LT 7100 Design of Performance and Instructional Systems
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to apply current principles of learning and instruction to designing learning and performance systems. Students create an instructional or performance system in a real world context.

LT 7150 Analysis of Performance and Instructional Systems
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites LT 7100
Description

This course provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to conduct all aspects of a well-designed analysis of performance and instruction systems. Students will conduct “real world” analysis of performance problems in school or business settings to determine the most appropriate solution.

LT 7360 Integrating Technology in School-Based Learning Environments
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course provides teachers with the skills and knowledge to design and create technology-enhanced classroom environments. Design and creation of products for student- centered learning environments takes place through numerous activities with various technologies. Course meets the Georgia Legislative A Plus Education Reform Act of 2000 (House Bill 1187) Technology Requirement for all certified educators.

LT 7975 Seminar for Graduate Assistants
Credit Hours 3.0 TO 9.0
Requirements Course is graded as satisfactory/unsatisfactory
Description

A minimum grade of “S” is required for this course.
This course is designed to inform the students of policies and procedures needed to complete an assistantship. Professional ethics associated with teaching, research planning, management, and accounting procedures are reviewed. The course focuses on the teaching and research being conducted in order to further the understanding of all students involved in teaching and research. (Repeatable).

LT 8000 Foundations of Instructional Technology
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course provides students with an overview of the field of instructional technology. It covers historical foundations, current practice, and future directions. It provides students with the big picture of instructional technology and gives them a context for future courses.

LT 8050 Evaluation and Assessment of Online Learning
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course focuses on evaluating and assessing learning in online education and training environments. It is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities they need to determine what and how well students are learning in an online setting.

LT 8090 Internet for Educators
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course introduces students to methods and models for using the Internet effectively in the classroom. Students experience a variety of Internet technologies and develop strategies for classroom implementation.

LT 8150 Managing Instructional Technology Projects
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course provides students with the skills and knowledge required to successfully manage complex instructional technology projects in school and business settings. Students learn and apply current theories, principles, and concepts to real world projects.

LT 8200 Diffusion and Adoption of Technological Innovation
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course provides students with the theoretical foundations of adoption and diffusion of technological innovations in educational categories, and the role of personality and communication in change agency. Students complete a case study in which they examine and analyze the adoption and diffusion of an educational “real-world” technological innovation in their choice of settings.

LT 8360 E-Learning Design and Development
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites LT 7100
Description

Students design and develop multimedia tools for educational and training purposes while learning to use state of the art digital tools for instruction.

LT 8390 Analysis of Education, Training, and Performance Support Centers
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course provides the student with opportunities to explore the success and problems of various types of education, training, and performance support centers which are found in the literature and in the metro Atlanta area. Extensive research, reading, reporting, and field experiences are used in order to learn the unique attributes that result in successful world class service and support.

LT 8400 Developing Digital Multimedia for Learning
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This graduate level course is designed to guide students through the basics of developing digital multimedia objects for learning. After completing the course, students should be able to make sound and informed decisions about the selection, design, and development of digital multimedia; and demonstrate basic/intermediate digital multimedia authoring skills.

LT 8420 Topics in Instructional Technology
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course offers students the opportunity to conduct in- depth study of specialized topics that are not covered in any other course. Emerging trends and issues that are of vital interest to the field of instructional technology are studied. (Repeatable).

LT 8440 E-Learning Environments
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course focuses on working with the internet as it applies to teaching and learning. Specifically, students work in four overlapping areas of the internet. These are theoretical foundations and issues affecting e-learning, the cognitive and affective experiences of students in e-learning environments, the design and development of e-learning, and the current state of research and practice regarding e-learning.

LT 8500 Advanced Instructional Design
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites LT 7100
Description

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to design advanced instructional technology strategies based upon the latest human learning theories and research. Opportunities for serious assessment and use of current and emerging technology tools for performing advanced instructional design activities are provided.

LT 8550 Human Performance Technology
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites LT 7150 or consent of instructor
Description

This course provides students with methods of identifying and solving human performance problems in organizations. Students conduct performance and cause analyses in preparation for design of instructional and noninstructional interventions and performance solutions. Students prepare performance analysis reports by applying performance technology theory, models, and techniques.

LT 8660 Internship in Instructional Technology
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites consent of instructor
Description

This work/study experience provides students with the opportunity to apply theories, concepts, and principles of instructional technology presented in regular classes. Supervised work/study experiences in school or business settings are selected with faculty approval. Internship may extend beyond one term. (Repeatable).

LT 8810 Directed Readings and Research in Learning Technologies
Credit Hours 1.0 TO 9.0
Description

Provides opportunity for students to focus attention on a specific area of interest in learning technologies not covered in regular course offering. Directed reading may extend beyond one term. (Repeatable).

LT 8950 Evaluation of Instructional Technologies
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course focuses on the evaluation of instructional products, both those that are commercially produced and those that a classroom teacher or trainer might develop for his or her own use. It provides students with the skills they need not only to plan and implement a successful evaluation of technology-based learning but also to judge merits of evaluations conducted by others.

LT 9850 Research Seminar in Learning Technologies
Credit Hours 1.0 TO 3.0
Requirements A minimum grade of "S" is required for this course
Description

Considers the identification, planning, and implementation of advanced research projects. Seminar may extend beyond one term. (Repeatable).

LT 9900 Critique of Educational Research in Learning Technologies
Credit Hours 3.0
Requirements A minimum grade of "C" is required for this course
Description

Students critically examine theoretical and empirical work in their fields and in the area of research focus.

LT 9990 Dissertation
Credit Hours 3.0 TO 9.0
Requirements Course is graded as satisfactory/unsatisfactory
Description

A minimum grade of S is required for completion of the dissertation. Involves the research and writing of the doctoral dissertation. Dissertation may extend beyond one term. (Repeatable).