Educational Technology Curriculum Graduate Courses

Some courses may not be offered every year. Check with the college or department office for current information about when specific courses are offered.  

 

For course syllabi, see the departmental website.

 

ETC  545 INTERNET FOR EDUCATORS (3)

Provides an in-depth understanding of how the Internet can be used to promote student engagement through interaction, discovery learning, and knowledge construction.  Letter grade only.

 

ETC  547 INSTRUCTIONAL THEORY AND STRATEGIES IN TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION (3)

Provides tools to examine and reflect on alternative ways to plan, organize, and implement classroom instruction integrating technology into the K-12 curriculum based on curriculum and learning theory research.  Letter grade only. Prerequisite: Admission to Educational Technology (MEd) or Educational Technology (CERT) 

 

ETC  548 ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY IN SPECIAL EDUCATION (3)

Includes history; adaptive devices; prostheses; assessment packages; evaluation, selection, and modification of devices and software; hardware; and research with exceptional learners.  Letter grade only.

 

ETC  557 TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION IN THE ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM (3)

Examines roles and impacts of technology on elementary education curriculum and practices that facilitate creation of a computer-using curriculum based on models, theories, national standards, and relevant research.  Letter grade only. Prerequisite:  ETC 567 

 

ETC  558 TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION IN THE SECONDARY CLASSROOM (3)

Assists secondary-level educators to develop understanding, appreciation, and a vision of technology's roles and impacts on the secondary education curriculum.  Based on models, theories, national standards, and relevant research.  Letter grade only. Prerequisite:  ETC 567 

 

ETC  559 TECHNOLOGY IN THE ESL CLASSROOM (3)

This course brings together theory, content, and technology to teach English Language Learners (ELLs).  The course provides students with technology tools to support language learning.  It is recommended that enrolled students have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).  Letter grade only.

 

ETC  567 TECHNOLOGY, SOCIETY AND EDUCATION (3)

Identifies and examines educational and cultural issues associated with technology and historical, political, social, and cultural critiques of technology within the context of teaching and learning.  Letter grade only. Prerequisite: Admission to Educational Technology (MEd) or Educational Technology (CERT) and Prerequisite or Corequisite:  ETC 547 

 

ETC  593 PUBLIC IN-SERVICE WORKSHOP (1-3)

Topical instruction involving exchange of ideas, practical methods, skills, and principles.  Normally you may count up to 6 hours of 593 toward your graduate program.  Pass-fail only.  No repeat limit.

 

ETC  599 CONTEMPORARY DEVELOPMENTS (1-3)

Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area of a particular field of study.  May be offered no more than three times before being submitted for a permanent course number.  Letter grade only.  No repeat limit.

 

ETC  647 CREATING TECHNOLOGY LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS (3)

Highly technical course uses principles of designing environments for technology-based teaching and learning with hands-on field experiences for planning, purchasing, installing, maintaining, and assessing hardware, software, and network configurations.  Letter grade only. Prerequisite:  ETC 567 

 

ETC  657 TECHNOLOGY PLANNING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (3)

Prepares technology leaders for planning, writing, assessing, and maintaining district and school-based technology plans.  Also involves instructional program and staff development, facilities and resource management, managing change processes, and grant writing.  Field component.  Letter grade only. Prerequisite:  ETC 567 

 

ETC  666 DESIGNING INSTRUCTION (3)

Focuses on researching a variety of instructional design models and strategies and the application of these principles to educational learning environments with special emphasis on the design of web-based instruction.  Recommended to be taken the semester before taking ETC 695.  Letter grade only. Prerequisite:  ETC 567 

 

ETC  667 INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN AND MULTIMEDIA AUTHORING (3)

Emphasizes learning theories in terms of multimedia development and issues of design, testing, and authoring tools to create quality K-12 learning environments.  Letter grade only. Prerequisite:  ETC 567 

 

ETC  677 DISTRIBUTED LEARNING DELIVERY SYSTEMS (3)

Provides technology leaders with background and practice in research, assessment, and use of distributed learning delivery systems, including telecommunications, development of instructional web sites, interactive instructional television, video conferencing, and combinations of systems.  Letter grade only. Prerequisite:  ETC 567 

 

ETC  695 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY CAPSTONE (3)

Provides an environment for students to fully plan, design, produce, implement, and evaluate an instructional product that summarizes theory and practice within the educational technology field.  Recommended to be taken during the last semester in the program.  Letter grade only. Prerequisite:  ETC 666 

 

ETC  697 INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-3)

Department consent required.  Letter grade or pass-fail.  No repeat limit.