Instructional Design and Tech (INDT)
This course provides an overview of the design, development, integration, and evaluation of instructional technologies and associated instructional strategies. Ethical and legal issues, communicating and accessing information, evaluating hardware/software, and meeting the needs of diverse learners are reflected in course projects. Students develop a digital portfolio of artifacts that demonstrates attainment of technology skills and implementation of theories of learning related to the integration of technology to improve performance. The competencies addressed will reflect State (TSIP), national standards (NETS, ISTE), and/or standards established by the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD).
This course explores emerging and assistive technologies with appropriate application of learning theories. Students investigate and analyze innovative instructional technologies to determine their value in learning environments. Assistive technology and its application within instructional programs to assist those with disabilities are examined. Students identify legislation, theory, and best practices associated with technology-based instruction and information as it relates to emerging and assistive technologies.
This course examines the current and future roles of technology leadership for exchanging and communicating information and enhancing learning environments in instructional settings. Technology is explored from a variety of organizational perspectives to include access, planning, budgeting, maintenance, and management of the instructional environment. Emphasis is placed on leading innovative technology applications within the learning organization.