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<strong>Who Should Apply?</strong><br />
This program enables students to prepare for careers as instructional technologists, educational specialists, instructional designers, trainers, and performance consultants. State-of-the-art coursework together with internships in (or course projects designed and built for) community-based companies, agencies, and schools prepare candidates to analyze performance problems and design, develop and evaluate instructional strategies, products and programs. Students graduate with an electronic portfolio that includes video, interactive learning programs, instructional print and online materials.
<strong>Course Requirements</strong><br />
<li><strong>Required: ED 690</strong> <em>Methods of Inquiry</em> (3 units)</li>
<li><strong>Required: Core Program - EDTEC 540</strong>, <strong>EDTEC 541</strong> and <strong>EDTEC 54</strong>4 (9 units) </li>
<li><strong>Electives (12 units):</strong> Courses in education and related fields, selected with the approval of the advisor on the basis of the student's interest and goals. A minimum of nine units must be taken at the 600-700 level.</li>
<li><strong>Required: ED 795A</strong> and <strong>795B</strong> (6 units). These courses cannot be taken concurrently.</li>
In order to earn an advanced certificate or master's degree, you must apply and be admitted to SDSU. For more information, please visit the <a href="http://arweb.sdsu.edu/es/admissions/grad/index.html" target="_blank">Division of Graduate Affairs</a>, email <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org" target="_blank">email@example.com</a>, or call (619) 594-5213.<br /><br />
For more information or visit the <a href="http://go.sdsu.edu/education/edtec/index.aspx" target="_blank">Department of Learning Design and Technology</a>.<br /><br />
Add your name to the <a href="https://coedata.sdsu.edu/edtec/online/home.php" title="Learning Design and Technology student database" target="_blank">LDT distance database</a> to receive registration information and the semester newsletter.
Rationale, foundations, theories, careers, trends, and issues in educational technology. Implications of educational technology for instruction and information in schools, government, and corporations.
Systems, aesthetic, and learning theories applied to design of web-based educational multimedia. Planning and prototyping digital media. Not open to students with credit in <em>EDTEC 532.</em>
Basic computer literacy
Design of project-based and problem-based learning using Internet resources. Constructivist learning with online databases. Collaboration with distance classrooms and experts.
EDTEC 540 and 541.
Management of instructional design and performance interventions. Development of timelines, staffing plans, communication strategies, and budgets.
Acceptance to the Master's Degree or an Advanced Certificate Program; EDTEC 540; Recommended: EDTEC 544.
Selected areas, topics in educational technology. May be repeated with new content. See Class Schedule for specific content. Maximum credit six units applicable to a master's degree.
Acceptance to the Master's Degree or an Advanced Certificate Program; EDTEC 540.
Supervised internship in an educational or training setting. Application to take course must be made during preceding semester.
Acceptance to the Master's Degree or an Advanced Certificate Program; 12 units of program credit (excluding EDTEC 540 and 541). Consent of staff; to be arranged with Department Chair.
Individual study. May involve fieldwork. Maximum credit six units applicable to a master's degree.
Acceptance to the Master's Degree or an Advanced Certificate Program; Consent of staff; to be arranged with Department Chair.