ITEC Instructional Tech Ed

ITEC   7090   Selected Topics in Instructional Technology

1-3 Credit Hours.   1-3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Promotes specialized training in new and/or emerging instructional technologies/methodologies or topics appropriate to the needs of in-service personnel. Attention will be given to a range of specific needs as they reach special significance in local school systems.

ITEC   7330   The Internet in Schools

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course provides learners with a focused look at issues surrounding the implementation and use of emerging applications of the internet in schools.

ITEC   7335   Web Design and Development

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Focuses on the front-end aspects of web design: authoring, graphics production, and media development.

Cross Listing(s): FRIT   7335.

ITEC   7430   Instructional Design

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An introduction to systems theory as applied to the design of instructor. Examines principles of systems theory in the context of the design, development, selection and utilization of curriculum, instruction and instructional materials.

ITEC   7530   Instructional Technology Foundations

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Instructional technology for Educators is an introduction to the use of the computer in the instructional process. The course focuses on the uses of the computer as a medium of instruction. Meets the Special Georgia Technology Requirement for Teacher Certification.

ITEC   7538   Instructional Technology for School Leaders

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The course is designed to enhance the skills school administrators in the area of technology leadership and meets the special Georgia Technology requirement for Certified Leadership. Included is an overview of the utilization of technology to enhance decision-making, institute long-term planning, and regulate the infusion of technology in the school curriculum.

ITEC   7539   Technology for Higher Education Leaders

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course is designed to develop the necessary knowledge, skills, and dispositions of higher education leaders for the appropriate selection and application of technology tools and resources.

ITEC   8130   Advanced Media Management and Supervision

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course examines the management of school library programs with an emphasis on the collaborative role of the school librarian as an educational leader and school library center administrator.

ITEC   8133   Current Trends and Issues in Instructional Technology

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An overview of the history and types of research presently conducted in the field of Instructional Technology. Emphasis is placed on current trends and issues, as well as evaluating research in the field of instructional technology as it relates to the student’s field of initial certification.

ITEC   8134   Theories and Models of Instructional Design

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Students will examine how systematic instructional design processes are applied to develop instruction congruent with specific learning theories, instructional theories, and philosophical orientations in the context of their field of initial certification. The primary focus of the course is technology-based learning materials.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ITEC   7430.

ITEC   8135   Pedagogy of Online Learning

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course will provide advanced candidates in Instructional Technology the opportunity to develop an online-learning course. Candidates will research current best practices of online learning pedagogy and explore emerging technologies to integrate into the development of the online-learning course. The course is offered in a 100% online format.

ITEC   8136   Field Experience in Online Teaching and Learning

3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Students will explore existing literature on best practices in online teaching and learning based on their specific contexts, whether K-12, higher education, business, etc. This course incorporates instructional design theory and online pedagogical knowledge putting students’ learning into action and practice in an authentic online environment. The primary focus of the course is the students’ application of best practices in (an) authentic field-based experience(s).

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ITEC   8135.

ITEC   8231   Transforming Learning with Technology

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Critical examination of the role of technology and instructional design in the teaching/learning process. Review of quantitative and qualitative research relevant to student's area of interest and the impact of technology on student learning. Examination of the use of electronic portfolios to demonstrate student learning.

Prerequisites: ITEC 8530 or InTECH/Media Tech certification and ESED   8130.

ITEC   8435   Program Evaluation

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Program Evaluation covers the theory and practice of systematic investigation of instructional programs, projects products, and processes. The course is designed to teach practitioners how to assess the effectiveness of endeavors such as quality improvement, enhancing organizational performance, or improving school curricula.

ITEC   8532   Multimedia Tools and Applications

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Covers issues in the design and development of interactive multimedia instructional lessons. Covers the tools required for the creation of interactive multimedia and is organized around individual student projects.

ITEC   8630   Advanced Seminar in Instructional Technology

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Advanced study of theory and research related to technology mediated instruction, including technology integration for meaningful learning, systemic change with technology, legal and ethical issues, and online pedagogy.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to EDD program.

ITEC   8636   Technology, Leadership, and Change

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides advanced students in Instructional Technology with opportunities to review research and current trends related to the integration of technology into teaching and learning. Application of concepts and ideas is achieved through design, development and delivery of a project to close a technology gap in an educational setting.

ITEC   8838   Field-Based Research in School Library Media

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Students will initiate, complete and present an acceptable field-based research study in school library media, using a design developed and approved in EDUR   8434. This course will focus on collecting, organizing and analyzing data, as well as composing a formal research paper based on the research study. The course culminates with an oral presentation of the study completed using appropriate technologies. Students are limited to register for this course twice during the program of study.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in EDUR   8131, EDUR   8434, ITEC   8133, ITEC   8134, ITEC   8135, and ITEC   8636.

ITEC   8839   Field-Based Research in Instructional Technology

3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Students will initiate, complete and present an acceptable field-based research study in instructional technology, using a design developed and approved in EDUR   8434. This study must be related to the student’s field of initial certification. This course will focus on collecting, organizing and analyzing data, as well as composing a formal research paper based on the research study. The course culminates with an oral presentation of the study completed using appropriate technologies. Students are limited to register for this course twice during the program of study.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in EDUR   8131, EDUR   8434, ITEC   8133, ITEC   8134, ITEC   8135, and ITEC   8636.

ITEC   8890   Directed Individual Study

1-3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The student will propose and carry out an applied or theoretical project in instructional technology.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of advisor.