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Course Requirements

The master's program requires a minimum of 30 credit hours (including: 3 Instructional Design and Technology core courses, 6 required courses and 1 capstone project course).

Instructional Design Core Courses
Course number Course title Credit hours
EDP 537 Blended and Online Learning Design 3
EDP 583 Game-based Learning Design 3
EDP 631 Foundations of Instructional Design and Technology 3
EDP 632 Instructional Design Theory and Models 3
EDP 633 Formative/Summative Evaluation of Learning Design 3
EDP 636 Diversity, Learning & Technology 3
EDP 639 Trends in Learning Design and Analytics 3
EDP 643 Interactive Design 3
EDP 669 Qualitative Research in Educational Psychology 3
EDP 648 Capstone Project 3
Total credit hours 30

 

Program Objectives

  1. To prepare graduates to design, develop and integrate instructional media, methods and systems which integrate data-driven research in behavioral psychology, cognitive psychology, learning theories, constructivist and critical/cultural theoretical perspectives of teaching and learning.
  2. To prepare graduates to design, develop and evaluate instructional media, materials, methods, and systems which integrate various types of technology and technology media for teaching and learning.
  3. To prepare graduates to participate in research about the design, development, and evaluation of instructional media, materials, methods and systems.
  4. To prepare graduates to provide leadership in the design, development, evaluation, and selection of instructional media, materials, methods and systems.
  5. To prepare graduates who continue to develop new models and methods of instructional design integrating emerging innovations in technology.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to design and develop inclusive instructional media, methods, and systems that integrate data-driven research in the diverse disciplines that inform instructional design.
  • Students will be able to conduct analyses (needs, learner, and task) for a learning environment and target learners to inform the design, development, evaluation, and selection of instructional media, materials, methods, and systems to meet instructional needs.
  • Students will be able to design, develop, and evaluate inclusive instructional media, materials, methods, and systems which integrate various types of technology and technology media to meet instructional needs.
  • Students will be able to develop formative and summative evaluations for models and methods of instructional design integrating emerging innovations in technology to meet instructional needs.