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Learning Design and Technology

The M.Ed. in Learning Design and Technology develops the skills and abilities to design and create effective instructional experiences in a digital age environment. The program is delivered in a 100% online asynchronous format, so that participants may complete the degree requirements while working full time. Graduates of this program are prepared to lead transformational change in educational or corporate training environments. Emphasis is placed on creating high quality technology-enhanced teaching and training environments by developing characteristics of:

  • Visionary Leadership
  • Teaching, Learning and Assessment
  • Digital-age Learning Environments
  • Professional Development and Program Development
  • Digital Citizenship

Practicing teachers wishing to obtain a K-12 Educational Technology teaching endorsement will be eligible for this endorsement upon completion of the requirements for the Educational Technology Graduate Certificate Program. In addition, practicing teachers wishing to obtain the endorsement in Distance Teaching and e-Learning may be eligible at the completion of this program.



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Master of Education: Learning Design and Technology

Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours30
Major Requirements30

Major Requirements

EDETS628Technology in Instructional Design3
EDETS636Impact of Technology on Student Learning3
EDETS637Differentiating Instruction Through Technology3
EDETS668Educational Technology Leadership3
EDETS673Ethics in Educational Technology3
EDETS674Virtual Teaching and Learning3
EDETS677Mechanical Applications of Technology3
EDETS678Emerging Technologies3
EDETS679Gamification and Open Education3
EDETS698Master’s Research Project or Portfolio3

Educational Technology Graduate Certificate

Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours21

Certificate Requirements

EDS636Impact of Technology on Student Learning3
EDETS628Technology in Instructional Design3
EDETS637Differentiating Instruction through Technology3
EDETS673Ethics in Educational Technology3
EDETS674Virtual Teaching and Learning3
EDETS677Mechanical Applications of Technology3
EDETS679Gamification and Open Learning3

Exit Requirements

  1. Satisfactory completion of courses
  2. Faculty Evaluation
  3. GPA of 3.00
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EDET Classes: Fall - 2015


Course builds on basic computing skills and their use within current educational practice of meaningful integration of technology into the classroom environment. Students will create a standards-based instructional unit modeling appropriate uses of technology to support learning, develop a variety of techniques to use technology to assess student learning of subject matter, and research best practices related to applying appropriate technology resources to enable and empower learners with diverse backgrounds, characteristics, and abilities.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77394JD1Lee Graham
DISTWEB
8/31 - 12/12

Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6424 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1320 (additional charges may apply)

Focuses on the integration of online communication opportunities and strategies in teaching. Topics include electronic mail, assistive technology. web page design, computer conferencing, and emerging technologies. Students create a classroom-based project integrating online communication tools. Requires access to Internet, e-mail, word processing, gif and jpeg graphics, and web authoring. Additional lab hours required.

Prerequisite: EDET 628 and current teaching certificate, or instructor permission.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77395JD1Jason Ohler
DISTWEB
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: MAT Secondary program students only. Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. For additional information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1320 (additional charges may apply)

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
79916JD2Jason Ohler
DISTWEB
8/31 - 12/12

Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1320 (additional charges may apply)

Techniques, tools, and strategies for predicting and assessing the effectiveness of technology tools and interventions on student learning. Access to a classroom for at least two days per week for three weeks is required in order to complete the portfolio assignment. Requires reliable Internet and ability to download software applications for evaluation.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77397JD1Lee Graham
DISTWEB
8/31 - 12/12

Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6424 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1320 (additional charges may apply)

Provides a reflective overview of issues relating to school leadership policy and practice in the field of educational technology. Encompasses the wide range of responsibilities of the school technology leader as a collaborative member of a leadership team. Topics include organizational change, decision making, community partnerships, legal and ethical issues, coaching and mentoring, and teamwork. A web-based course; requires Internet and e-mail.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77407JD1Lee Graham
DISTWEB
8/31 - 12/12

Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6424 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1320 (additional charges may apply)

Design and implementation of effective online environments and the integration of digital technology into classroom and professional practice. Students will develop their content knowledge in digital technologies for online communication and professional development. They will organize and manage digital information, prepare and conduct lessons for online consumption, and evaluate the effectiveness of these lessons.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
79711JD1Lee Graham
DISTWEB
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: EDET S628 and admission to the Educational Technology program or instructor permission. Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6424 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1353 (additional charges may apply)

A research paper, project, or a professional portfolio, jointly approved by the student's graduate committee and the student; to coincide with the student's professional objectives. The portfolio should document the required knowledge and ability to apply the standards set by the UAS School of Education. Portfolio criteria should be obtained from the School of Education or the graduate advisor. The student's graduate committee may require an oral defense of either option.

Prerequisite: Permission of graduate advisor and instructor required.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77399JD2Lee Graham
DISTWEB
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Department approval required to register. Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6424 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1320 (additional charges may apply)

 
 

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