This master's program is designed to equip students in various industry contexts to work collaboratively with business leaders and subject matter experts to identify opportunities and recommend solutions to address learning needs; apply new and emerging technologies to design, develop, and implement innovative solutions to learning and performance problems; and monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of learning interventions using metrics, measures and analytics that align with business objectives. Students will be able to perform these functions individually and as part of interdisciplinary design teams using a variety of methodologies, learning technologies and digital courseware development packages.
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Total credits: 30
|Exploring Trends and Professional Identity in the Learning Design and Technology Field
|Exploring Career Opportunities in the Learning Design and Technology (LDT) Field
|Instructional Technology Foundations and Theories of Learning
|Business of Learning Design and Technologies
|Advanced Instructional Design
|Analyzing the User Experience in Learning Design and Technology
|Perspectives on Learning Analytics
|Designing and Evaluating the User Experience in Learning Design and Technology
|Select 7 credits from the following:
|Web Accessibility and Design
|Scripting and Programming
|Visual Design and Applications
|Social Media and Digital Collaboration Applications
|e-Learning Design Applications
|Mobile Learning and Applications
|Educational Research in Technology
|Innovations in e-Learning
|Online Teaching Essentials
|Virtual Worlds, Augmented Reality, and Gaming Applications