IDT Course Descriptions
IDT 3600 - Technology in Education (3). Investigation of educational technologies and innovative instructional approaches that promote higher-order thinking, problem-solving, and creativity.
IDT 7052 / 8052 - Introduction to Instructional Design and Technology (3). In-depth overview of the field of instructional technology, history, philosophy, critical issues of the field, foundations and applications of instructional technology, and associated areas of research.
IDT 7060 / 8060 - Message Design (3). Focuses on design and development of media, paper-based and electronic, to support learning; students will create products to solve instructional problems through a survey of various technologies.
IDT 7061 / 8061 - Instructional Design and Educational Technology (3). Computers and technology in the instructional process, including problem solving using
computer tools; technological applications for the classroom; uses for technology
in different content areas.
IDT 7062 / 8062 - Teaching, Learning, and Technology (3). Application of instructional design principles to creation of computer-based instruction; emphasis on use of authoring and scripting systems to create instructional software.
IDT 7063 / 8063 - Models and Innovations of Educational Technology (3). Analysis of issues and trends related to instructional computing and instructional technology in K-12 classroom.
IDT 7064 / 8064 - Educational Technology and Instructional Development (3). Issues, processes, and strategies relative to changes occurring with design, implementation, and evaluation of Internet technologies in instructional environments. PREREQUISITE(S): IDT 7060-IDT 8060, IDT 7061-IDT 8061, or permission of instructor.
IDT 7070 / 8070 - Instructional Design Process I (3). Applies the instructional design process to conduct a needs assessment that supports the creation of self-paced instructional units addressing performance and learning problems for PK-12 education, business, health care, and related learning environments.
IDT 7071 / 8071 - Principles and Application of Instructional Design (3). Application of instructional design principles to solve performance and instructional problems in educational and non-educational environments.
IDT 7072 / 8072 - Seminar in Online Instruction (3). Application of instructional design principles to development of online instruction. Beginning and intermediate students work together; covers beginning content when taken first and may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours for more advanced content. PREREQUISITE(S): IDT 7070-IDT 8070 or permission of instructor.
IDT 7073 / 8073 - Seminar in Computer Based Learning Environments (3). Applying instructional design principles to develop of computer-based learning environments. Beginning and intermediate students work together. Course covers beginning content when taken first. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours for more advanced content. PREQREQUIISTE: IDT 7070-8070 or permission of instructor.
IDT 7074 / 8074 - Theories and Models of Instructional Design (3). A critical examination of instructional design theories from the perspective of supporting research and application.
IDT 7075 / 8075 - Instructional/Performance Consulting (3). Learning how to be an instructional and performance consultant. Applying procedural and interpersonal skills when working with clients to design, develop, and evaluate learning and performance environments. PREREQUISITE(S): IDT 7070-IDT 8070 or permission of instructor.
IDT 7076 / 8076 - Seminar in Workshop Design (3). Technical and theoretical principles for developing effective seminars and workshops. Design, preparation, and implementation skills are developed for effective adult learning environments. PREREQUISITE(S): IDT 7070-IDT 8070 and research or satistics course.
IDT 7078 / 8078 - Seminar in Instructional Design and Technology (3). Professional and research problems in instructional strategies, design, and technology. May be repeated once with a change in topic.
IDT 7080 / 8080 - Learning Experience Design (3). Prepares students to understand and apply instructional design principles to evaluate instructional materials that are designed to solve performance and learning problems. Applies the instructional design process to implement and evaluate an instructional unit based on documentation produced. PREREQUISITE(S): IDT 7070 -IDT 8070
IDT 7090 / 8090 - Developing Interactive Learning Environments I (3). Students use instructional design principles and models to develop interactive learning environments. Students learn current development tools to create effective, efficient and appealing learning environments. Beginning and advanced students work together. Covers beginning content when taken first. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours for advanced content. PREREQUISITE(S): IDT 7070 -IDT 8070 and IDT 7080-IDT 8080 or Permission of instructor.
IDT 7095 / 8095 - Developing Interactive Learning Environments II (3). Teams of students use instructional design principles to design and develop an instructional system, emphasizing advanced development skills with current technologies. Students contract with real clients, define project goals and timelines, manage instructional design projects, and document the instructional design process. PREREQUISITE(S): IDT 7090 -IDT 8090 or permission of instructor.
IDT 7230 / 8230 - Directed Writing in Learning and Design (3). Students use academic writing to develop a scholarly document to address a problem of practice in the field of learning, design, technology. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit hours.
IDT 7810 / 8810 - Practicum Instructional Design Technology (3-9). Planned, supervised experience in an instructional setting appropriate to student’s specialization area of instructional design and technology. The student will have the opportunity to synthesize knowledge and skills and demonstrate professional competencies in educational or training settings. PREREQUISITE(S): IDT 7070-IDT 8070 and 3 additional hours of IDT graduate coursework.
IDT 8091 - Directed Readings in IDT (1-3). Individually directed readings which culminate in the synthesis of a student’s ideas. May be repeated with change in topic for 9 credits. PREREQUISITE(S): Permission of instructor. Grades of S,U, or I will be given.
IDT 8092 - Research and Scholarship in IDT III (3-9). Students learn about methods of research and analysis, becoming familiar with various designs and their purposes. Students identify a problem of practice within the field of instructional design and technology and write a proposal for solving it. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit hours.
IDT 8100 - Research and Scholarship in IDT I (3). Students develop academic writing skills and learn how theoretical frameworks can be used to examine problems of practice in the field of learning, design, and technology. Students critique and synthesize theoretical and empirical literature into an original, coherent, and structured document addressing a problem of practice. [May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.]
IDT 8500 - Research and Scholarship in IDT II (3). Students develop an understanding of research methods, designs, and applications learning and design scholars use to theoretically and empirically investigate problems seen in practice. Students learn skills to critically consume literature.
IDT 8600 - Dissertation Proposal (3). Students develop and defend a proposal for an endeavor that influences a contemporary, complex problem in the field of design, learning, and technology. Students who have approved dissertation proposals are expected to seek and receive institutional review board (IRB) approval. With IRB approval, they are expected to begin carrying out their proposed research. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit hours. PREREQUISITE(S): Permission of instructor