerging or selected program needs in educational technology.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ETEC 77496     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with ETEC 67496) Directed independent reading and/or research of special interest or need in student's program. Planned with and directed by a graduate faculty member.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 3-9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

ETEC 77498     INDEPENDENT RESEARCH IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY      1-5 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with ETEC 67498) Students pursue an individualized research project on a specialized topic with approval and under direction of instructor.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 3-15 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

ETEC 87450     LEARNING WITH EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES      3 Credit Hours

Provides an overall introduction to research and practice in educational technology at the doctoral level. Includes examination of principles and examples of the effective application of technology to educational settings as well as approaches to research in the field.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter